Lewiston mass shooting, Modern divas

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In this photo taken March 15, 2017, AR-15 style rifles made by Battle Rifle Co., a gunmaker in Webster, Texas, are on display in its retail shop. Lisa Marie Pane/AP Photo

An expert on mental health and firearms joins us to talk about the latest mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine. Then, we talk to the author of a new book about how divas have changed over time.

Featured in this Show

  • Lewiston mass shooting prompts another national conversation about firearm access

    An expert in mental illness and firearms law joins us to talk about the intersection of mental health and gun access, “red flag” laws, and resources for when someone discloses violent intentions.

  • What does it mean to be a 'diva' today?

    After several former dancers for the artist Lizzo sued her for sexual harassment, assault, and other offenses, we talk with the author of a new book looking at Lizzo and other female pop icons. We discuss how we can think about reconciling their complex and sometimes contradictory success, image, messaging, and management style.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Amy Barnhorst Guest
  • Spencer Kornhaber Guest

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