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, January 13, 2018 10:00am
Ever had the nagging suspicion that you’re being watched? You are. We all are.
Saturday, January 6, 2018 10:00am
Ah, January. Season of diets and fasts and cleanses, of "Drynuary" and "Veganuary." Why does being virtuous always seem to mean giving up pleasure?
Saturday, December 30, 2017 10:00am
We don’t handle endings well, in general. So this hour, let’s learn about how to make a good ending — whether leaving a lover, quitting a job, or getting ready for the end of life itself.
Saturday, December 23, 2017 10:30am
Who really runs the world? Presidents and prime ministers, or CEOs and bankers? And who’s responsible when everything falls apart?
Friday, December 15, 2017 7:15pm
Do you ever wish you could reinvent yourself? This hour, we hear from four noted artists who experienced pivotal turns in their own lives: artist Rashid Johnson, writer/photographer Teju Cole, singer Nikka Costa, and musician Michael Nesmith.