Greta Johnsen

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend listening and viewing

Friday, July 15, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: For All Mankind, The Witcher, the BeReal app, and more.


Books are the latest good to suffer from the nation's supply chain woes

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Another thing in short supply this holiday season-- books. From the paper to print them on, to finished titles to stock store shelves, there are issues every step of the way.


Chicago To Sue Feds Over Funding Threats To Sanctuary Cities

Monday, August 07, 2017

The city is filing suit on Monday against the Department of Justice, which announced it would withhold millions of dollars in police grant money from so-called sanctuary cities.


Live: Are BYO Meat BBQs OK?

Monday, August 01, 2016

We debate your questions about summer BBQ etiquette with Brendan and Rico from The Dinner Party Download and Greta and Tricia from the Nerdette podcast. Live on stage from Chicago!

'Game Of Thrones' Evolves On Women In Explosive Sixth Season

Monday, June 27, 2016

The sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones showed a real evolution in the way the show portrays women and in the season finale, several female characters ascended to power. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour and Greta Johnsen, host of the Nerdette podcast, about the show.


National Parks Look To Lock Out Wild Ginseng Diggers

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Digging for wild ginseng pays: It sells for thousands of dollars in overseas markets. But it is illegal to take ginseng from national parks, where authorities are working to thwart poachers.

They come to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and Jim Corbin, a plant protection specialist with North Carolina's ...


In Asheville, N.C., Summer Vacation Lasts Just A Few Weeks

Monday, July 21, 2014

Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?