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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Nov 9, 2021

As Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski heads into his 47th and final year of coaching college basketball, Cal goes to the archives to play a conversation with the Hall of Fame coach that he had ten years ago. It’s filled with the ingredients of success, and touches on topics like time, money, support, mentorship, passion,...


Feb 2, 2021

After winning the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs a year ago just as COVID was beginning to spread around the world, Laurent had to make a decision. Return to his offensive line spot with the Chiefs and pursue another Super Bowl ring. Or go to the front lines of COVID as a doctor at a long-term care facility in...


Jul 28, 2020

Cal speaks with the director of the HBO documentary The Weight of Gold about the state of depression faced by many American Olympians, and the subsequent suicides. Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, narrates the doc and leaves you wondering how the support system might be transformed. It’s a...


Jun 30, 2020

Cal talks with one of the greatest tennis players of all time about the attitude and strategies that can guide us all through the different stages of reinvention. There are few people on the planet more equipped to talk about this evolution than Maria, who left Russia at the age of six with her dad to come to America...


Jan 28, 2020

Cal looks back on what he learned from the NBA legend over several conversations before Kobe’s unfortunate passing. Then replays the talk he had with Kobe that got this podcast off the ground back in 2017. It’s an unusual look at how curiosity and storytelling shaped the NBA legend. Also, an example of how...