Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

From New Hampshire Public Radio

Word of Mouth is conversations about new trends, what's bubbling up in the culture, and the news, science, and tech stories you aren't hearing about in the day's headlines. Produced by New Hampshire Public RadioMore from Word of Mouth »

Most Recent Episodes

Writers On A New England Stage: Lesley Stahl

As a reporter and White House correspondent for CBS News, Lesley Stahl covered Watergate, the Iran hostage crisis and the Gulf War. Her investigative... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

5.05.16: End Period Shaming, Pregnant Athletes, & 10-Minute Writer's Workshop

Today, we catch up with the growing movement to get over the shame and secrecy and acknowledge that women menstruate...including a look into why tampons... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

TV on the Radio & the Penny Poet of Portsmouth

Big-budget movies aim to break box office records, not win over critics. Today, a reporter comes up with a formula to rank the worst-rated, highest... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

Sex, Drugs, & Rock 'N Roll, The Evolution Of Hell, & Burial Practices During Epidemics

Human beings spend a lot of time satisfying primal urges, but relatively little talking about or studying them. On today's show, what we can learn by... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.13.16: EquiTable, How to Buy Eggs, & The Dead Ladies Project

When we were growing up, eggs were eggs - packed by the dozen in cardboard cartons, consumers weren't all that picky about what they were taking home.... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.12.16: Jackson vs. Trump & Birds, Birds, Birds

Imagine a political outsider who's thin on policy and big on celebrity. He's crude. He draws enormous crowds, and his popularity has party leaders... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.11.16: In Defense of Case Studies, Crowdfunding Court Fees, & The Mason Jar Reborn

Once a staple of medicine, the case study is in decline - replaced in recent years by a treasure trove of patient data. But what happens when doctors... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.07.16: Artificial Wombs, Learning to Like Poetry, & 10-Minute Writer's Workshop with Alice Dreger

A while ago came the news that the US is in grave danger of a clown shortage. Today we'll get a report from a clown convention and find out why... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.07.16: Artificial Wombs, Learning to Like Poetry, & 10-Minute Writer's Workshop with Alice Dreger

4.06.16: Why We Make Things, Brevity, & The BookShelf with Jennifer Militello

Things are important. They help us get places, allow us to sit back and relax, provide entertainment, memories, sustenance, and warmth. I used to vow... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

4.05.16: Numeric Personalities, Tipping Tendencies, & Botox for Depression

Why is six scared of seven? Because seven, eight, nine. Jokes like this are only one example of the ways that we humans like to assign personality... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

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