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Flunking Sainthood


Radio interview on Mormonism & Popular Culture

posted by Jana Riess

With two major events last week dealing with Mormonism and popular culture (the opening of the Book of Mormon musical on Broadway and the finale of the HBO series Big Love), I’ve been asked a lot of questions lately on Mormonism’s role in the public eye and whether outsiders’ depictions of Latter-day Saints are inaccurate or mean-spirited.

Today I did a radio interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s show “Q,” which focuses on culture and entertainment. I’ll post a link when one is available, but apparently it will be on Sirius 137 today at 3:05 and 11 p.m. EST. It will also air on a number of American public radio stations tonight, including KCPW in Salt Lake City at 6 p.m. Cheers!  –JKR



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Sarah

posted March 31, 2011 at 10:49 pm


I was so delighted to hear your interview on Q as I drove home the other day. I braced myself as he announced the day’s lineup, but I was totally put at ease by your fantastic with Gian. I loved your presentation, your perspective, loved it all. Thanks for being our voice on Canadian radio!



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Jana

posted April 1, 2011 at 8:20 am


Sarah, how kind of you to write to let me know. I appreciate it. –JKR



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ricke

posted April 2, 2011 at 12:42 am


Do you think any of these will be available for download as mp3s?



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