As the final touches are being put on the new Madison Public Central Library, Trent Miller and Courtney Davis are busy planning for “Stacked”. The event will take place on Sept. 19, with the official grand opening on Sept. 21. Tickets go on sale mid-August.
On the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Brian Standing was joined by Robert Glen Howard, folklorist, communications professor at U.W. Madison and author of Digital Jesus. His work focuses on the folklore in online religion and specifically how this has shaped Christian fundamentalism.
Mother Jones Food and Agriculture reporter Tom Philpott joined the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz for his monthly check-in with Brian Standing. Today’s topic: an arms race between plant evolution and Monsanto.
Donald Downs, legal constitutional scholar at U.W.-Madison, joined Brian Standing on the Buzz to discuss the good and the bad of the federal court’s Capitol access decision.
On the Monday, July 15th 8 O’Clock Buzz, Scott Gordon joined host Brian Standing to discuss his podcast project Madison Arts Extract. In the wake of The Onion and the Madison AV club leaving the city, this podcast program seeks to fill the gap for local arts events.
In the past, many health professions have been trained to keep someone alive at all costs, using aggressive and painful treatments even if it is highly unlikely the patient will recover. Betty Kramer, professor at the U.W. School of Social Work, argues that this method is slowly starting to change.