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

Ikea Idea

A nightmare scenario: cheap Nordic prices and a wild population. Join us.   http://www.crafttheshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Craft-2017-6-13-Ikeamp3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Wild Goose Live Returns! June 6th

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Comedy from pain: Columbus comic Leslie Battle

Columbus comedian Leslie Battle is no stranger to struggle. What makes her special is the ability to make others laugh with her at life’s trials and oddities. Listen in as we discuss the decidedly unfunny event that led her to comedy, … Continue reading

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Letting the past have its say: Jennifer Schlueter and Patience Worth

Ohio State University Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Theatre Jennifer Schlueter is a playwright and her latest, Patience Worth, premiered in March in St Louis and will have a two-day run on May 19-20 at Ohio … Continue reading

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And the winner is…Colson Whitehead!

Life is made up of surprising coincidences. Examples: Colson Whitehead was awarded the  2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction on April 11  for his book Underground Railroad, and he’s in Columbus on April 28 with the Bexley Library. AND he’s this … Continue reading

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Cara Malek: How to zip a two-headed dragon

Character riggers create digital puppets for animation, the code that brings to life your favorite personalities like Po in Kung Fu Panda or Toothless in How To Train Your Dragon. Cara Malek worked as a rigger on both of these … Continue reading

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Ohioana Interviews: Linda Kass

I had a great talk with author and bookstore owner Linda Kass at the 2017 Ohioana Book Festival. Her book, Tasa’s Song, is a fictionalized version of her mother’s life during World War 2. Kass is also the owner of … Continue reading

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Jennifer Chiaverini on the women around John Wilkes Booth

What drives an assassin? What makes someone break past societal barriers and kill a president? Jennifer Chiaverini , author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, The Spymistress, and Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, explores this territory in Fates and Traitors, a fictional history of … Continue reading

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Craft Goes LIVE: Lina Ferreira at Wild Goose Live

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C. F. Payne: Matching heads and bodies on a magazine cover near you

I enjoy talking to illustrators because I’m fascinated with how their brains are wired so differently from mine. I can draw a stick figure and a smiley face. Beyond that, my drawings look like a toddler accidentally got ahold of … Continue reading

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