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

Lori Erickson: Monks Don’t Make the Best Interview Subjects

Lori Erickson grew up on a farm in Iowa and grew up reading adventure novels by John L. Stoddard that inspired her to travel the world. In her newest book, Holy Rover, Erickson explores her love of travel and her personal spirituality. … Continue reading

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Matthew Kahle: Did Archimedes build a death ray?

Matthew Kahle is an associate professor at Ohio State and researches topology, geometry, probability, statistical mechanics, and combinatorics. He’s also enamored with Archimedes, one of the foremost mathematicians, scientists, inventors, and engineers of the ancient world. Kahle first heard about … Continue reading

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Craft Intern Adam Hribar hosts WCBE’s Johnny DiLoretto

Want a Marvel-DC cross-over on the silver screen? Well, the studios probably can’t hash out that legal mess, so you’ll have to settle for watching two radio shows collide. Johnny DiLoretto, host of Cinema Classics and WCBE Community Relations Coordinator, … Continue reading

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Rebecca Reczek: Are you spending your food dollars wisely?

Rebecca Walker Reczek, Ohio State associate professor of marketing, will appear on January 21 at the Ohio State University’s Science Sundays where she’ll discuss “Do Healthy Diets Make Empty Wallets? How Consumer Beliefs Shape Food Choice.” Tune in to hear … Continue reading

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Loudon Wainwright III returns to Columbus

In the summer of 1992, I had  moved to Columbus with my wife so she could attend medical school. I was working odd jobs, including a lunch and dinner shifts at a seedy Italian restaurant I was convinced was run … Continue reading

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Masha Hamilton on the perfume of people in war

Journalist, novelist, and public speaker Masha Hamilton is the 2017 John E. Nance writer in residence with the Thurber House and will appear with Evenings with Authors on November 14. She’s covered conflicts across the globe, from the fall of … Continue reading

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Ohio State University Professor Ruchika Prakash on mindfulness

I’ve tried to meditate, but never got it to work. I’ve focused on my breath, let ideas go past unnoticed, and still haven’t gotten to the peaceful state described in writings about meditation. Serenity now! Ohio State University Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Brian Kilmeade co-authors book on Andrew Jackson

Brian Kilmeade, co author of three books, will appear with the Thurber House Evenings with Authors series on Thursday, November 2 to discuss his latest Historical Thriller “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle that Shaped America’s … Continue reading

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Craft Halloween Special 2017

If it’s Halloween, it must be time for a  Craft Halloween special. Here it is: all the heartwarming family fun you could ask for in a show filled tenderness, beauty, and a pile of cats and dogs burning in front of … Continue reading

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Marisa Silver: Sometimes you have to change

Ohioana Marisa Silver was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio and has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, an O. Henry Prize, and, on October 6, a 2017 Ohioana Awards. Join us as we talk about her time in Ohio (think overcast skies), her background working … Continue reading

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