To the Best of Our Knowledge
- Hosted by Anne Strainchamps
Every week, "To the Best of Our Knowledge" invites listeners to a dinner party of ideas, where smart people think out loud.
It’s a curiosity-fueled gathering of fascinating guests – newly-discovered novelists, ground-breaking scientists, filmmakers, philosophers and a host of others, all passionate about ideas. And as with any great dinner party conversation, the fun is meeting the people behind the ideas.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00pmWhether it’s nail biting or handwashing, most of us have a compulsion we can’t give up. Maybe that’s a good thing? The Psychology of Why You Can’t Stop Checking Your Phone; Tracing the Patterns of an Obsessive Mind; When Obsessive Thoughts Take Control Of Your Life; How Obsession and Compulsion Powered American Genius.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 10:00pmPoet Nick Lantz has been thinking about political spin and how his poems can play off the language of politics.
Monday, April 17, 2017 10:00pmNoah Hawley talks about turning the Coen Brothers' film, "Fargo," into a critically-acclaimed TV series
Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00pmDo scientists see the world in a different way? Not really, as long as you have insatiable curiosity and a passion to experiment. The World Is Your Lab; Could a 50 Cent Microscope Change the World?; Cooking With Neil deGrasse Tyson; Freeman Dyson, at 93, Looks Back on a Legendary Career in Science.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 10:00pmIn his new poem, Fady Joudah explores questions about exile, suffering and the language of nation states.