Station News & Events

1:09pm

Wed May 14, 2014
Station News & Events

Do-It-Yourself Taxidermy on Q for 5-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- LUKE HARDING, former Moscow correspondent for The Guardian, talks about pro-Russia trolling in the comments section of Ukraine-related stories, including repeated on-line attacks against him.

-- UK taxidermy artist MARGOT MAGPIE unpacks the growing trend of do-it-yourself taxidermy, her role in pioneering it, and how it can be a useful tool for people to deal with the idea and reality of death.

2:37pm

Tue May 13, 2014
Station News & Events

The Dark Side of Scandanavian Culture on Q for 5-13-13

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Salon.com columnist THOMAS FRANK talks about the rise of "normcore" -- stylized blandness as a hipster fashion statement -- and why he's looking forward to the death of cool.

-- Bestselling Norwegian mystery novelist and rock singer JO NESBØ  talks about the dark side of Scandanavian culture, and the theme of revenge in his latest book, called "The Son".

2:35pm

Tue May 13, 2014
Station News & Events

More on the Kidnapped Nigerian Girls and Climate Change and Wine on The World for 5-13-14

She was a really sweet girl. She played volleyball and handball."  Marco speaks with the father of one of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. And we're intrigued by just how much attention the Nigeria story is getting.  Social media expert Zeynep Tufecki talks about the media storm and how it could backfire.

Also today, the second of two stories on climate change and wine. This time reporter Faun Kime takes us to England where grapes are doing well under milder weather but also threatened by more destructive storms.

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1:19pm

Mon May 12, 2014
Station News & Events

National Geographic Photographer Jodi Cobb on Q for 5-12

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Musician, composer -- and recent Oscar-nominee for the "Her" soundtrack -- Owen Pallett performs in studio from his forthcoming album, In Conflict.

-- Jodi Cobb -- pioneering National Geographic photographer – talks to Jian about her ground-breaking photos of hidden worlds and communities usually closed to outsiders.

1:17pm

Mon May 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Find Out the Effects of Climate Change on French Champagne on the World for 5-12

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

If you like your bubbly you're going to want to tune in today to find out what climate change is doing to grapes in France's champagne region. There's good news and bad.

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