Monthly archives for May, 2015

May 8, 2015

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The Texas Coast

Texas is big and the landscape is varied. One of the destinations getting a lot of attention this time of year is the Gulf Coast. That was Typewriter Rodeo’s Kari Anne Roy’s inspiration this week.

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Egocentric Bias

Why do think we contribute more in a group situation than we actually do? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of egocentric bias. It can be pretty destructive, but not necessarily in ways we predict.

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Agenda Texas: Breaking Down the Budget Battle

This week on Agenda Texas, an interview with The Texas Tribune’s Ross Ramsey about what’s holding up passage of the state budget. (here’s a hint…it’s tax cuts)

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May 7, 2015

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The Ticket: Hillary Clinton Officially Joins the 2016 Race; Ep. 3

This week on The Ticket: We’ll break down the presidential announcement video from Hillary Clinton and interview Garry Mauro, a 4-term Texas Land Commissioner, state campaign director for multiple presidential candidates, and unofficial (for now) worker on the Clinton 2016 campaign. The Ticket, a weekly presidential podcast from KUT News and the Texas Tribune hosted by KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune’s Jay Root,…

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May 6, 2015

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May 5th, 2015

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May 4, 2015

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A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 21, 2015)

In Black America presents a conversation with the late Ron Banks, who passed away in 2010. A Detroit native, Banks was lead singer and a founding member of The Dramatics.

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Higher Ed: Where Do Ideas Come From?

No doubt you’ve seen that iconic representation of the moment when a new idea is born. You know – the whole “lightbulb pops up over somebody’s head” graphic. It’s eye-catching for sure, but it turns out that’s not actually how ideas come to us. In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, Jennifer Stayton and…

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KUT Weekend – May 1, 2015

Saying goodbye to Highland Mall….new science on man-made earthquakes challenges Texas regulations….and the billion dollar Quinceañera industry. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Download, listen and subscribe at

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May 1, 2015

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It’s seems like at least weekly these days that we hear about a new way someone is using drones. That was the inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem by David Fruchter.

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