The Age Of Wiggly Reality, Examined

May 19, 2017

"Facts are facts."  "You can argue about the meaning, but not about the facts."  Insert your favorite phrase on facts and reality here. 

Kellyanne Conway, who coined the term "alternative facts."
Credit Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0,

Telling the truth seems to be taking a beating in today's world. 

Brooke Gladstone gets to watch the process in her role as co-host of "On The Media," heard on JPR. 

She gives us some off-air thoughts in her small book The Trouble With Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time

We put the panic on hold and visit with Brooke.