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Hosted by Jim Fleming

Cracking open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine, with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all.

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  • Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:00am
    We explore our obsession with public shaming in this hour. Public Shaming on Social Media; Shame-Based Sentencing Instead of Jail Time; The Upside of Shame: Promoting Positive Change; Dangerous Idea: Universal Recess!; Sowing Your Wild Oats in Mid-Life.
  • Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:00am
    Magic Books The Codex Seraphinianus; The Talking Book; The Aleppo Codex; Novelist Judith Claire Mitchell: The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide; Singer Diamanda Galas: The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
  • Sunday, April 12, 2015 12:00am
    Arms, armor, bodices and battle axes! Celebrate a new season of Game of Thrones with some real medieval history. Just How Heavy Was That Armor?; Get Your Medieval On!; Geoffrey Chaucer, Detective; Meet a Medieval Warrior-Girl: Nicola Griffith's "Hild"; George R. R. Martin Tells Us Why We're Addicted to Historical Fantasy; BookMark: Nick Bantock; Was Abe Lincoln Racist?.
  • Sunday, April 12, 2015 12:00am
    Is it ever possible to be too racially sensitive or tolerant? This hour, a look at how we talk about touchy subjects -- whether political correctness promotes safety or censorship. Is Political Correctness a Form of Censorship?; Political Correctness Is About Safety; The Limits of Tolerance; Racial Paranoia; Dangerous Idea: Trauma; T.C. Boyle Talks "The Harder They Come".
  • Sunday, April 5, 2015 12:00am
    Cats on public radio! Yes, it's a thing. He Made A Cat Video And You'll Never Guess What Happened Next...; The Case For Cat Citizenship; Cats Hate Your Music - Here's What They Want You To Play; The Big Cat Biologist And The Blind Date: 3-Minute Fiction; The Shocking Truth About Tiger Farms; Dogs Helped Humans Conquer The World.