QuOTeD - The Question of the Day Podcast

QuOTeD - The Question of the Day Podcast

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An audio montage of on-the-spot answers to one good question.


How do you know when you’ve heard a sincere apology?
Jul 3 • 65 min
We apologize to stay connected with the people we love. We feel connected to each other because we understand the context in which we live.
Say Their Names
Jun 20 • 8 min
Brian and I discover a memorial for Blacks who have been killed by police. The sign said, #SayTheirNames. So we did.
Why Bernie Sanders?
Mar 10 • 61 min
Talking to people who were gathering for a Bernie Sanders rally reminds me of the 2004 Dennis Kucinich presidential campaign.
50 Ways to Leave a Message
Dec 31, 2019 • 57 min
There may be 50 ways to leave a message, but is anyone listening?
Surviving the Apocalypse
Mar 19, 2019 • 58 min
We begin with writer Michael Kleber-Diggs who contemplates whether he would ever be chosen for a survival team and end up at the doorstep of Mary Jane LaVigne and Allen Christian’s House of Balls, an art studio on the West Bank in Minneapolis. In between,…
Winning the Lottery
Jan 25, 2019 • 57 min
A compilation of a podcast series Brian and I did for the Minnesota Fringe Festival, this episode looks at why we tell stories and how they can be elevated in a live performance.
To Persist
Dec 15, 2018 • 57 min
These are stories of persistence: A single mother who is trying to get some help. Campaigners who don’t know when to quit. A fight against segregation. Cafeteria workers who are trying to get the attention of management. A student who won’t take no for an…
Make, model, year of your first car?
Jun 2, 2018 • 70 min
If you ask someone about their first car, they’ll probably tell you a story. Cars can tell a family history, teach us to deal with adversity and embed themselves into our fondest memories.
What is your earliest childhood memory?
Dec 25, 2017 • 57 min
100 people answer the question, “Going back as far as you can go, what is your very earliest memory?” The ages associated with memories range from being a baby to 12 years old.
What have you learned from watching a YouTube video?
Aug 5, 2017 • 58 min
I was charmed by the way people often laughed as they responded to this question. What’s so funny about using salt to clean a cast iron skillet? You also hear pride in some voices. Saving money on a dryer repair or fixing a bicycle is a real…
How did that painting end up in my living room?
Feb 9, 2017 • 60 min
Dinner guests make up a story about how a painting of a fireplace ended up in our living room. In the meantime, we search for the real artist. QuestionPodcast.com
What’s going on here in Chicago?
Oct 6, 2016 • 53 min
Sometimes Chicago sounded like a casino. Other times a war zone with its relentless wailing of sirens and the whirring of helicopters that hovered almost within reach of the crowds at Millennium Park. Black Lives Matter is trying to get our attention.…
What does it mean to be grounded?
Mar 31, 2016 • 50 min
What are the barriers to being grounded in a culture filled with distractions and how can we separate the signal from the noise to get grounded? In this episode… Being grounded means that you’re self-aware, don’t put on personas, are down-to-earth and…