Week In Review
Host Bill Radke and his guests make sense of the week's news. New episode every Friday.
Words In Review: Why are 'genre films' everywhere, all at once?
Jamie Lee Curtis just shouted out to genre films. A Seattle film fest is showing them this week. Two Seattle cinephiles tell Bill Radke why the call for “outsider” films is coming from inside the house!
Week in Review: Legislature, Covid, and transit fare enforcement
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with political analyst Joni Balter, freelance journalist Joanne Silberner, and KUOW’s Monica Nickelsburg
Words In Review: Should Seattle be a 'work of art'?
A Seattle writer says living in a city should feel like a work of art. Can our buildings be “art” and still be affordable?
Week in Review: police pursuits, “pink tax,” and housing
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with Seattle Times Isabella Breda, Insider’s Katherine Long, and KUOW’s Libby Denkmann.
Words In Review: Why everything is a 'dive bar'
Seattle sure has a lot of clean, pleasant, well-appointed “dive bars.” Bill Radke asks why this term has taken over our watering holes.
Week in Review: trees, jail, ferries
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with Seattle Times Amanda Zhou, Seattle Met’s Allison Williams, and South Seattle Emerald/Seattle Times Marcus Harrison Green.
Week in Review: The state of Seattle, abortion, and ChatGPT in the arts
Week in Review guest host Mike Lewis discusses the news with Publicola’s Erica Barnett, KUOW’s Mike Davis, and freelance health journalist Joanne Silberner.
Words In Review: Police fleeing SPD; Residents leaving town. Is this a Seattle 'exodus'?
Bill Radke talks with Jacob Beckert, a PhD candidate in the U.W. History Department who specializes in Jewish Studies, about what qualifies as an "exodus."
Week in Review: Amazon, legislature, and housing
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with Seattle Channel’s Brian Callanan, Seattle Times Claudia Rowe, and Puget Sound Business Journal’s Alex Halverson.
Word in Review: Do we 'love' too many things?
Every week, Bill Radke asks listeners to name a word they hear that seems misplaced or overused. This week’s listener, Claire Carter, is thinking about Valentine’s Day.
Week in Review: Bing, violent crime, and school closures
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with Jane C. Hu, Karen Weise and Joni Balter.
'Iconic,' 'legendary,' 'tragic.' What words need a reboot?
Have you noticed how we often don’t say what we mean? Or we use language to hide something, or to frighten, or flatter, or insult, or get clicks? Meanwhile we’re devaluing some wonderful, precise language.