Death of a Pig on the radio

Sure it’s a couple months old, but I finally got a copy of The Exchange program on Iowa Public Radio I did with Jim Duncan and Ben Kieffer. It runs about 50 minutes and I make my first real appearance at the about the 15-minute mark.

I’d forgotten how hard it is to get depth on the radio — an hour just isn’t that long. But we had some great questions from callers, including one who thought it was ridiculous that I could kill a pig and write about it for a master’s degree. Slaughter was something she witnessed regularly growing up on the farm, so how silly is it that it has become esoterica that academia can exploit?

Well, it’s very silly.