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The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, May 28, 2016

4th Saturday

8 PM (Friday): The Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown: Bob Chamenko

The Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown, your gateway to the summer: 6 hours of uninterrupted Zappa music! The FZMDM will showcase a cacophonous cavalcade of conceptual continuity from the early daze of Studio Z to the prophetic period of the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen. No Zappa sub-genre rock will remain un-turned as your host Bob Chamenko and special-guest-Zappa-experts the Crusher, Johnny Rod Curotto, and Windy the House Floutist explore the arcane world of the 20th Century’s greatest composer. Join us for an evening of calculated madness and get your head right for the Summer of ’16!!!

2 AM: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

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

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

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

12 PM: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (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 – “Rivers”

2 AM: To Be Announced

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 27, 2016

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph)

10 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Listen, Prof. Krugman – Updates on car companies buying ride-share companies, Pope’s latest, evidence against Prof. Krugman’s rosy view of inequality.

8 PM: The Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown: Bob Chamenko

The Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown, your gateway to the summer: 6 hours of uninterrupted Zappa music! The FZMDM will showcase a cacophonous cavalcade of conceptual continuity from the early daze of Studio Z to the prophetic period of the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen. No Zappa sub-genre rock will remain un-turned as your host Bob Chamenko and special-guest-Zappa-experts the Crusher, Johnny Rod Curotto, and Windy the House Floutist explore the arcane world of the 20th Century’s greatest composer. Join us for an evening of calculated madness and get your head right for the Summer of ’16!!!

2 AM (Saturday): Alec Cumming (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, May 26, 2016

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: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

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

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

4th Wednesday

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

2 AM: DJ DaySix

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: Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Ecologist and writer Carl Safina talks about his book Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel. Mr. Safina spoke at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. East End Ink is heard on the 4th Wednesday each month. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/groups/east-end-ink

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

4th Tuesday !HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB DYLAN!

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

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Rob Tangel & Steve di Costanzo

8 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Sam Goldenberg & Steve di Costanzo

10 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Robin Batteau

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Rob Silber

3 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Eric Cocks & Chris Frantz

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Paul Bercovici

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 23, 2016

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: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia deploys three new divisions to its western border. China develops a new hypersonic weapon. The origins/tenets of fascism and its manifestation in different countries. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News 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. Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., who’s latest book is titled, “Failed: What the ’Experts’ Got Wrong about the Global Economy,” examines the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil, and the important issues addressed in his recent article, “Has the Left Run its Course in Latin America?”
  2. Paul Kawika Martin, Communications Director with Peace Action discusses President Obama’s scheduled trip to visit Hiroshima, Japan this week — and his group’s position that the president must use his remaining months in office to take substantive action to move the world closer to the abolition of nuclear weapons.
  3. Chris Hedges, is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades in Latin America, The Middle East, Africa, the Balkans and Europe, 15 of those years with The New York Times. Hedges is the author of several New York Times best sellers including “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” that he co-wrote with the cartoonist Joe Sacco. Here he addresses the issues of “Capitalism and Militarism — At Humanity’s Peril: Organizing Our Power,” a panel discussion recorded at the annual Left Forum conference in New York City on May 20, 2016.
  4. Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Green Party of Connecticut and the 2014 Green Party candidate for Connecticut Secretary of State talks about the many institutional obstacles for third party candidates in local, state and national elections, as well as what the CT Greens are doing to get ballot access to run candidates for both state and federal office in the 2016 election.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

George Hodgeman talks about his wonderful memoir of taking care of his mother in her declining years. It’s called Bettyville, first published in 2015 and now out in paperback. Then we re-air our 2011 interview with Dr. Alan Teel about his innovative approach to caring for seniors. His book is Alone and Invisible No More.

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 22, 2015

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: 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: 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: 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, May 21, 2016

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Friday Night Live Music

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

8 AM: OFF THE AIR — Pardon the interruption…
AN UPGRADE TO THE THE UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT’S POWER GRID WILL INTERRUPT ON-AIR PROGRAMMING TODAY. Looking for a way to get your WPKN “fix” — check out our PODCASTS and Archives.
6 AM: TBA — On-Air & Streaming returns with the restoration of power.

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 20, 2016

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM: Sean Corvino

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

5 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

The Idea of Revolution – Updates on Alabama convicts strike against slavery, Greece’s victimization, TTIP exposed, and taxing Yale. Interview with Joan Berezin and Kip Waldo on revolutionary change.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: 3rd Friday Night Live Music with Bruce Swan

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, May 19, 2016

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, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Luis Luna

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: 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: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with Scott Chaskey of the Peconic Land Trust’s Quail Hill Farm about Community Supported Agriculture and the Land Trust’s efforts to preserve farm land on eastern Long Island. Sustainable East End looks at land use, water resources, transportation and the food industries on the ‘twin forks’. The programs are archived at SustainableEastEnd.blogspot.com and will soon be available at WPKN podcasts.

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for Shaki Presents)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 17, 2016

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): My Other Music: Joseph Celli (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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:15 PM: a conversation with Nathan Salsburg, the curator for the Alan Lomax collection at the Association for Cultural Equity. The centenary of Lomax’s birth was in 2015, and he was renowned for a lifetime spent collecting the sounds and songs of the people of the world. His collection lives on in the Library of Congress and through the robust programming of the Association for Cultural Equity.

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

11 PM: Mark Mushin

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda