When we lose someone close to us we go through a very significant and public grieving process. When we hear of horrific tragedies our bodies and brains want to grieve for those losses as well, but we don’t have the same social community to grieve with. In today’s episode of Two Guys on Your Head, with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, we learn about the process of virtual grieving and why it’s so important to maintain mental health.
It’s been a year now since initial lockdown measures in much of the United States. A year of evaluating everything through the prism of coronavirus risk. A year of job loss, community loss, lives lost. How do you measure a year? That was the inspiration of this Typewriter Rodeo poem.
Homelessness has been a hot topic in Texas cities lately. Two of the state’s largest metros have taken different approaches, with different results. We’ll explore. Also, in another of Texas’s largest cities, an increase in domestic violence and a mission to make the city safer for women. Plus, the invasive search for new energy sources. And how even the “green” ones are impacting West Texas. Plus, Black Pumas… you may not have heard of this Austin band yet, but chances are you could soon. We’ll introduce you to their psychedelic sound. And we run some of last week’s Democratic debate claims through the Texas Truth-O-Meter. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: