Introverted Teacher Burn-out, Ca$h For Your Warhol, & Music + Politics

Feb 5, 2016

Group learning and collaborative skills are status quo in today's classrooms - which can be tough on introverts, especially when they're the teacher.  On today’s show, the high burnout rate for introverted teachers.

Then, politicians have a long and storied past with music, from Bill Clinton playing saxophone on late night TV to Mike Huckabee playing bass in his band Capital Offense. But perhaps the most perplexing display of musical...uh...prowess: Bernie Sanders' folk album.

Listen to the full show:

Introverted Teacher Burnout

Michael Godsey is a teacher based in San Luis Obispo, California, he's also contributing writer for The Atlantic, where he wrote about the high burnout rate for introverted teachers, and what a loss that is for solitary and withdrawn kids. "Why Introverted Teachers are Getting Burned Out"

Ca$h 4 Your Warhol

Geoff Hargadon is a conceptual artist, financial advisor, and the brains behind “Cash for Your Warhol.”

Related: "'Cash For Your Warhol' Project Takes Over Cambridge Storefront"

The Law of Rock n Roll: Hitting the Campaign Trail

With the Presidential Primary stakes heating up in New Hampshire, candidates are pulling out all the stops at rallies and town halls to get the electorate fired up. This includes playing songs with not so subtle messages and a signature anthem when the candidate takes the stage. But what if those songs are used without permission? Can that be considered fair use? Michael Olivas the “Rock & Roll Law Professor”, looks back to some of the most famous cease and desist cases.

You can listen to this story again at PRX.org.

Bernie Sanders' Folk Album

Here to shed light on how  Burlington Vermont Mayor Bernie Sanders found himself in the music studio recording a folk album is Anthony Fisher who reviewed the album for Reason.com.

For more information on Bernie's 1987 folk album, check out the Facebook page: Bernie Sanders - We Shall Overcome

Adlai Stevenson: A Candidate in the Age of Television

The 1952 presidential campaign pitted the immensely popular General Dwight D. Eisenhower against the ferociously intellectual and intensely private Adlai Stevenson. It was an election fought on a new battleground: television. This story is part of the series Contenders, portraits of some of America’s most original presidential candidates. Produced by Radio Diaries.

You can listen to this story again at PRX.org.

Spite Houses

Patrick Sisson is editor at Curbed and wrote “Spite Houses: 12 Homes Created With Anger and Angst.”

Related: "Take a Peek Inside Boston's Legendary 'Skinny House'"

You can also rent the skinny house at VRBO.

Meet the Youngest Reporter on the Primary Beat

From The Guardian to The New York Times, El Pais to The Los Angeles Times--the New Hampshire primary brings in reporters from around the world. This year, those hardened journalists will see a new fresh-face in the scrum.

Sean Hurley brings us the story.

Related: "Meet the Youngest Reporter on the Primary Beat"