- Sports Talk with Zeb & Paul - 20101024

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- 20101024 - Irving Toast, Poetry Ghost - Susan Klauber

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Join Irving Toast, Poetry Ghost in a visit with Susan Klauber.

Susan Klauberabout the author:

Susan Klauber, a Sudbury, Ontario native who has lived and travelled around the world (North & S. America, Europe, India) has always been drawn by the power of foreign cultures to broaden her understanding of life. Since 1983, she has been based in Fairfield, Iowa where she writes and pursues her interest in creating a better world through spiritual development.

Blue Light Press published her first book of poetry and prose, Face-off at Center Ice in 1996. Susan’s prose and poetry have appeared in the Harcourt Canada textbook Elements of English 11, in the journals The MacGuffin, Poetry Motel, The Iowa Source, Contemporary Review, and in the anthologies Eclipsed Moon Coins: Twenty-Six Visionary Poets, The Dryland Fish, and the newly released This Enduring Gift.

- Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - 20101022 - Sarah Sample

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- 20101022 - Writers' Voices - Francis Thicke

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Today Monica Hadley interviews the Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Francis Thicke. They will discuss his campaign & book.

The message in A New Vision for Iowa Food and Agriculture, is clear: plan for the end of cheap oil in agriculture. It is an engaging and quick read, grounded in Thicke's experiences as an organic dairy farmer in his Fairfield, Iowa community. One has to agree, Iowans are not doing enough to become aware of the end of cheap oil, much less plan for the inevitability of it and its impact on our lives...

During the last hundred years, Iowa agriculture has been transformed into an industrial behemoth when the rest of industrial society was converting to information based operations. In an information age, agriculture has been slow to adopt new technologies, especially those related to energy production on the farm. This despite emergence of new information about organic farming, renewable energy sourcing and sustainability.

- Planet Erstwild - 20101022 - Mari Culver

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Mari Culver

At 1pm, cohosts James Moore and Dennis Raimondi speak with Iowa's First Lady Mari Culver about her work around the state and reflections from the campaign trail.

Among other things, she has been an advocate for public preschool, one of the hallmarks of her husband Governor Chet Culver's administration. [Read more about that here.]

She also discusses her husband's positions on embryonic stem cell research, keeping nonprofits out of partisan politics and the inordinate amount of money, unlimited and undisclosed, corporations have funneled through organizations like the US Chamber of Commerce (90% of chamber dollars going to Republican causes and candidates, according to the NY Times) since the Supreme Court decision opened the floodgates earlier this year (Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission).

- Planet Erstwild - 20101022 - Is Schuster

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Planet Erstwild host James Moore interviews artist Is Schuster.

- Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - 20101021 - Thomas Dolby

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Arianna Huffington & Ari Berman

A free bus will head up to Iowa City for Ari's appearance and book-signing at Prairie Lights in Iowa City Thursday, October 21 at 7pm. Call Elaine at 641 472-4887 to RSVP. RSVP required.

Writers' Voices host Monica Hadley, along with special guest host Cheryl Fusco-Johnson, interview Ari Berman.

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velouté sauceIndian Hills culinary students take over the GREAT TASTE kitchen in the KRUU studio for a basic sauce session.  We'll learn how to make velouté-the standard version with chicken stock and a vegetarian alternative.  That's just the start as we explore many of the riffs you can create from velouté, one of the four "mother" sauces of French cuisine as classified by Antonin Carême in the first half of the 19th century.  We can also thank Carême for that icon of kitchen fashion, the modern toque or chef's hat.

Charlie Schiller will guide us through the sauce making process.  We're happy to welcome him back after his recently completed internship at the Des Moines Embassy Club.  We'll see if he'll share any stories about what it was like to be "the intern" in a high-powered kitchen.

- Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - 20101020 - Shawn Mullins

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Mike Ragogna interviews singer/songwriter Shawn Mullins.

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