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Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
Kéraban-le-Têtu est un roman de Jules Verne paru en 1883, décrivant les tribulations d'un vendeur de tabac turc (Kéraban) et d'un de ses clients hollandais autour de la mer Noire. Ce roman d'aventure est un des plus comiques et des moins connus de Jules Verne. L'auteur exploite avec talent la mollesse du commerçant batave et le caractère inflexible de Kéraban. Kéraban the Inflexible is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne. (from Wikipedia)
 
You can find all the mixes that were uploaded here on my Mixcloud profile !!! https://www.mixcloud.com/Keraradio https://www.mixcloud.com/KeraradioArchive I’m an enthusiastic music collector, Dj & Selector, based somewhere between India, Italy, Turkey. KeraRadio project started on 2015 when i partially move to South India and It represent my entire music culture. Sets are moving smoothly between Funk, African, Jazz, Latin, Disco & Electronic Music, creating great ambients and fresh dancefloor.
 
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There was a time when “I want my MTV” meant music videos, not reality stars. Amanda Ann Klein, associate professor of film studies at East Carolina University, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why the original music channel moved away from rock stars and shifted to ordinary people living wild lives. Her book is “Millennials Killed the Video Star: MT…
 
Our five senses are actually not static but can, in fact, grow. Dr. Susan R. Barry, professor emeritus of biology and neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss three case histories, including her own, of people gaining a new way of seeing or hearing at an older age – and what these experiences tell us about the brain. H…
 
In fights over social issues, the political left and right have wielded an unlikely weapon: history. Princeton University historian Matthew Karp joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how both sides of the political spectrum have used history lessons for wildly divergent purposes, and what that means for the truth. His article, “History As End,” was publi…
 
When the world went on lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, it was following a playbook used for centuries. Journalist Nicola Twilley joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how and why quarantines have been used throughout history – and about how the technique has been updated to fight modern threats. Her book, written with Geoff Manaugh, is cal…
 
What if, instead of adding more highway lanes to accommodate more cars, we did the opposite? Texas Observer executive editor Megan Kimble joins host Krys Boyd to talk about alternatives to building more roads to suit the state’s ever-growing population. Her article is headlined “The Road Home.”KERA
 
When it comes to getting things done, some people thrive up against a clock. Christopher Cox, a visiting scholar at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why deadlines have a way of motivating us to finish tasks – and how we can harness that motivation throughout the process. His book is called “The Deadlin…
 
Some psychologists have shifted their work from analyzing anxieties to offering ways to make people happier – including members of the military. Jesse Singal is a contributing writer at New York magazine, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about a U.S. military move to adopt new methods for addressing PTSD and resiliency without the science to bac…
 
Honeybees are cute, but flies are just as effective as pollinators. Jonathan Balcombe is a biologist and an associate editor for the journal Animal Sentience, and he joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the misunderstood insects that make up what we know as flies. His new book is called “Super Fly: The Unexpected Lives of the World’s Most Successful Ins…
 
As a teenager she tried to pray being gay away; as an adult, she prays for more inclusion. Julie Rodgers joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how religion has shaped her life, from coming out in a conservative evangelical household, to now, as she works to bridge LGBTQ communities with the church. Her book is called “Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival …
 
For the fictional Charlie Vega, coming-of-age means coming to terms with life as a brown girl in a bigger body. Author Crystal Maldonado joins guest host Courtney Collins to discuss her YA novel about a young woman dealing with the typical subjects of boys and friends, but also a deepening understanding of how she’s viewed by the outside world. The…
 
Sometimes a bond forms between two friends that’s so strong that it can seem like destiny. Did we mention that the two friends in this case are dogs? “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent Martha Teichner joins guest host John McCaa to tell the story of her beloved bull terriers, and how rescuing them has brought her joy and a deeper understanding of w…
 
It seems everyone got a new pet during the pandemic. Now the question is: Did everyone make the right decision? New Yorker staff writer Nick Paumgarten joins guest host Courtney Collins to talk about the animals we acquired to comfort us and why leaving them at home alone is now going to be a big problem. His recent article is headlined “What Will …
 
It’s impossible to look at today’s crisis at the border without considering decades of interventionalist policy in Latin America. Aviva Chomsky, professor of history and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University, joins guest host John McCaa to talk about hundreds of years of colonization and displacement, and why stabilizi…
 
Some teens who find themselves in trouble wind up in behavioral boot camps that fall under the guise of “tough love.” Independent investigative journalist and author Kenneth R. Rosen joins guest host Courtney Collins to discuss an unregulated industry that promises to break children of at-risk behaviors, and the emotional and physical abuse he suff…
 
In the fictional small town of Olympus, Texas, the characters take on epic personalities. Novelist Stacey Swann joins guest host Courtney Collins to talk about interweaving down-to-earth characters, but with the characteristics of the legendary Greek gods. Her book is “Olympus, Texas: A Novel.”KERA
 
In today’s far right, there are echoes of doctrine that predates the Civil War. Baylor University historian Robert Elder joins guest host John McCaa to talk about the source of some of those ideas – Vice President John C. Calhoun, a man who argued that slavery was a “positive good” and set the stage for the South to secede from the Union. Elder’s b…
 
For a long time, the word “cancer” was whispered, almost in shame. A diagnosis of mental illness hasn’t moved far beyond that today. Richard Grinker, professor of anthropology and international affairs at George Washington University, joins guest host Courtney Collins to talk about how we are on the cusp of accepting a spectrum of neurodiversity an…
 
What if there was an easy, step-by-step process for strengthening democracy? James Fishkin is a political scientist and director of the Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford, and he joins guest host John McCaa to explain the process of deliberative democracy – and demonstrate successes it’s already produced around the world. His latest book…
 
John McWhorter is a linguist who spends his time thinking about words, what they mean, why we use them and how they’ve evolved — and that includes profanity. He joins Think to talk about his most recent book, “Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever.” Just a warning: there’s uncensored profanity in this language, so it might…
 
Language helps us to connect with one another – and, yet, so often it seems our words fail us. This hour we’ll talk with linguist John McWhorter about how we use profanity – and which words some of us should never use. We’ll talk with Anna Sale of the “Death, Sex and Money” podcast about strategies for having difficult conversations. And psychologi…
 
A father immigrated from India to America with a thousand dollars in his pocket; now, his daughter straddles the two worlds. Sabreet Kang Rajeev is a social-science researcher completing her doctorate at the University of Baltimore, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about understanding her parents’ journey, their hopes for their new life, and co…
 
When a magician known for sleight of hand turns memoirist, some secrets are finally revealed. Derek DelGaudio is a performer whose off-Broadway stage show, “In & Of Itself,” is now streaming on Hulu. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his autobiography, a deep dive into how illusion and identity shaped his life. It’s called “Amoralman: A True St…
 
The idea of a craft beer world filled with bearded white guys and fancy pilsner glasses erases a long history of brewing from Black life and culture. James Bennett II joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why beer is often conflated today with a rich, white world and why something as simple as the backyard BBQ is essential to understanding how America…
 
Arguments over the Bill of Rights often come down to court battles deciding winners against losers, leaving no room for compromise. Columbia Law professor Jamal Greene joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why courts have an outsized role in determining what Americans fight for and against, a method he says is out of line with what the framers of the …
 
Plenty of first-generation American kids share a very familiar experience: explaining the food in their lunchboxes as their classmates unwrap their sandwiches. Jaya Saxena is a staff writer at Eater, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about what it’s like to feel like an outsider simply because of what your well-meaning parents packed you for lun…
 
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