On The Happy Show:
“‘The exhibition itself won’t make people happy. In a similar way, I would say watching a Jane Fonda exercise film won’t make you skinny,’ said Sagmeister.”
On making a happy moment:
“‘The most surprising thing I’ve learned is I can manufacture a truly happy moment artificially,’ he said.
He says all you have to do is take a scooter, a beautiful empty road, an MP3 player with songs that don’t have emotional baggage, and drive around with no purpose.
‘Every single time I did it, it created a happy moment beautiful enough that I would have goose bumps with chills running down my spine,” said Sagmeister.’”
Read the full transcription of the audio story and interview with Stefan Sagmeister, ’The Happy Show’ gives prescriptions for the blues by Yowei Shaw featured on WHYY NewsWorks Tonight.