-- From deciding what to put on your sandwich to what to post on your Facebook wall, we're all trying to carve out our individuality through curation. But author, editor and teacher, David Balzer says that curation has become a buzzword - and if we're all curating in the same way --- perhaps the idea of curation has lost its meaning.
We're pondering untranslatable words today in the next installment of our series, "In Other Words." Take the French word, chouette. Literally it means a type of owl. But much more frequently, people use chouette to describe something that is cute, neat, or nice, or friendly, or even terrific or fantastic. All depends on the moment, and that means the French will likely know what chouette is before you do. Marco speaks with Princeton professor Michael Wood, one of the editors of the "Dictionary of Untranslatables."
The forensic pathologist who autopsied Michael Brown’s body at the request of his family is the guest on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Michael Baden, the former medical examiner for the city of New York, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).