ByThe conversation with ross reynolds•Jul 29, 2013
Ballots are out for the August primary election. How are you voting? Seattle voters will decide on city council and school board positions, a parks levy, and which two candidates will face off in November’s mayoral race. Ballots are due back in the mail or an official ballot return box by August 6. Ross Reynolds talks to callers about what’s on the ballot and how they’ll be voting.
Seattle School Board Elections Six candidates are vying for two seats. The top 2 candidates in each district will advance to the general election in November. KUOW's education reporter Ann Dornfeld reports.
Writer Susan Orlean Susan Orlean spends a lot of time working on her nonfiction. She spent ten years researching her most recent book “Rin Tin Tin.” What does it mean to devote yourself to a subject, almost to the point of obsession? We listen back to our conversation with Susan Orlean about her process and her passions.
Radio Retrospective: Radio Gets Involved In Hollywood Last week, we looked at how Hollywood actors fared on the radio. Today we take a look at how radio adapted to the big screen. Movie stars often wandered off the mic during radio dramas because they were used to moving. Radio stars were the opposite. They were often too rigid, and had trouble working with props and delivering their lines simultaneously. Adapting radio scripts for feature length movies was another challenge. Did any radio-based skill succeed in film?
Recommended Eating Food writer Sara Dickerman joins us with a lunch recommendation. Prefer to cook for yourself? She also has a pick for a great cookbook!