Writer and Media Inventor Robin Sloan’s first novel is a mix of old and new, a meld of modern technology and medieval mystery, cults, quests and intrigue. He discusses the book, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, and how he combined all of his different interests to create one fascinating read.
Everyone has heard the stories of how Bobby Mackey’s nightclub in Northern Kentucky is haunted. Now, local author Dan Smith has written the definitive book on these tales, Ghosts of Bobby Mackey's Music World, and he joins Lee Hay to talk about the history of the location, the violence that happened there, and his own personal paranormal experiences.
If one food continues to define our city, it’s Cincinnati-style chili. Brian O’Donnell is joined in the studio by Dan Woellert, author of the new book, The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chilli, which traces this specialized dish from early inception to the growth of a variety of chili parlors. Also joining in the conversation are Chris Kiradjief and his Uncle John Kiradjief from the Empress Chili restaurants.