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).
-- ZARQA [zaar-ka] NAWAZ [nah-WOZ], creator of the CBC sitcom “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” has spent her career trying to bridge cultural gaps. In her new book Laughing All the Way to the Mosque, ZARQA NAWAZ mines similar ground, speaking to what it’s like inhabiting the space between cultures.
-- Comedian and musician REGGIE WATTS visits Studio Q to talk about his penchant for the absurd, and his role on the hit faux-talk show "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
Ebola's on our mind today and not just because of a scare about a possible case in our home town of Boston. We plan to check in with one of the countries with the highest number of Ebola cases, Sierra Leone. We'll find out why their national soccer team is being treated like a pariah. Also, are you still unsure about how the Ebola virus works and how it spreads so easily despite all the precautions? We've got Ebola 101 on The World today.
-- This American Life producers Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder talk about the show's first spinoff, "Serial," and the popularity today of serial (verses episodic) storytelling. "Serial" is a podcast about the true story of a murder in Baltimore in 1999 that's told over the course of a whole season.