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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 9, 2013

2nd 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: Luis Luna (fill-in)

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro

What’s the truth about the Pearl Harbor attack? We start with excerpts from Ken’s interview with Robert Stinnett, author of Day of Deceit. Callers are invited to weigh in on Pearl Harbor, as well as, the casus belli of other U.S. wars. Call-in during the show or email your questions before to ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Kade Crockford, Director of the Technology for Liberty program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, discusses her group’s concern about the documents recently released by Edward Snowden revealing the NSA’s dragnet tracking of cell phone locations around the world.
  2. John C. Philo, Legal Director with the Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice examines the recent court ruling in Detroit’s bankruptcy case and the impact bankruptcy will have on the city and its people, with a particular focus on the possibility that public employees will lose a substantial portion of their pensions.
  3. Robert Parry, is founder and editor of ConsortiumNews.com, a reader supported investigative web publication, author and one of the reporters who helped expose the Iran-Contra scandal for the Associated Press in the mid-1980s. Parry discusses the life of the late social justice activist Nelson Mandela, and the position taken by U.S. President Ronald Reagan in opposition to sanctions targeting apartheid South Africa. This shameful chapter in American history is little discussed or understood by most Americans — and deliberately ignored by many media outlets in the current celebration of the late South African President Nelson Mandela’s life.
  4. Matt Hawthorne, Policy Director with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, talks about the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s involvement in torture. which has still not been released to the public. Hawthorne will explain why NRCAT believes full and public disclosure is imperative if the US is to end, once and for all, its criminal practice of torture. Hawthorne and Hope Metcalf of Yale Law School are featured speakers at a December 11th public forum in New Haven titled, “Ending US-Sponsored Torture Forever.”

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Mark Binelli talks about his book: Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis. Detroit has long been falling on hard times, and its impending bankruptcy is the final nail in the coffin. Or is it? Detroit s trajectory from pioneer boom town to motor city to postindustrial ruin is part of American myth. And much of it is true. But journalist Mark Binelli is also interested in a more nuanced narrative. Not a narrative of despair but one of resilience, even, possibly, renaissance. And we play a clip from DemocracyNow!‘s interview with Wallace Turbeville about his report, “The Detroit Bankruptcy”

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Michael Dunham)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 8, 2013

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Ameni Harris, Maud Joseph, Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris, Denise Manzari, Melinda Tuhus

5:30 PM: 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, December 7, 2013

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

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

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

Caroline Doctorow presents singer-songwriters Julie Gold and Christine Lavin recorded live at Riverhead’s Suffolk Theater last month during Caroline’s show “Songtrails-Live!” Grammy Award winner Julie Gold performs “From A Distance” and “Good Night New York”. Lavin performs “Good Thing She (He) Can’t Read My Mind” and has something to say about “The Romance of the Gun”… and more, including a preview of Lavin’s holiday compilation album “Just One Angel – Volume 2” which Christine co-produced with Seattle’s Andrew Ratshin of the trio Uncle Bonsai for Yellow Tail Records.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 6, 2013

1st 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: Doug Echols

10 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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

1 PM: PURE: howard thompson – “2013, Purely”

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 5, 2013

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Michael Goldman

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: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 4, 2013

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

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

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for Mike Horyczun)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

In this month’s program, Hazel Kahan interviews Keith Luce, North Fork native, Southold resident, international chef and now Greenport restaurateur. He talks about his family’s farming history and the philosophy and realities of his new food venture.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 3, 2013

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Michael Dunham (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:53 AM: The WPKN Visual Arts Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

12:58 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:03 PM: In Case You Missed It – Headline News (produced by Malcolm C. Dankner)

1:09 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for Radio Something: Valerie Richardson)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow)

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 2, 2013

1st 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: State of the Arts (special edition): Richard Pheneger (fill-in for Report To Listener: General Manager Steve di Costanzo)

