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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

iTunes Ratings

485 Ratings
Average Ratings
423
31
12
9
10

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
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I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah

Doug Fabrizio is the best interviewer in radio

By Lobsterbeard - Mar 31 2019
Read more
No interviewer consistently prepares for interviews as well as Fabrizio.

iTunes Ratings

485 Ratings
Average Ratings
423
31
12
9
10

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
Read more
I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah

Doug Fabrizio is the best interviewer in radio

By Lobsterbeard - Mar 31 2019
Read more
No interviewer consistently prepares for interviews as well as Fabrizio.
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RadioWest

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

Rank #1: The LDS Church’s Alleged $100 Billion Surplus

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This week, the Washington Post reported that a whistleblower filed a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has stockpiled roughly $100 billion in funds in their investment management company, Ensign Peak Advisors.

Dec 20 2019

50mins

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Rank #2: Wendy Wood On Good Habits, Bad Habits

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It’s the New Year and, if you’re anything like us, you’re thinking about at least a couple of things you’d like to change in your day-to-day habits. Researcher Wendy Wood says change isn’t about willpower, but rather tapping into our unconscious selves.

Jan 03 2020

50mins

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Rank #3: Karen Armstrong And The Lost Art Of Scripture

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In her most recent book, The Lost Art of Scripture , religious scholar Karen Armstrong looks into the history of sacred texts, showing how religious practitioners' relationships with them have changed, and how many of us have lost sight of what they were originally written for.

Dec 20 2019

50mins

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Rank #4: Tan France On Why Fashion Matters And His Love For Salt Lake City

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Queer Eye's Tan France takes fashion seriously. It impacts how we carry ourselves and our self-esteem. He joined us this October to talk about growing up, why fashion matters, his love of Salt Lake City and everything else that makes him Naturally Tan . This show originally aired on Oct. 10, 2019.

Dec 27 2019

50mins

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Rank #5: Dave Eggers' Satirical 'Captain And Glory'

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Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire.

Dec 27 2019

50mins

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Rank #6: Writer Pico Iyer And 'Autumn Light'

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Writer Pico Iyer has lived in Japan for 32 years — on a tourist visa. His new book Autumn Light explores life as an outsider in a country he very much feels is home, exploring along the way what home is and how we can communicate by not speaking at all.

Nov 21 2019

50mins

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Rank #7: 2019 Holiday Books Show

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It’s our favorite time of year: The RadioWest Holiday Books Show! Even if you never know what to buy your people for the holidays, choosing new books is easy thanks to recommendations from our panel of local professionals, Catherine Weller, Ken Sanders and Betsy Burton.

Nov 29 2019

49mins

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Rank #8: Social Justice As Ministry: A Conversation With Brittany Packnett

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Activist and podcast host Brittany Packnett says that social justice is her ministry. Packnett spoke about her faith and activism, and how we all can create a more equitable future.

Nov 15 2019

50mins

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Rank #9: Gretchen McCulloch On Why It's OK To Not Punctuate Your Texts

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Do you use punctuation when you text? Do you replace words with emojis? Because Internet author Gretchen McCulloch says the Internet is changing the way we use language everywhere we communicate — not just online.

Nov 28 2019

49mins

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Peggy Orenstein On 'Boys & Sex'

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It’s hard to get boys and young men to talk about sex and intimacy. But that’s just what Peggy Orenstein set out to do when researching her new book Boys & Sex .

Jan 23 2020

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Utah's New Tax Code And The Campaign To Repeal It

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An effort is underway to repeal sweeping changes to the state’s tax code made by legislators last month. Friday, we’re asking what the tax reform package means for Utahns and whether the changes will stick.

Jan 17 2020

49mins

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Ruth Marcus On Brett Kavanaugh's 'Supreme Ambition'

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Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus says Brett Kavanaugh wasn’t on President Trump’s first or second list of SCOTUS nominees. But he’d clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy, and when Kennedy retired, he recommended a replacement — Kavanaugh made the third list.

Jan 16 2020

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Terry Tempest Williams' 'Erosion'

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As an observer of nature, Terry Tempest Williams knows the impact that water, time and wind have a landscape. In her new book “Erosion,” Williams turns her gaze and pen to other types of erosion: the social breakdown of trust, democracy and compassion.

Jan 10 2020

49mins

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The Politics Of Mormon Christianity

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Scholar Terryl Givens says Mormonism is a radical alternative to mainstream Christianity. So why do LDS Republicans sound pretty much like all the other conservatives on the Christian right? This was the question that reporter Lee Hale wanted to answer.

