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Podcast Episode 5: The Rise of F*ck with Melissa Wright and M.C. Atwood

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By Hannah Carmack, Creative Content Coordinator

Episode 5: The Rise of F*uk with Melissa Wright and M.C. Atwood

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This episode of the STEM Read podcast contains strong language and a strong message. Join hosts Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) as we chat with linguistic Melissa Wright and The Devil’s You Know author M.C. Atwood. We’ll explore the rise of f*ck, why swearing matters, why swearing doesn’t matter, and how swearing breeds empathy.

Northern Illinois University’s STEM Read is part of the NIU STEAM family of programs that explore science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. Find more great books, lesson plans, and resources at stemread.com.

The STEM Read Podcast is produced in collaboration with WNIJ.