Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.
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Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.
St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air host Sarah Fenske brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.
Larry weighs in on Juneteenth becoming a holiday, the Catholic church’s potential communion ban on President Biden for his abortion stance, and the “heartbeat bill” (01:30). Later, Larry is joined by comedian and writer Sam Jay to discuss working on her show ‘PAUSE with Sam Jay,’ the difference between writing for ‘Saturday Night Live’ vs. her own …
Opera singer Will Liverman tells of the journey behind curating the Missouri History Museum and Opera Theatre of St. Louis show “I Dream a World” in commemoration of Juneteenth.
Author and historian Conrad Black discusses the Canadian political identity of Canada and the history of our great nation.Von Zoomer Podcast Network
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/owota282.mp3 This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we join Orson as he hosts The Black Museum. We’ll hear A Can Of Week Killer, originally broadcast on April 8, 1952. Download owota282Von RelicRadio.com
Christine Byers of KSDK discusses what she saw at the two trials of former St. Louis police officers accused of beating an undercover colleague -- and how newly discovered racist text messages factored into the jury's decision
A new documentary series, “In Our Voices," tells the stories of LGBTQ locals by giving them control of the interview.
St. Louis Public Radio reporter Chad Davis joins the show to discuss the latest developments surrounding the city's Medium Security Institution.
Rob Mellon, executive director of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, guides us through SeeQuincy's new self-driving tour that highlights 20 historically significant sites and stories in Quincy, Illinois.
Journalist Chris Andoe discusses his work covering the city's often fractious LGBTQ scene, the secrets of a good interview and why St. Louis is better than San Francisco or New Orleans
Fish only seem silent when you’re on the outside looking in. Bruce Carlson’s lab at Washington University has been breaking new ground in our understanding of how they communicate. The fish the biology professor studies use electric pulses — and, as it turns out, pregnant pauses — as they signal their peers.…
Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman discusses the Cardinals' triumph in the 2011 World Series -- and hears listeners share their stories about Game 6, Hochman's pick for the greatest game in World Series history
The eviction crisis advocates fear is on the horizon will likely have a disproportionate impact on communities of color, single female-led households, and households with children. That’s according to a new report from the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing & Opportunity Council, which found that more than 5,000 evictions have been filed in the c…
Among the 987 deaths last year, 128 were pedestrians, some of them struck on roadways after exiting their own vehicles in the wake of incidents.
Fewer than 20 American red wolves live in the wild throughout the U.S., all in a refuge in North Carolina. Two Missouri-born wolves were flown there last month to join the population, providing a critical source of new genetic diversity.
In this encore episode, we hear about Missouri History Museum's virtual "Gateway to Pride" exhibit. It delves into the many untold stories of St. Louis’ LGBTQ residents, and wants St. Louisans to contribute any stories and artifacts they have that can expand the narrative.
In this encore episode, we listen back to our conversation with Carolyn Cox. Her nonfiction book explores how the FBI was able to end the plague of kidnappings that terrorized St. Louis and the U.S. in the 1930s.
We'll listen back to how landscaper Susan Van de Riet designed a time and budget-friendly garden plan with plants native to St. Louis in this encore discussion.
This week, Larry weighs in on how the privilege of being from the United States has contributed to the country’s lack of interest in getting vaccinated (0:43). Larry is joined by Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt to discuss her latest work in the series ‘Blindspotting' (13:00). They also discuss a rejected ‘Twister’ reboot, her acting career, and mu…
Kim Rutledge of the Wildlife Rescue Center explains how the center handled its busiest year yet during the pandemic and details its work to assist turtles, deer, fox and even badgers in need.
Jean Ponzi of the Missouri Botanical Garden explains how fogging for mosquitoes has grave impacts on the ecosystem as a whole -- and how we can make ourselves less attractive to these pests without harming the environment.
We explore a promising clinical trial out of Washington University. Some lung cancer patients are seeing huge benefits from a new drug that just received FDA approval.
Peter Joy of Washington University School of Law says the current system is broken. He discussed possible solutions.
Mark Anthony Campbell died last month, three weeks after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Sylvester Brown Jr. discusses why Campbell wouldn't get vaccinated and what we can learn from his tragic death
STI rates dropped in 2020 — but it’s not because people stopped having sex. Area sexual health centers aim to catch up after the pandemic hindered efforts to mitigate and treat sexually transmitted infections.
