Who designed our prison systems and does it matter? What is unique about Truth Be Told and the programs it brings to incarcerated women? Who has a lower recidivism rate: Truth Be Told or the state of Texas? What is a facilitator? How much does TBT save Texans in tax dollars every year? How likely are children of incarcerated mothers to become incarcerated later in life themselves? What is the quilt project? Our guests answer these questions and more inside this episode of Studio of the Future.
How does Sarah Bird keep her characters from sounding typical? What is her association with offbeat rodeos? What was she pushing away? What’s her latest book about? Where can you see an almost life size hologram of her? What symbiotic and once in a lifetime event occurs at the end of her interview? Join Sarah Bird in this upbeat romp through her life... and more.
What causes Eliza Gilkyson to create a song? What sage advice did her grandmother share about Eliza’s future? What are her thoughts about the state of the music industry, crowdfunding, patriarchy, politics, family and religion? Listen in for this tender, fierce and jubilant conversation between Eliza and Sara.
Does he need a haircut? What woman influenced him the most? What has he learned about innovation? Is his favorite film “Galaxy Quest?” What would Ann Richards do about Trump? Why the resistance must have results, the #metoo movement, his legislative efforts and more.
Ron shares his thoughts on everything from street art to appearing on Morton Downey Jr. (and why he didn’t get beaten up). We also discuss jail, how licensing well-known characters is very different in Asia to his meeting Trump (and what Trump asked him.) Plus his first encounter with crayons, his powerful poster for the Obama campaign and more.
Studio of The Future is a Texcentric version of “Fresh Air”, driven by the insight, curiosity, and whimsy of Austin-based host Sara Hickman. Conversational and laid back, guests have included artists, musicians, authors, politicians, and a maestro — with more to come!