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"BETA" features playful and provocative profiles of the people changing our world through arts, culture and technology. The program is hosted by Doug Gordon and airs Saturdays at 9 a.m. on the NPR News & Classical Network and 11 a.m. on The Ideas Network.

Latest Episodes

Episode 110: Live From New York, It's Sneakers And Video Games

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan dives deep with her latest book, “Manhattan Beach.” And, poet and critic Kenneth Goldsmith offers his love letter to the Big Apple. Plus, “Too Many Cooks” creator Casper Kelly is back with another viral video and Nicholas Smith talks about the footprint sneakers have had on American culture.

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Episode 110: Live From New York, It's Sneakers And Video Games

Episode 208: Clever Enough to Hatch a Scheme Like This

Documentary filmmaker Erin Lee Carr reflects on the loss of her father, the celebrated journalist David Carr. And Onalaska’s own Mark Proksch on his accidental path to stardom. Also, guitarist and composer Steve Tibbetts on how exploring the world influences his music.

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Episode 208: Clever Enough to Hatch a Scheme Like This

Episode 109: Boundless and Bare

Amber Ruffin is the pioneering performer and writer for “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” She talks about why her comedy is finding a home in a charged climate. Plus, “Room to Dream” author Kristine McKenna collaborated for a biography/memoir with David Lynch. And, writer Kirk Walker Graves unpacks the significance of Kanye West’s masterpiece “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”.

-1 s2 weeks ago
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Episode 109: Boundless and Bare

Latest Episodes

Episode 110: Live From New York, It's Sneakers And Video Games

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan dives deep with her latest book, “Manhattan Beach.” And, poet and critic Kenneth Goldsmith offers his love letter to the Big Apple. Plus, “Too Many Cooks” creator Casper Kelly is back with another viral video and Nicholas Smith talks about the footprint sneakers have had on American culture.

-1 s1 days ago
Comments
Episode 110: Live From New York, It's Sneakers And Video Games

Episode 208: Clever Enough to Hatch a Scheme Like This

Documentary filmmaker Erin Lee Carr reflects on the loss of her father, the celebrated journalist David Carr. And Onalaska’s own Mark Proksch on his accidental path to stardom. Also, guitarist and composer Steve Tibbetts on how exploring the world influences his music.

-1 s1 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 208: Clever Enough to Hatch a Scheme Like This

Episode 109: Boundless and Bare

Amber Ruffin is the pioneering performer and writer for “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” She talks about why her comedy is finding a home in a charged climate. Plus, “Room to Dream” author Kristine McKenna collaborated for a biography/memoir with David Lynch. And, writer Kirk Walker Graves unpacks the significance of Kanye West’s masterpiece “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”.

-1 s2 weeks ago
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Episode 109: Boundless and Bare

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