Monthly Archives: August 2017

Jessica Siskin

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Jessica Siskin is the food artist behind Misterkrisp, a business that specializes in customizable crispy rice treats.  We talked about our mutual love for crispy treats and her fun new book “Treat Yourself!  How to Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats.”

 

Nuclear Monkeys in the World News Center

nuclear monkeyBill McCormick from the World News Center again decided to make us all curl up and hide with news of carnivorous monkeys playing rock-paper-scissors to learn how to take over the planet.  Plus: funny stuff about cannibalism, science taken out of context, a genius-level octopus and chimps splitting the atom.

 

Karin Slaughter

Critically-acclaimed and best-selling author Karin Slaughter called in to discuss her new stand-alone novel, “The Good Daughter.”

Michelle Tauber

Michelle Tauber is People magazine’s Royals Editor, and she called in to talk about a two-part series presented by People and airing Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10 at 9/8c on ABC, “The Story of Diana,” commemorating the 20th anniversary of her tragic death and examining her life and legacy.

The World News Center’s Build-a-Baby Workshop

build a babyWorld News Center Bureau Chief Bill McCormick called in for a lively discussion on a new technology that has some people pondering the repercussions of custom-made babies. Plus:  underwhelming big-budget 6th grade green screen special effects, 3 awesome minutes of telepathic CGI dogs, and The Emoji Movie vs. Wreck-It-Ralph.