Upcoming Shows

Here are upcoming Think shows:

January 30, 2023
How to live longer, according to science
Nicklas Brendborg is a Ph.D. student studying molecular biology at the University of Copenhagen. He joins to discuss what some of Earth’s longest-living creatures can tell us about the human lifespan.
 
January 30, 2023
Could Big Tech have stopped January 6?
Technology policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski talks about the political pitfalls the Jan. 6 committee hearings faced when confronting the pivotal role of social media, and why it’s so hard to regulate big tech.
 
January 31, 2023
Getting abortion pills could become harder than ever
Vox reporter Rachel Cohen joins us to discuss states’ efforts to block these prescriptions using new methods of enforcement and lawsuits.
 
January 31, 2023
The U.S. wasn’t founded on free markets
Harvard professor and author Naomi Oreskes joins us to talk about the public relations campaigns designed to crush regulations and unions.
 
February 1, 2023
What really happened to the Branch Davidians
Author Jeff Guinn joins guest host John McCaa to discuss the failed 1993 ATF siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.
 
February 1, 2023
We need to start paying attention to boys’ problems
Richard V. Reeves is director of the Boys and Men Project for the Brookings Institution. He joins us to discuss ground lost in the classroom and workplace for boys and men.
 
February 2, 2023
The role of your brain in long Covid
Natalie Shure of The New Republic joins us to discuss why long Covid is confounding doctors and may well have a psychological component that shouldn’t be overlooked.
 
February 2, 2023
Racism within mixed-race families
Professor Samira K. Mehta talks about her own upbringing, born to a white mother and a South Asian father, and how a well-intentioned family can sometimes add to feelings of cultural alienation.
 
February 3, 2023
What it’s like to be a puppy
Researcher Alexandra Horowitz talks with us about her observations of her own puppy, Quid, and the major milestones dogs make in the first year of their lives.