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KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.

KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.
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KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.

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English


Episodes

V&B – Two Guys on Your Head Live: The Psychology of Uncertainty

10/11/2017
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In this live taping of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy for “The Psychology of Uncertainty”. How can we make sense of tragedy, and how can we prepare ourselves emotionally and psychologically for the unpredictable? Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

Duration: 00:56:02


V&B – Jazz & The Art of Responding

10/10/2017
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Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe joins a live jazz sextet and KUT’s Rebecca McInroy for a night of great conversation and live music. Through the music of Miles Davis, Abbey Lincoln, Charles Mingus, and others we’ll explore what the tradition of call and response in jazz can teach us about presence, resistance, and the...

Duration: 02:00:48


V&B – The Problem With Power: How The Office of President of The United States Is Set Up To Fail

10/6/2017
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The Impossible Presidency author Jeremi Suri joins No End Save Victory author David E. Kaiser along with the eminent economist James K. Galbraith and KUT’s Rebecca McInroy to talk about the history of the presidency from Washington to Trump, and what’s next for the role of the leader of our democracy.

Duration: 01:13:07


V&B – Being Trans in Texas: Education, Advocacy and Support

9/21/2017
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KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Chuck Smith from Equality Texas, Carmarion Anderson of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, Attorney Claire Bow, Professor Shane Whalley from the UT School of Social Work, and Filmmaker Jett Garrison to talk about what it means to be transgender in the current social and political moment and how allies can provide...

Duration: 01:21:49


V&B – The Performance of Prayer

8/31/2017
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Join playwright and novelist Kirk Lynn, Rabbi Neil Blumofe and KUT’s Rebecca McInroy in a discussion about the role of prayer today, and what the idea and act of prayer teach us about how we understand our world, one another, and ourselves.

Duration: 01:13:02


Views & Brews: Hollow

8/7/2017
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A conversation about love, tragedy, hollow earth theory, and the power of humor. KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi Neil Blumofe and host of KUT’s The Write Up, Owen Egerton. Owen’s new book Hollow explores how we make sense of devastating loss, and face our own mortality in a fragmented world. Rabbi Blumofe will discuss what mystical...

Duration: 01:00:18


V&B: The Past, Present & Future of Investigative Journalism

7/25/2017
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Rebecca McInroy joins investigative reporters Lise Olsen, Neena Satija, and Alain Stephens to talk about the history of investigative journalism in the US and the opportunities and challenges reporters face today.

Duration: 01:09:01


V&B – Jazz & The Art of Family

6/26/2017
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Rabbi Neil Blumofe and a live jazz quintet, for a night of great conversation and live music as we explore the legacy and influence of the Brothers Jones. Hank, Thad, and Elvin Jones were each supreme musicians – they were also brothers and represent an important legacy in the...

Duration: 01:41:28


V&B – Two Guys On Your Head Live: Randomness (or “What If Everything Doesn’t Happen For A Reason?”)

5/18/2017
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Join Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke as they talk about how we make sense of randomness in our lives, why we have a hard time processing statistics, and why our brains like to connect the dots.

Duration: 01:03:47


V&B: Youth, Family & Firearms

4/25/2017
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KUT’s Rebecca McInroy is joined by Guardian columnist Gary Younge, author of “Another Day in The Death of America,” and journalist Alex Hannaford, to talk about the myths and the realities of gun deaths in the US, the media, and how we’ve come to see gun violence as normal.

Duration: 01:13:26


V&B: Ornette Coleman & The Art of Entrepreneurship

4/12/2017
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Saxophonist and innovator Ornette Coleman was a musical trailblazer. Always curious and creative, he inspired a movement of new expression, questioning established practices as he sharpened even the most cutting edge of emotive performance. What do we do with inherited forms? How do we distinguish ourselves and coalesce our vision in the scrutiny and judgment...

Duration: 01:39:52


Two Guys on Your Head Live: Are We Conscious Automata?

4/6/2017
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Teaming up with the Elisabet Ney Museum, KUT & Views & Brew‘s Rebecca McInroy and Dr. Art Markman & Dr. Bob Duke of Two Guys On Your Head consider the eternal question posed by Ney’s husband in 1890 “Are We Conscious Automata?” What can psychology teach us about notions of determinism vs. free will? Is there such...

Duration: 00:57:57


Two Guys On Your Head Live: Uncertainty & Disruption

3/28/2017
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Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy to talk about the psychology of uncertainty and how disruption can be a good thing.

Duration: 01:03:51


The Secret Ingredient Live: Food and Trump’s Border Wall

3/28/2017
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The Lorano Long Conference brought many great thinkers and activists to the campus of The University of Texas in February to talk about, “New Perspectives on the Contemporary Food System in Latin America.” The Secret Ingredient Podcast’s Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy took that opportunity to talk with Dr. Alexis Racelis from the...

Duration: 01:19:24


V&B – ADL & Transgender Studies Part 1

2/14/2017
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Views and Brews joined up with Equality Texas and The Anti-Defamation League of Austin to learn through the lenses of trans folks and the dad of a trans youth about what it means to be transgender. Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dylan Forbis, Clair Bow, Ken Ballard, and Carmarion D. Anderson discuss what...

Duration: 00:53:04


V&B – Intersection of Policy & Scholarship

2/13/2017
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Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and KUT’s The Secret Ingredient leads the conversation with eminent economist James K. Galbraith and Michael Lind, co-founder of New America.

Duration: 01:09:10


V&B – The Psychology of Civic Engagement

11/9/2016
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Everything from what motivates people to vote, to why we’re much more politically polarized today than we’ve ever been. In this discussion, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins KUT’s Two Guys on Your Head (Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke) and The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life to take a look at “The Psychology of Civic Engagement.”...

Duration: 01:09:16


V&B – Hoover Alexander [Part Two]

11/3/2016
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Explore the past, present and future of food in Austin with local legend Hoover Alexander alongside the hosts of The Secret Ingredient (Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy). Hoover’s long career in cooking tracks incredible changes that have taken place in Austin— from The Night Hawk, to Good Eats, to Hoover’s—and his perspective can...

Duration: 00:27:00


V&B – Hoover Alexander [Part One]

11/3/2016
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Explore the past, present and future of food in Austin with local legend Hoover Alexander alongside the hosts of The Secret Ingredient (Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy). Hoover’s long career in cooking tracks incredible changes that have taken place in Austin— from The Night Hawk, to Good Eats, to Hoover’s—and his perspective can...

Duration: 00:55:01


V&B – The Future of Theater

10/24/2016
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In this episode of Views & Brews, join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy in conversation with Kirk Lynn, Steve Moore, Katherine Catmull, Adrienne Dawes, Liz Fisher and Paul Soileau to talk about the past, present, and future of theatre. What is the role of theatre today? How can theatre help us understand authenticity, society, identity and ourselves?...

Duration: 00:56:11

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