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Unvarnished: Trouble In Thailand

Episode eight of Unvarnished features Randy Singer, a grad student studying ichthyology. Randy tells a story of a trip to South Thailand to collect fish that went awry when his crew unknowingly stumbled into the magistrate's driveway.

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Actors From The London Stage To Perform Hamlet at Phillips Center

Even after 420 years, a play like Hamlet can still be “shockingly relevant.” Actress Grace Andrews says, "I’ve been amazed how lines I’ve known all my life – you know, famous Shakespearean lines – have suddenly ... come out in kind of brutal clarity, of … how I can make sense of them now, today. For example, all the stuff that’s been in the news in the past weeks and Ophelia’s line, ‘He took me by the wrist and held me hard.' I suddenly read that and … it takes your breath away, sometimes, if you allow yourself to make it live in a current way."

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Tom Petty Biographer Warren Zanes to Speak at UF

On speaking at UF Zanes said, “When the call comes from Gainesville, I pick up, because you can’t tell the Tom Petty story without going to Gainesville. It’s a special place.” On Tom Petty's untimely death: "“I didn’t think Jerry Lee Lewis was still going to be alive and Tom Petty wasn’t going to be here. I was just looking forward to those records...."

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Unvarnished: High Speed Honda

Episode six of Unvarnished features Garrett Hall, a father and husband who decided it was time to sell his beloved 2001 Honda Accord. What should have been a smooth transaction ended up as a nightmarish test drive that left Garrett fearing for his life.

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