The New Yorker‘s Malcolm Gladwell on Stephen Colbert: 1835 Was a Very Lucky Year

The New Yorker‘s Big Idea scribe Malcolm Gladwell was on Stephen Colbert last night discussing his new book Outliers, which is about people who are “off the charts” (apparently this category is entirely devoid of women). Also? He has calculated, based on monetary success, the luckiest year to be born in, both in the 20th century and ever(!).