Brenda Starr

  Brenda Starr is a host of Thursday Night Talk, a call-in talk show on KHSU every Thursday night at 7 PST.

  A trip to Southern Italy in order to solve a mystery of murder involving her great-great-grandmother Vita becomes an account of passion, family, food, and forgiveness for Helene. She captures perfectly the “simultaneous beauty and sadness” of Matera — the instep in the boot of Italy — its midday heat (like “stepping into a pizza oven”), its brutalizing poverty and superstition, its stark, if accidental, symbolism.On her way to the Crypt of the Original Sin, she pauses at the cave dwellings where the poorest of the poor once lived.

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland grew up in Virginia in the 1950s and witnessed the injustice of segregation firsthand. As a teenager, she joined the Civil Rights Movement, attending demonstrations and sit-ins. Because of her passionate belief in the cause, she was involved in several important and historically significant events. 


For over 30 years, Dr. Meg Lowman –Canopy Meg, has designed hot-air balloons and walkways for treetop exploration to solve mysteries in the world’s forests, especially insect pests and ecosystem health. Meg is affectionately called the mother of canopy research as one of the first scientists to explore this eighth continent. 


 Set in North Carolina during the turbulent Civil Rights Era, The Ada Decades is a lesbian feminist historical novel spanning 70 years with 11 interconnected stories about the life of Ada Jane Shook. Author Paula Martinac calls her new book a historical novel-in-stories which chronicles the life of a school librarian who encounters segregation, the paradox of religion and her true love, Camillia Lively, during the Pre-Stonewall south.

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 Assistant Professor Dr. Amber Gaffney is a social psychologist whose research focuses on social identity, group processes and social influence.

 Her current work focuses on how prototypical and non-prototypical group members can create and manage uncertainty to enact social change. 

She speaks to TTEOW about the new Social Identity and Influence research lab at HSU where students can get hands-on experience working on every stage of research from hypothesis development to publication and presentation of results.

Bringing home a new baby means change for everyone, and parenting books tend to tell parents how to help siblings adjust – but – What does it look like from their point of view?

Author Elizabeth Rusch talks to Brenda Starr about getting this new relationship off on the right foot. 

Eleanor Roosevelt was a reluctant president’s wife. A.P. journalist Lorena Hickok helped her by becoming a confidante, supporter and amorous partner. Author Susan Quinn talks about her research, going through hundreds of pictures and stories and thousands of love letters. She portrays a juicy tale of a long lasting relationship for the ages.

  The first annual 02F Festival is kicking off March 2nd in the Creamery District. This festival’s aim is to celebrate creative women in our community. The theme of this year’s festival is Zero to Fierce: an opportunity to discover, inspire, and create.

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  Her life was a dramatic roller-coaster of triumphant highs and devastating lows: the suicide of her husband, her feud with Johnny Carson, her estrangement from her daughter, her many plastic surgeries, her ferocious ambition and her massive insecurities. But Rivers’ career was also hugely significant in American cultural history, breaking down barriers for her gender and pushing the boundaries of truth-telling for women in public life.

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Sharon Fennell, a.k.a. Sista Soul, has heard it all. And through it all she has created a family where rhythm and lasting connection to her listeners run deep… especially in the still of the night. 

Sista Soul’s last installment of “Sista’s Place” was Sunday December 18.