On Michael Finney’s consumer program in 2015 (it’s the June 27, 3pm broadcast), discussing the practice of home funerals, in which people opt out of sending their loved ones to funeral homes and instead care for the corpses at home, pegged to this article in The New Republic magazine.
On the CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi (click to listen) in 2013, talking about how the auto industry still fails female customers, pegged to this fascinating Slate piece. (From the article: “[Automobile] advertisers seem to think women have no need for fantasy and instead, we get downtrodden realities—a mom dutifully carting the kids to hockey practice, a bunch of self-identified ‘housewives’ fist-bumping because their kids finally think their car is ‘cool.’”)
On WHYY’s Radio Times (click to listen) in 2012, discussing how Michelle Obama and Ann Romney had each perfected the role of candidate’s wife, described in this Slate piece (“Why Are Presidential Candidates’ Wives All the Same?”) as “reluctant, self-sacrificing, and humbled by her political experience.”
On CNN’s Larry King Live shortly after the 2008 presidential election, discussing how an ambitious lawyer named Michelle Obama would transition into the unpaid, highly symbolic position of First Lady. (Click header to view video.)
On NPR’s Talk of the Nation in 2007, talking about how the rules differ for male and female political candidates, and what it means to pull the so-called gender card (starting at the 15 minute mark).