Our latest podcast is called "Legacy of a Jerk." You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, listen via the media player above, or read the transcript here.
The gist: what happens to your reputation when you’re no longer around to defend it?
You'll hear a variety of stories, and theories, about legacy in general and the legacy of jerks in particular. We discuss "strategic jerkitude"; the ancient injunction against speaking ill of the dead; and the fascinating, complicated legacy of Steve Jobs.
Among the highlights:
The death of a Pennsylvania woman named Carole “Fritzi” Miller Roberson and how lives like hers live on at Legacy.com, where roughly 5,000 new obituaries are posted every day.