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Review: Iron Jawed Angels

Aug 31, 2012

An important part of the upcoming election will be how women vote. Cincinnati World Cinema is presenting the film Iron Jawed Angels, the story of suffragettes Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, who put their lives on the line to win the fight for women’s right to vote. Larry Thomas has a review of this film, which stars Hilary Swank, Frances O’Connor, Julia Ormond, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston and others.

Cincinnati Magazine Contributing Editor Julie Irwin Zimmerman talks with Mark Perzel about her two articles in the September edition: one about Antioch College and the other, a profile of Jane Portman.

Smale Riverfront Park

Aug 31, 2012
Ann Thompson / WVXU

Behind all the fountains and splash pools at Cincinnati’s Smale Riverfront Park, there is underground technology that saves energy and water. Take a tour with Ann Thompson in Focus on Technology.

Time again for the Cincinnati Film Festival! Mark Perzel welcomes Latria Roberts, director of outreach, and Kat Steele, executive director, to discuss the 3rd Annual Cincinnati Film Festival running September 6-14 at locations around town. Screenings will include the world premiere of the James Franco/Winona Ryder film The Letter and a Cincy showcase.

Aug 31, 2012

Thane Maynard welcomes Craig Young and his son, Michael, to talk about a new mobile app they have created called to not only increase environmentally positive behaviors, but to also raise needed funds for the Cincinnati Zoo and other environmental organizations.

Ohio Public Radio's Statehouse News Bureau presents a report on Ohio's State Budget and an update on Ohio's job situation.

West End Walking Tour

Aug 31, 2012

Julie Carpenter, director of the Betts House, joins Mark Perzel to discuss the September 8 guided walking tour that will explore the history and architecture of the Betts Longworth Historic District in the West End, and the Italianate homes mixed with 19th century farmhouses and early 20th century gems.

Author Kerry Reichs

Aug 31, 2012

Author Kerry Reichs talks with Mark Perzel about her second novel, What You Wish For, which follows five individuals as they make decisions about building a family and the obstacles in the way. It explores issues facing single parents, unexpected parents, issues with fertility, and those who decide to not have children

Tommy John surgery

Aug 31, 2012

As the Washington Nationals consider shutting down pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg to save his arm after Tommy John surgery, questions have been raised about this procedure and long term effects on a pitcher. Ken Rusche from Oxford Physical Therapy is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to discuss Tommy John surgery and pitching.

Rich Boehne of E.W. Scripps

Aug 31, 2012

From selling subscriptions to the Cincinnati Post as a teen, to now serving as president and chief executive officer of the E.W. Scripps Company he is Rich Boehne and he will be On the Money with Chris DeSimio to discuss today’s media landscape.

The Week in Review

Aug 31, 2012

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

Review: Killer Joe

Aug 24, 2012

Theoretically speaking, what might you get if you put the collected works of Tennessee Williams, John Waters and Quentin Tarantino in a blender and then ran it through a projector? I’m guessing you would get a film on the order of Killer Joe, the latest film from Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, who gave us The French Connection, The Exorcist, and one of my favorites, The Night They Raided Minsky's.

Ann Thompson’s Focus on Technology reports researchers are developing tissue chips that accurately model human organs, such as the lungs, liver and heart. As a result, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s and others may be able to test new drugs faster, safer, and more cost effectively than present methods.

Author David Gillham

Aug 24, 2012

Local author David Gillham talks with Mark Perzel about his new novel, City of Women, based in World War II Berlin.

Evan Wallis of Soapbox Cincinnati joins Mark Perzel to discuss all things biking in Cincinnati, including bike sharing, advice for bikers and drivers about sharing the road, the new Bike Center at the Banks, and more. Evan wrote all about biking in the August 14, 2012 Soapbox Cincinnati.