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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: Daniel Levitin, "Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives"

On this edition of Conversations, Daniel Levitin talks about Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives. Levitin is a neuroscientist, cognitive psychologist, and bestselling author. His previous books include This is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind.

Conversations: Gavin Edwards, "Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever"

On this edition of Conversations, Gavin Edwards talks with host Dan Skinner about Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever. Edwards is a best-selling author of 11 books, including The Tao of Bill Murray, Last Night at the Viper Room and The World According to Tom Hanks.

Conversations: Dr. Barbara Bruce, "Mayo Clinic Guide to Fibromyalgia"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Barbara K. Bruce talks about the Mayo Clinic Guide to Fibromyalgia: Strategies to Take Back Your Life. Dr. Bruce is a clinical health psychologist in the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where she developed and leads its fibromyalgia and chronic abdominal pain treatment programs. She has spent her entire career in the field of pain management.

Conversations: John Jantsch, "The Self Reliant Entrepreneur"

On this edition of Conversations, John Jantsch talks about his latest book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur: 366 Daily Meditations to Feed Your Soul and Grow Your Business. Jantsch is a marking consultant, speaker and business owner. His previous books include Duct Tape Marketing, The Referral Engine and The Commitment Engine.

Conversations: Susan Goldberg, "Women: The National Geographic Image Collection"

On this edition of Conversations, Susan Goldberg talks about WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection. Goldberg is editorial director of National Geographic Partners and editor-in-chief of National Geographic. She is the first female editor of the magazine, which published its first issue in October 1888. The book is part of NatGeo's celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.

Conversations: Emily Behrmann, Upcoming Performances at the Carlsen Center

On this edition of Conversations, Emily Berhmann, General Manager of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College, joins us to talk about upcoming performances. Featured artists include violinist, Borsori Kim; pianists, Anderson & Roe; Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5; The Choir of Man; Drum Tao; and much more!


Conversations: Lee Hartley Carter, "Persuasion: Convincing Others When Facts Don't Seem to Matter"

On this edition of Conversations, Lee Hartley Carter talks about Persuasion: Convincing Others When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter. Carter is the president of maslansky + partners, a language strategy firm based on the single idea that "It's not what you say, it's what they hear."



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