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    A Gambler’s Life

    This hour we’ll learn about notorious gambler Benny Binion with Dallas Morning News reporter Doug J. Swanson. His new book is “Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker.”

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    Texas Embraces Bitcoin

    We’ll talk this hour about why the Lone Star State is so open to Bitcoin with Loren Steffy, who writes about the topic in the August issue of Texas Monthly.

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    Texas’ Teen Moms

    We’ll talk this hour about teenage pregnancy with Dr. Joanna Gentsch, who teaches human sexuality at UT Dallas; and Dr. Mandy Golman, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Studies at Texas Woman’s University.

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    Young And Locked Up

    We’ll talk this hour about why locking kids up may be detrimental to their growth and rehabilitation with Nell Bernstein, author of “Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison.”

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    Human Bodies: Then And Now

    We’ll talk this hour with Daniel Lieberman, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard. His new book is “The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease.”

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    Losing The Passenger Pigeon

    We’ll talk this hour about what happened to what was once the most populous bird in the North American sky with naturalist Joel Greenberg.

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    Dog Day Afteroon

    We’ll talk this hour about the culture of dog parks – and about how they can be microcosms of the larger world – with the author of Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park.

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    The Seoul Of Korea

    We’ll talk this hour about how South Korea is attempting to become a superpower by taking over the world of entertainment with the author of The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture.

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    Gardening In A Drought

    We’ll talk this hour about drought-resistant gardening with Noelle Johnson, a horticulturist with Birds and Blooms magazine.

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    Remembering Watergate

    This hour, we’ll talk to Former White House Counsel John W. Dean about the scandal that brought down a president, which he writes about in “The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and What He Knew It.”

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