Charles Monroe-Kane

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  • Username: ckane
  • Producer
  • Role: Producer Group Staff

Recent Pieces from Charles Monroe-Kane

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529: Rituals Of Fear / 530: Even Stranger Things, 10/31/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Rituals Of Fear" - The dread, the fear, the horror of it all. Maybe it's good for you? This hour, why we need Halloween. HOUR TWO: "Even Stranger Things" - ...
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527: Everything Is Exhausting / 528: Against Cynicism, 10/24/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Everything Is Exhausting" - Staying productive is harder than ever these days. When everything is exhausting, how do we stop the burnout? HOUR TWO: "Against ...
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525: Democracy On The Ballot / 526: Worshipping Waterfalls, 10/17/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Democracy On The Ballot" - We’re getting close to the next presidential election. And if you feel like the stakes are higher this time, you’re not alone. Is ...
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523: The Resilient Brain / 524: Locked Up, 10/10/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "The Resilient Brain" - In 1848, an explosion drove an iron rod through the skull of a railroad foreman. Find out how it changed science forever. HOUR TWO: ...
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521: Eye-To-Eye With Animals / 522: Magical Thinking, 10/3/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Eye-To-Eye With Animals" - Have you ever locked eyes with an animal in the wild? It can be a shattering experience. HOUR TWO: "Magical Thinking" - Does a ...
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Recipes Of Alchemy (19:45)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Alchemists believed that if they could transform matter, why not also the spirit or the self? Pamela Smith's science history students spend a semester taking medieval ...
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519: African Cities Of The Future / 520: Center Of The World, 9/26/2020 (01:58:57)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "African Cities Of The Future" - The fastest growing cities in the world are in Africa. We'll take you there with a special TTBOOK from Addis Ababa. HOUR TWO: ...
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517: Secrets Of Alchemy / 518: In The Company Of Wolves, 9/19/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Secrets Of Alchemy" - The leading science of the 17th century was alchemy, the transformation of matter. What was it really? Could we still use it today? HOUR ...
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515: Books We Can't Forget / 516: Is The Nation State Splintering?, 9/12/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Books We Can't Forget" - Is there a book that changed your life? Celebrated authors share their favorite reads to launch our new podcast, "Bookmarks." HOUR TWO: ...
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513: Why Do We Have So Much Stuff? / 514: What's Wrong With Work?, 9/5/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Why Do We Have So Much Stuff?" - From baby showers to estate sales, we fill our lives with material possessions. Why do we do it? HOUR TWO: "What's Wrong With ...