Word of Mouth
11:26 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Word Of Mouth 2.22.14

Hmmm.... House of Cards, or True Detective?
Credit Taylor Quimby

It's February. You're sick of shoveling, tired of being cold, and ready to stay inside all weekend binge-watching TV... or better yet, binge-listening to public radio!  Why not start with Word of Mouth's Saturday show, which brings you the best of the week in one convenient bundle.  No need to hit 'next episode' - you can listen to the full show right here, or scroll down to find the segment that's right for you. 

The Complete Box Set (Full Show)

Listen to the full show here!

Part 1: Getting Paid To Binge-watch TV?

Part 1: In this portion of the show, we speak with an artist who was payed to watch 20 years worth of 'Law & Order". Plus, a man who spends his time searching through YouTube's nasty comment section for evidence of humanity.

Part 2:  Game-Show Game Theory on Jeopardy!

Part 2: In this portion of the show, Chris Higgins of Mental Floss breaks down Jeopardy champ Arthur Chu's winning strategy, and explains how using game theory in a game show has kept him behind the podium... for now.

Part 3: Philosophy's "Bro" Problem

Part 3: In this portion of the show, what a sexual harassment scandal at the University of Colorado Boulder tell us about sexism and 'bro-culture' in philosophy departments across the country. Plus, a BMW engineer explains how he created the high-tech bobsled being used by American athletes in Sochi.

There's more information about each segment from our Saturday show, including any links we mentioned during the broadcast, under the heading 'Related Content'.  Just scan the available selections to find what you're looking for, or email us at wordofmouth@nhpr.org if you have any questions!


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