In case you missed it, yesterday was National Book Lovers Day. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster explores the passions and behaviors of the modern “bibliophile,” and he delves into the positive effects of surrounding yourself with books.
Last week the NBA unveiled its massive “bubble” in Orlando, which will allow the league to finish its season in what they expect to be a safe environment for players and staff. But this model is a massive shift from what we typically think of when we talk about quarantine bubbles these days. Today on […]
Madison has seen its share of pop-up outdoor theaters this summer, the likes of which add to the handful of drive-ins already scattered across Wisconsin. A pastime once thought to be fading away, the drive-in is experiencing a resurgence in response to the coronavirus. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster takes us back […]
In the last month road trips have spiked in popularity, with Americans itching to travel while coronavirus rages on. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster looks into what makes road trips so “American,” and how as a tradition they also reveal some of our greatest shortcomings. [Accompanying image by Tori Yonker]
Last week both the President and Secretary of State hinted at the possibility of banning TikTok—one of the most popular social media apps—from the U.S. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster looks into the history of this social media platform, as well as why the U.S. government seems to be so keen on […]
In the last decade calls for bail reform have gained traction in many states. With COVID-19 and the recent protests for black lives, those calls may be getting louder. Today on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster looks into the history of bail, and how it became another form of wealth and race discrimination in the […]