The Toll of Excess Clothes Production
Fashion activist and expert Maxine Bedat talks about recent changes in the fast fashion landscape and the new focus now on legislation.
“Um, What?”: The Hidden Purpose Behind Filler Words
Valerie Fridland explains why filler words are distracting if overused, but when added in moderation, they play a very specific purpose.
Culture Crash: A New Season of Summer Blockbusters
We highlight a few of the blockbuster films that we’re most looking forward to during the the upcoming summer of 2023.
Why Don’t More Schools Teach Financial Literacy?
This week, we cover the push to change education legislation so more school curriculums incorporate a standalone financial literacy class.
The Allure of the Four-Day Workweek
We discuss the pros and cons of a four-day workweek and if this shift is feasible for America’s complex and varied workforce.
Culture Crash: One Of Our Favorite Sci-Fi Reads
This week on Culture Crash, we highlight the six-part series “The Forward” – a riveting sci-fi read that’s full of twists and turns.
Understanding Lab-Created Ingredients
We highlight the prevalence of processed and ultra-processed foods in the U.S., the ingredients in them and the importance of moderation.
The Trials & Tribulations of Balancing Motherhood & Career
NPR journalist and co-host of “All Things Considered” Mary Louise Kelly joins us this Mother’s Day to share her story of balancing motherhood with a long-spanning, successful career in journalism.
Culture Crash: Our Favorite Films To Watch With Our Mom’s
We touch on a few recent movie releases that are perfect picks to watch with your mom this Mother’s Day.
The Importance of America’s Social Workers
We speak with longtime social worker and professor Dr. Anthony Estreet about the vital role social workers play in countless different sectors.
RV Life: The Classic American Way of Roadtripping
We speak with travel expert Bonnie Sinclair about the many benefits of road tripping across the U.S. via RV, including some of her top destinations.
Culture Crash: The Coachella Let Down
We discuss musician, Frank Ocean’s recent performances – or lack thereof.