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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: Susan Goldberg, "America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs"

On this edition of Conversations, Susan Goldberg talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic’s “America The Beautiful: A Story in Pictures.” Goldberg is an award-winning journalist and Editor in Chief of National Geographic and Editorial Director of National Geographic Partners. 


Conversations: Dr. Marisa Porges, "What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Girls"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Marisa Porges talks with host Dan Skinner about “What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous and Resilient Girls.” She is currently the eighth head of The Baldwin School, a 130-year-old all-girls school outside of Philadelphia renowned for academic excellence and for preparing girls to be leaders and change makers.


Conversations: Khyati Joshi, "White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi talks with host Dan Skinner about “White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.” Joshi is a scholar and thought leader on the intersecting issues of race, religion and immigration in the United States. Her writings, speeches, and course work focus on promoting cultural and religious pluralism. 


Conversations: Jennifer Taub, "Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime"

On this edition of Conversations, Jennifer Taub talks with host Dan Skinner about “Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime.” Taub is a legal scholar and advocate whose writing focuses on “follow the money” matters — promoting transparency and opposing corruption.


Conversations: Alexis Henderson, "The Year of the Witching"

On this edition of Conversations, Alexis Henderson talks with host Dan Skinner about her debut novel, “The Year of the Witching.” Alexis Henderson is a speculative fiction writer with a penchant for dark fantasy, witchcraft and cosmic horror. She grew up in one of America’s most haunted cities, Savannah, Georgia, which instilled in her a life-long love of ghost stories. 


Conversations: Steve Burk, Upcoming Concerts at Grace Cathedral

On this edition of Conversations, Steve Burk talks with host Dan Skinner about upcoming concerts at Grace Cathedral in Topeka including the 23rd Annual "Silents in the Cathedral" film showing which will be broadcast on KTWU public TV and their first in-person concert since before the pandemic. Burk is the music director at the Grace Cathedral in Topeka. 


Conversations: Lisa Woodruff, "The Paper Solution: What to Shred, What to Save, and How to Stop it From Taking Over Your Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Lisa Woodruff talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Paper Solution: What to Shred, What to Save, and How to Stop It From Taking Over Your Life.” Woodruff founded Organize365 in 2012. Since then, it has become the go-to brand for paper organization, offering podcasts, organizational products and professional certifications.


Conversations: Sue Stuart-Smith, "The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature"

On this edition of Conversations, Sue Stuart-Smith joins host Dan Skinner to talk about “The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature.” Stuart-Smith is a prominent psychiatrist and psychotherapist in the United Kingdom as well as being an avid gardener. Her husband is Tom Stuart-Smith, a celebrated garden designer.


Conversations: Mauro Guillén, "2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything"

On this edition of Conversations, Mauro Guillén talks with host Dan Skinner about “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything.” Guillén is one of the world’s foremost experts on demographic, economic and business trends. He teaches at the Wharton School.


Conversations: T. Jefferson Parker, "Then She Vanished"

On this edition of Conversations, T. Jefferson Parker talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest installment in his Roland Ford series, “Then She Vanished.” Parker’s first novel, "Laguna Heat," was published to rave reviews in 1985 and was made into a movie. His subsequent bestselling novels, all dealing with crime, life and death, have also been set in Southern California. 


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