6 episodes

The coronavirus has changed everything about how we live in Kansas City. KCUR's Gina Kaufmann brings you personal essays about how we're all adapting to a very different world.

Real Humans By Gina Kaufman‪n‬ KCUR Studios

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

The coronavirus has changed everything about how we live in Kansas City. KCUR's Gina Kaufmann brings you personal essays about how we're all adapting to a very different world.

    P.E. For Sad Grownups

    P.E. For Sad Grownups

    Remote P.E. has forced gym teachers to re-think fitness for their students. But can they help stir-crazy adults?

    • 9 min
    A Small Business Owner Stays Afloat In A Big Box Store

    A Small Business Owner Stays Afloat In A Big Box Store

    For 15 years, Kip Ludwigs carefully calculated every move she made as owner of her dream business, Solaris Massage in Kansas City. When the coronavirus threw all her plans out the window, she found solace and solutions in unlikely places. Here's her story.

    • 6 min
    A Chiefs Fan's Alternate Pandemic Reality

    A Chiefs Fan's Alternate Pandemic Reality

    A year ago, KCUR aired the "coronavirus diaries" of a Kansas City native teaching English in China. Back then, his account of life in quarantine — including an eerily quiet Super Bowl watch party — seemed unimaginable. Now, the normalcy of his post-COVID life is what's surreal.

    • 7 min
    Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

    Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

    Running around less has not meant laying off the coffee, just drinking more of it at home. Keeping up with changing customer demand has been a wild ride for people in the hot beverage business.

    • 7 min
    Becoming American Is Still A Dream Come True

    Becoming American Is Still A Dream Come True

    They chose American citizenship in a pandemic and a snow storm, with chaos in the nation's Capitol. Here's why.

    • 7 min
    Trailer: Real Humans

    Trailer: Real Humans

    The coronavirus has changed everything about how we live in Kansas City. Starting Jan. 24, KCUR's Gina Kaufmann will bring you a weekly podcast about how we're adapting to a very different world. Think of it as weekly letters from her to you.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Andy Limpic ,

Excellent Listen

Gina’s thoughtful approach to storytelling is perennially refreshing and this new project is no exception. I highly recommend. ❤️

Juniper712 ,

Good to hear your voice!

Missing my pre-pandemic morning routine which included winding down with my cup of coffee and listening to Central Standard after the morning madness of rushing the kids to school. I enjoyed these episodes - thank you!

Swope Loose ,

Bravo !

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