WGR Blog

Lessons from “The Panic of 1907” – feature

There are some startling similarities between the mortgage debacle of this past summer and the first financial panic of the twentieth century.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” has… More»

Middle Eastern Melodies – feature

It’s not exactly the next American Idol, but there’s talent search on for Virginia Native Americans who compose modern classical music.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” has the details.… More»

From Dirt Tracks to Madison Avenue

NASCAR has transformed itself from a regional curiosity to a Madison Avenue powerhouse.  Now two Virginians, who study NASCAR’s business methods, predict the sport is about to expand internationally.  Nancy… More»

“Ewwww… Bed Bugs!” – feature

Pesticides nearly eliminated bedbugs 50 years ago but they’ve returned…to the best hotels and the nicest homes from New York City to L.A.   Nancy King, with the radio program “With… More»

Treating Alcoholism in Women – feature

More than 15 million Americans are addicted to alcohol, but that number only begins to tell the story.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” says there is a… More»

¡Viva el Cine Cubano! – feature

Cuba is famous for its cigars, its rum, and its aging dictator.  Two Virginia film experts say the small island also produces some world-class movies.  But Nancy King, with the… More»

Oh Canada, eh? – feature

This week, as the United States observes Independence Day, Canada celebrates Canada Day on July first.  Former With Good Reason producer, Nancy King, has more about the long and complicated relationship between these two… More»

Little Big Minds – feature

Both Harvard and Duke law schools now offer seminars on dealing with difficult colleagues…and two popular advice books address the issue of positive approaches to negative people.  Nancy King, with… More»