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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

  • A true multi-hyphenate, writer-director-actor Lake Bell is obsessed with how we sound. Her new audiobook celebrates that “least-appreciated” trait: our voices.
  • If you’re into food writing or follow celebrity chefs, the chances are good that you've run across British food star Nigella Lawson. But how much do you actually know about her work?
  • Godzilla — the King of the Monsters — has starred in 37 feature films. But the very first one, released in 1954, stands above them all.
  • ‘Tis the season for ghosts, faceless killers and jump scares. In other words, it’s the time of year when you might be watching horror flicks. So, let’s talk about them.
  • The Utah housing market has had a wild past few years. But new research from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah reveals that it is (perhaps) worse than we thought: 76% of Utah households can’t afford a median-priced home.
  • 22-year-old Iranian Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody sparked protests throughout the country. If this unrest leads to revolution, author Reza Aslan says it would be the fourth time in Iran’s recent history.
  • The scholar Richard Reeves says boys and men are in crisis, and that it’s time for us to start taking the problem seriously.
  • The poet Rio Cortez lives in New York City, but her poetry points back to her childhood in Utah.
  • Human intelligence has produced remarkable things — space travel, the Internet and fried chicken. But would we be better off if we were … more stupid?
  • If you’re online at all, you’ve probably heard the news: fasting dramatically improves your health, even cures diseases. Will it really?