Wisconsin Public Radio

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Wisconsin Public Radio consists of 32 affiliated stations with seven regional bureaus and is a joint service of the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin - Extension.

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"BETA" features playful and provocative profiles of the people and works changing our world through arts, pop culture, and technology. Doug Gordon hosts the program.

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Join Peabody Award-winning producer Doug Gordon as he hosts playful and provocative conversations with the trailblazers changing our world through arts, culture, and technology.

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Maybe there’s something missing in your life you can’t quite explain. It might be that you need to re-discover your sense of wonder. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special and we'll show you how.

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Have you ever wished there was a different way to read – or hear - the news? For generations, through wars and political upheaval, poets have been reporting what they observe in a genre called documentary poetry. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special, as we talk with writers covering climate change, housing, and fireflies - in verse.

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If it weren't for them, there would be nobody on the planet, because they literally gave us the world. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special on the challenges overcome by the love of our moms.

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What if we measured the success of our economy less in terms of profit and more in terms of care? What if we tracked gains and losses in the quality of our lives instead of in dollars? Going for Broke explores the reality of economic struggle in our time.

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Preview "Here on Earth," Wisconsin Public Radio's international talk program and podcast.

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You know what it feels like. But where does it come from? How do we make it? And are we really doomed? Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a three episode journey in search of hope.

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From forest ecology to the human microbiome, emerging research suggests that being human is a complicated journey made possible only by the good graces of our many natural companions. Join PRX's To The Best Of Our Knowledge as we explore this theme of "kinship" in a special four-part radio series. All episodes are available now as we lead up to Earth Day on April 22. Air all four episodes in one week, or one each week.

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Why do people turn to poetry during troubled times? Poetry is often the one language we need. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special featuring poems designed to shine a light during our darkest hour.


Latest Pieces

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HOUR ONE: "Docupoetry" - Have you ever wished there was a different way to read – or hear - the news? For generations, through wars and political u...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Comedian and host Scott Aukerman joins us to talk about turning his hilarious podcast, “Comedy Bang! Bang!” into a book. Also, author Sam Wasson is...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "Deep Time: The Tyranny Of Time" - When you’re on the clock, the hours disappear. Time scarcity is making us and the planet sick. But the...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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RECIPE: One Pot Taco Soup THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) How your protein needs change as you age * (Segment 3) New research on cannabi...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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The innovative stand-up comedian Steven Wright talks about his debut novel, 'Harold.' And screenwriter/actor Guinevere Turner revisits her childho...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "Out Of The Anxiety Box" - It's 7 a.m. You're not even out of bed and you're already worrying. So let's talk about it: How anxious we are...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2023
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait talks about his first stand-up album in 12 years. Also, the award-winning author Megan Abbott on her thriller, "Beware t...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2023
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "Cultivating Wonder" - Maybe there’s something missing in your life you can’t quite explain. It might be that you need to re-discover you...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2023
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Best-selling author Shea Serrano joins us to talk about his latest project – “Primo.” Also, Dennis Lehane talks about his novel, “Small Mercies.” I...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2023
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "Luminous: Is It The Drug Or The Trip?" - Psychedelic therapy is poised to be the next big thing in mental health. But what if you want t...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:59:01