To the Best of Our Knowledge: A Man's World; Storytelling (Nonfiction) - Jim Fleming

To the Best of Our Knowledge: A Man's World; Storytelling (Nonfiction)

By Jim Fleming

  • Release Date: 2003-04-28
  • Genre: News
  • ℗ © 2003 Wisconsin Public Radio

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Summary : To the Best of Our Knowledge: A Man's World; Storytelling (Nonfiction)

Hour One: Masculinity is back. The side of masculinity that stayed home and watched TV during the feminist revolution enjoys The Man Show on Comedy Central reveling in beer and babes, while Hooters is a commonplace chain across the country. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, is the macho man back in style? Also, a trip to Massillon, Ohio, the town where every baby boy gets the same gift - a football. America's obsession with sports, close up.
Hour Two: Ira Glass has helped reinvent storytelling on the radio. But he says it took him years to learn how to tell a good radio tale. In this hour: Ira Glass on the art of telling stories. We'll also visit The Moth - the mecca of storytelling in New York City. And why lots of people no longer read adult novels. They say kids' books have better stories.

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