Plimoth Plantation’s Deputy Director discusses how Plimoth Plantation attempts to portray the Pilgrims and their native neighbors as accurately as possible plus a preview of the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower.
The owner of the Brattle Book Shop previews the annual Boston Antiquarian Book Fair and the future of books in the digital age
BU’s Presidential Historian talks about the Trump impeachment hearings—what the Constitution says about impeachment and how the process is supposed to proceed
The owner of Hub Comics gives an overview of American comics—the birth of superheroes, the politicization of comics during World War 2 and the 1950’s, the diversification of the comic universe in the 1960’s and 70’s and comics’ influence on American popular culture and vice versa.
The tour boat captain at Classic Harbor Line Cruises looks at the ecology and geography of Boston Harbor and the impact of booming seaport construction on the harbor. He also talks about some upcoming tours
Fenway Park's Groundskeeper and Author of One Base at a Time How I Survived PTDS and Found My Field of Dreams discusses his multi-yearlong struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
The Founder of Derby Street Tours and Salme historian talks about how superstition, stereotype, and mob psychology resulted in the Salem Witch Trials
The Surgical Oncologist at Boston Medical Center honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a look at the signs, symptoms, and treatments for breast cancer and why early detection remains important.
The owner of Pemberton Garden Services explains how to prepare your lawns and gardens for winter and talks about the impact of climate change on gardening in New England.
The Author talks about her latest book, Careful What You Wish For and how to write a mystery novel: plotting, character, and misdirection.
The Psychologist talks about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of Internet addiction.
The Author of Forgotten Civilizations: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past & Future talks about whether solar storms/plasma caused global climate changes in the Earth’s past and whether we’re on the cusp of another.
The Boston Vegetarian Society Spokesman promotes the 24th Boston Veg fest next weekend and talks about the health and environmental benefits of eating vegetarian, and the increasing popularity of plant-based proteins
The Author of Opium: How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World talks about the history of opium—from prehistoric times to the present—and call for new approaches to dealing with addiction and the opioid epidemic.
The Assistant Professor of History at Texas State University updates us on Brexit, Boris Johnson’s efforts to meet a Halloween deadline to withdraw his country from the European Union and how the British government and judicial system are responding.
The Director of Education at the Salem Witch Museum along with the play Director preview Saltonstall’s Trial, a new play that examines the Salem Witch Trials and the forces in 17th century New England that led to the persecution of innocent people.
The Author of Why Will No One Play with Me? Tells us about her new book and why some children have a difficult time fitting in and how parents can help socially awkward kids
BU’s Presidential Historian looks at the Founding Father’s definition of impeachment and what Congress’ decision to investigate President Trump means for the Presidency, the nation, and Trump, himself.
The Spiritual Medium gives practical advice on how to develop your intuitive abilities.
The guys from Boston Fisheries Foundation talk about the impact of government regulations meant to protect fishery resources on the bottom line of area fishermen
The Nuclear Arms Expert talks about what the end of the US-Russian Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty means for arms control, if the Iran Nuclear Treaty was detrimental to peace, what’s going on with North Korea’s nuclear program and the significance of the shutdowns of the Pilgrim and Three Mile Island nuclear power plants.
The Director of the Technology & Social Change Research Program at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center explains how governments, companies, and political activists collect and weaponize digital information to manipulate public opinion.
The Mass General Psychologist talks about Hoarding. When does collecting become a mental health and safety issue and how do friends and families of hoarders help?
The BU International Relations and Political Science Professor takes a look at recent political, environmental, and economic issues in Africa including the death of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, formation of the African Continental Free Trade Area, Sudan after Omar al Bashir, and the ongoing construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
The Author of Tech Titans of China talks about how China has become a global tech and venture superpower and the implications for the United States