JEFF JOHNSON has been tattooing professionally for over 18 years and is the co-owner of the Sea Tramp Tattoo Company in Portland, Oregon.
The Supremes have been called the second-most important American music act after Elvis. Though they had a string of Number 1 hits, they were never nominated for a Grammy.
The infamous Gallo family controlled the lucrative jukebox and pinball machine rackets in New York City in the 1960s, and had a notoriously bloody gang war with the Profaci family. Many of the scenes from the Gallo’s life can be found in The Godfather book and films.
Tonight Inquiry talks with writer and award-winning author AMY STEWART about the dark and evil side of botany. Stewart’s new book WICKED PLANTS: A BOOK OF BOTANICAL ATROCITIES describes all sorts of plants that are deadly, dangerous, painful, destructive, intoxicating and illegal.
Freshness. We certainly want all our milk, eggs, fruit, meat and fish to be as fresh as possible, but no person or organization has a consistent definition of what “freshness” actually is.
In 1900, deep below the stormy seas off the coast of Greece, sponge divers discovered the wreck of an Ancient Greek ship. Among the bronze and marble statues that were recovered was an oddball collection of encrusted bronze.
Is there a war on intelligence in this country? Why are people with no background or expertise on a technical idea given a nation-wide media platform to spout their wrong-headed notions on that subject?
What does a colony of army ants, our brains, the economies of large countries and the World Wide Web all have in common?
Women of the 1960s counterculture were often portrayed in the mainstream press as drug-addled hapless victims of Manson-type male gurus. Even in the hippie rock posters and comics of the time, women were either sexy Aquarian goddesses or earth mother icons.
In Zurich, Switzerland in 1915 a crazy group of artists and performers began the uproarious Cabaret Voltaire and thus launched the beginning of DaDa, the penultimate anti-art movement.
Inquiry welcomes WICN’s own RICHARD E. NOBLE, perhaps better known as “Nick” Noble, host of “Folk Revival” (Thursday evenings from 7PM to 11PM).
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back Senior Curator at the DECORDOVA SCULPTURE PARK AND MUSEUM, NICK CAPASSO to talk about the justifiably famous sculpture park of the museum. How do you conserve works of art that are going to suffer the extremes of a New England year?
When we envision Native Americans they are typically dressed in feathers. How did indigenous peoples of North American look at birds? Were birds used simply as food, as decorations or as something more symbolic and spiritual?
Tonight on Inquiry we have a down to earth and intimate conversation with life-long artist and poet ALAN KLEIN about his brother, the legendary photographer IRWIN KLEIN.
TUXEDOMOON is a band and a performance collective whose unique music has many references. They have been described as everything from the “missing link between Joy Division and Radiohead” to “the Samuel Beckett of electropunk”.
The concept of “the balance of Nature” is at least as old as the Ancient Greeks and is used in many sources today when talking about the environment and ecology. But it is an utterly wrong-headed idea.
How does American history and culture look through the lens of contemporary art? Tune in to Inquiry tonight as we have a very lively and wide ranging panel discussion on this subject.
When does lust become sexual obsession? When do these obsessions become untenable and illegal? Can love and obsession ever co-exist? Tonight on Inquiry, these difficult questions about sex and longing are discussed when we talk with DANIEL BERGNER, staff writer for the New York Times Magazine.
In the early years of the 19th Century there was a Second Scientific Revolution that occurred in Britain and Europe.
Inquiry welcome’s back author, artist (and now producer), JARRETT J. KROSOCZKA.