Art and Culture

Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Likely Stories: Cat's Cradle

Cat's Crable by Kurt Vonnegut
Jim McKeown

Sixties icon Kurt Vonnegut's novel of dark humor with interesting takes on government, religion and politics.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Likely Stories: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
Jim McKeown

Weird questions serious answers fill this entertaining romp through wild imaginations.


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Art and Culture
4:25 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Growing Downtown Farmers Market Celebrates 3 Years

Jill Ament

This weekend is the third anniversary of the Waco Downtown Farmers Market. As KWBU’s Jill Ament reports, the market has grown over the years and now attracts vendors from all over Central Texas.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Likely Stories: The Stone Mattress

The Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Jim McKeown

Margaret Atwood’s latest work weaves tales of complicated relationships all viewed from different angles.


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Car Talk
1:38 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77

Tom Magliozzi's laugh boomed in NPR listeners' ears every week as he and his brother, Ray, bantered on Car Talk.
Courtesy of Car Talk

Originally published on Mon November 3, 2014 5:23 pm

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.

Tom and his brother, Ray, became famous as "Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers" on the weekly NPR show Car Talk. They bantered, told jokes, laughed and sometimes even gave pretty good advice to listeners who called in with their car troubles.

If there was one thing that defined Tom Magliozzi, it was his laugh. It was loud, it was constant, it was infectious.

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