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Author Malcolm Gladwell was in the red chair this week to talk about his new book, David and Goliath; Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants — although Macklemore's tribute song and Gladwell's youthful misadventures came up as well.

George also asked Gladwell about his ability to occasionally provoke people. 

"You do not want to be cornered by me at a cocktail party," Gladwell said. "It's just the worst. It's a really bad idea.

"I grew up in small-town Ontario. I now live in New York. I have a massive chip on my shoulder, the best kind of chip. A chip is a terrible thing to waste." 

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform at X Games
Munich, 2013
XGames.com

Jim Balsillie from The Hour
April 2008

A)Eleanor Wachtel with Malcolm Gladwell
McGill University, Montreal
for ''Writers & Company'
airing on CBC Radio One

Woody Allen/Marshall McLuhan scene
Annie Hall
Rollins-Joffe Productions, United Artists
1977

Debate Team:
Malcolm Gladwell, Grant Snider, Terry Martin, Mr. Weidner, Mr. Exley, Bruce Headlam and Richard Boyne
Provided by Bill Exley
1980

Owen Egan
CP 8053499
CP 5881016
CP 1100642
Bill Waldman
Penguin Live
Peter Pettus, Library of Congress, LC - DIG - ppmsca - 08102, Lot 13514, no.25
Reuters RTR1I3X
Back Bay Books
Little, Brown and Company
CP 00038517
Reuters RTR10B12
Reuters RTR138PO
Reuters RTXZDOU
Reuters RTX15DTC
The New Yorker, Conde Nast
Bob Olsen / Getstock.com
TED.com