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  • Jane Austen ring goes up for auction

     
    A ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....
  • Rep. A Bag of Rocks, I-GA

     
    By Megan Crepeau Did you hear the one about the super-conservative Georgia Congressman who ran unopposed and inspired more than 4000 voters to write in "Charles Darwin?" But wait! There's more! Wonkette picked over the full list of write-in votes......
  • Movie Review: 'Creation'

    Movie Review: 'Creation'
    Rating: 2 stars Recap: Fascinating facets of Charles Darwin's life, family and work are explored in Jon Amiel's "Creation." Real-life couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly portray Darwin and his wife, Emma. Review: "Try as he might to work three...
  • Milt Program Guide Feb 09

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND A NIGHT WITH MICHAEL PENNINGTON Tonight we will be joined by an accomplished British Shakespearean actor, namely Michael Pennington.  We’ll discuss Shakespeare, Pennington’s long and distinguished career, and the one-...
  • "The Danger Box" by Blue Balliett

    "The Danger Box" by Blue Balliett
    "The Danger Box" By Blue Balliett Scholastic, $16.99, 320 pages (ages 9-12) "Every book is a box of ideas. /Every book that shares secrets is a Danger Box." And thus author Blue Balliett launches our exploration into the world of Zoomy Chamberlain, a...
  • 10 things you might not know about birthdays

    10 things you might not know about birthdays
    Some impressive birthdays have been celebrated lately, including the 200th of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on the same day in 1809. Let's blow out 10 more candles to celebrate these facts: 1. A "leapling" or "leaper" is a person born...
  • Blend tech know-how with marketing, writing skills

    Blend tech know-how with marketing, writing skills
    Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Yelp, YouTube: Nowadays, just about everyone seems to use at least one of these social media Web sites. That's because social media is unbeatable for catching up with old friends, meeting new ones and getting the latest...
  • Eddie Izzard works in 'boy mode'

    Eddie Izzard works in 'boy mode'
    Fans of Eddie Izzard and his over-the-top-fabulousness beware: His attire on stage at the Nokia Theatre this weekend will be a decided departure from his earlier flamboyance. Wrapping up lunch at a Lower East Side bistro, Izzard warns that on this...
  • 'Rewilding the World' by Caroline Fraser and 'Coyote at the Kitchen Door' by Stephen DeStefano

    'Rewilding the World' by Caroline Fraser and 'Coyote at the Kitchen Door' by Stephen DeStefano
    Rewilding the World Dispatches From the Conservation Revolution Caroline Fraser Metropolitan Books: 402 pp., $28.50 Coyote at the Kitchen Door Living With Wildlife in Suburbia Stephen DeStefano Harvard University Press: 224 pp., $24.95 "Over the...
  • Extension 720 October 2009 Program Guide

    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH SAMUEL JOHNSON In honor of the 300th anniversary of the birth of poet, essayist, critic, and lexicographer Samuel Johnson, we welcome to the studio June Sawyers, a Johnson expert and writer of a one-man play based on the life of...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, January 2007

    Milt leads and overview of Victorian literature--including discussion of Charles Dickens, Matthew Arnold, Charlotte Bronte, Charles Darwin and more--with Lawrence Poston, professor emeritus of English at the University of Illinois Chicago, and Micael...