Anne Strainchamps

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  • Role: National Program Staff

Recent Pieces from Anne Strainchamps

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Making Out Kissing (13:50)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Kathryn Bond Stockton is an English professor and queer theorist and a self-professed lover of kissing. She wrote a whole book just to make out what kissing means in our lives.
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421: If Your Clothes Could Talk / 422: In The Company Of Wolves, 10/19/2019 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "If Your Clothes Could Talk" - Unless you're a nudist, you probably wear clothes. But if they could talk, what would they say about you? HOUR TWO: "In The ...
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419: The Power Of Pleasure And Joy / 420: The Third Act, 10/12/2019 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "The Power Of Pleasure And Joy" - Joy, pleasure and delight feel good. But are they also politically powerful? HOUR TWO: "The Third Act" - If you think of life as ...
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Would You Give Your Kidney To A Stranger? (26:15)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Missy Makinia donated her kidney to whoever might need it. Her transplant surgeon — Josh Mezrich — invited TTBOOK into his operating room to see firsthand what it takes to ...
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417: Wonders Of The Human Body / 418: Empathy For Monsters, 10/5/2019 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Wonders Of The Human Body" - What's so wondrous about the human body? An hour on transplants, chronic illnesses and the familiar in ourselves. HOUR TWO: "Empathy ...
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My Dad And Joseph McCarthy (13:45)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

There’s a word that’s popping up a lot lately — McCarthyism. Are there really parallels today to the censorship that dominated America during that period? To find out, ...
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415: Filtering Free Speech / 416: Is The Nation State Splintering?, 9/28/2019 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Filtering Free Speech" - Language is powerful. But what if someone tells you to stop talking? This hour, free speech and modern censorship. HOUR TWO: "Is The ...
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Creativity Under A Microscope (11:28)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Where does creativity come from? Novelist Siri Hustvedt knows how the creative process feels. Neuroscientist Heather Berlin knows what it looks like in the brain. Together ...
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413: What Sparks Creativity? / 414: Forgiving The Unforgivable, 9/21/2019 (01:58:57)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "What Sparks Creativity?" - Nathaniel Mary Quinn channeled his abandonment into art and became a celebrated painter. This hour, we'll examine the origins of ...
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The Seeds Of Tomorrow (18:46)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

There is an unusual, giant corn in southern Mexico that gets its own nitrogen from the air — no manufacturing required. Scientists think it could be a weapon in the fight ...