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

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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Lisa Black: Murder in Cleveland

If you’ve watched CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, and CSI: Cyber or even CSI: Pickerington and wondered what really happens during a crime scene investigation, then Lisa Black is the author for you. She spent five years working at … Continue reading

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Sally Fingerett: Raised by wolves

Sally Fingerett was raised by wolves. Her words. Join us for an exploration of the childhood of this singer-songwriter and founding member of Four Bitchin’ Babes, how being Jewish and born on Christmas Day affected her, and the ways that … Continue reading

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Bruce Campbell: Columbus and the Evil Dead

Actor, producer, and author Bruce Campbell has been in a lot of movies that I’ve enjoyed, like the Evil Dead movie franchise, which is now a TV show on Starz Channel (Ash vs. Evil Dead). But perhaps my favorite is … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Summer: Nick White tells all

Ohio State Professor Nick White had a secret, one he didn’t want to tell himself or anyone else: he was gay. But, like most secrets, it eventually came to light, for him in a surprisingly hopeful way. The protagonist of his … Continue reading

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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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