Lynn started today's show with a conversation about concussions with Chris Nowinski, author of Head Games - Football's Concussion Crisis. They discussed the potentially serious injury a concussion can be, especially for young people involved in sports. Lynn also spoke with Dr. Craig Bryan, a University Of Utah professor of Psychology who specializes in depression and suicide. With all the discussion in the wake of the loss of Robin Williams, it's a good time to remember all the resources available that can help those who struggle with such a condition.
This episode of KPCW's Mountain Money kicked off with an extended conversation with Tod Marks, Senior Project Manager for Consumer Reports. Larry and Doug spoke with Tod about their latest report on fast food and what Americans think about their choices. Beau Ogburn from Protrans PC then joined the show to talk about e-commerce in Utah and how it's helped him build his business. The episode wrapped up with a visit from Edward Panos of supportindiefilmfunding.com. He talked with the hosts about their site designed to help independent filmmakers get their projects funded.
Mountain Summer rolls on with another action-packed weekend, including details about The Summit County Fair - which wraps up this weekend - as well as Friends Of Animals 5 K9 human / dog race. Jeremy Gross, a bartender at High West Distillery, also joined the show to talk about his winning entry in The Park City Restaurant Association's Summer Cocktail Contest. Hosts John Wells and Jude Robinson sampled the winning entry and loved it.
On this episode of Cool Science Radio, Lynn and John get the low down on the history of alcohol during a conversation with Adam Rodgers, author of Proof: The Science Of Booze. Joshua Shenk then joined the show to talk about the power of creative pairings. His book is Powers Of Two.
On this episode, Lynn and Tim spoke with Dr. David Casarett, a physician and researcher who joined the show to talk about the new book Shocked: Adventures In Bringing Back The Recently Dead. It's a chronicle of his exploration of cutting edge resuscitation....from suspended animation to cryonics, even crowd sourced resuscitation. Gretchen Reynolds, a contributor to the New York Times blog Well, then joined the show to talk about the relative upsides of short, intensive workouts versus longer, slower activities.
On this episode of Mountain Money, Larry and Alex were joined by Kristin Zhivago, founder of Zhivago Management Partners and author of Roadmap To Revenue: How To Sell The Way Your Customers Want To Buy. She talked about how sales have changed and how you can keep up. Alicia Stockman and Jason Schnaitter then joined the show to talk about Wyndham Vacation Rentals and the services they offer. Alex and Larry wrapped up the show with Jody Rodgers, Executive Chef at Deer's Valley's new restaurant, Brass Tag.
Weather data and online security are a few of the topics on this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio. Hosts John and Lynn were first joined by Mark Hurst, Executive Vice President with Tempus Global Data. They talked about some new systems being put together by Tempus to help deliver the next generation of weather data. Alain Ghiai, CEO of the Swiss company GlobeX Data then joined the show to to talk about online security and how you can improve yours.
On this episode of KPCW's The Mountain Life, hosts Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek spoke with Dr. Troy Flanagan, High Performance Director at The USSA Center Of Excellence about the new age of individualized training of Olympic hopefuls and their session on the new Nordic Treadmill. Whitney Kozlowski, the creative force behind Basin Recreation's Power Hour, then joined the show to talk about the program and how it came about. Sessions continue twice daily on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Matt Knoop Memorial Park.
It's fresh updates on all kinds of Summer fun on this edition of KPCW's Mountain Summer. Updates include exhibits at the Utah Museum of Natural History, The Park City Arts Festival, The Sundance Institute, The Summit County Fair and a visit from Chef Meryl.
On this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are airing a rebroadcast of a couple of archived interviews, including a conversation with NASA's Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum. She joined the show to talk about the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite; it's part of their mission to improve forecasting of extreme weather events. Author Sam Keane also joined the show to talk about his new book The Tale Of Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History Of The Human Brain As Revealed By True Stories Of Trauma, Madness And Recovery.