Mythology http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The Tulsa Storytelling Festival: Tapestry of Tales" at the Boston Avenue Methodist Church http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-storytelling-festival-tapestry-tales-boston-avenue-methodist-church <p>Hemingway once noted: "There are two kinds of stories. The ones you live and the ones you make up. And nobody knows the difference. And I don't ever tell which is which." Great writers aren't the only ones who feel compelled to tell stories. It's something we all do. We have to. Doing so makes us human; sharing stories makes life easier, richer, more coherent, more meaningful. On this installment of ST, we learn about a story-driven event for the Tulsa community that's happening this weekend. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:42:30 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 58500 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Tulsa Storytelling Festival: Tapestry of Tales" at the Boston Avenue Methodist Church "What the Rise of Apocalyptic Thinking Tells Us About America" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/what-rise-apocalyptic-thinking-tells-us-about-america <p>On today&#39;s show, we speak with the writer and new-media strategist Mathew Gross, who (along with Mel Gilles) is one of the two authors of a thought-provoking and quite timely non-fiction book called &quot;The Last Myth: What the Rise of Apocalyptic Thinking Tells Us About America.&quot; It&#39;s an engaging historical study that mainly explores two separate yet related queries: &quot;Why are contemporary Americans so obsessed with the end of the world?&quot; and &quot;What does this obsession actually say about us, as a people?&quot; Did you know, for example, that nearly 60 percent of Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:54:49 +0000 Rich Fisher 17786 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "What the Rise of Apocalyptic Thinking Tells Us About America"