So Theres That http://nhpr.org en The Mysterious Case of the Mall: An Investigation http://nhpr.org/post/mysterious-case-mall-investigation <p>A listener question raises my inner Nancy Drew hackles.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 15:45:11 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 2898 at http://nhpr.org The Mysterious Case of the Mall: An Investigation Web only: Standing in the place where I work http://nhpr.org/post/web-only-standing-place-where-i-work <p>I've been standing at work for months and months. Not only am I less achey, but I'm more productive. Am I alone?</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:40:40 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 2754 at http://nhpr.org Web only: Standing in the place where I work Senator Kelly Ayotte Should Doll Up Her Office http://nhpr.org/post/senator-kelly-ayotte-should-doll-her-office-0 <p>As one of the nation&#39;s <a href="http://darrengarnick.wordpress.com/politics/senator-john-kerrys-ego-wall/" target="_blank">top experts on U.S. Senate office decor</a>, no one is more pleased than me that New Hampshire&#39;s Kelly Ayotte decided to bring &quot;<a href="http://www.wmur.com/r-slideshow/29371761/detail.html" target="_blank">Oscar the Moose</a>&quot; to Washington.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Darren Garnick 879 at http://nhpr.org Senator Kelly Ayotte Should Doll Up Her Office Whatever you do, DON'T call it a pie! http://nhpr.org/post/whatever-you-do-dont-call-it-pie <div style="height:auto;overflow:hidden;"><img alt="" class="imagecache imagecache-Front_page_main_article" height="459" src="http://www.nhpr.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/Front_page_main_article/news/wedge.jpg" title="Whatever you do, DON&amp;#039;T call it a pie!" width="460" /><div class="photocredits"><p>I learned a little trivia while watching the film <em>Answer This </em>in preparation for today&#39;s interview with writer and director <strong>Chris Farah.</strong></p> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 880 at http://nhpr.org Whatever you do, DON'T call it a pie! Look How Cute the Wallaby Is! http://nhpr.org/post/look-how-cute-wallaby <p>Today&#39;s <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/prehistoric-antibiotics-club-superbugs-death">story</a> on resurrected proteins developed by Australian scientists to fight superbugs pointed to the wallaby as the source for their idea. You see, when that teeny wallaby baby climbes into its mother&#39;s pouch to finish cooking, that pouch is a pretty icky place...sort of like if we put our preemies to bed on used kitchen sponges. So the wallaby, as it turns out, has some genes for super-immunity that go far back in evolution..we&#39;re talking tens of MILLIONS of years back.</p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 881 at http://nhpr.org Look How Cute the Wallaby Is! Brace yourself for what Andrew Ridgely looks like today... http://nhpr.org/post/brace-yourself-what-andrew-ridgely-looks-today <p>Thanks, @JohnSellers, for blowing my mind. While responding to his Twitter confession of his former Wham! love with my own (somewhat current) Wham! love, I asked the only logical question, #WhateverHappenedtoAndrewRidgely ??</p><p>Well, tweeted @JohnSellers, here&#39;s what happened: (see photo)</p><p>Looks like <em>someone&#39;s</em> ready to be our father figure, no?</p><p>Thanks, @JohnSellers!</p><p>/RL</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 882 at http://nhpr.org Brace yourself for what Andrew Ridgely looks like today... ....Better Than I Ever Did. http://nhpr.org/post/better-i-ever-did <p>I&#39;m still standing.</p><p>A few months ago, we aired a <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/could-your-chair-be-killing-you">segment</a> with this super smart&nbsp;guy who basically said that sitting down all day is killing us...literally. I don&#39;t want to die. So I decided to try standing at work, using this incredibly snazzy standing workstation I borrowed from a company called <a href="http://www.ergotron.com/tabid/71/Default.aspx">Ergotron.</a></p> Sat, 23 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 883 at http://nhpr.org ....Better Than I Ever Did. All About VP... http://nhpr.org/post/all-about-vp <p>Let&#39;s just get this cat out of the bag right away...I&#39;m a 30-year-old intern.</p><p>I decided to take the leap back into school last year and I&#39;m half way through my Masters degree in Journalism, hence, my flashback to summer internship-hood. I must admit, I pretty much nailed it when I applied for an internship with <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/wordofmouth"><em>Word of Mouth</em></a>. I can&#39;t imagine a better experience.</p> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Shannon Dooling 884 at http://nhpr.org All About VP... The First Day I Stood... http://nhpr.org/post/first-day-i-stood <p>A few months ago, we aired a <a href="http://info.nhpr.org/could-your-chair-be-killing-you">segment</a> with this super smart&nbsp;guy who basically said that sitting down all day is killing us...literally. I don&#39;t want to die. So I decided to try standing at work, using this incredibly snazzy standing workstation I borrowed from a company called <a href="http://www.ergotron.com/tabid/71/Default.aspx">Ergotron.</a></p><p>It&#39;s only day one...and to be fair, it took Taylor Quimby quite a while to put this thing together.</p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 886 at http://nhpr.org The First Day I Stood... Survivor: Intern Edition http://nhpr.org/post/survivor-intern-edition <p>Word of Mouth intern <strong>Hanna Goldberg </strong>is smart, sassy, funny, and exceedingly stylish...and those are just a few of the reasons I&#39;m totally jealous of her. So when she got the chance to interview one of her favorite musicians, John Darnielle from <a href="http://www.mountain-goats.com/">The Mountain Goats</a>, I did what any nurturing and supportive mentor would do...made it as scary as possible.</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 887 at http://nhpr.org Survivor: Intern Edition Why? Because he's Shatner, that's why. http://nhpr.org/post/why-because-hes-shatner-thats-why <p>Be afraid, especially if you&#39;re wearing a red shirt.</p><p>Starting next week, we&#39;ll be debuting occasional content from our brand new beat, The William Shatner Desk. Why, you may ask? Well, if you have to ask, just watch this, and it will all become clear:</p><p>http://youtu.be/HU2ftCitvyQ</p><p>How could we <em>not</em> embark on this worthy endeavor? Wouldn&#39;t you if you could?</p><p>So, there&#39;s that</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 888 at http://nhpr.org Why? Because he's Shatner, that's why.