Saturday on FM4 Reality Check: A chat with the Jewish-Austrian author of "Ohnehin" and "Andernorts". At a table in the corner of Vienna's Radio Café, we discussed what it means to be a 'Jewish' writer in the context of contemporary Austrian society.
Saturday on FM4 Reality Check: A chat with the Pulitzer prize-winning author of "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain" (1993). In the lobby of a hotel bar in Vienna, we discussed the narrative form, yearning in the telling of a good story, and more.
This year, I explored remote Indian islands populated by man-eating crocodiles, indigenous tribes, and Bengali tigers; my travels also took me to Bangladesh, where bad infrastructure, poverty, and pollution can make day-to-day life very difficult.
As the Indian elections wind down, I've made a sort of pilgrimage to the city of Mumbai, where modern & traditional India intersect and clash. Here, I met a young fashion designer named Nandita, who told me about the paradoxes that compose India today.
Reality Check: On a Canadian northwestern archipelago off the coast of British Columbia, the Haida are an ancient First Nations people, whose culture dates back tens of thousands of years. Meet one of the great storytellers of the Haida people.
In a country as big as Canada, rail employees working aboard passenger trains spend nearly as much time on trains as off. More than a job, it is a lifestyle. But what sort of crazy person lives on a train?! Find out today, on FM4's Reality Check.
A train ride across the second largest country in the world. In an age when most people opt for speed, who is choosing this slower mode of travel, and why? This is Canada by Rail, on FM4's Reality Check.
With a cast of thousands, including: Admiral Dark Starmann!! Kanzler Blutenau! Bauchklang!! Gin Ga! The Bauchrog!! Johnny Bliss! Johnny Jackal der Blonde!! The Al-Bot?! Krolli van Krolli!! Projekt X! DAVE!! Flukas. And many more.
With a Conservative majority government and an unelected constitutional monarch, yet progressive social policies and proud multi-culturalism. What is this paradox we call Canada? Join me as I strive to answer this question on today's Reality Check.
The first season of the Space Zeppelin may be over, but the musicians have returned to the stage for an encore. To mark the occasion of the 2012 London Olympics, we have returned with a special satirical episode, 7 days on demand.