Laura Krantz

host of “Wild Thing”

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Veteran radio producer and host of “Wild Thing”.

Laura Krantz on KCRW

Astronomers announced this week that they found a possible sign of life in the inhospitable atmosphere of Venus — traces of phosphine. That’s gas that microorganisms on Earth make.

‘Wild Thing: Space Invaders’ explores humans’ fascination with aliens

Astronomers announced this week that they found a possible sign of life in the inhospitable atmosphere of Venus — traces of phosphine. That’s gas that microorganisms on Earth make.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of the most enduring American legends is Bigfoot, a hairy man-beast roaming the woods. The Bigfoot legend has been around since the 19th Century.

Why Bigfoot is the myth we need right now

One of the most enduring American legends is Bigfoot, a hairy man-beast roaming the woods. The Bigfoot legend has been around since the 19th Century.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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