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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: Justin Marable, "Time-Shift Paradox"

On this edition of Conversations, artist Justin Marable joins us to talk about his immersive and interactive art instillation at the Lawrence Arts Center. Marable built the experience around a narrative he created about time traveling activists who work to alter the course history for the benefit of our future. The exhibit will be on display through February 24th.


Conversations: Zingerman's Bakehouse Cookbook

Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo are master bakers and the co-owners of Zingerman’s Bakehouse, an artisanal bakery in Ann Arbor, Michigan. To celebrate their 25th anniversary, they’ve published a cookbook aptly titled Zingerman’s Bakehouse. On this edition of Conversations, Amy and Frank join me to talk about the book.
 

Conversations: Jack Wright, Theatre Lawrence, "Miracle on South Division Street"

Theatre Lawrence is presenting the comedy, Miracle on South Division Street through January 28th. Jack Wright directed the play by Tom Dudzik, and on this edition of Conversations, joins us to talk about the production. The play features four actors and has been described as a quirky tale of family and faith.

Conversations: Rachel Renee Russell, "Dork Diaries #12"

Rachel Renee Russell is a former attorney turned #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dork Diaries, which has over 36 million copies in print.  On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about the latest book in the series, The Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe. She will also tell us about a new series, The Misadventures of Max Crumbly.


 

Conversations: Michael Collins, "Journey: An Illustrated History of Travel"

What is your favorite form of transportation? On this edition of Conversations, Michael Collins joins us from Dublin to talk about his latest book, Journey: An Illustrated History of Travel. He discusses the history and future of transportation. Collins is a native of Dublin, Ireland, where he currently lives. He is a college professor and the author of several nonfiction books. He also publishes articles about archaeology, ancient cultures, and civilizations.
 

Conversations: Chris Harris, "I'm Just No Good at Rhyming"

Chris Harris was a writer and executive producer for How I Met Your Mother… and a writer for The Late Show with David Letterman. On this edition of Conversations, we talk about his debut children’s book, I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups.
 

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