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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Ryan Britt, "Phasers on Stun! - How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World"

On this edition of Conversations, Ryan Britt talks with host Dan Skinner about “Phasers on Stun! How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World.” Britt is the author of “Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths” and writes about Star Trek weekly for “Den of Geek!” and “Inverse,” and has covered Star Trek for SyFy Wire, and Star Trek.com, extensively.


Conversations: Grant Golliher, "Think Like a Horse - Lessons in Life, Leadership and Empathy from an Unconventional Cowboy"

On this edition of Conversations, Grant Golliher talks with host Dan Skinner about “Think Like a Horse – Lessons in Life, Leadership, and Empathy from an Unconventional Cowboy.”

Conversations: Nizar Ibrahim, National Dinosaur Day

On this edition of Conversations, Nizar Ibrahim, a National Geographic Explorer, talks with host Dan Skinner about dinosaurs on National Dinosaur Day. Ibrahim is a vertebrate paleontologist and dinosaur expert. Over the last decade, he has reached millions of people around the globe via speaking tours, exhibits, educational videos, books, and scientific literacy projects for young people. 


Conversations: Stephanie Warren Drimmer, "Ultimate Book of the Future: Incredible, Ingenious, and Totally Real Technology That Will Change Life as You Know It"

On this edition of Conversations, Stephanie Warren Drimmer talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic Kids “Ultimate Book of the Future: Incredible, Ingenious, and Totally Real Tech That Will Change Life as You Know It.”

Conversations: Philip C. Stead & Mathew Cordell, "Every Dog in the Neighborhood"

On this edition of Conversations, Philip C. Stead and Matthew Cordell join host Dan Skinner to talk about “Every Dog in the Neighborhood.” Stead is a Caldecott-winning author and Cordell is a Caldecott-Winning author and illustrator. This is the latest collaboration for the two who have produced several children's books together. 


Conversations: Lisa L. Lewis, "The Sleep Deprived Teen - Why Our Teenagers Are So Tired, and How Parents and Schools Can Help Them Thrive"

On this edition of Conversations, Lisa L. Lewis talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Sleep-Deprived Teen: Why Our Teenagers Are So Tired, and How Parents and Schools Can Help Them Thrive.” Lewis is a freelance journalist who covers the intersection of parenting, public health, and education. 


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