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A gripping book about terrorism, and a raging sci-fi debate

9/24/2017
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CultureCast book editor Loretta Williams offers a listener challenge with a $25 prize! And we discuss the gripping novel The Association of Small Bombs, as well as a raging online debate over two sci-fi books.

Duration: 00:20:51


Photographing Houston

9/9/2017
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How do you photograph a tragedy like Hurricane Harvey? Our guests offer answers to that difficult question. (Photo courtesy: Lt. Zachary West , 100th MPAD, Texas Military Department)

Duration: 00:13:13


Are Confederate monuments art?

8/18/2017
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We consider the history and artistic merit of Confederate monuments. Are they painful symbols of oppression or important cultural relics? Share your opinions for a future episode by clicking "Contact us" on culturecast.org (Photo courtesy: OZinOH on Flickr)

Duration: 00:13:53


A "masterpiece" book; How to read for deeper understanding

8/14/2017
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We discuss some of the best contemporary books out in print right now, especially an award-winner that is a true "masterpiece," according to CultureCasts's book editor Loretta Williams.

Duration: 00:21:52


The life-changing art of organizing; Police officers' art

8/7/2017
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Those who practice the Kon Mari method of organization swear by its life-changing power. We take a look at the ideas behind it, Marie Kondo -- the woman who created it, and the people who practice it. Police officers in Chicago are creating art work to help deal with the incomprehensible tragedies and unique pressures of their daily jobs. We visit an exhibit. On the show, we'd promised you the full video of Marie Kondo's presentation at the Chicago Humanities Festival. It turns out, it...

Duration: 00:15:12