Hour 1
Eric Baker, co-owner of the Mo Money Pawn Shop, poses for a photo at the shop Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Phoenix.  (AP)

American gun policy front and center in the 2016 campaigns after the shootings in Oregon. We’ll look at who stands where on guns.

Hour 2
In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, photo, Dorothy McIntosh Shuemake, mother of Alison Shuemake, browses a picture collage of her daughter at her home, in Middletown, Ohio. Alison Shuemake, 18, died Aug. 26, after a suspected heroin overdose. (AP)

American addiction. From prescription painkillers to heroin. The numbers are staggering. Why?

Oct 5, 2015
Singer-songwriter Sara Barielles on the cover of her new memoir, "Sounds Like Me." (Courtesy Simon & Schuster)

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles goes fully confessional in her new memoir, “Sounds Like Me.” She joins us.

Oct 5, 2015
The newest version of the Apple mobile iOS system allows ad-blocking software on mobile browsing for the first time. (Abdullah Syahbal / Flickr)

Are ad–blocking, bots, and mobile gutting economic viability of the internet? We’ll take a close look.

Oct 2, 2015
Max Martin accepts the award for best producer of the year, non-classical at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (AP)

The software of hit songs now. We’ll look at the algorithms, computer generated beats and producers making it happen for Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and more.

Oct 2, 2015
Candles spelling UCC for Umpqua Community College, are displayed at a candlelight vigil for those killed during a fatal shooting at the school, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. (AP)

A deadly shooting at an Oregon community college. Putin and Obama at the UN. The capture of Kunduz. Water on Mars. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Oct 1, 2015
Josh Baldonado, an administrative assistant at Brown & Brown Insurance, works at a treadmill desk in the firms offices in Carmel, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP)

The end of sitting at work. A new call to get up off our chairs. To stand and move! We’ll look at how that works.

Oct 1, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the Des Moines Youth Summit, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at Creative Visions in Des Moines, Iowa.  (AP)

Senator Bernie Sanders joins us to make the case for why he should be the next President of the United States. We will “Feel the Bern” with Bernie Sanders.

Nov 1, 2013
During a Washington, DC Catholic Mass, Pope Francis formally canonized California founding figure Junipero Serra. We looked at the legacy of the 'Imperial Priest' in early America. [Listen Back]
Jun 16, 2015
The beloved novel "Alice in Wonderland" turns 150 this year, and New York City is celebrating with an ongoing series of special events and exhibits. We looked at the real story behind Alice earlier this summer. [Listen Back]
Dec 11, 2014
Life on Mars? Why not? With the news that running liquid water has been discovered on the surface of the Red Planet, and the recent release of the film version of "The Martian," why not listen back to our hour on human life on Mars? [Listen Back]
Aug 6, 2015
The Broadway musical "Amazing Grace" -- which tells the remarkable true story behind the classic song's origins -- announced it will close in New York City on October 25. We looked at the music and message back in August. [Listen Back]
Aug 8, 2014
While more and more college athletes and advocates have been calling for student athlete pay, a recent ruling from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals suggests the NCAA won't have to pay beyond full tuition. We looked at the case last summer. [Listen Back]
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Our Week In The Web: October 2, 2015
Friday, October 2, 2015

We say hello again to our email address (since so many of you did this week) and goodbye to the Log Lady.

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Interview With Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Count Me As A Radical’
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is making waves in the 2016 Presidential race, and he joined us today from the US Capitol to explain how his campaign message is connecting with voters around the country.

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Our Week In The Web: September 25, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015

But seriously — where ARE our podcasts running off to? Plus, more Jewel.

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Our Week In The Web: September 18, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015

What’s up with our (now all-better) podcast feed, and what you can do to help that glitch from happening again.

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