STEM, Running, Rom-Coms, Media Literacy, Grilling, Tech for Moms
The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 161
- May 2, 2019 4:00 pm
- 1:41:08 mins
Kids In STEM (00:00) According to a recent study, the careers that will have the highest job security along with good pay in the next twenty years are STEM, meaning science, technology, engineering and math. But kids nowadays are becoming less and less interested in these fields. How can we instill an interest in these fields into our children? We’re joined by Jomo Mutegi, Science Education professor at IUPUI in Indiana, to give us some advice. Summer Running (17:00) With every day getting a few degrees warmer, we can all feel that summer is just around the corner. And what better way to get outside then to go on a run? Here to give us his insider tips on running this summer, we have Jared Ward: Olympic athlete, marathon runner. Rom-Com Guru (33:23) We all have our own favorite movie genre’s, but let’s face it- if you want to cuddle up on the couch, let out a laugh, or have a little cry, nothing beats a romantic comedies. From cultural beliefs about how two people should fall in love to the visions of driving off into the sunset, Rom com movies have influenced us more than we may think. But why does everyone love them if they are so darn predictable? Today we have “the guru of rom-com,” Billy Mernit, to discuss why we love the rom-com clichés that are so prevalent. Media Literacy (51:07) Have you ever heard the saying, “you can’t trust everything you read”? Where do you get your news from? A recent study found that about two-thirds of Americans get their news from social media. I know I’ve been guilty of that myself. It’s just so easy! But it can also be problematic, as we can’t always trust what we see online. In this social media driven world, where your aunt’s blog can reach the same audience as a credited news source, how can we find the truth? Here to discuss being media literate in this age of fake news is Julie Smith, professor, author and media literacy expert. Taking Back the Grill (1:05:58) Why do some men claim ownership of the backyard grill? If we women want to grill a steak, there should be nothing stopping us. Kelly Cahoon is living proof that women can grill up some mouthwatering foods. Kelly Cahoon is a mom, professional chef, and griller extraordinaire. She joins us on the show to share how women can take back the grill. Technology for Mother's Day (1:23:39) Whether its stylish devices to listen to podcasts or compact cameras to instantly capture memories, moms are tech-savvy. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, gifts are on our mind and what’s a better gift than gadgets that make their lives easier, safer and more enjoyable? Suzanne Kantra, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Techlicious.com and mom of three is with us this morning to share with us some tech gift ideas for our Mothers this year.