How Commonplace Objects Changed Our Lifestyles, The Best TV Of 2018

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Cast member Madeline Brewer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 2 at TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

We talk to a researcher who looks at how ordinary objects that once didn’t exist, like the chair, are changing our bodies. We also talk about what 2018 offered TV viewers.

Featured in this Show

  • How The Things We Make – Like Chairs – Have Changed Humans

    Chairs are everywhere. They’re used in offices, schools, homes and more. We talk with a guest researcher about how the chair – which sits at the intersection of changing work habits, fashion and a desire for comfort – could be a symbol for the sedentary age we live in, and how the things we make change us.

  • A Year In Television

    This year had a large number of new, critically-acclaimed and noteworthy televisions shows. Before we anticipate what TV in 2019 will offer, we look back at the most innovative and creative shows of 2018. We also discuss the biggest entertainment news of the year.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Vybarr Cregan-Reid Guest
  • Robert Thompson Guest

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