No Bad News

Three decades ago, American hypnotist Larry Garrett committed himself to abstaining from the news.

2017 / Sarah Geis / Nick van der Kolk / Love + Radio, USA


Three decades ago, American hypnotist Larry Garrett committed himself to abstaining from the news.

So, in 2001, when he received a phone call inviting him to Iraq, he said yes.

Find out how producer Sarah Geis balanced Larry's positive outlook with the implications of his choices in our Behind-The-Scenes interview.

Additional credits:
No Bad News was edited by Nick van der Kolk, Jessi Carrier, and Steven Jackson for Love + Radio .

Check out photos from Larry's trip to Iraq, and learn more about his wellness center and book, Hypnotizing the Devil, Healing the Enemy.


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Sarah Geis

Sarah Geis (@sarahegeis) is a Chicago-based independent producer, editor, and teacher, and a former Third Coast artistic director. She has led workshops at community organizations throughout the U.S., and presented at audio gatherings around the globe. Sarah got her start in radio with StoryCorps, where she travelled the country in an Airstream trailer recording interviews, and then founded StoryCorps' Bay Area recording and outreach program. She swears her website will be functional any minute now.


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