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The Undercurrent – 12/2/2018 – S10E9 – Working For Free

The Undercurrent – 12/2/2018 – S10E9 – Working For Free

January 25, 2019

Working for Free This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about working for free. First, reporter Sophie Sagan interviews a woman who spent some time interning at NASA. Then, the host interviews Troy Hale, founder of Tricky Hale Films, to talk about his film, Fart: A Documentary....

The Undercurrent – 11/25/2019 – S10E8 – Remembering Thanksgiving

The Undercurrent – 11/25/2019 – S10E8 – Remembering Thanksgiving

Cole Tunningley and Sophie Sagan

November 26, 2018

Remembering Thanksgiving This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley and reporter Sophie Sagan tell each other two stories related to Thanksgiving. The first is about Jamestown, a colony set up a few decades before the Pilgrims came to this country. The second is about how one woman sp...

The Undercurrent – 11/17/2018 – S10E7 – Real Life

The Undercurrent – 11/17/2018 – S10E7 – Real Life

Cole Tunningley and Sophie Sagan

November 21, 2018

Real Life This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents two stories about the lines between fiction and nonfiction, reality and art. Reporter Sophie Sagan talks to the co-director of Framing Device, an immersive theater experience that took over the Broad Art Museum. After that...

The Undercurrent – 11/11/2018 – S10E6 – 2018 Midterm Elections

The Undercurrent – 11/11/2018 – S10E6 – 2018 Midterm Elections

Cole Tunningley and Sophie Sagan

November 4, 2018

2018 Midterm Elections This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley hands the show over to reporter Sophie Sagan, who gathered information on the candidates and proposals that Michiganders will be voting on this year.

The Undercurrent – 10/28/2018 – S10E5 – Paranormal

The Undercurrent – 10/28/2018 – S10E5 – Paranormal

October 28, 2018

Paranormal This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about the supernatural in honor of the Halloween season. [appbox firefoxaddon ]Reporter Alex Euliano talks to members of the Michigan Paranormal Research Team about their lives, their work, and their stories....

The Undercurrent – 11/17/2019 – S10E4 – Certain Death

The Undercurrent – 11/17/2019 – S10E4 – Certain Death

Cole Tunningley and Sophie Sagan

October 17, 2018

Certain Death This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories centered around the theme, "certain death." First, reporter Sophie Sagan interviewed Tracy Lamourie, a friend of Jimmy Dennis. Dennis lived on death row for twenty years, entirely innocent. Now that he's out of prison, Jimmy is making...

The Undercurrent – 10/17/18 – S10E3 – Confronting An Epidemic

The Undercurrent – 10/17/18 – S10E3 – Confronting An Epidemic

Cole Tunningley and Sophie Sagan

October 17, 2018

Confronting An Epidemic This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about confronting epidemics. Reporter Sophie Sagan sits down with Natalie Rogers from Reclaim MSU to talk about their new policy proposal, which would radically change the structure of the MSU Board of...

The Undercurrent – 09/24/2018 – S10E02 – Staying Alive

The Undercurrent – 09/24/2018 – S10E02 – Staying Alive

September 24, 2018

This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about staying alive. First, reporter Sophie Sagan sits down with the MSU Food Bank. Then, the host interviews Maya Washington, director of Through the Banks of the Red Cedar  about segregation and college football....

The Undercurrent – 09/14/2018 – S10E01 – Work

The Undercurrent – 09/14/2018 – S10E01 – Work

September 14, 2018

This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about work. First, reporter Sophie Sagan interviews the new general manager of Impact 89 FM, Jeremy Whiting. Whiting has a long history at the station and is excited to be back. This is a chance to get to know the person who runs...

Guts Club Interview

Guts Club Interview

August 31, 2018

Lindsey Baker, a visual artist and songwriter based in New Orleans, performs music under the name, Guts Club. This summer, she released her third album, Trench Foot (available on Spotify, Bandcamp, and Soundcloud). It's a record of mournful, swampy country tunes that tell stories infu...

The Undercurrent – 08/20/2018 – S09E07 – Storytellers

The Undercurrent – 08/20/2018 – S09E07 – Storytellers

August 20, 2018

This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley and reporter Sophie Sagan interview storytellers about their work. Sagan talked to Gabi Hayes, the producer of Skid Row Marathon. And an interview with Michelle Perez, author of The Pervert, closes out the show....

The Undercurrent – 07/28/2018 – S9E05 – Sunshine

The Undercurrent – 07/28/2018 – S9E05 – Sunshine

July 28, 2018

This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories related to sunshine. First, a look at gubernatorial candidate, Bill Schuette's, record on climate action with Sunrise Lansing. After that, reporter Sophie Sagan paints a delightful portrait of summer camp, from the perspective of an ...

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