Ring My Belle Weekends: A librarian with Tourettes Syndrome who competes as a strongman. Yep, this is a real person.
Originally aired: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Rachel talks to the author of a new memoir about his life as a competitive strongman with Tourettes Syndrome who works as a librarian in Salt Lake City. Yes, one person embodies all of those things. She also interviewed Geoff Tate, frontman of the Seattle band Queensryche, about the strange predicament the band is in: there are currently two Queeensryches on tour, both with new albums out. She'll explain. A Seattle choreographer has dedicated his latest, out-of-the-box dance performance, "Mother for you I made this," to his schizophrenic mother. The audience follows him through downtown Seattle as he tells stories through dance.