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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 7, 2014

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Special Programming: Music Meeting Festival Highlights (fill-in for 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

11:55 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: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

  • Valerie will be doing part two of her favorite music of 2013.
  • At 5:15, Valerie will be speaking with Mikey Hirschoff, who is affiliated with the Garden Club of New Haven, about a utility company plan to cut down thousands of trees in Connecticut that are situated near power lines. This is a radical departure from the previous policy where the utilities would trim branches but leave the tree alive and standing.
  • At 6:15, Valerie will be joined in the studio by Dr. Leigh H. White, a naturopathic physician based in North Haven. Leigh will be beginning a noontime show on WPKN on the fifth Wednesdays of the month beginning this January 29th.

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, January 6, 2014

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: Report To Listener: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

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. Danny Schechter, editor at MediaChannel.org, is an award-winning independent filmmaker and author whose recent film and book are titled, “Plunder: The Crime of Our Time.” Danny discusses his recent article, “‘Happy News Year’: Looking Beyond Top Stories to Examine Our News System.” He’ll also be talking about his just published book, “Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela,” a companion book to the widely acclaimed new motion picture, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.”
  2. Ben Beachy, Research Director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, reviews his group’s new report titled, “NAFTA at 20: One Million Lost U.S. Jobs, Higher Income Inequality.” He’ll also discuss Public Citizen’s – and a growing national coalition of progressive organization’s – ongoing work mobilizing opposition to the Obama administration-backed Trans Pacific Partnership free trade treaty.
  3. Peter Wilcox is captain of the Greenpeace ship, “Arctic Sunrise,” who was held prisoner by Russia for more than 2 months along with 27 of his crew members and two freelance journalists after they were detained following a direct action protest on a Russian oil rig in the Arctic Sea on September 18th. Captain Wilcox will discuss the circumstances surrounding the Russian Parliament’s granting of amnesty to the “Arctic 30,” his and others’ experience while being held prisoner – and Greenpeace’s continuing work focusing the world’s attention on the danger of drilling for oil in the fragile Arctic ecosystem and climate change.
  4. Monte Frank, a board member of Newtown Action Alliance, talks about his group’s plans for campaigns and projects advocating stricter state and federal laws on gun safety and ownership in the new year, as well as a summary of their lobbying work over the past year – and recent commemoration of the unspeakable violence and tragic loss of life on December 14th, 2012 at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Inside Climate News reporter Katherine Bagley about Mayor Bloomberg s record on climate resilience for New York City. She co-wrote Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy with Maria Galucci. Also we hear excerpts from 2013 interviews on WV with Rilla Eskew, Carla Kaplan, Marisa Silver, Ruth Ozeki and Richard Heinberg.

11 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 5, 2014

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

3 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

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: 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, January 4, 2014

1st Saturday

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

2 AM: Off Beat!: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in)

6 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew (fill-in for The Carousel: Dave Z.)

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

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Ebong Udoma (fill-in for Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E)

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

Nashville, yesterday and today. “Nashville is the Alamo for the music business. Everywhere else, the infrastructure has been almost totally dismantled…” T-Bone Burnett. Caroline explores the songs of several Nashville based songwriters, and pays tribute to the late Ray Price. The second part of the program will feature the music of Linda Ronstadt.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 3, 2014

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: Bertho (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

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

1 PM: Scott Thompson (fill-in for PURE: howard thompson)

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: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 2, 2014

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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for 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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 1, 2014

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mikki’s Room: Mikki (continues as fill-in Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

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: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

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

On the new year’s first North Fork Works, David Berson, sea captain, celestial navigator, author, musician and skipper of the solar-charged boat Glory talks about his life and work and why Greenport is the only place in the world he wants to live. With music by David Berson, produced by Tony Ernst and archived at www.hazelkahan.com. Happy new year!

8 PM: Dylan McDonnell (fill-in for Liz Becker)

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

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 31, 2013

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): 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

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

12:55 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:00 PM: In Case You Missed It – Headline News (produced by Malcolm C. Dankner)

1:06 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

  • 4:30 PM – Valerie will be joined in the WPKN studios by Bill Brown, the Director of the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven. This museum regularly showcases the creative genius of A.C. Gilbert, the inventor of the Erector Set. The Erector Set turns 100 this year, and the Eli Whitney Museum celebrates the man and his inventions.
  • Guest Meredith Tarr will be co-hosting and sharing some of her favorite music of 2013 between 4 and 7 p.m

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: Mikki’s Room: Mikki (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Mikki’s Room: Mikki (continues as fill-in Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 30, 2013

5th 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: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

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

The environment, climate change, and corporate control of education will be our focus. Our guests are WPKN public affairs veterans Melinda Tuhus and Bob Johnson. The call-in number will be announced during the show. Call-in during the show or email your questions before to ken@mdrtalk.org.

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. Medea Benjamin, cofounder of Global Exchange and CodePink: Women for Peace, and author of “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control,” talks about her end-of-the-year article titled, “10 Good Things About the Year 2013,” reflecting on some of the important accomplishments fought for by progressive activists in 2013, and the struggles yet to be won in 2014.
  2. A representative of Public Citizen discusses the group’s new report, “NAFTA at 20: One Million Lost U.S. Jobs, Higher Income Inequality,” and also examines ongoing work mobilizing opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade treaty.
  3. Eric LeCompte, director of Jubilee USA Network, explains why the Philippine’s total debt payments to international lenders amounts to more than double the aid pledged for disaster relief by nations around the world after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan. He also provides an overview of the current global debt crisis and his group’s campaign for debt relief for developing nations across the globe.
  4. Morgan Fox of the Marijuana Policy Project talks about the nation’s first legal sales of marijuana for recreational use scheduled to take place in Denver, Colorado on January 1, the successful campaigns for changes in marijuana laws across the country in 2013 – and the work ahead in 2014.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Elisa Seagrave, The Girl from Station X: My Mother’s Unknown Life. And Jennet Conant, The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 29, 2013

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, December 28, 2013

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in)

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

Featured:

  • Tribute to Carl Sagan
  • NASA Mission Updates
  • Local Astronomy & Space Related events
  • Interview with long time adventure journalist, Jim Clash… Jim will discuss several of his previous adventures, including his skiing to the South Pole, and his future adventure into space on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

11 AM: Dennis Quinn

12 Noon: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 27, 2013

4thFriday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for 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: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for 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: Ray Terlaga

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in)