Publishing http://wunc.org en Sci-Fi Publisher Leaves Catholic Faith For Fantastic Worlds http://wunc.org/post/sci-fi-publisher-leaves-catholic-faith-fantastic-worlds-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em>Today's State of Things show is a rebroadcast of an interview with Jim Minz. &nbsp;The program originally aired on April 1, 2013.</em></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://www.baen.com/Interviews/intMinz.htm" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Jim&nbsp;</a><a href="http://www.baen.com/Interviews/intMinz.htm" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Minz</a>’s childhood in small-town West Bend, Wisconsin prepared him for two things: game shows and science fiction.</p><p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:13:41 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 22175 at http://wunc.org Sci-Fi Publisher Leaves Catholic Faith For Fantastic Worlds Our State Magazine Turns 80 http://wunc.org/post/our-state-magazine-turns-80 <p><span lang=""><sup><font size="2"><span lang=""><a href="http://www.ourstate.com/">Our State </a>magazine has been telling the stories of North Carolina since 1933. It’s celebrating its 80<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup><sup><font size="2">&nbsp;anniversary this year with a party at the Museum of History in Raleigh tomorrow.</font></sup></span></font></sup></span><span lang=""><sup><font size="2"><span lang=""><sup><font size="2"> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:16:38 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 16767 at http://wunc.org Our State Magazine Turns 80 Sci-Fi Publisher Leaves Catholic Faith For Fantastic Worlds http://wunc.org/post/sci-fi-publisher-leaves-catholic-faith-fantastic-worlds <p><a href="http://www.baen.com/Interviews/intMinz.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Jim </a><a href="http://www.baen.com/Interviews/intMinz.htm">Minz</a>’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> childhood in small-town West Bend, Wisconsin prepared him for two things: game shows and science fiction.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">West Bend was home to the West Bend Company – the maker of small appliances which were regularly featured as consolation prize on game shows.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:38:18 +0000 Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 12959 at http://wunc.org Sci-Fi Publisher Leaves Catholic Faith For Fantastic Worlds Remembering Chapel Hill's 1970s And 80s Feminist Children's Book Press http://wunc.org/post/remembering-chapel-hills-1970s-and-80s-feminist-childrens-book-press <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; W</span>hen you opened up a children’s book in the 1960s, chances are you saw girls in pink playing with dolls and boys in blue going on adventures. And most of the characters were probably white.</p><p>A group of women in Chapel Hill, many of them mothers and academics, decided they wanted to see more diverse and empowering images in children’s literature and took matters into their own hands. This collective became the printing press known as Lollipop Power Inc. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:51:06 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 10420 at http://wunc.org Remembering Chapel Hill's 1970s And 80s Feminist Children's Book Press