Things That Go Boom
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Real conversations with real people about tough topics – like nuclear weapons, women in the military, North Korea, and K-Pop. It’s foreign policy for the rest of us, hosted by defense analyst (and former rodeo queen) Laicie Heeley.
||CleanWhat Shakespeare can teach us about PTSD||We don’t always talk about the things that scare us most. First, Ally Harpootlian's grandmother Betty kept a secret life of poetry locked away. Then, a whole new way to look at Shakespeare - and his relationship to war. Stephan Wolfert...||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat happens when the military thinks outside the box?||How Nancy Sinatra’s #1 hit, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'," became a military anthem. Then, a bunch of students at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) try to change the world — and eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons — with...||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHome Security||In this episode, Laicie explores white nationalism, the Haitian revolution, and the impacts of nuclear weapons production on the Navajo Nation – and goes all the way back to America’s founding to ask, “What is this thing we call national...||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bear||Two true stories about nuclear false alarms.||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer||From PRI and Inkstick Media||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Eager to hear first full episode!
The trailer sounds like the show will be very well produced and cover national security at not only the top level of strategy and diplomacy, but also of the people that live with the consequences.
A preview of awesome things to come :)
Can’t wait to hear more! Given the state of things in the modern world, I think it’s so important to be able to digest complex topics and discuss touchy subjects. Love this idea!
Can’t wait to hear more
This is a breath of fresh air. Can’t wait to hear more!