October 5th, 2015
Episode 270 of 628 episodes
Listening to her nine year-old son playing the harp drove Pulitzer prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks to investigate the life of King David. This week she releases The Secret Chord which tells the story of the King of Israel. Our Western obsession with food, means that we’re wealthy enough to see food as conceptual, rather than an essential part of every day life. But an estimated 24,000 cookbooks are published annually; could it be that we're now sacralizing food? Sandra Gilbert, poet, critic and memoirist, explores our relationship with food through literature, art and popular culture.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay