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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Mike Allen, "Smart Brevity - The Power of Saying More with Less"

On this edition of Conversations, Mike Allen talks with host Dan Skinner about “Smart Brevity: The Power of Saying More with Less” which he co-wrote with Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz. Allen is a co-founder of Axios and writes the Axios newsletters “Axios AM,” “Axios PM” and “Axios Finish Line.” He is also an executive producer of the Emmy Award–winning docu-news series, “Axios” on HBO. 


Conversations: Ali Maffucci, "feeding littles & beyond - 100 Baby-Led-Weaning-Friendly Recipes the Whole Family Will Love"

On this edition of Conversations, Ali Maffucci joins host Dan Skinner to talk about “feeding littles & beyond – 100 Baby-Led-Weaning-Friendly Recipes the Whole Family Will Love,” which she co-authored with Judy Delaware, and Megan McNamee. Maffucci is the author of two “New York Times” bestselling cookbooks and the founder of “inspiralized,” the family-friendly food and lifestyle blog and brand. 


Conversations: Dr. Melissa Goldberg Mintz, "Has Your Child Been Traumatized? How to Know and What to Do to Promote Healing and Recovery"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Melissa Goldberg Mintz talks with host Dan Skinner about “Has Your Child Been Traumatized? How to Know and What to Do to Promote Healing and Recovery.” Dr. Melissa Goldberg Mintz is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice who specializes in trauma care. She also holds the title of Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine.


Conversations: Darren Canady, Theatre Lawrence, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"

On this edition of Conversations, Darren Canady talks with host Dan Skinner about “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” Canady is directing the musical production which& opens on September 23 and runs through October 2. The October 1 performance will be Drag Night when the audience is encouraged to dress in drag or their disco finest and join the fun.


Conversations: Suzanne Gordon & Steve Early, "Our Veterans - Winners Losers, Friends, and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs"

On this edition of Conversations, Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early talk with host Dan Skinner about “Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends, and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs” which they co-authored with freelance journalist Jasper Craven.

Conversations: Mara Grunbaum, "Break Down: Explosions, implosions, crashes, crushes, cracks and more... a how things work look at how things don't"

On this edition of Conversations, Mara Grunbaum talks with host Dan Skinner about “Break Down: Explosions, implosions, crashes, crunches, cracks, and more… a HOW THINGS WORK look at how things don’t.” Grunbaum is an award-winning science journalist, editor, and author. Her work has appeared in “Slate,” “Popular Science,” “Discover,” and “Scholastic Science World."


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