Can pot-bellied pigs recognize themselves in a mirror? One listener wanted to know.

Can pot-bellied pigs recognize themselves in a mirror? One listener wanted to know.

Are Your Animals As Smart As You Think?

“The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize,” one listener tweeted at us—quoting Steel Magnolias—during Tuesday’s show on animal intelligence. Our guest, Frans de…
Charles Crain (L), a reporter working for Time Magazine, takes notes during a gun battle between insurgents and the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division January 16, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq.

Charles Crain (L), a reporter working for Time Magazine, takes notes during a gun battle between insurgents and the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division January 16, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq.

How You Can Contribute To Press Freedom And Safety

During our show on World Press Freedom Day, a panel of prominent experts discussed the dangers journalists face around the world. If you’ve been inspired by their conversation, two of…
Rita Dove and guest host Derek McGinty in our studios after their conversation.

Rita Dove and guest host Derek McGinty in our studios after their conversation.

Listen To Poet Rita Dove Read Her Work

Even listeners who have a difficult time reading poetry enjoyed our interview with Pulitzer Prize-winner and former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove. “I’m not really a poetic person,” caller Virginia, from…
A selection of the books we'll be talking about in May.

A selection of the books we'll be talking about in May.

Diane’s Bookshelf: May 2016

Need a new read? Each month we give you a preview of the books and authors we’re bringing on the show. Here’s what’s on tap for May: Rita Dove: “Collected Poems:…
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