A production of
A lot of people love video games, but what can they teach us? Imagine a world in which whatever you want to know you can learn from a game.
Tom Chatfield believes video games could revolutionize education.
Imagine a game the let's you blast imaginary cancer cells except they're from a real cancer patient, and your game you play may help save her life.
Ever heard of gold-farming? Cory Doctorow talks about some ways people get ahead in multi-player video games.
Aubrey Ralph explains his enthusiasm for the Society for Creative Anachronism, or SCA.
Ethan Gilsdorf is the author of "Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks," a memoir about role players, online gamers and citizens of other imaginary realms
Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff says the writing's on the wall: in the future, you can either make the software... or you can BE the software.
Why do people embrace the experimental visual art of Mark Rothko but avoid the experimental music of Karlheinz Stockhausen?
Wesley Stace has a new novel, "Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer."
David Stubbs argues that new music doesn't get the same respect as new art.
John Cage wrote some of the most controversial music of the 20th Century. Kenneth Silverman explores Cage's life in a groundbreaking biography called "Begin Again."
At the age of 28, Chinese pianist Lang Lang has already played with the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic and all of the top American orchestras.
GET OUR PODCAST
Every purchase starting with this search
helps support Wisconsin Public Radio