Why we get nostalgic, then ‘The Genius of Michael Jackson’

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Guests: Clay Routledge, Geoff Pevere, Steve Knopper

[From the Radio Times archive] Today on Radio Times, we put on our rose-colored glasses and discuss nostalgia. What effect does reflecting on the past, from personal experiences to cultural touchstones, have on our psyche? Why do we so-often pine for a “simpler time?” Marty and her panel of guests will unpack looking back. We’ll be joined by CLAY ROUTLEDGE, associate professor of psychology at North Dakota State University, GEOFF PEVERE, and arts and media critic. Then, producer Jon Ehrens speaks with veteran music journalist STEVE KNOPPER about his new book MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson.  We spoke with them last month.

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