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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 31, 2015

5th Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner (fill-in for The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone)

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Ben Norton, a freelance journalist and writer discusses his recent article published in FAIR’s Counterspin magazine, “Media and Nuclear Deal Opponents Continue to Spread Debunked Myth Iran Will Monitor Itself,” and the overall quality of media coverage of the national debate over the international nuclear agreement with Iran.
  2. Costas Panayotakis, professor of Sociology at New York City College of Technology, assesses Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ call for new national elections on September 20th, his motivation for a new vote and the future for the Greek economy under continuing EU-imposed economic austerity measures.
  3. Norman Solomon, political activist, columnist and author of the book, “War Made Easy, How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us to Death,” talks about the RootsAction.org petition urging presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to challenge the “Madness of Militarism,” and the potential of his progressive campaign to trigger a more focused national debate on U.S. foreign policy and our country’s use of military force.
  4. John Bell, Director of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, Associate Professor of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut and co-editor of “The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance.” He’ll discuss the current exhibit “Speak Up! Speak Out! Bread & Puppet Theater,” at UConn’s William Benton Museum of Art, exploring the history of the group’s activist art, and what museum visitors will discover at the exhibition.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Nation correspondent Scott Sherman talks about his book, Patience and Fortitude: Power, Real Estate, and the Fight to Save a Public Library. Then, we air an excerpt from our 2014 interview with Eric Alterman about his book Inequality And One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment.

11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 30, 2015

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Tyler Wenning

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, August 29, 2015

5th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

Poise and Cooperation: A follow up on what’s happening with the closing of the John Slade Ely House in New Haven with Jeanne Criscola and Ron Pacacha, members of Friends of the John Slade Ely House (JSEH) who are organizing the efforts to save the art center form being sold. Also, a discussion with Tristan Nielsen, a young circus artist who recently performed in New York as a part of Sequence 8, to find out about his rising career and the daily life of an acrobat. Circus acts are enjoying a renaissance and often blur genre boundaries, blending aspects of cabaret, dance, magic, Broadway theater into unique spectaculars. Cirque du Soleil with their acts in Las Vegas have whetted the public’s appetite for such performances and have raised the bar in terms of artistry. Tristan is a part of a new generation of performers taking this most ancient art to new heights.

12 PM: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Don Duffy

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 28, 2015

4th Friday

12 AM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Chris Frantz, The Talking Head

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Market Chaos Hits US All: Updates on Dismaland theme park, reghettoization, western fires, Amazon undercuts pensions, and analyzing market chaos vs blaming China.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 27, 2015

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

Duo Dickinson and Binnie Klein welcome Blair Richardson. Richardson is currently a mechanical engineer focusing on heating, air conditioning, and energy efficiency for commercial and residential projects. He is the chairperson for the Young Engineers in ASHRAE, a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, and a registered professional engineer. The discussion will focus on climate change and home AC design needs. Is it, in fact, getting hotter? How has engineering adapted to a warmer climate? What are some innovations that consumers can use?

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Dan Correll (fill-in for Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 26, 2015

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Dan Correll)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Rod Ross

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Poets Grace Schulman and Kamiko Hahn read their work at the Poetry Marathon in Amagansett. Also we remember Shinnecock elder Elizabeth Thunder Bird Haile, who passed into the spirit world last week, with her reading of Morning on Shinnecock by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks. East End Ink is heard on the 4th Wednesday each month. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com

8 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for Scott Thompson)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 25, 2015

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

2 AM: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Cliff Furnald (fill-in for Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson)

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Dan Correll)

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 24, 2015

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Dave Hogan

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Kiev claims 50,000 Russian troops are on Ukraine border. U.S. troops in Ukraine and Turkey. Russian MIGs in Syria. What to do with ISIS. Japan struggles with WWII legacy. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Jim Motavalli (fill-in for Pete Stewart)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

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10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with J.A. Mills about her book, Blood of the Tiger: A Story about Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save A Magnificent Species. Then, we hear the story of a very special owl. Martin Windrow tells us about his book, The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar.

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 23, 2015

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Sunday Brunch Concert)

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, August 22, 2015

4th Saturday

8 PM (Friday): 3rd Friday Night Live Music

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Tune Into Your Body: Dr. Wendy Leigh White

10 AM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros)

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: con John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 21, 2015

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Elijah Malone)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for PURE w/howard thompson)

4 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for Connections: Eric Cocks)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Labor Day Economics – Updates on Labor Day’s meaning, Amazon’s workplace horrors, Dunkin Donuts’ CEO against $15/hr, and how capitalism undermines recycling. Response to questions on shifting U.S. federal tax burdens and on state’s role in capitalist economies.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: 3rd Friday Night Live Music

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 20, 2015

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Gregory McAvoy, Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan)

4 PM: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone