Producer Picks

WTF: Marc Maron Gets Real
WTF: Marc Maron Gets Real
Marc Maron has one of the most popular comedy podcasts on iTunes today. Maron’s made a name for himself getting comedians to open up: big dogs like Robin Williams, Louie CK and Sarah Silverman. NEW...
The Stars of Public Radio
This week, the halls of Wisconsin Public Radio are buzzing with volunteers and ringing phones. That's right - it is Pledge Drive time. In honor of the art of radio, we present a collection of...
Atheism for Children
atheism for children
The renowned atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has just written a book for children: “The Magic of Reality.” In this NEW AND UNCUT interview, Steve Paulson talks with Dawkins about...
Tibet Gets a Secular Leader
Lobsang Sangay
Lobsang Sangay is the first secular political leader of Tibet's government in exile. Sangay talks with Steve Paulson about the Dalai Lama's handover of political power, and the future of...
National Coming Out Day
National Coming Out Day
"We're here! We're Queer! Get used to it!" Performance artist Tim Miller on "us."
Making the World Modern
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Renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt has a new book about the foundation for the Renaissance and the modern world. Listen to an uncut version of Steve Paulson's recent conversation...
10 Years in Afghanistan
10 Years in Afghanistan
10 years in Afghanistan. The politicians and pundits have spoken. Have the Marines and soliders? Nicole Smith pilots an Army Apache AH 64 attack helicopter. She is the only African American female to...
2011 Nobel Peace Prize
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Liberian campaigner Leymah Gbowee will share the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman. The documentary, "Pray the...
Dark Energy
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Three physicists just won the Nobel Prize for their discovery that the universe is rapidly expanding. Steve Paulson recently talked with Harvard physicist Lisa Randall about the mysteries of dark...
The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get... Angry
The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get... Angry
The Wall Street protests highlight the growing gap between rich and poor in the U.S. Economic historian Louis Hyman warns that bad things happen to economies -- and countries -- with such pronounced...