Jan 10 2020

51mins

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Through The Lens: I Am Human

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In the documentary I Am Human , filmmakers Taryn Southern and Elena Gaby follow three subjects whose brains are linked to machines, making them the world's first human cyborgs.

Jan 03 2020

49mins

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Wendy Wood On Good Habits, Bad Habits

Podcast cover
Read more
It’s the New Year and, if you’re anything like us, you’re thinking about at least a couple of things you’d like to change in your day-to-day habits. Researcher Wendy Wood says change isn’t about willpower, but rather tapping into our unconscious selves.

Jan 03 2020

50mins

Play

Dave Eggers' Satirical 'Captain And Glory'

Podcast cover
Read more
Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire.

Dec 27 2019

50mins

Play

Tan France On Why Fashion Matters And His Love For Salt Lake City

Podcast cover
Read more
Queer Eye's Tan France takes fashion seriously. It impacts how we carry ourselves and our self-esteem. He joined us this October to talk about growing up, why fashion matters, his love of Salt Lake City and everything else that makes him Naturally Tan . This show originally aired on Oct. 10, 2019.

Dec 27 2019

50mins

Play

The LDS Church’s Alleged $100 Billion Surplus

Podcast cover
Read more
This week, the Washington Post reported that a whistleblower filed a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has stockpiled roughly $100 billion in funds in their investment management company, Ensign Peak Advisors.

Dec 20 2019

50mins

Play

Karen Armstrong And The Lost Art Of Scripture

Podcast cover
Read more
In her most recent book, The Lost Art of Scripture , religious scholar Karen Armstrong looks into the history of sacred texts, showing how religious practitioners' relationships with them have changed, and how many of us have lost sight of what they were originally written for.

Dec 20 2019

50mins

Play

Radio Hour Episode 14: CIRCLE

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Nothing quite says happy holidays like a futuristic AI take over – which is why our annual Radio Hour is bringing you “a little sentient AI for the holidays.” Join us for Plan-B Theatre Company’s live performance of Utah playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett’s sci-fi experiment, “CIRCLE.”

Dec 13 2019

47mins

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Melanie Mitchell’s Guide To AI For Thinking Humans

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Are robots taking over the world? In her new book about artificial intelligence, Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around AI and asks us to think about it this way: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

Dec 12 2019

50mins

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Through The Lens: 'American Dharma'

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As part of our monthly film series Through the Lens, we’ll examine Academy Award-winning documentarian Errol Morris’ latest film, American Dharma with Dr. David Resha, associate professor of Film Studies at Oxford College of Emory University.

Dec 06 2019

44mins

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Ted Gioia's Subversive Musical History

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As a music historian, Ted Gioia seeks out the stories of musical outsiders. His new book, Music: A Subversive History, explores the impact of music’s concealed influences and the power that music holds over us.

Dec 06 2019

50mins

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2019 Holiday Books Show

Podcast cover
Read more
It’s our favorite time of year: The RadioWest Holiday Books Show! Even if you never know what to buy your people for the holidays, choosing new books is easy thanks to recommendations from our panel of local professionals, Catherine Weller, Ken Sanders and Betsy Burton.

Nov 29 2019

49mins

Play

Gretchen McCulloch On Why It's OK To Not Punctuate Your Texts

Podcast cover
Read more
Do you use punctuation when you text? Do you replace words with emojis? Because Internet author Gretchen McCulloch says the Internet is changing the way we use language everywhere we communicate — not just online.

Nov 28 2019

49mins

Play

Writer Pico Iyer And 'Autumn Light'

Podcast cover
Read more
Writer Pico Iyer has lived in Japan for 32 years — on a tourist visa. His new book Autumn Light explores life as an outsider in a country he very much feels is home, exploring along the way what home is and how we can communicate by not speaking at all.

Nov 21 2019

50mins

Play

Young Brains And Football

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Judge Memorial Catholic High School recently forfeited a football game due to their high number of injured players. When is the risk too high for young, developing brains? We look at parents’ and coaches’ responsibilities to young kids who want to play tackle football, and what drives America’s continuing love affair with the game.

Nov 21 2019

50mins

Play

Social Justice As Ministry: A Conversation With Brittany Packnett

Podcast cover
Read more
Activist and podcast host Brittany Packnett says that social justice is her ministry. Packnett spoke about her faith and activism, and how we all can create a more equitable future.

Nov 15 2019

50mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

485 Ratings
Average Ratings
423
31
12
9
10

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
Read more
I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah

Doug Fabrizio is the best interviewer in radio

By Lobsterbeard - Mar 31 2019
Read more
No interviewer consistently prepares for interviews as well as Fabrizio.