Views and Brews KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.
Views and Brews

Views and Brews

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KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.More from Views and Brews »

Most Recent Episodes

V&B – Two Guys on Your Head Live: The Psychology of Uncertainty

In this live taping of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke join KUT's Rebecca McInroy for "The Psychology of Uncertainty". How can we make sense of tragedy, and how can we prepare ourselves emotionally and psychologically for the unpredictable? Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

V&B – Jazz & The Art of Responding

Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe joins a live jazz sextet and KUT's Rebecca McInroy for a night of great conversation and live music. Through the music of Miles Davis, Abbey Lincoln, Charles Mingus, and others we'll explore what the tradition of call and response in jazz can teach us about presence, resistance, and the human condition. Featuring Brannen Temple (drums), Nick Clark (Bass), Chris McQueen (guitar), Michael Malone (saxophone), Andre Hayward (trombone) and David Young (trumpet).

V&B – The Problem With Power: How The Office of President of The United States Is Set Up To Fail

The Impossible Presidency author Jeremi Suri joins No End Save Victory author David E. Kaiser along with the eminent economist James K. Galbraith and KUT's Rebecca McInroy to talk about the history of the presidency from Washington to Trump, and what's next for the role of the leader of our democracy.

V&B – The Problem With Power: How The Office of President of The United States Is Set Up To Fail

V&B – Being Trans in Texas: Education, Advocacy and Support

KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Chuck Smith from Equality Texas, Carmarion Anderson of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, Attorney Claire Bow, Professor Shane Whalley from the UT School of Social Work, and Filmmaker Jett Garrison to talk about what it means to be transgender in the current social and political moment and how allies can provide effective and helpful support to the trans community.

V&B – The Performance of Prayer

Join playwright and novelist Kirk Lynn, Rabbi Neil Blumofe and KUT's Rebecca McInroy in a discussion about the role of prayer today, and what the idea and act of prayer teach us about how we understand our world, one another, and ourselves.

Views & Brews: Hollow

A conversation about love, tragedy, hollow earth theory, and the power of humor. KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi Neil Blumofe and host of KUT's The Write Up, Owen Egerton. Owen's new book Hollow explores how we make sense of devastating loss, and face our own mortality in a fragmented world. Rabbi Blumofe will discuss what mystical...

V&B: The Past, Present & Future of Investigative Journalism

Rebecca McInroy joins investigative reporters Lise Olsen, Neena Satija, and Alain Stephens to talk about the history of investigative journalism in the US and the opportunities and challenges reporters face today.

V&B – Jazz & The Art of Family

Join KUT's Rebecca McInroy along with Rabbi Neil Blumofe and a live jazz quintet, for a night of great conversation and live music as we explore the legacy and influence of the Brothers Jones. Hank, Thad, and Elvin Jones were each supreme musicians – they were also brothers and represent an important legacy in the...

V&B: JFK and Vietnam – What We Know & Why It Matters

KUT's Rebecca McInroy hosts the eminent economist James K. Galbraith, and retired U.S. Army Intelligence Officer, historian, and author of JFK and Vietnam, Dr. John Newman. What was Oswald's relationship with the CIA? What role did Eisenhower play in the assassination of John F. Kennedy? And what do we know and still need to know about this...

V&B – Two Guys On Your Head Live: Randomness (or "What If Everything Doesn't Happen For A Reason?")

Join Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke as they talk about how we make sense of randomness in our lives, why we have a hard time processing statistics, and why our brains like to connect the dots.

V&B – Two Guys On Your Head Live: Randomness (or "What If Everything Doesn't Happen For A Reason?")

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