When quarantine started in mid-March, what did you do? Did you pick up an old hobby? Did you sit in a corner and worry? This edition of Staying Artful features encouraging advice for beginning artists from local artists. Join the conversation by giving your own advice in the comments. LaShawn M. Wanak is a speculative […]
LaShawn M. Wanak is a science fiction/fantasy author living in Madison. She talks to Staying Artful about her writing career, her work at the literary magazine GigaNotoSaurus, and life since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Read LaShawn’s blog at: tbonecafe.wordpress.com/ Read GigaNotoSaurus at: giganotosaurus.org/ Photo courtesy of LaShawn M. Wanak.
Flights of Foundry Online Convention is organized by The Dream Foundry, a non-profit dedicated to helping beginners in the speculative fiction community. Cislyn Smith and Deanna Rymaszewski, two of the masterminds behind Flights of Foundry, talk about bringing people together during COVID-19 and their hopes for next year. In photo: organizers Smith (left) and Rymaszewski […]
The March 28 edition of Two For the Blues featured a radio special I did on Bo Diddley on October 7, 2006. It has not been heard since that broadcast. Bo Diddley was a bluesman who is also recognized as a pioneer of Rock & Roll. He was an early inductee in the Rock & […]
For today’s episode, Esty hosts a wide-ranging conversation with renowned scholar Noam Chomsky for his thirteenth appearance on the show. They discuss his recent collection of interviews, Optimism Over Despair, the current political climate, the Middle East, and more. Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, social critic, and political activist. He is one […]
Global warming is already affecting life here in the Great Lakes region. From dealing with the effects of extreme weather events to its ongoing impacts on farming, people are learning to deal with a changing climate. A new study from the Environmental Law and Policy Center bolsters the science we have on the impact of […]