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The Musical Innertube

Don Rooney and John Timpane talk to people you'd talk to -- if you had a microphone!

Aug 29, 2023

Tornadoes leave death and destuction in their path. So do serial killers. Writer and forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland talks about how her new novel explores those similarities, as seen through the latest case of her Nut Cracker Investigators.

Aug 22, 2023

Climate change is causing permafrost to melt, unearthing things that have been frozen for hundreds of thousands of years.  Bio-ethicist Art Caplan says some of those things are viruses that we might have no way of combatting.

Aug 15, 2023

We all do it: try to figure out the meaning of the vanity plate on that car that's in front of us.  Isaac Klein took it one step further, getting the stories behind the plates in his podcast Vanity.

Aug 8, 2023

Dava Sobel has written about science for her entire career.  Now, she's letting others do the writing.  She's editing a column in Scientific American magazine featuring poetry about science.

Aug 1, 2023

Director and editor Sam Pollard talks about The League, his film about the owners, players and patrons of Negro League baseball from the turn of the century until its success proved its undoing in the 1960s.