Pamela Burke, Kentucky Public Radio http://weku.fm en The Fear Factor of Halloween http://weku.fm/post/fear-factor-halloween <p><span class="article-content"><span>Every year during the month of October countless numbers of people don ghoulish costumes, sit through slasher movie-marathons, and crowd into haunted houses.&nbsp; Pamela Burke set out to answer the age-old question: what is it about Halloween that makes some normally sane people enjoy going stark-raving mad?</span></span> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:38:24 +0000 Pamela Burke, Kentucky Public Radio 15332 at http://weku.fm The Fear Factor of Halloween Women Writers Conference Takes Over Lexington http://weku.fm/post/women-writers-conference-takes-over-lexington <p><span class="article-content" style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-right-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-bottom-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-left-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: 21px; font-size: 1.2em; "><span style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-right-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-bottom-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-left-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">The 33rd annual <a href="http://www.uky.edu/WWK/events.html">Kentucky Women Writers Conference</a> aims to help aspiring writers become better at their craft through workshops and public events. Director Julie Wrinn says the four day celebration provides an opportunity for creative people to come together and share ideas.&nbsp;&quot;Writing is very often a lonely profession that you have to do alone at your desk generally. An event like ours is a great opportunity to find an escape from that loneliness and find some collegiality with other writers.&quot; Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:40:34 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio & Pamela Burke, Kentucky Public Radio 12519 at http://weku.fm College Freshmen Remember 9-11 http://weku.fm/post/college-freshmen-remember-9-11 <p>Many of the freshmen who stepped on the UK campus this fall were in elementary school at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.&nbsp;For many Americans, it seems hard to forget the events of 9/11; the place they were, the people they were with, and even what they were doing that day. But what about young people who were mere children when it happened? Two University of Kentucky freshmen took the opportunity to share their thoughts about September 11th. Thu, 08 Sep 2011 13:42:01 +0000 Pamela Burke, Kentucky Public Radio 12043 at http://weku.fm