Refrangible is a podcast from UW-Madison’s Center for Design and Material Culture hosted by WORT’s evening news producer, Jonah Chester, and the Center’s Producer-in-Residence, and WORT Contributor, Gianofer Fields. Each episode explores the stuff of everyday life and what it tells us about ourselves, our world, and our values. From keepsakes to clutter, from tools to […]
Continuing her series of author interviews, today Ali Muldrow sits down with writer Dantiel W. Moniz to discuss her new debut collection of short stories, Milk Blood Heat. They have a wide-ranging conversation about writing and the stories in the collection, including the setting of Florida, remembering what it’s like being a kid, noticing your […]
Milele Chikasa Anana, a prominent leader in the Madison community and longtime publisher of UMOJA Magazine, passed away last week. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow and Hedi Rudd offer a radio tribute to Ms. Milele’s incredible life and legacy, with a wide range of listeners calling in to share their own stories […]
Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Ali Muldrow spends the hour with Daniel Jones, editor of the New York Times‘ Modern Love column, who shares insights from his years of working with love stories of all kinds. Mentioned stories: “To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This” by Mandy Len […]
Fresco Opera will thrill you and fill you with fantastic terrors. Sharing dreams no mortal has dared to dream before. Walk through the forest to the tip of the point. We will peer into the darkness as we sit around a flame of wonder and magic and bring to life the music of the Gods. […]
Giant lake sturgeon that swallowed an elk, ghosts and John Muir’s handcrafted locks. They’re all in a reissue of the WPA 1937 collection of Wisconsin folklore. The Monday Buzz talks with editor Jim Zimm.