Beekeeping and improv comedy in Milwaukee

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Honeybees are seen inside a colony
Honeybees are seen inside a colony at the USDA’s Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Md., in this April 25, 2007 photo. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP Photo

We visit Milwaukee to learn how one beekeeper’s hives are thriving in the city. Plus, we hear from an improviser and coach at ComedySportz about the organization’s legacy and the skills you need onstage.

Featured in this Episode

  • All the buzz about beekeeping and honey production

    Collecting honey in the wild is one of the most ancient of human activities, and domesticating bees goes back several thousand years. We talk about beekeeping and honey production, with a focus on hives in the city.

  • Behind the scenes of improv at ComedySportz

    Improv organization ComedySportz has produced big names like Jason Sudeikis, star of Ted Lasso, Wayne Brady and Kay Cannon, a writer/producer for New Girl, Pitch Perfect and more. We learn more about the art of improv from a Milwaukee improviser and coach.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Robert McKinney Guest
  • Mike Kauth Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director

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