Scary movies, Kitchen gadget guide

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A spider is silhouetted against a string of lights Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Overland Park, Kan. Charlie Riedel/AP Photo

A film expert joins us to discuss what makes horror films so scary ahead of Halloween. Then, a pair of experts help us pick the best gadgets for our kitchens.

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    ‘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.

  • Food Friday: Guide to kitchen gadgets

    Whether you’re stocking your first kitchen or adding to your growing collection, it’s hard to know what kitchen items are right for your personal cooking needs. We talk to the authors of a comprehensive guide to kitchen gadgets, from wooden spoons to espresso machines and everything in between.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Guest
  • Lisa McManus Guest
  • Hannah Crowley Guest

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