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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 17, 2019

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Keeping It Witty: Steve di Costanzo

10 AM: Keeping It Witty: Terry Hopper

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

1 PM: Keeping It Witty: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Keeping It Witty: Luis Luna

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues For Bob: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Binwanka (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM (Friday): Binwanka

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Thematic Tuesday: Mark Mushin)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with Robert Pollin co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute. at U Mass Amherst about a Green New Deal for New York State. Sustainable East End, heard on the 3rd Wednesday each month, is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM (Thursday): Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 15, 2019

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Valerie will be calling in her good friend Siri as co-host. Siri has an uncanny ability to instantly identify any song that is being played on the radio, and she is sharing highlights of the songs she has gathered in the last couple of years to Valerie’s show.

At 4:30, Daniel Fitzmaurice, Executive Director of the New Haven Arts Council, will be speaking about the Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) Policy Committee. This group has been active in stressing the importance of a rich cultural climate in bringing tourism and economic opportunities to Connecticut.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Thematic Tuesday: Mark Mushin)

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 14, 2019

2nd Monday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music and Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli)

12 Noon: Spotlight on Arts & Culture: The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5:00 PM: Digging In The Dirt:: a conversation with Film Director, Sarah Mabrouk. Sarah followed the lives of six aggressively ill cancer patients for nearly eight years with her camera as they tried an alternative cure based on a radical diet change. The Food Cure – Hope or Hype is an extraordinary film that runs the gamut of emotions and will change the way you think about what you eat.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, former president of the National Lawyers Guild and author of the recently revised book, “Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues,” talks about her recent article on the current government shutdown titled, “If Trump Declares a National Emergency, He’ll Be Breaking the Law.”
  2. Rick Claypool, Reseach Director with Public Citizen, discuss his recent report on the consumer, worker, health and safety protections being disrupted as a result of the current partial government shutdown.
  3. Reed Richardson, a freelance editor, writer and media critic, discusses his recent article published by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting titled, “Corporate Press Stoops to Absurdity to Balance Trump’s Border Wall Lies,” and issues related to the media’s coverage of President’s Trump’s demand for Congressional funding for a southern border wall and the current government shutdown.
  4. Cheri Quickmire, executive director Common Cause Connecticut, talks about her group’s public policy agenda and initiatives in the state legislature, now that CT Governor Lamont has been sworn into office.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Lauren Markham talks about her spellbinding story of two young migrants from El Salvador and the life they are making in America. Her book is The Far Away Brothers (Crown 2017). Then, we hear poet Eduardo Corral read his poem, “In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes.” And finally we talk with singer-songwriter Don Arbor about his welcome song to immigrants Everyone Comes From Somewhere.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 13, 2019

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mike Merli (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

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

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

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

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

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

2 AM (Monday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, January 12, 2019

2nd Saturday

11 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Crum

9:30 AM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

10 AM: The Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 11, 2019

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Ed Flynn

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Rockers Arena: Night Nurse

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

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

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

Ecosocialism – Updates on New York City council votes minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers (Uber, Lyft, etc.), Trump store is 85% goods made abroad, charter school teachers strike in Chicago, contradictions in US-China trade war, VW ends gas car production in favor of electric in evasion of need for mass transit. Interview Victor Wallis author of Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 10, 2019

2nd Thursday

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

2 AM: Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: The Flux Capacitor: Martha Willette Lewis (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Modern Hippie Show: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 9, 2019

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mike Merli (fill-in for The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein)

4 PM: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month Hazel has some very personal Tidings for WPKN’s listeners. In a Skype conversation with Tom, her classmate from their boarding school in India, whom she hadn’t actually met until their 60th class reunion last year, the two classmates explore what it has meant to be a “Third Culture Kid”: for Tom, born and raised in China and for Hazel, who calls India and Pakistan home.

8 PM: Preservation Sound Radio: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 8, 2019

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Bob Johnson (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle)

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 7, 2019

1st Monday

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

2 AM: Mike Merli (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: What’s Happening New Haven: with Bonnie Lykes

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights discusses the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border under Donald Trump, the current shutdown of the U.S. government triggered by Trump’s demand for funding to build his southern border wall, and prospects for comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
  2. Leigh Chapman, Voting rights campaign director with the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights assesses the introduction of H.R. 1 in the newly Democratic Party controlled House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is a package of voting, campaign finance and ethics reforms, aimed at stamping out the influence of money in politics, curtailing Washington lobbying, and expanding voting rights, with a focus being on the fight ahead to challenge voter suppression tactics nationwide.
  3. Craig Aaron, President and CEO of the media democracy group Free Press discusses the ongoing fight to restore net neutrality, his group’s current lawsuit against the GOP controlled FCC and other FCC-related issues Free Press is addressing.
  4. Karen Bernal, Chair, of the California Democratic Party Progressive Caucus explains the decision to reactivate the independent Bernie Sanders Delegates Network, her view of the other likely progressive Democratic Party primary candidates, and the media’s recent treatment of Sanders in news coverage of the 2020 campaign.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with the great cartoonist Jules Feiffer about the third graphic novel in his noir trilogy about the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and ’50s, The Ghost Script. Then we replay part of our 2008 interview with comic artist Art Spiegelman. Finally, we remember the Israeli writer Amos Oz and his last book, Dear Zealot.

11 PM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 6, 2019

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

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

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

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

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

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

2 AM (Monday): Mike Merli (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)