Weekly Round Up — Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti, Bruce Campbell

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers have been up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson has worked on a number of media platforms to get his pro-science message out there – from podcasts to TV shows to live appearances … but now, a metal band? Didn’t see that coming!   Jessica Valenti …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Ted Conover, Sandra Steingraber, Richard Rodriguez

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week … Ted Conover’s new book just came out- he writes “My new book, Immersion: A Writer’s Guide to Going Deep, is just out. It’s about the kind of writing I’m best known for, where the writer learns by placing himself in the world …Read More

Weekly Round Up — Tim Riley, Kate Harding, Jaha Dukureh

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what’s happening with our speakers Bob Dylan’s recent Nobel Prize for Literature has been the subject of debate among the literati. Tim Riley defends the choice with his usual flair and wit. Donald Trump is receiving a ‘thank you’ from feminist activist Kate Harding… for exposing the dark underside of sexual …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Jianli Yang, Bas Lansdorp, Michael Mann

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Jianli Yang, Chinese dissident/democracy activist, spoke at the United Nations last week, urging the UN to not admit China to the Human Rights Council. Having spent the better part of five years in a Chinese prison for his activism, Dr. Yang knows …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Bruce Campbell, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Mann

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are doing this week … Bruce Campbell discusses chain saws, blood kegs, and his plan for surviving a zombie apocalypse: “I’d run and hide …” in this interview   Admit it; you’ve been waiting for a Neil deGrasse Tyson video game, haven’t you?   Climate scientist Michael Mann …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stephanie Coontz, David Quammen

Happy Wednesday! Let’s check out what our speakers have been up to … Neil deGrasse Tyson describes his six favorite books. How many of them have you read? Not too late to add to your Christmas list …   “For the past three decades, the average young man without a college degree has consistently done …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lilly Ledbetter, Richard Rodriguez

  Given a chance to ask Neil deGrasse Tyson any question, comedian Andy Samberg naturally asked about the morality of sex with robots. Wouldn’t you? No, you probably wouldn’t, and neither would I. But you can hear the answer here.   Lilly Ledbetter fired up Democratic leaders in Pennsylvania this week.  Equal pay for equal …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Neil deGrasse Tyson, Annie Leonard, Charles Johnson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson, never one to miss a chance to poke movie fandom, explains why Star Trek is better than Star Wars. I hope The Force is with him on this one …   In her Huffington Post blog, Annie Leonard …Read More

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