With Colossal, the Dallas Theater Center has transformed the Wyly Theatre into a football field to tell the story of a college athlete struggling to overcome a devastating spinal injury. This hour, we’ll talk about how the play examines our favorite sport members of the cast.
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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To get noticed, you need to inspire others to listen to you. This requires confidence, intense branding and respect as a “thought leader.” This hour, we’ll talk about this process with marketing strategy consultant Dorie Clark, author of “Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It.”
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If happiness was easy, we’d all walk around every day with smiles on our faces. This hour, we’ll talk about the exercises you can use to train your brain for resilience with Dr. Amit Sood, author of “The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A Four-Step Plan for Resilient Living”.
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The culture tells us that to be successful in life, you have to go to a prestigious university. This myth has led to an explosion in test prep classes, stress among young people and an overvaluation of rankings and numbers, says New York Times columnist Frank Bruni. This hour, we’ll talk with Bruni about his new book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania”.
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This hour, we’ll talk about Michelle Obama’s ascent from working-class Chicago to the White House with her biographer, Peter Slevin.
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George Stevens’ 1956 film “Giant” was filmed in Marfa, Texas, for a month, and it changed the small West Texas town forever. This hour, we’ll talk with Hector Galan, director of the documentary Children of Giant.
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She created one of television’s iconic characters with Murphy Brown. This hour, we’ll talk to her about her life and career, which she writes about in her new memoir, “A Fine Romance.”
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The Trinity Toll Road has divided Dallas into two camps: those who say it is a necessary way to control traffic and those who say it’s an outmoded solution. This hour, we’ll weigh the pros and cons of the project with experts from both sides of the argument.
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