What started as a Hold Me Back episode on teen gambling took a turn into a fascinating conversation with the polymathic Dan Singer, one of the world's leading experts on the businesses of online gaming, casinos, sportsbooks, daily fantasy sports, poker, and eSports.
Episode 30 26 Oct 2022 53 min
Aidan and Ash tackle the topic of diversity in an interview with Eboo Patel in this episode of Hold Me Back. Eboo is the Founder and President of Interfaith America - the leading interfaith organization in the United States - and was named "one of America's best leaders" by U.S. News and World Report.
Episode 29 13 Oct 2022 1 hour 16 min
What are adults missing about teens and their technology? Apparently, a lot! Aidan and Ash kick off their mental health series of Hold Me Back by welcoming Harvard Project Zero researchers Emily Weinstein and Carrie James to discuss their book, Behind Their Screens: What Teens Are Facing (And Adults Are Missing).
Episode 28 7 Oct 2022 45 min
Just when Aidan and Ash thought they had shared everything there is to know about the college admissions process, they found out they had an opportunity to interview one of the brightest minds in the field. In this episode of Hold Me Back, they welcome on Jeff Selingo, a New York Times bestselling author of three books who has written about higher education for more than two decades.
Episode 27 29 Sep 2022 43 min
Ash has spent so much time in Gen Z's world, Aidan felt it was time to return the favor in this episode of Hold Me Back. Over the summer, Aidan infiltrated several work environments during his internships and exploratory visits - and he had some things to say!
Episode 26 21 Sep 2022 1 hour 22 min
In this episode of Hold Me Back, Aidan and Ash continue the College Admission Series (CAS) as they welcome Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth College.
Episode 25 31 Aug 2022 1 hour 1 min
Aidan and Ash talk all things college essays in this episode of Hold Me Back with one of the most enigmatic thought leaders in Silicon Valley, Umair Khan.
Episode 24 4 Aug 2022 1 hour 26 min
Aidan and Ash take on the charged topic of drinking in this episode of Hold Me Back and propose a new model for how adults and teens should navigate discussions on alcohol consumption.
Episode 23 1 Jul 2022 1 hour 17 min
In the final part of the series on Hold Me Back, Aidan and Ash break down the 5 problems that plague political correctness in America.
Episode 22 15 Jun 2022 58 min
Can movies help bridge the generational divide? Absolutely! In this Father's Day special episode of Hold Me Back, the guys debate which movies bridge the generational divide.