This week on the Friday Roundtable, our panelists examine the state of political advertising. We'll look at what's true, what's false and why political ads are so uncreative.Read more ›
Politicians tend to take themselves very seriously. That's why we're fortunate enough to have writers like Calvin Trillin, who's been gently poking fun at politicians for decades.Read more ›
Can just one song really be the song of summer? We listen and muse over the best songs of summer 2012 and talk about upcoming fall albums.Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.