Education cuts are on the table once again in this year’s budgeting process. This month, we’re spending time taking a look at those cuts, and at education in general in Colorado.

You can download the entire episode here, or listen online:

You can also head to the individual segments for full audio by […]

Continue Reading

Because many people choose to vote by mail in Colorado rather than on Election Day in a traditional polling place, we’re talking elections and politics this month. Early voting begins October 18th, and voters will decide on a host of regional and statewide positions and issues.

You can download the full episode, or […]

Continue Reading


AFP/Getty Images
November 30, 2015 | NPR · He spoke about bribery, war, water and peace between Muslims and Christians — but stayed silent on gay rights.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · The company says its Prime Air service will someday deliver packages up to five pounds in 30 minutes or less using small drones.

November 30, 2015 | NPR · Named Sustainability Base, a NASA facility in California is a model for energy-efficient federal buildings. It’s powered by a fuel cell like those used on spacecraft and recycles water for flushing.

Arts & Life

Cohen Media Group
November 30, 2015 | FA · Five Turkish teens are censured by a culture threatened by their burgeoning sexuality in Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s debut film. Critic John Powers says Mustang brims with “the zing and energy of life.”

Getty Images
November 30, 2015 | NPR · Historian Mary Beard says many of our popular notions about the empire are based on culture — like the play Julius Caesar or the film Gladiator — rather than fact. Her new book is called SPQR.

November 30, 2015 | NPR · The Christmas special celebrates 50 years with a retrospective on ABC, and it seems more than ever like something we wouldn’t get today.


Courtesy of the artist
November 30, 2015 | KCRW · KCRW’s Jason Bentley spins music by ATTLAS, Stardust, Roisin Murphy and more in a two-hour EDM mix.

Courtesy of the artist
November 30, 2015 | WXPN · Hear two of the L.A. band’s new singles, both of which boast major-league hooks.

Courtesy of the artist
November 30, 2015 | NPR · Watch the frontman from NYC’s progressive rap crew Ratking go on a rescue mission to save his mother from some bumbling bad guys in this humorous new video.

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac