20-12 Segment 2: Falling Through A Cloud: Living With Cognitive Decline

20-13 Segment 2: Falling Through A Cloud: Living With Cognitive Decline

In a moment where many are practicing ‘social distancing’ it can be a good opportunity to put down your phones and pick up a stress-relieving solo hobby. We speak with Shannon Downey, creator of Badass Cross Stitch, about the simplicity and art of cross-stitching as well as how she’s used it to channel local and national social issues.

Culture Crash 19-35: Diving Into The New Indie Band And Album “Red Hearse”

Culture Crash 19-35: Diving Into The New Indie Band And Album “Red Hearse”

We discuss the new debut album and band both called “Red Hearse”. The band is made up of musicians Jack Antonoff, Sam Dew and Mark Spears a.k.a. better known as Sounwave.

Culture Crash 19-21: The New Album by Judah & The Lion

We discuss the new album Pep Talks from the band Judah & The Lion, most known for their 2016 single “Take It All Back”. The album features a funky, electronic vibe coupled with old-time folk and bluegrass instruments, offering a refreshing perspective in the alternative rock genre.

Culture Crash 19-18: Beyonce’s Dominance in Pop Culture

We examine Beyonce’s consistent influence throughout all sectors of media. The visionary artist is known for her fierce demeanor and powerhouse concert performances, rewriting traditional female and black stereotypes in media.

Culture Crash 19-15: The Increasing Cost of Cutting the Cord

Streaming services are multiplying, and none of them carry everything. Many people are finding that satisfying their TV viewing desires through streaming services is getting as expensive as cable.

Culture Crash 19-13: Summer Concerts

Summer is almost here, which means the concert and music festival season in almost in full swing. We talk a look at why a day at an amphitheater can stick with you for life.

Culture Crash 19-11: Do we all have the cultural taste of our 15 year-old selves?

Anecdotal evidence and some real data science both suggest that we never grow out of the things we loved at 15.

18-45 Segment 2: One Woman’s Life in Beatlemania, From Youthful Innocence to Personal Tragedy and Beyond

Ann Hood was a Beatles fan all her life. Then, tragedy struck and she found herself unable to listen to the band at all. She tells the true story of how she re-gained her love for the iconic group, and how she channeled her story into a work of fiction pleasing multiple generations of readers.

18-44 Segment 1: Looking Into Our Minds: How our brains perceive the world

There are all sorts of myths about how we can avoid dementia or how to best brainstorm a new idea. We talk to a psychologist and author to get the inside scoop on how our minds really work, and why we just can’t resist the urge to watch cute animal videos online.

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Culture Crash 18-26: Music in a streaming world

As apps like Spotify and Pandora have taken over, musicians have been forced to make their new albums into an “event.” We look at how they do that, and how streaming music impacts us as listeners.

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Culture Crash 18-14: Concerts

Summer is getting closer, which means concerts are selling out across the country. We discuss the magic of live music and what makes it such a memorable night out.

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18-12 Segment 2: The Benefits of Music Education

Often during a budget crunch music education is the first thing to go yet there are many benefits learning music can have on our brains and child development.

17-13 Segment 2: Bob Marley’s Legendary Life

It has been decades since Bob Marley’s death, but his music is still played and his face still shows up on tee shirts.

17-02 Segment 1: Uniquely Jazz: Sheila Jordan

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.