Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners how they feel about the state of extremism post-midterms.

Trenni Casey shared her thoughts on Mike Tyson’s new cannabis endeavor based off of his infamous ear-bite, mounting pressure on female athletes to lose weight, and the controversies about the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. Casey is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston.

Trenni Casey on BPR | Nov. 15, 2022

Dr. Katherine Gergen Barnett talked about the current spike in respiratory syncytial virus cases, which has been straining pediatric emergency departments. She also spoke about mental health issues that kids are experiencing. Gergen Barnett is the vice chair of Primary Care Innovation and Transformation in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center.

Dr. Katherine Gergen Barnett on BPR | Nov. 15, 2022

Nancy Gertner discussed the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting a challenge to ban bump stocks, and news that former President Donald Trump wanted the IRS to investigate his rivals. Gertner is a retired federal judge and a senior lecturer at Harvard Law School.

Nancy Gertner on BPR | Nov. 15, 2022

Jared Bowen talked about museums taking political action against protestors attacking paintings, as well as political leaders who have dipped their toe into art, and photojournalist Harry Benson’s exhibit at the Addison Gallery of American Art. Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor.

Jared Bowen on BPR | Nov. 15, 2022

John King gave us his continued analysis of midterm election results. King is CNN’s chief national correspondent and the host of “Inside Politics.”

John King on BPR | Nov. 15, 2022

We ended the show by asking listeners about their comfort food in the cold weather.