Hannibal native Melissa Scholes Young discusses her second novel, "The Hive," with host Sarah Fenske.
The Illinois legislature passed a number of animal welfare bills and while the trajectory of such legislation in Missouri is usually bleak, there was a bright spot there too.
Are we conditioned by the media to be pessimists? In this talk author Peter Nowak discusses how the media is using technology to condition us and why we should embrace and not fear the future.ANDAnnouncing at the beginning that his main goal of this talks is for you to go out and smash your smart phone, Nicholas Carr tells the audience exactly how …
The spring of 2021 has been a time of celebration for the Central Institute for the Deaf, which has served children for more than a century. Two weekends ago, 11 students graduated from the St. Louis-based school, each of them ready to attend neighborhood schools alongside their peers in the fall. And last week, the organization offered a tribute t…
William Potter will judge the terrier group when the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show returns this weekend. He explains what goes into a judge’s assessment, and how he really feels about “Best in Show”
While the former Illinois House speaker liked to play gatekeeper, and keep tight control of the agenda, his successor flung those gates open this year — for better or for worse.
Karen Aroesty left her job as regional director of the Anti-Defamation League Heartland on May 31. In this interview, she shares what she learned about fighting xenophobia during that time — and what gives her hope for the future.
In this episode, managers and employees alike join SLU's David Kaplan and STLPR host Sarah Fenske for a wide-ranging conversation about navigating shifts from remote work back to on-site expectations — and finding the best path forward.
To open the show, Larry again weighs in on alien conspiracies, as well as Tucker Carlson’s quote on COVID-19 vaccinations being the “medical Jim Crow" (1:00) Then, Larry is joined by Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes to discuss working on her new Netflix show ‘The Upshaws’ during the pandemic (13:00). They also talk about Sykes transitioning …
Over the past two years, an area of Forest Park the size of more than 15 football fields has been transformed into the Anne O’C. Albrecht Nature Playscape. It opened to the public earlier this week, sporting a colorful range of native and diverse plant species — and curiosity-sparking play elements made out of everything from limestone to willow br…
The Missouri Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s ruling this week and struck down a 2018 law that sought to impose new restrictions on collective bargaining for public sector unions — while exempting public safety unions from the requirements.
The LA-based author discusses her new novel, "The Mysteries," which is set in 1973 St. Louis.
Homes in the St. Louis area continue to move quickly and they go under contract for more than what sellers ask. We talk about this trend with two real estate agents and hear home buying experiences.
St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's producing artistic director Tom Ridgely and Carl Cofield, who's directing "King Lear" with a cast and crew made up entirely of persons of color, join the show.
Jonathan Butterfield of Lutheran High School South shares his takeaways from an unusual school year. The Affton school was one of the few secondary schools in St. Louis to offer five-day-a-week in-person education to its students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Dec. 12, 2019, near the corner of Bates and Virginia in St. Louis’ Carondelet neighborhood, 24-year-old Cortez Bufford died after being shot multiple times by St. Louis police Officer Lucas Roethlisberger. The case, like that night, has remained shrouded in darkness, as investigative journalists Alison Flowers and Sam Stecklow detail in their ne…
Andrew Wyatt of the Missouri Botanical Garden discusses what garden researchers know about the Karomia gigas tree species, and the garden’s efforts to prevent its extinction.
Joining us for the first time since his release from prison Marc Emery has joined us once again at ideacity along with his wife and fellow marijuana activist Jodie Emery. In their moving talk, Jodie discusses her struggle from the outside and dealing with the prison system, while Marc discusses his struggles from the inside and how supported he fel…
Hundreds of Livingston County residents, alongside environmental and farming advocacy groups, recently voiced opposition to a proposed concentrated animal feeding operation coming to the county. The proposal was since rescinded, but some believe the debate over CAFOs in Missouri is just getting started.…
An ongoing effort to renew and maintain vacant spaces in several north St. Louis neighborhoods just got a big boost, with the St. Louis Development Corporation last week formalizing a collaboration that will create the St. Louis Community Land Trust.