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Dan Beeton, International Communications Director with the Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses the aftermath of the contested Nov. 24th presidential election in Honduras where Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro is claiming the victory of her opponent, Juan Orlando Hernandez of the conservative ruling National Party, was fraudulent – and demanding a vote-by-vote recount.
  2. Todd Gitlin, a sociologist, novelist, poet, author of 15 books including, “Occupy Nation:The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street”, a former president of the activist group Students for a Democratic Society, (1963-1964) and organizer of the first national protest against the Vietnam War – who currently serves on the board of directors of Greenpeace USA. He discusses his recent article, “How to Reverse a Slow-Motion Apocalypse, Why the Divestment Movement Against Big Energy Matters.”
  3. Craig Aaron, President and CEO of the media democracy group Free Press, discusses his group’s ongoing work advocating for net neutrality and an assessment of positions taken by the newly confirmed Federal Communications Commission chairperson Tom Wheeler. He’ll also comment on U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller’s recent letter to FCC Chair Wheeler re: his support for limits on media ownership and games being played by some broadcast corporations to dodge existing rules.
  4. Laura Gottesdiener, a journalist, social justice activist, and author of “A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home”, published by Zuccotti Park Press. She is an associate editor for Waging Nonviolence, and has written for Rolling Stone, Ms. magazine, theArizona Republic, AlterNet, among others. She lived and worked in the People’s Kitchen during the occupation of Zuccotti Park. She talks about her recent article,“The Empire Strikes Back, How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme — Again.”

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Studs Terkel, AND THEY ALL SANG (encore), Brian Wansink, MINDLESS EATING (encore,) and Native American storyteller Marge Bruchac, 1621

11 PM Michael Dunham (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 1, 2013

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Mark Mushin

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Black In Introspectives: Eric Ford

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris, Denise Manzari, Melinda Tuhus

5:30 PM: The Modern Hippy Show: Kyle Starkey

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, November 30, 2013

5th Saturday

8 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko: BRIAN ENO Special

Six hours of Brian Eno, hosted by Bob Chamenko with Johnny the Rod Curotto. Featuring all aspects of ENO’s career, including Early Roxy Music (1971) to the most recent release “Lux” (2012) Atmospherics, New Age, Ambient, Electronic, Songs with vocals, Song structures with vocals, Song fragments, Spoken word, Soundtracks, Interview material, & Collaborations (Robert Fripp, John Cale, Harold Budd, Moebius, Jah Wobble, David Byrne, etc.) One Hour Mystery Special within a Special at Midnight…

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

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

11 AM: Dennis Quinn

12 Noon: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

At 2:30, Deb will be joined in the studio by Kathleen Kruze who celebrates her new CD “To Be Understood,” in concert Wednesday December 11th at Pizzeria Lauretano in Bethel, Connecticut, at 6:30 PM. Melding folk, blues, and soul styles, Kathy has been likened to Carole King and Maria Muldaur. She’s a classically-trained guitarist who’s written over 300 songs, and a singer-songwriter who’s passion is her art. Kathy Kruze’s December 11th show in Bethel will feature some of the amazing Connecticut artists featured on the new CD, including bassist Steve Clarke and percussionist James Moss.

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Don Duffy

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Mark Mushin

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 29, 2013

5th 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 – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Bob Chamenko: BRIAN ENO Special

Six hours of Brian Eno, hosted by Bob Chamenko with Johnny the Rod Curotto. Featuring all aspects of ENO’s career, including Early Roxy Music (1971) to the most recent release “Lux” (2012) Atmospherics, New Age, Ambient, Electronic, Songs with vocals, Song structures with vocals, Song fragments, Spoken word, Soundtracks, Interview material, & Collaborations (Robert Fripp, John Cale, Harold Budd, Moebius, Jah Wobble, David Byrne, etc.) One Hour Mystery Special within a Special at Midnight…

2 AM (Saturday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 28, 2013

4th Thursday

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

2 AM: Michael Goldman

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Liz Becker (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Sit, Stay, Listen: Julia Carter, DVM

1 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Radio B&B: Buskin and Batteau)

4 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (continues)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone