Tonight on Inquiry we talk with legendary comic and cartoon artist M.K. BROWN. A new collection of her work has just been published titled STRANGER THAN LIFE: 1970-2013 CARTOONS AND COMICS.
If you have ever seen them while swimming or washed ashore, you know that jellyfish look like something from another planet. They come in a seemingly infinite variety of complicated forms. Many are ghostly and transparent. Some have hugely long tentacles, while others are teeny.
Tyrannosaurs, like the familiar T. rex, are among the most charismatic dinosaurs, well known to the general public, even children. But how did they live? Were they as fearsome as the films portray them? What did they eat? And what was the deal with their tiny front legs?
Could there be a genuine mathematical genius waiting to be discovered in some corner of the world? Tonight, Inquiry welcomes back mathematician and author KEN ONO. He is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University.
Tonight on Inquiry, we speak with writer and essayist SAYANTANI DASGUPTA. She was born in Calcutta , raised in New Delhi and now teaches at the University of Idaho.
Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome back one of our favorite artists RAÚL THE THIRD. His new book, written by Cathy Camper, continues the wild adventures of Elirio Malaria, Lupe Impala and El Chavo Flapjack Ocotpus: LOWRIDERS TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH!
Many people fear snakes and try to kill them on sight. And of all the snake species here in America, the most feared is the rattlesnake. But tonight’s guest on Inquiry hopes to change your mind if you are one of those with intense snake angst.
“We move through this world on paths laid down long before we are born” writes tonight’s guest, writer and journalist ROBERT MOOR.
Can an elephant act silly? Do wolves have ethics? Is a Killer Whale sentient? Typically we have thought of animals as unthinking creatures without a human-like consciousness, but is this really true?
Lighthouses have been welcome beacons for mariners along America’s shores since the early 1700s.The story of their evolution, construction, management and their importance in time of war are just some of what we will talk about tonight when Inquiry welcomes writer and historian ERIC JAY DOL
After World War I, young reporter Ernest Hemingway moved to Paris with his new wife determined to become a famous writer of fiction. This was at a time when people like Gertrude Stein and F. Scott Fitzgerald dominated the scene.
Bzzzzt! Have you ever been stung by a yellow jacket or honey bee? Why do wasp stings hurt so much? Tonight’s Inquiry is all about the biology, ecology and biochemistry of stinging insects. We talk with JUSTIN O.
Walking through a city, we rarely look up. Tonight on Inquiry, my guest is writer JACK COOKE who goes one better. He goes up. Jack Cooke has a passion for climbing trees in and around London. Trees in parks, cemeteries, along rivers and even in those secret gardens London is famous for.
Tonight on Inquiry we speak with writer and journalist JILLIAN KEENAN. Her new memoir is about many things. It is a brilliant and lively look at sex and love in Shakespeare’s plays. Her book is also about her own search for a loving relationship.
THOMAS THWAITES is a designer in London, where he ponders technology, science and futures research. One day he realized he was tired of all the worry and stress of human life and decided to try to become a goat.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Eleventh Edition, publish in the early years of the Twentieth Century, is considered “the last great English language encyclopaedia.” But the story of its creation is a complicated and chaotic tale of the clash of British and American culture.
Do you find it tough to find the groove in the music of Coltrane? Do you have a hard time finding new music you like? Inquiry welcomes back jazz pianist, music historian, critic and writer TED GIOIA.
At least 51% of American school children live below the government’s threshold for low income. Low income for children can often mean a life of stress, chaos and uncertainty and this can lead to poor success at school. How can we ensure that these children succeed at learning?
Inquiry welcomes back HONEE A. HESS, Executive Director of the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS. Joining her in the studio tonight are artists in residence DÉSIRÉE PETTY.
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