Arts & Life

7:15am

Sat September 8, 2012
Garden Report

Help Your Lawn Survive The Winter

Fergal Carr Wikimedia Commons

Fall’s the time to start preparing your lawn to survive the  winter and thrive next spring. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton offer tips on how to get a stronger grass lawn.

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4:00am

Sat September 8, 2012
Author Interviews

An Invitation To Join 'The Dangerous Animals Club'

Originally published on Sat September 8, 2012 6:16 am

Stephen Tobolowsky is an actor and writer. He also hosts the podcast The Tobolowsky Files.
Jim Britt Simon & Schuster

Stephen Tobolowsky calls his book, The Dangerous Animals Club, a group of "pieces." They are partly essays, partly short stories, partly memoir. They are anecdotes, stories and insights that are shuffled in and out of order, like cards in a deck.

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10:04pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Three-Minute Fiction

Three-Minute Fiction Round 9: Pick A President

Originally published on Fri October 19, 2012 1:49 pm

Best-selling author Brad Meltzer is our judge for Round 9 of Three-Minute Fiction. His books include The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate and The Millionaires. His latest book, The Fifth Assassin, is due out in January.
Eric Ogden

This election season, Three-Minute Fiction is getting political. Weekends on All Things Considered has a new judge, a new challenge and a new prize for Round 9. For this contest, submit original, short fiction that can be read in about three minutes, which means no more than 600 words.

The judge for this round is writer Brad Meltzer. He's the author of seven novels, including the best-seller The Inner Circle. His newest thriller, The Fifth Assassin, will be out in January.

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2:46pm

Fri September 7, 2012
The Salt

Want To Control Your Alcohol Intake? Ask For A Different Glass

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:10 pm

Question: Which one of these glasses contains the most liquid? Answer: None. Each of them contains 4 oz. of iced tea.
Gretchen Cuda Kroen NPR

Downed a few too many drinks at the office happy hour? The shape of the glass may be at fault — at least in part — for encouraging drinkers to overindulge. The reason, scientists say, is simple: A curved glass interferes with the ability to judge alcohol intake.

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12:20pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Craft Beer

Hold The Honey? Hick’s Thoughts On The White House Beer

Screencap from a video released by the White House about the Presidential beers.
YouTube.com

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper hasn’t tasted the new homebrewed beer President Obama has been drinking as of late; however he does have a few choice words about the White House brew.

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