Posted on · Episode: 2892 Steampunk: An exercise in writing science fiction without predicting the future. Today, steampunk.
Posted on · Episode: 2208 Franklin, Beccaria, and Volta: Setting the stage for the electric 19th century. Today, we invent electricity.
Posted on · Episode: 2207 How the little-remembered eruption of Mt. Tambora killed 70,000 people and gave rise to the novel Frankenstein. Today, a terrible volcano gives birth to Frankenstein.
Posted on · An upcoming discussion examines parallels between Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and issues in health care today.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine who's uninsured in Greater Houston and why. Then, our local experts break down the latest political stories. Plus, we discuss parallels between Frankenstein and issues in health care today. And we investigate Houston's grackle infestation.
Posted on · In 2006, Houston PBS' Ernie Manouse sat down with Wilder to discuss the difficulties of breaking into show business, the joy of collaborating with Mel Brooks, and his memories of life with his then late wife Gilda Radner.