RadioWest A show for the wildly curious. Doug Fabrizio explores the world through in-depth conversations with writers, filmmakers, scientists, thinkers and others. From KUER in Salt Lake City. Listen to the podcast or tune in Fridays from 11 to 1 p.m.
RadioWest

RadioWest

From KUER 90.1

A show for the wildly curious. Doug Fabrizio explores the world through in-depth conversations with writers, filmmakers, scientists, thinkers and others. From KUER in Salt Lake City. Listen to the podcast or tune in Fridays from 11 to 1 p.m.

Most Recent Episodes

How to Read a Taco

They may not seem like much, but those humble and colorful open-air taco carts you see scattered on roadsides and in parking lots across the country, they have an important story to tell.

Animal Smarts and Human Dumbs

Human intelligence has produced remarkable things — space travel, the Internet and fried chicken. But would we be better off if we were ... more stupid?

When the Moon Turns to Blood

In late 2019, a boy and a girl went missing in southeastern Idaho. The police investigation centered on the children's mother, Lori Vallow, and her husband, Chad Daybell. It was a complex case piled with bodies, and to the journalist Leah Sottile, it was more than just a true-crime story.

The Oldest Cure in the World

If you're online at all, you've probably heard the news: fasting dramatically improves your health, even cures diseases. Will it really?

The State and Fate of the Great Salt Lake, Part IV

It's been more than a year since we first looked at the sobering details about the Great Salt Lake's historic and dangerous lows. Today, the lake continues to shrink.

The History and Mystery of the Bicycle

The bicycle is one of those inventions that hasn't really changed much. Its status in society, though? That's a battleground.

Acting, the 20th Century Way

Think of a performance in film or theater that enthralled you — a portrayal so engrossing that actor and character seemed to become one. How does that happen?

Rachel E. Gross on the mysteries of the female body

While suffering from a gynecological infection, the science journalist Rachel E. Gross did what she does best: she researched. She wanted to know how the vagina works. But she soon ran into the big problem of how little we actually know about the female body.

The Power Of The Private Confessional

Recent reporting from the Associated Press on child sexual abuse raises important questions about the usefulness of clergy-penitent privilege.

The Creative Genius Of Buster Keaton

Film critic Dana Stevens says Buster Keaton is a mirror of his cultural era.