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Interchange – A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture

Host Trish Kerle’ interviews author, Will Fellows, whose book, A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture, documents an American social movement rendered nearly invisible by most historians. Fellows believes there’s ample evidence that gay men have long been extraordinary preservers of history and that this inherent interest is the result of a “psychologic androgyny” of masculine and feminine qualities. He …

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Interchange – Republican Candidates for Monroe County Council

In tonight’s episode of Interchange, host Joe Crawford speaks with six Republican candidates for the Monroe County Council. During our first segment Crawford was joined by Marilyn Brinley, Brian Ellison, Jennifer Mickel and Paul E. White, Sr., who are competing for the Republican nomination for the District 2 seat on the Council. The winner will run against Democrat Ryan Cobine …

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Interchange – GOP Primary Congressional Candidates District 9

Host Alycin Bektesh talks to Mark G. Jones and Kathy Lowe-Heil, the Republican Primary candidates for Indiana Congressional District 9. The current District 9 Representative, Republican Todd Young, declined to join us.

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Interchange – Recommended Listening: The Best of Interchange 2013

Recommended Listening: “The Best of Interchange 2013” Hosts and producers of Interchange chose their favorite shows out forty-Eight original programs produced by Interchange staff and volunteers last year. Programs highlighted tonight: W. Kamau Bell: Jokester Without Borders The Airbrushed Woman: Feminism and Women’s Magazines Kand McQueen: Boys, Girls, and Beyond Christoph Irmscher: Against Complacency: Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” Rahaf Safi and …

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Interchange – Indiana Congressional District 9 Democrats

Host Doug Storm speaks with candidates for the Democratic Primary Election for Indiana Congressional District 9, the seat currently held by Republican Todd Young. Guests: William “Bill” Bailey, James McClure, and J.S. Miller. “What kind of Democrat are you?” Topics include Climate Change, NSA surveillance, and Public Education.

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Interchange – Democratic Primary Candidates for Monroe County Sheriff

Doug Storm hosts the second program focusing on contested Primary elections. In the studio tonight to present their case for election and to detail their knowledge and experience for the office are Michael Pershing, Stephen Sharp, Cathy Smith and Brad Swain. Topics covered are the operations of the department including its funding; the nature of the prison population and how …

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Interchange – Democratic Primary Candidates for Monroe County Clerk

Hosts Trish Kerle and Doug Storm are joined in the studio by Linda Robbins and Ashley Cranor to discuss their reasons for wanting to be elected to the Office of the Clerk of Monroe County. Linda Robbins is the incumbent for this position, becoming Monroe County Clerk in January of 2011.  And Ashley Cranor, the primary challenger, is currently Grants …

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Interchange – W. Kamau Bell: Jokester Without Borders

Host Trish Kerle’ welcomes comedian W. Kamau Bell, whose work openly challenges racism, sexism, homophobia, and more. The New Y0rk Times called Kamau “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years.”  Face Full of Flour, his standup comedy album, was named one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010 by iTunes and Punchline Magazine.  His …

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Interchange – Minded By Algorithms: Digitizing the Word

Host Doug Storm talks with Ted Striphas, an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication & Culture at Indiana University and the author of the 2009 title The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control, about the ways that book technology has evolved and the ways in which humans evolved with it.  In discussing the digitization …

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Interchange – Marx, Darwin, and Kinsey, Oh My: Creationism and Anti-Communism in Modern America

Do you think Darwin’s Origin of Species undermines a belief in the veracity of the creation as told in Genesis? If you think so, what does that say about your worldview? Will your politics be revealed? Does your belief in Yahweh or any other god, or lack of belief in such constructs, really matter in the larger picture of how …

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