Author Archives: Doug Dangler

About Doug Dangler

Current: Host of Craft on WCBE, 90.5 FM, central Ohio's NPR station. Former: creator, host, and producer of Writers Talk

Senator Sherrod Brown on Progressivism and the Worst US President

I am pleased to have spoken with Sherrod Brown, the senior United States Senator from Ohio. Brown started his political career in 1975, as an Ohio State Representative. He was the 47th Secretary of State of Ohio and the US … Continue reading

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Goose on the Loose: Catch it!

Members of Goose on the Loose, happening October 10-13 in Columbus Ohio, stop by to tell me about the festival that you need to attend.

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How a Super Scientist Helps a Superhero: Nadya Mason Rescues Paul Rudd (someday)

While Ant-Man floats in the endless expanse of the Marvel Universe Quantum Realm, scientists like Professor Nadya Mason at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign work diligently to discover what the rules of quantum mechanics really are. Professor Mason’s January … Continue reading

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A message to Dino Tripodis’s mother: He’s working!

Dino Tripodis started gracing Columbus radio nearly 25 years ago as part of the Dino and Stacy duo, and he’s transitioned to podcasting with Whiskey Business, more writing, and a return to stand up comedy. He dropped by WCBE recently … Continue reading

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Paul M. Sutter Puts You in Your Place in the Universe

The universe is endlessly vast and can seem incomprehensible. However, it’s not as incomprehensible as you might think. In his book Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence, astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter explains a lot about what … Continue reading

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Margaret Peterson Haddix and the Children of Exile

I find dystopian novels one of the most interesting forms of science fiction. From 1984 to Fahrenheit 451, authors have created futures that we fear may come to pass (if they haven’t already). Margaret Peterson Haddix is known for her juvenile … Continue reading

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Spamalot comes to Columbus’s Palace Theater

Almost everyone has seen the hilarious comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail. From the Black Knight, the Taunting Frenchman, and the importance of knowing the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow, the film’s many funny moments have a place in … Continue reading

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Think you know mitochondria? Think again says Michael W Gray

“I never learned to do taxes at school but I know the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.” The phrase “the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell” has become a common punchline in a lot of jokes online, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2018

It’s here again: Halloween, that time of year when Craft goes a little crazy and gives the world a variety of questionable stories and interviews. We cover all the greatest Halloween hits: cannibalism, zombies, serial killers, where to buy super science … Continue reading

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Celeste Ng receives 2018 Ohioana award for fiction

Ohio author Celeste Ng is the 2018 Ohioana Fiction Award winner for her book Little Fires Everywhere. Listen in as we discuss what it’s like to win an Ohioana award; how she ensured that she got the details right about … Continue reading

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