Jason is the creator/host of the top 15 iTunes podcast Think Again, one of iTunes’ Best Podcasts of 2015 and #2 among INC's "7 Podcasts to Help You Think Differently in 2017". A spontaneous, deep dive into art, science, and culture, Think Again surprises some of the smartest people you know with ideas they're not prepared to discuss. Past guests include Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Junot Diaz, Senator Cory Booker, and Mary-Louise Parker.
Launching in 2017, Jason's podcast label Clever Creature will produce original fiction and non-fiction podcasts for children and adults. Jason is currently writing his first book, a collection of short stories,
“Overthinking Everything with Jason Gots”, a blog he wrote for Big Think grapples honestly with the ironies and aesthetics of contemporary life, literature and culture. His book reviews have been quoted in published works by philosopher Daniel Dennett and literary historian Stephen Greenblatt, and his cultural commentary has been referenced by the Huffington Post, Andrew Sullivan’s The Dish, and more.
For Big Think, he also created the original series Tuesdays With Bill, in which Bill Nye the Science Guy answers audience questions from all over the world, including this one from four year old "Aaron the Science Guy."
Jason wrote and directed original work at the Williamstown Theater Festival, co-founded Rorshach Theatre in Washington, DC, and directed its inaugural production of Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape, which William Triplett of the Washington Post called a “raw, muscular production.” Jason was also an assistant director to Michael Kahn at The Shakespeare Theater, and to Oran Sandel at Living Stage, the social outreach arm of Arena Stage.
As a singer-songwriter and lyricist, Jason has written numerous songs including "Hard to Believe", the theme song for the 2003 film SEX & VIOLENCE, "Yeshiva Boy", and "The Hamlet Song", and has performed live at CBGB's and Pete's Candy Store.
Jason studied acting and literature at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he specialized in Shakespeare and experimental theater, studying under Louis Scheeder at the Classical Studio, Ron Argelander at NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing, and Therese Hayden at Circle in the Square. He holds a Master’s Degree in Eastern Classics from St. John’s College, and another in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University.