Anna Sale Guest Hosts; Teaching a Death Class; "Year of the Rooster"; Cartoonist Liza Donnelly; Masha Gessen on Putin and Pussy Riot
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Anna Sale fills in for Leonard Lopate. On today’s show: Nurse Norma Bowe describes why she decided to teach a course on death at a New Jersey college—and why it has become one of the most popular classes on campus. Actors Bobby Moreno and Thomas Lyons and playwright Eric Dufault discuss the off-Broadway play, “Year of the Rooster.” Cartoonist Liza Donnelly talks about her new collection of cartoons about relationships, called Women on Men. And journalist Masha Gessen tells the story of Pussy Riot and why two of its members were recently released from prison.