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Arts & Culture

Physician Suicide in America: A Discussion with Dr. Pamela Wible
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On this edition of StudioTulsa Medical Monday, an interesting and often surprising discussion with Dr. Pamela Wible, an Oregon-based physician who is the founder of the Ideal Medical Care Movement — and who is also an expert on physician suicide in America. Indeed, Dr. Wible is an active writer, blogger, speaker, and advocate when it […]

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"Reparation" — A New Indie Film from Writer/Director Kyle Ham, Formerly of Tulsa
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with the filmmaker Kyle Ham, who grew up in Tulsa before studying theatre and film at DePauw University. Ham has a new movie out, his first feature, which he actually co-wrote with his former professor from DePauw University, playwright Steve Timm. That film is “Reparation” — it’s an […]

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A New Community-Driven Idea for Our City: Tulsa Senior Co-Housing
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What is “co-housing” — and why has it become so popular so quickly in certain parts of the U.S.? And how is it different from assisted living, or nursing-home living, or communal living? On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Melanie Fry and Jane Zemel, two Tulsans who are involved with the still-emerging movement […]

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"Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" (Encore Presentation)
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(Note: This interview first aired in early June.) “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Or so goes the old saying. But what do we really mean by this? And how does “showing up” in life — or, if you prefer, routinely exhibiting “perseverance” — relate to things like intellect, talent, drive, discipline, and so […]

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Four Decades of Making International Connections: Tulsa Global Alliance @ 40
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we are talking about Tulsa Global Alliance, which is, per its website, is “a non-profit volunteer organization that connects people, companies, families, organizations, and students from Tulsa and Oklahoma with the rest of the world.” Our guests are Tom Hemphill, the President and CEO of TGA, and Ken Busby, a […]

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Addressing Prison Overcrowding and Community Mental Health in Oklahoma: A Chat with Kris Steele
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The State of Oklahoma continues to top nationwide stats regarding the number of people it incarcerates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, our state ranks second in the nation in its rate of incarceration at 700 per every 100,000 people; the national average is 471. Oklahoma also imprisons women at the highest rate […]

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"Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism" (Encore Presentation)
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(Note: This interview originally aired back in December.) We speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind, whose bestselling nonfiction books include “Confidence Men” and “The One Percent Doctrine,” among others. Suskind joins us to discuss his latest book, a memoir called “Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism.” This work, […]

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ST Medical Monday: "No Map to This Country: One Family's Journey through Autism"
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On this edition of ST Medical Monday, a discussion with Jennifer Noonan, a Texas-based mother of two who is the founder of thegfcflady.com, a website for autism parents. She speaks with us about her book, “No Map to This Country: One Family’s Journey through Autism.” As was noted of this detailed and opinionated (yet also […]

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"Honor Bound: How a Cultural Ideal Has Shaped the American Psyche"
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How do ideas about personal honor and/or reputation shape our lives and relationships? How do they affect American society as a whole? And how have they helped to shape our history as a nation? On this edition of our show, we speak with Ryan P. Brown, a professor of social psychology at The University of […]

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