Authors Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein authors join the show to tell stories, crack jokes, and clarify some of the big ideas of philosophy.
In 1966, Civil Rights pioneer James Meredith set out on The March Against Fear, we talk to historian Ann Bausum about the history and impact of the march.
Douglas Abrams shares the joy practices and little things that the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu do daily to experience joy regularly.
Sarah Van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! Magazine, crossed America to see how change is being made at the local level and found examples of community involvement solving big problems
Photo historian Richard Cahan talks about the history of the Japanese internment camps, and why we should look at them as a cautionary tale not as precedent.
Two authors, one for children and one for young adults, discuss juggling their desire to entertain with the necessity of teaching young people about tough topics.
We talk about the role cities play in our culture, about the problems facing our cities and ideas on how we can fix them.
We talk to a librarian and author about where nursery rhymes came from and how they were used before they ended up in Mother Goose books.
Many people remain in bad situations because they are afraid to quit their job, but careful planning can ease the anxiety that often follows.
It’s a common goal to get back to the creative passions in the new year. Two experts give tips on how to over come obstacles and finish your masterpiece.
Author Corey Fields explains what motivates black Republicans and how they’re treated both at home and within their party.
Our guest, Christina Cook, took a 31-day vacation from the Internet and learned how online life needs to be balanced with face-to-face communications and relaxation.
With “La La Land” tapping into theaters and a strong contender for this year’s Oscars, we wanted to re-visit one of the quintessential American art forms: jazz.
We talk to two experts on conflict about how to make disagreements with anyone, from your work life to your home life, into a more peaceful, enlightening experience.
With new gadgets and programs being invented every day, the technologies used in solving crimes are changing constantly.
We talk to Dr. Travis Langley to uncover what lies underneath the fantasy we’ve all indulged from time to time: traveling backwards and forwards through time.
Two stress specialists provide tips and tricks to help you calm down a bit during this hectic time of year and also prevent undue stress at other times.
We talk to a journalist who has tried to erase her digital footprint, and an attorney who deals with online privacy about protecting your person information online.
Stanley Weintraub talks about one Christmas, in 1944, when American soldiers spent a freezing holiday fighting for their lives against during the Battle of the Bulge
Experts tell us the “voices in your head” can be used to talk to, and about, yourself in a healthy, productive way.