Nominee for multiple Daytime Emmy Awards to discuss his world travels

Richard Wiese, star of the ABC-TV show “Born to Explore,” will be a guest on this Thursday’s Stir Crazy with Patty Gay, a new online food chat show that can be heard on this site.

“Born to Explore” is nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Series and another for Wiese as Best Series Host.

An explorer by profession, Wiese will discuss the cultures and food he has encountered on his many trips across the world, including a trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, and a visit with orangutans in Borneo in Asia.

Joining Wiese in the studio will be “Born to Explore” executive producer Mercedes Velgot, and chef Gerard Clinton, who grows an organic garden at the Aspetuck Valley Country Club in Weston and is featured on the Farm to Fork episode of Born to Explore.

Can be heard every Thursday

Stir Crazy is a production of HANRadio and can be heard every Thursday from noon-1 on all Hersam Acorn websites — including the . Follow the show on Twitter @StirCrazyCT.

The show with Richard Wiese can be heard Thursday, April. 15.

Ideas and suggestions for Stir Crazy can be emailed to Patty Gay at