Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:00pm
Does it make "a world of difference" to you when writers avoid cliches? Are you tired of people saying, "It goes without saying?" Joy Cardin's guest is an expert on cliches; he walks listeners through the depth of the most tired phrases in English, but also makes the case that not every phrase we hear often is actually a cliche.
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00am
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:00am
The newest Marquette University Law School poll shows that Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Mary Burke remain in a dead heat. This week on the campaign trail, Joy Cardin’s guests of opposing perspectives react to the poll, discuss the latest ads and weigh in on Wisconsin’s voter ID law.
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 8:00am
Damage from invasive species cost the United States more than $120 billion each year, and are reported to threaten the survival of more than 400 endangered species. In Wisconsin, ecologists have their eyes on zebra mussels, Asian carp, Emerald Ash Borer, and others. But is every invasive species as bad as we make it out to be? Joy Cardin’s guest says zebra mussels actually benefit bodies of water, for example, and scientists should do more research before demonizing a newly introduced species.