Ghost Lights

The doors closed months ago, but the show must go on.

January 15, 2021

Teen Spirit

Teenagers have been a mystery for generations of parents and guardians. This week’s guests have unmatched insight.

January 8, 2021

REPLAY: The Shondaland Revolution

Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder aren’t just popular tv shows–they’re also groundbreaking. Michaela Meyer (Christopher Newport University) says showrunner Shonda Rhimes has changed the way …

January 2, 2021

REPLAY: Music that Mends

Much is written about incarcerated people. This week, we hear what they are writing and thinking about themselves.

December 25, 2020

Policing The Jig

There’s no such thing as silence. This week’s guests reveal that there’s always something to hear.

December 18, 2020

Writing Through

What do the mythological Chimera and motherhood have in common? In her work, poet Julie Phillips Brown (Virginia Military Institute) dissects this and other biological queries, cleverly unveiling what makes …

December 11, 2020

The Environmental Imagination

Climate change is real, and perhaps imaginations may be our best tool for understanding and keeping up with the changes.

December 4, 2020

Outdoor Archives

Cemeteries are outdoor archives. After decades of neglect, volunteers are clearing the brush and illuminating America’s repressed histories.

November 27, 2020

REPLAY: Stirring the Pot

Have you noticed the lettuce shortage? This week, With Good Reason is taking you back to the art of canning and preserving food.

November 20, 2020

Separate and Unequal

Desegregation took a lot of nerve from brave students, who mourned leaving behind their all-black schools to enter hostile spaces.

November 13, 2020
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Everybody’s Gotta Eat

Parents spend a lot of time refereeing. No, you can’t have hot fries and ice cream for dinner. Yes, please, have some more kale. We go to the dinner tables of “natural parents,” who left city life behind to bring kids closer to their food source.

November 6, 2020

Presidential Leadership

What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.

October 30, 2020

The Pandemic Election

This election has a lot of people worried about voting–how to do it and how to make it count.

October 23, 2020

COVID: The Threat is in the Air

COVID-19 brought the world to a halt. Now, everyone’s waiting on a vaccine.

October 16, 2020

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A black and white photo in which one light-skinned US Marine in uniform leans against the Vietnam memorial wall.

Voices of Vietnam

The Vietnam War pulled America apart, dividing our country into factions. And yet, memories of the Vietnam War unite us. In a new eight-part special series, With Good Reason explores the unresolved tensions in our understanding of the war and the perspectives and people it forever changed.