Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Co-Founder of Brain, Child Magazine Jennifer Niesslein joins Coy to discuss her new study on how other people’s parenting affects your own. Niesslein talks about how “the unthinkable can become thinkable” when people within circles close to you change. She also tells stories of how she has witnessed child spheres of influence first hand.

Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Editor of the Virginia Writers Club’s Blue Ridge Chapter Gary Kessler joins Coy to discuss the new volume of The Blue Ridge Anthology poetry collection. Kessler talks about the contents of the 2011 edition, and he also previews the upcoming Virginia Festival of the Book. For a complete schedule of the festival’s various events, click here!

Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss all things Virginia politics. Today, Holsworth addresses the chances of a Tim Kaine v. George Allen election, and he also comments on all of the press the Tea Party has been receiving over the past week. You can hear all of that and more, right here.

Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Program Director for the Virginia Festival of the Book Nancy Damon joins Coy to discuss the agenda for this week’s festival. The programs are held all throughout town at various times and locations, so be sure to look over the schedule. All events are free of charge.

Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Professor in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia Brian Balogh joins Coy to discuss the history of the census. You can also hear Brian as one of the history buffs on Backstory Radio Still want more Balogh? Check out his most recent book A Government Out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America.

Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Assistant Director for Public Programs at the Miller Center of Public Affairs George Gilliam joins Coy to discuss upcoming events. The conversation also recaps the recent controversial lecture and q&a session with Elliott Abrams on peace in the Middle East. Before previewing upcoming lectures- including one on the origins of the Peace Corps and another on the value of public opinion polls, Gilliam also talks a little bit about his area of scholarly expertise: Virginia history.

Mar 102011
 

Brian Moran, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia joined Coy to discuss the collective bargaining issue in Wisconsin and Virginia politics.

Mar 102011
 

Dave Swanson joins Coy to discuss the latest on the outcry in Wisconsin over cuts to collective bargaining rights and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder seeking emergency powers.

Mar 092011
 

Tom Hansell discussed his new movie Electric Fairy about a new coal plant being built in Wise County, Virginia.

Mar 092011
 

Rick Britton joins Coy to give another version of his history quiz and discusses “Thomas Jefferson’s Greatest Contributions.”

Mar 092011
 

Mar 072011
 

Bob Holsworth of Virginia Tomorrow discusses the latest in Virginia politics.