UPR Commentaries

Throughout the week UPR broadcasts insightful and entertaining commentaries from folks throughout Utah and beyond.

Gina Wickwar tells us of the battle that is sure to ensue as she faces off with her grown children over their upcoming family vacation: Mac vs. PC. 

Garage Sale Lessons

Jun 19, 2012

Steve Eaton talks all about the tricks of getting just what you want, and maybe what you don't really need, at a garage sale. 

The Euro and Us

Jun 14, 2012

Ed Kociela discusses economics, the Euro, and the G20 meeting next week, as well as the Greek election this Sunday. 

Steve Eaton talks about the dogs in his life, the four legged ones, and the lessons we can learn from them. 

Gina tells us why she is the garden procrastinating queen-- the grubs and pests. 

This week's solar eclipse in Utah had all the makings of a good holiday. Jennifer Pemberton tells us why something that hasn't happened in 18 years is definitely worth celebrating.

"The weather's warming up which means it's time to remember the colossal mistake."

Lessons for Arbor Day

Apr 26, 2012

Before there was Earth Day, there was Arbor Day. Commentator Thad Boxx reminds us of the lessons we can learn from this day set aside for tree planting, an action described by Arbor Day's founder as "faith expressed in a deed".

Arbor Day is Friday, April 27.

Sammy Hagar Built This City on Rock and Roll

Apr 26, 2012

Cabo San Lucas was built on rock-n-roll if any city ever was...and built by Sammy Hagar at that. Ed Kociela tells the story of how Cabo Wabo came to be and how it shaped the whole development of Los Cabos.

Commentator and former poet, Jennifer Pemberton, wants to remind listeners that April is National Poetry Month and you don't have to be a poet -- or even look like one -- to celebrate poetry in America.

These are the poems that nearly bring her out of retirement every time she reads them:

Musee Des Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden

A Display of Mackerel by Mark Doty

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