New Speaker of the House, Scary movies

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A political scientist takes us through what’s next for the new Speaker of the House Mike Johnson. Then, a film expert joins us to talk about what makes horror movies so scary ahead of Halloween.

Featured in this Show

  • Who is Mike Johnson, and what challenges does he face as Speaker of the House?

    Republicans joined together to elect Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana to replace Mike McCarthy as Speaker of the House this week. We learn more about Johnson’s background, and what challenges lay ahead for him as Speaker in the near and longer terms.

  • Scary movie season is upon us

    ‘Tis the season for on-screen frights! Listeners share the scariest movies they’ve ever seen, and a Wisconsin film expert lets us in on what makes horror flicks so scary.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Maurice Sheppard Guest
  • Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Guest

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