In the midst of the fast-approaching Black Friday, holiday shopping has already reached full speed. With an uncertain economic outlook, consumers are faced with major decisions about their spending habits this holiday season. Will they opt for splurging or saving? Wharton marketing professor Cait Lamberton offers valuable insights into holiday spending and consumer confidence.
Meanwhile, culinary historian Sarah Lohman embarked on a journey across the United States to uncover rare foods that are at risk of extinction. Her new book, “Endangered Eating,” highlights the importance of bringing heirloom foods back to our tables. Lohman shares her experiences and discussions with farmers, ranchers, scientists, and activists who are working to preserve these endangered foods.
On Tuesday, WHYY’s new podcast, “Art Outside,” will make its debut, focusing on Philadelphia’s vibrant public art scene. Hosted by Street Dept. blogger Conrad Benner, the series will showcase five street artists and delve into their motivations and impact on outdoor art. The first episode will feature “the Philadelphia Bansky,” an artist taking on the Philadelphia Parking Authority through his thought-provoking artwork. Don’t miss out on this exciting new podcast series!