V&B: Primate Social Behavior

Listen back to Doctors Anthony DiFiore and Rebecca Lewis, both biological anthropologists at the University of Texas at Austin who study several species of primates and primate social behavior, as they talk with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy about the what we have in common with monkeys and apes, how they got into the field, and what to look out for in the years to ahead.

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V&B: Cowboy Poetry Set to Music

What it means to bring your home and your place into your work, however international it may be. Why is it important to “go back to your roots”

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V&B: The Great War and Its Legacy, 100 Years Later

Harry Ransom Center’s recent exhibition “The World at War, 1914–1918.” The exhibit marks the centenary of the start of World War I, and seeks to recover the deeply personal experience of the war.

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V&B: Steven Weinberg – A Life in Science

Steven Weinberg is Nobel laureate in Physics and theoretical physicist who is an outspoken thinker on topics ranging from nuclear weapons to atheism. Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy as she sits down with Weinberg to talk about the extraordinary life and career of one of the greatest minds of the 20th century.

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V&B: It Ain’t Braggin’ The Game Show

We kicked off the new year with a game show twist! KUT’s Ben Philpott and Texas Tribune’s Reeve Hamilton host contestants: Meredith Walker of Amy
Poehler’s Smart Girls and Kevin Russell of Shinyribs for an evening that will test your Texas savvy and tickle your funny bone!

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V&B: Jazz Legend Leonard Bernstein

The life, legend and music of the great Leonard Bernstein. Rabbi, jazz historian and musician Neil Blumofe joins KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with a live jazz ensemble to talk about his legacy.

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V&B: Re-imagining Tradition

We explore the role tradition plays in shaping our identities and building community and what goes into revamping an iconic institution like the nutcracker ballet.

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V&B: The Legacy of Doug Sahm

Listen back as our special guests talk stories and music from the life of Doug Sahm.

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V&B: Chet Baker, His Life and Music

Jazz historian and musician Rabbi Neil Blumofe joins KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with a live jazz ensemble to talk about the haunting music and life of trumpeter Chet Baker.

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V&B: The Psychology of Fear

What is fear and what is going on in our brains when we experience fear? Join us as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke to discuss fear and the brain.

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V&B: The Ins and Outs of ObamaCare

How does ObamaCare work in Texas? Join KUT’s Veronica Zaragovia and Ben Philpott along with a panel of experts to explore the ins and outs of Obama Care.

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V&B: Frank Sinatra and The Art of Image

Who was Frank Sinatra? What can his legacy teach us? Did he get his wish?

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V&B: Spaces, Stuff and Ourselves

We take a look at our spaces, our stuff and ourselves with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, UT Professor Sam Gosling Author of “Snoop: What your stuff says about you”, and architect Christopher Travis. What is the psychological functions our homes can serve? How do people shape the spaces around them? And what we can learn about behavior from things?

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V&B: The Business of Getting Married

We talk about some of the most beautiful moments, lucrative gigs and crazy brides ever encountered while working in the field of matrimony.

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V&B: A Band Called Death

Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols and the Ramones, there was Death. Formed in 1971 by three teenage brothers in Detroit, Michigan, the African-American group is widely acknowledged as being one of the first punk bands.

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V&B: Down and Dirty with the Hammond B-3 Organ

Hear about what makes the Hammond so unique and significant, and hear some of Austin’s greatest B-3 players tickle the keys!!

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V&B: Creativity and Depression

Depression and creativity, how to look at both concepts from various perspectives.

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V&B: The Life and Legacy of Edith Piaf

Poet and historian Bette Oliver discusses Piaf’s life; from her impoverished childhood raised in a Paris brothel by her grandmother, to her turbulent career as a street singer and her ultimate legacy as the voice which embodied the idea of French resilience and passion in the wake of the destruction caused by WWII.

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