September 16, 2012
1:31 am
Fri September 14, 2012

The Reds and the Post-Season

WVXU's Maryanne Zeleznik

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with John Erardi from the Cincinnati  Enquirer about the success of this year's Cincinnati Reds team.

On the Money with Chris DeSimio
1:30 am
Fri September 14, 2012

John Bowling - Bowling Portfolio Management

On the Money with Chris DeSimio is John Bowling, retired founder of Bowling Portfolio Management, discussing the effects of current events on the market.

Music Festival Back for 2012
1:30 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Midpoint Music Festival

A scene from a prior Midpoint Music Festival

The 2012 version of the Midpoint Music Festival is coming at the end of the month, so organizers Dan McCabe and Venomous Valdez stopped by the studio to talk with Mark Perzel about this year’s music AND film festival.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fonts
1:30 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Author Simon Garfield

"Just My Type" by Simon Garfield

It wasn’t that long ago that any talk of fonts was left to graphic designers and printers. Now, everyone knows what fonts are, which they like, which they don’t, and the brief dominance of Comic Sans! Simon Garfield, the author of Just My Type: A Book About Fonts joins Mark Perzel to talk about his amusing book detailing everything you’d want to know about fonts

Time To Get Outside
1:30 am
Fri September 14, 2012

The Great Outdoor Weekend

Get outside during the Great Outdoor Weekend!

Brewster Rhoads from the Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about next weekend’s Great Outdoor Weekend, an opportunity to participate in over one hundred environmentally friendly activities around the area.

September 15, 2012
1:30 am
Fri September 14, 2012

The Week in Review

WVXU's Jay Hanselman

Jay Hanselman takes a look at some of the week's top news stories.

StoryCorps
10:03 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

From Topless Bar To Biology: A Love Story

Biologists Philip and Susan McClinton started their life together, in 1972, in a very different place.
StoryCorps

Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 11:56 am

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The Two-Way
7:01 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Have Foreign Policy Questions? 'Weekend Edition' Will Try To Answer Them

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 7:05 pm

Our friends at Weekend Edition are trying something different starting this weekend. They're calling on NPR reporters to answer some of your questions on different topics.

Here's how they explain it:

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The Two-Way
6:54 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Was The American Consulate Attack In Benghazi Planned?

Broken furniture outside the U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on Thursday, following an attack on the building late on September 11.
Gianluigi Guercia AFP/Getty Images

One of the biggest questions still outstanding about the attack on a United States consulate in Libya is whether it was planned or whether it was the result of a protest against a U.S.-made film that criticizes the Prophet Muhammad.

The attack killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

The bottom line is that nothing is firm. But NPR's Leila Fadel reports that Libya's Deputy Interior Minister, Wanis al Sharef, said this was a sophisticated two-prong attack.

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The Two-Way
5:57 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

The First Amendment: Why The Muhammad Film Is Protected Speech

Protesters carry an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday.
Nasser Nasser AP

The First Amendment guarantee of free speech is in the spotlight this week. If you haven't kept up, a U.S.-produced film depicting the Prophet Muhammad in a less than flattering way has inflamed the Arab world.

In a lot of ways, the story is showing how the sweeping nature of the First Amendment puts the United States at odds with most of the world.

That rift was perhaps most evident when you compare the statements of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and that of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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