Co-hosts Jude Robinson and John Wells had plenty of updates on activities all over the area on this episode, including Park Silly Market on Sunday, The International Mustang & All Ford Stampede Car Saturday at Redstone, and the Bon Appetit Grub Crawl.
On this episode of Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn welcomed Michael Harris, author of The End Of Absence. They talked about how rare it is these days to get un-connected and be alone with your thoughts. Former city mayor Dana Williams then joined the show to talk about aphids, otherwise known as plant lice. Is there anything Dana doesn't know about?
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.
Mike Luers, General Manager of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District joined the show to talk about water, sewage and how it's all managed. News items discussed on this episode also included Roundup and Roundup resistant weeds, red tides off the coast of Florida and the XL pipeline.
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.
Nell and Chris kicked of this episode with a conversation about Engineers Without Borders. Jessica Karz, a Park City High School graduate and Chemical Engineering major at Montana State University, joined the show to talk about her month spent working on a drinking water project in Kenya. Amy Roberts of Park City Medical Center and John Nuffer from Falling Water, Inc. then stopped in for an update about the community garden located at the medical center.
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.