KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Journalist Alfredo Corchado

Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, and noted expert on immigration, drug violence, and foreign policy between the U.S. and Mexico talks about the release of his new book Midnight In Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness.

Information:
www.midnightinmexico.com

KTEP Local
11:30 am
Sat June 1, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: Distressed Trees


Denise & Norma talk with Oscar Mestas, Regional Urban Forester with the Texas A&M Forest Service.  Oscar talks about why our trees often don't respond right away to severe environmental events, such as a hard freeze or an ongoing drought.  Trees often display distress months or even years later, and trees in distress often invite pests and disease.  Aired June 1, 2013.

Movies
11:15 am
Sat June 1, 2013

ON FILM: 48 Hour Film Slam


Charles talks with Ray Sanchez, owner of GhostLight Creative, about the GhostLight 48-Hour Film Slam, which allows local filmmakers to make a film from scratch in 48 hours.  Filmmakers are asked to attend a production briefing on June 14 at 6 p.m., at Kinley's House Coffee & Teas, 2231 N. Mesa.  $49 early registration, $79 after June 7.  Proceeds will benefit the Tapestries of Life Orphanage in Juarez.  Info & registration at www.ghostlightevents.com


Aired June 1, 2013.

The Two-Way
10:15 am
Sat June 1, 2013

UN: Iraq Records 1,045 Deaths In May; Highest In Years

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq has this grim piece of news today:

"According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 1,045 Iraqis were killed and another 2,397 were wounded in acts of terrorism and acts of violence in May.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:52 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Who's Bill This Time

Transcript

BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis...

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

KURTIS: ...filling in for Carl Kasell. And here's your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill. Thanks, everybody. Fun show for you today. We got Deepak Chopra on. He'll be coming on later to adjust our chakras.

(LAUGHTER)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:52 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Prediction

Our panelists predict who will be the next big bromance.

Code Switch
8:41 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Haters Gonna Hate, As Shown On A Map

Originally published on Sat June 1, 2013 12:36 pm

Note: This post contains strong language, including racial and ethnic slurs.

Geography professor Monica Stephens has spent a lot of time putting haters on the map. Over at Humboldt State University in California where she is a professor, Stephens and a team of undergraduate students spent a year sorting through racial slurs on Twitter by location. And then she mapped them.

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The Two-Way
8:00 am
Sat June 1, 2013

The Case For Vegetarianism, Delivered By A Toddler

Luiz Antonio.
YouTube

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 1:29 pm

This blogger will admit that he has struggled off and on with his decision to eat meat. He'll also admit that explaining the food chain to his 3-year-old daughter has produced more soul-searching.

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The Two-Way
7:27 am
Sat June 1, 2013

On Second Day, Anti-Government Protests Swell In Turkey

Turkish protestors and riot policemen clash on Saturday, during a protest against the demolition of Taksim Gezi Park, in Taksim Square in Istanbul.
Bulent Kilic AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat June 1, 2013 11:04 am

What started as a small protest against the redevelopment of a park in Istanbul, Turkey, has spread to other cities and turned into one of the largest government protests in recent memory. While numbers are hard to come by, Al Jazeera reports that about 10,000 people gathered in Ankara chanting "government resign" and "unite against fascism."

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Fresh Air Weekend
7:03 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Fresh Air Weekend: Stephen King, Daft Punk And Cannes

A native of Maine, Stephen King has used the state as the backdrop for many of his novels and short stories. In Joyland, however, he sets his scene in North Carolina.
Shane Leonard Hard Case Crime

Originally published on Sat June 1, 2013 9:18 am

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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