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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 29, 2014

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Six Feet Deep: Jeep Ward (fill-in for Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson)

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: All Mixed Up: Shortcut through 2014 ‐ Peter Bochan

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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. Dave Johnson, a Fellow with Campaign for America’s Future and a Senior Fellow with Renew California, discusses some good news for progressive activism witnessed in 2014, that he wrote about in his recent article, “Holiday Bright Spots for Progressives.”
  2. Arun Gupta, a co-founder of The Indypendent newspaper and the Occupied Wall Street Journal, is a widely published journalist. He assesses the growth and potential of the nationwide movement that’s risen up to challenge police violence in communities of color, as well as the political blowback recently seen from people like Pat Lynch, president of the New York City Police Department’s largest and most influential union.
  3. Steve Schnapp, Senior Education Coordinator with the group United for a Fair Economy, talks about the issues of growing economic inequality in the U.S., with a focus on a recent study by professors Gabriel Zucman and Emmanuel Saez, as well as new movements for a higher minimum wage and calls for changes in federal tax and labor policies.
  4. John Humphries, convener and organizer with the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs discusses his group’s new legislative campaign to cap the residential fixed charge for electricity at $10 per month, after Connecticut’s largest electric utility CL&P requested a monthly increase to $25.50 and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, or PURA, granted a 20% increase from $16.00 to $19.25 per month.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ellen Cooney talks about her newest novel, The Mountaintop School For Dogs. It’s a mystery about a unique rescue operation. And we re-air our conversation with animal behaviorist Vint Virga about The Soul of All Living Creatures.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 28, 2014

4th Sunday

9 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room4th Saturday: Rivers – Almost always Reggae/Africa

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o Luis

Si es nueva música (new music): Edwin
y las normas de la vieja escuela (old school standards): Luis

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

5:30 PM: JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

7 PM: Liz Becker (fill-in for Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan)

10 PM: Six Feet Deep: Jeep Ward (fill-in for Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, December 27, 2014

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera Jeff Day (Fill-in for Bob Chamenko)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: Justin Shay: playlist at JMS JAMS (fill-in for It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves)

9 AM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

The lack of adequate mass transit on Long Island’s East End has been long recognized but has not received the attention it deserves. We revisit our recent talk with Ryan Lynch of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign about the state of mass transportation on eastern Long Island and the metro area. Sustainable East End programs are archived at http://eastendreport.blogspot.com

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

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

Holiday Edition of Cosmic Perspective: The Life & Works of Sir Isaac Newton – an informal chat, with Dr. Carl Barratt. Sir Isaac Newton, born on Christmas day, believed he may have been the Messiah, invented calculus, & mathematically predicted the orbits of the planets.

11 AM: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over Show: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

9 PM: Mikki’s Room4th Saturday: Rivers – Almost always Reggae/Africa

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 26, 2014

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

8 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera Jeff Day (Fill-in for Bob Chamenko)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 25, 2014

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

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: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

The Christmas edition will be a re-broadcast of our very first episode, back when “Home Page“ was called “HomeWork” – aired in December of 2011 – “Dreamhouses and Houses in Dreams” featuring Binnie Klein, Duo Dickinson and author Meghan Daum!

1 PM: DJ Mondavi (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in)

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 24, 2014

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

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: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Rod Ross

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

“O. Henry’s Christmas Gift” – A reading in the style of radio drama with Diana Heinlein and David Houston. Featured are “The Cop and the Anthem” and “The Gift of the Magi”, stories by O. Henry, the late 19th / early 20th century short story writer. Recorded at Southampton’s Rogers Memorial Library. East End Ink programs are archived at http://eastendink.blogspot.com. It is regularly heard on the fourth Wednesday each month on WPKN.

8 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Victoria Nachman (fill-in for The Modern Hippy Show: Kyle Starkey)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 23, 2014

4th Tuesday

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

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

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 Indigenous Radio w/guest host John Kane

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: Holiday Special Soundprint: Asia – Joseph Celli (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

Japanese Jingle Bells, Cambodian Cantata, Christmas @ Ground Zero, Hanukkah Medley, Christmas Songs From Vietnam & North Korea, featuring 12 Days of Reggae Christmas, James Brown’s Christmas Ghetto, Redneck Christmas Songs, and Charlie Parker, Dolly Parton, Lady GaGa, Dirty Boyz, and the Bach Christmas Oratorio with some great traditional music from Asia.

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 22, 2014

4th 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

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

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report as we discuss the U.S. resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba, the economic siege of Russia, the war against ISIS, and the prospects for war in Eastern Europe. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: The Kevin Gallagher Show

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. Peter Kornbluh, is director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive and co-author with William LeoGrande of the new book, “Back Channel to Cuba.” He assesses the factors which led President Obama’s to make his dramatic announcement to move toward normalizing relations with the Cuban government after 54 years of diplomatic isolation and a failed embargo. He’ll also address the challenges ahead for both Washington and Havana.
  2. Jamie McIntyre, Washington D.C. based conrrespondent for Al Jazeera America, discusses Pakistan’s religious war which last week witnessed a bloody Taliban terrorist attack on a military-run school in Peshawar that killed 145 people including 132 chldren.
  3. Paul Engler, founding director of the Center for the Working Poor in Los Angeles, discusses the topics covered in the recent article he co-wrote with his brother Mark, “What Makes Nonviolent Movements Explode,” and assess the current nationwide mobilization against police violence in communities of color.
  4. Mike DeRosa, Co-chair of the Connecticut Green Party and 2014 candidate for CT Secretary of State, talks about how the party performed in the November election and their legislative agenda for 2015.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

David Laskin talks about his family memoir of Jewish life in the twentieth century, The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century. Then, a poet’s dialog with the 1886 diary of an ordinary woman: Sarah Sousa talks about her books, Diary of Esther Small 1886 and Church of Needles.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 21, 2014

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room: 3rd Saturday – R&B/Soul

2 AM: The A List: Vinny or In The Domain: Icon

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: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o Luis
Si es nueva música (new music): Edwin
y las normas de la vieja escuela (old school standards): Luis

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

5:30 PM: Amazon Radio: Pam Smith

7 PM: Blues & Rock ‐ Liz Becker (fill-in for 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, December 20, 2014

3rd Saturday

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew
Special Event ‐ Live from the Dragone Classic Motor Cars Showroom

11 AM: Barricada: con John Lugo

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Justin Shay: w/the show playlist at JMS JAMS
(fill-in for Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E)

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day w/special guest “Rudolph”

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: 3rd Saturday – R&B/Soul

2 AM (Sunday): In The Domain: Icon

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 19, 2014

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Eli Malone)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson – “Third Word!” with special guest, Vincent Quatroche

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Third Friday Night Live Music: Showcase 61 from The Stamford Palace Theatre with performers Emil Halas and the father/daughter band of Dave & Emma Hart.  From 11pm WPKN programmer Justin Shay will host.

2 AM (Saturday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 18, 2014

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

Daphne Merkin’s new collection of essays, “The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, the Brontes, and the Importance of Handbags” is her first in 15 years, and rapidly gaining critical acclaim for its wit, candor, and ability to go “beneath the glossy facades of neon-lit personalities to consider their vulnerabilities and demons…” She talks with Binnie Klein on A Miniature World.

12 Noon: Organic Farmstand: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: 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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM (Friday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Eli Malone)