• News/Talk
  • Music
  • Entertainment

People & Life

People & Life on Weekend America


  • The (Not So Super) Sonics

    The Seattle SuperSonics watch a lead dwindle.

    As the NBA All-Star Game tips off in New Orleans, you may notice something missing -- a Seattle SuperSonic. The team's having a terrible year with one of the worst records in the league. But fans in Seattle aren't worrying much about the wins and losses. They're just wondering if there will be a team next year. The owners want to move the team to Oklahoma City as soon as next season. Are fans having a hard time rooting for the home team? Weekend America's John Moe investigates.

  • Concert Memories

    Bobbye Larson

    Weekend America asked listeners about their best and worst concert memories, and we got an outpouring of responses.

  • Black History: Barack Obama to Timbuktu

    University at Sankore

    Of course we'll hear about Dr. King and Malcom X, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass during Black History Month, but of course, there's more. Dr. Lisbeth Gant-Britton, a UCLA professor, says specialty months are important to remind people that there are great people of all kinds and that diversity is the foundation upon which this country was built.

  • The Kids are All Right

    Listeners took issue with our panelists' take on the intentions of children. We take the opportunity to learn about the history of children's rights.

  • A Sighting in Stephenville


    Since the alleged UFO sighting in Stephenville, Texas on Jan. 8, the town of almost 17,000 has been a buzz. News crews and UFO investigators have taken over the town with the common goal of finding out what it is people really saw. Some locals shared their stories with Weekend America.

  • Songs in the Dead of Winter

    Bon Iver

    Last year, Bon Iver, aka Justin Vernon, holed up in his father's hunting cabin, far away from everything and everyone. His band had just fallen apart, he was sick in bed for three months and he broke up with his girlfriend. He tells us about the time he spent alone in with the Wisconsin winter and the music he made.

  • One Thing: A Chat With the Producers

    From Sudan to Omaha

    Producers Ann Hepermann and Kara Oehler found so many compelling stories of refugees and the special thing they brought with them, that they couldn't fit them all into the One Thing Series. They share some of stories and special moments with host Bill Radke.

  • How To Tell A Joke

    Whatever happened to jokes? Not just saying something funny, but a real joke with a set up and punchline. Guest host John Moe asks Chris Cashman of Seattle, the recent winner of a joke-telling contest.

  • Seeing Snowflakes

    Stellar Dendrite

    Kenneth Libbrecht photographs snowflakes. To do so, he holds out a piece of cardboard, captures the fleeting flake and photographs it using a custom-built microscope. The photographs capture the beauty that falls to earth, mostly unnoticed.

  • Midnight in a Perfect World

    Running Partners

    Weekend America listener Jesse Lugus loves relaxing to DJ Shadow's "Midnight in A Perfect World."

  • Giving Up Cell Phones and Cocaine

    Last week listeners thought we talked too light- heartedly about addiction. But they were pleased that we explored the idea of trashing the cell phone.

  • Primaries, Conflicts and Sexual Similarities

    The primaries, more conflicts with the government of Iran and we find our that Democrats and Republicans are similar, sexually, that is. Is all this good news, bad news or no news.

< Previous 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Next >

Download Weekend America

 ©2015 American Public Media