humor http://kuow.org en Julia Sweeney's Comedic Journey From Spokane To China http://kuow.org/post/julia-sweeneys-comedic-journey-spokane-china <p>Julia Sweeney is a comedian, actress and author. She performed four seasons on <em>Saturday Night Live</em> and now has a new book of memoirs titled, "If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother." Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:53:07 +0000 Kara McDermott & the conversation with ross reynolds & kara 13546 at http://kuow.org Julia Sweeney's Comedic Journey From Spokane To China The Farm Bill, Science News, And Stan Freberg http://kuow.org/post/farm-bill-science-news-and-stan-freberg <p><strong>Farm Bill Is Defeated</strong><br>It used to be relatively easy to pass the Farm Bill.&nbsp; Not this time.&nbsp; The Bill was defeated in the House&nbsp; What happened?&nbsp; What does that mean for farmers and people on food stamps?&nbsp; <a href="http://www.thetakeaway.org/people/todd-zwillich/">Todd Zwillich </a>the Washington correspondent for The Takeaway explains what’s next for the Farm Bill.</p><p><strong>The News From Space</strong><br>NBC News Digital science editor <a href="http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/">Alan Boyle</a> discusses the latest news in physical and space science.</p><p><strong>A Conversation With Stan Freberg</strong><br>Stan Freberg is a well-loved humorist and satirist of radio and television.&nbsp; He and his wife Hunter Freberg appear live in the KUOW studios to reflect on his career. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Video highlights from our interview with the Frebergs</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/Cm4thN5G3rI Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15326 at http://kuow.org The Farm Bill, Science News, And Stan Freberg Poet Calvin Trillin Puts Presidential Politics In Verse http://kuow.org/post/poet-calvin-trillin-puts-presidential-politics-verse <p></p><p>Journalist <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/calvin_trillin/search?contributorName=calvin%20trillin">Calvin Trillin</a>&nbsp;is a longtime writer for The New Yorker and&nbsp;The Nation magazine's "Deadline Poet." He has published more than 20 books, ranging from memoir ("About Alice") to humor ("Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff<em>").&nbsp;</em>His latest book, "Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse," is a poetic recap of the memorable milestones along the campaign trail. Trillin joins us to reflect on the people, pitfalls and promises of the 2012 campaign.</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Marcie Sillman 4794 at http://kuow.org Poet Calvin Trillin Puts Presidential Politics In Verse