Do creatures other than humans use a complex language? What does this say about animal intelligence and consciousness? Can we have a dialog with another species? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with DR. IRENE M.
Inquiry welcomes back writer, journalist and editor MARCUS REEVES, whose latest book is SOMEBODY SCREAM!
One person may spend their entire life thinking about nothing but sheep, while another may be a scientist who spends all their time studying sheep. One of those people is considered an obsessive neurotic while the other is considered an icon of research.
What would it take to actually become the “Caped Crusader”? Unlike all other superheroes, Batman is just a "mere mortal" like you and me.
We are a paranoid nation, eager to believe in conspiracy theories and this is most evident in our films and television programs. Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with GORDON B.
Recently, a large shark was caught off Australia, shipped to Britain, where the artist Damien Hirst commissioned people to taxidermy it and place it in a large glass tank of formalin.
Inquiry talks with multi-award winning author and poet CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD about her stunning collection of poems: BECOMING BILLIE HOLIDAY. This amazing cycle of poems traces Holiday's life from a very young girl to her singing "Strange Fruit" at Cafe Society.
Born in Trinidad, by the time she was 5 years old it was obvious that HAZEL SCOTT was a piano prodigy. She and her mother moved to Harlem at the height of the Renaissance, and their home soon became a mecca for the likes of Billie Holiday, Fats Waller and Art Tatum.
What do the films “The Core”, “Targets”, “Eraserhead”, “Son of Kong” and “The Girl Can’t Help It” all have in common? They are all considered “B” Films that some film critic thinks deserves your attention.
Tonight we talk about the life of Roger Tory Peterson. He wrote and designed one of the most important books in American natural history and was an important player in conservation movements around the world.
Quantum Mechanics is one of the greatest scientific theories of the 20th Century. It is also one of the most confusing.
AT 9:30: Tonight on Inquiry we take a “behind the scenes” tour of one of the great museums of the world, the Natural History Museum of London.
We speak with artist and teacher SARAH WILLIAMS about her fascinating work involving pinholes, lights, whales, pin-ups, motorcycles and Mexican wrestlers. Tune in and find out how she ties this all together!
Tonight on Inquiry we spend a wonderful half an hour with one of the greatest living actors of stage, film and television, as well as a brilliant raconteur: CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER. Mr.
PROFESSOR DANIEL J. LEVITIN, who runs the LABORATORY FOR MUSIC PERCEPTION, COGNITION AND EXPERTISE at McGill University returns to Inquiry to talk about his latest wild and fascinating book THE WORLD IN SIX SONGS: HOW THE MUSICAL BRAIN CREATED HUMAN NATURE.
My special guest tonight is Pulitzer Prize-winning comic artist, editor and advocate for the medium ART SPIEGELMAN. His new book BREAKDOWNS: PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG %@ &**!
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More conversation with Peter Chapman not heard during the on-air broadcast. Learn about the "Banana Man" and that squishy seductress "Chiquita".
How do you like your dinosaur? Southern
Fried? Au Vin? Fricasseed? You may think that’s just a chicken in
your pot, but recent studies in cladistics and new discoveries in paleontology
show that all of today’s living birds are in fact dinosaurs! Skeptical?