Graphic novel http://nhpr.org en 7.06.14: TV Openers, Lost Histories, And The Truth About Bug Spray http://nhpr.org/post/70614-tv-openers-lost-histories-and-truth-about-bug-spray <p>Whether it’s a catchy theme song, or a single image - think Mary Tyler Moore tossing her cap into the air – some TV credit sequences are etched in our minds. Today we listen for the greatest TV opening sequences of all time. Plus, a look at a graphic novel that reveals the untold stories of African-American history…including that of Richard Potter, for whom the New Hampshire town of Potter Place is named. Then, tis the season for mosquitoes, black flies, and ticks. How are you preventing pesky bites? We sample the rainbow of bug repellant…from witch hazel to DEET.</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:52:47 +0000 Word of Mouth 51144 at http://nhpr.org 7.06.14: TV Openers, Lost Histories, And The Truth About Bug Spray 4.10.14: Science Of Laughing, NH's Psychic Community, Neurocomic & Listener Submissions http://nhpr.org/post/41014-science-laughing-nhs-psychic-community-neurocomic-listener-submissions <p>Today on Word of Mouth - laughing! And why we do it. We're getting science-y with the giggles before moving on to a less-than-scientific community: psychics. Then, the art of the brain takes over with a look at graphic novel that takes place <em>inside the brain. </em>Finally, what happens to digital art, and how do we restore it?</p><p></p><p></p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 Word of Mouth 46529 at http://nhpr.org 4.10.14: Science Of Laughing, NH's Psychic Community, Neurocomic & Listener Submissions Neurocomic http://nhpr.org/post/neurocomic <p>In their new graphic novel "<a href="http://www.neurocomic.org/">Neurocomic</a>", authors<strong> </strong>Dr. Matteo Farinella and Dr. Hana Ros have created a visual, story-based guide that makes brain exploration exciting and understandable for all ages. Check out a slide show of some of the beautiful artwork above.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:03:59 +0000 Word of Mouth 46533 at http://nhpr.org Neurocomic Graphic Novel Illustrates The Birth Of The Bomb http://nhpr.org/post/graphic-novel-illustrates-birth-bomb <p>There’s not a ton to look at in&nbsp;Los Alamos, New Mexico these days,&nbsp;but one of the most terrifying and iconic <a href="http://www.lanl.gov/history/gallery.php?story_id=13&amp;page_num=1&amp;row_num=0">series of pictures </a>in the history of the human race were once taken there, a little over 65 years ago,&nbsp;when a group of pioneer scientists photographed the world’s first atomic bomb test. They captured&nbsp;a speck of light, that turned into a snow-globe burning hotter than the surface of the sun, that turned into a mushroom cloud, now a universal symbol of epic destruction.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.fetter-vorm.com/">Jonathan</a> Fetter-Vorm </strong>is<strong> </strong>co-founder of T<em>wo Fine Chaps</em>, a graphic imprint dedicated to adapting and illustrating classic works of literature and natural science… he’s also the author and illustrator of&nbsp;<em>Trinity:&nbsp;A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb.</em></p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:40:32 +0000 Taylor Quimby 7238 at http://nhpr.org Graphic Novel Illustrates The Birth Of The Bomb 'Intergalactic Nemesis': From Radio To Page To Stage http://nhpr.org/post/intergalactic-nemesis-radio-page-stage <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf9YTDemjNA</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:01:00 +0000 Margot Adler 1422 at http://nhpr.org 'Intergalactic Nemesis': From Radio To Page To Stage