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Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Location:

Ames, IA

Networks:

Iowa PR

Description:

Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Twitter:

@IPRTalk

Language:

English

Contact:

2111 Grand Avenue, Suite 100 Des Moines, IA 50312 866 780 9100


Episodes

Rachel Yoder's New Novel Offers Raw, Complicated And Cathartic Vision For Mothers

8/3/2021
People say motherhood changes you. The novel's unnamed protagonist wonders how literal that transformation is.

Duration:00:48:54

How To Defend Your Summer Squash From Going To Seed

8/2/2021
Downy mildew and gummy stem blight, squash bugs and vine borers, oh my! There are plenty of diseases and pests going after your squash harvest. And there are some organic strategies to deal with them.

Duration:00:50:01

Eugene Schlaman's "Iowa Bike Towns" Explores History Of RAGBRAI Routes

7/23/2021
Guest host Rick Brewer speaks with the author of the new book "Iowa Bike Towns" Eugene Schlaman.

Duration:00:17:29

Half Sisters Lose A Father, Find Each Other, Navigate Their Grief And The Challenges of Growing Up

7/20/2021
Charity Nebbe and three expert readers talk about "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo.

Duration:00:49:17

After A Forced Pandemic Break, 'Stories To Tell My Daughter' Is Back

7/12/2021
The storytelling event, curated by Teresa Zilk, is a safe, warm place for women of color to share experience, wisdom and healing.

Duration:00:31:26

Stress, Anxiety And The Challenges Of Re-Entering Society

7/9/2021
Charity Nebbe and her guests talk about coping with re-entry anxiety and other challenges related to the pandemic.

Duration:00:49:31

'Anything Is Achievable': How Justin Phongsavanh Rebuilt His Life After A Shooting Left Him Paralyzed

7/9/2021
Charity Nebbe talks to Justin Phongsavanh about his journey to the 2020 Paralympic Games.

Duration:00:18:29

Count On Shrubs For Summer Blooms

7/9/2021
Host Charity Nebbe talks with Extension horticulturists about adding flowering shrubs to the landscape to eliminate the mid-summer lull.

Duration:00:47:52

The Legacy Of Ted Polumbaum

7/6/2021
Charity Nebbe speaks to Judy Polumbaum about her new book which details her father's career as a photographer — "All Available Light: The Life and Legacy of Photographer Ted Polumbaum"

Duration:00:31:32

How To Build And Maintain Water Gardens

7/6/2021
Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe speaks with horticulture experts Aaron Steil and Jamie Beyer.

Duration:00:49:29

Preventable Blood Clots Are Major Contributor To U.S. Deaths

7/1/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with several guests about blood clot awareness, including stories of survival, the importance of knowing symptoms and links to COVID-19.

Duration:00:49:23

How Animals Parent Their Young

6/30/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with wildlife biologist Jim Pease about parenting in the wild.

Duration:00:49:32

Exploring The Roles Of The Media In The #MeToo Movement

6/29/2021
Charity Nebbe talks to Meenakshi Gigi Durham about her book "MeToo: The Impact of Rape Culture in the Media."

Duration:00:31:28

Two Iowa Women Qualify For 2020 Paralympic Games

6/29/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Jessica Heims of Swisher and Erin Kerkhoff of Solon about qualifying for the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo.

Duration:00:18:02

Remembering Matthew D. Rolinger

6/28/2021
Host Charity Nebbe remembers one man who lost his life to methamphetamine use, Matt Rolinger of Waterloo. Nebbe speaks to members of the Rolinger family about the man they loved and what they hope others can learn from their tragic loss.

Duration:00:49:26

Growing Fruit In Iowa

6/25/2021
Host Charity Nebbe talks with an Extension horticulturist about the bounty of fruit that can be grown in the state.

Duration:00:49:30

'Handling The Things We Can't Control': Brandon Taylor On New Collection Filthy Animals

6/25/2021
Following up on his Booker Prize-shortlisted debut novel, writer Brandon Taylor paints characters that are uneasy, often pained and ultimately thrilled to be caught in one another's lives.

Duration:00:31:25

Amid Disparities, Two Doctors Explain Efforts To Bring Affirmative Health Care To LGBTQ Iowa

6/23/2021
LGBTQ Iowans make up nearly 4% of the state. Yet, the population—particularly transgender Iowans—face disparities in receiving necessary health care.

Duration:00:49:32

Summer Books For Kids, Young Adults, And The Young At Heart

6/18/2021
Summer reading recommendations from some of Iowa’s leading independent booksellers: children, and young adults edition.

Duration:00:49:38

2021 Summer Book Guide: Adult Readers

6/17/2021
Summer reading recommendations from some of Iowa’s leading independent booksellers.

Duration:00:49:38