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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 23, 2013

4th Monday

10 PM: 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: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in)

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

In Context War Report presents Part 2 of a two part series on the rise, fall and resurrection of Russia as a global power. What does Russia’s resurgence mean for U.S. national security? The program features In Context’s military affairs commentator Marchand MacDermotRoe and is pre-recorded.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • A representative of the group United for a Fair Economy assesses the importance of the data released in the recent U.S. census report on stagnating U.S. poverty as well as political attacks on the social safety net and public policy options to alleviate poverty and reverse growing income inequality.
  • BORDC executive director Shahid Buttar discusses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s recent release of an opinion authorizing the NSA’s blanket collection of American’s phone communication data, pending litigation challenging the operation and initiatives to reform government surveillance programs.
  • Ladd Everitt, Director of Communications with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence talks about his group’s reaction to the most recent mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. — and continuing nationwide efforts since last year’s Newtown, CT school massacre, to mandate universal background checks for all gun buyers and pass laws banning military assault rifles and high capacity ammunition magazines.
  • Michael Zweig, professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, discusses the escalating sectarian violence in Iraq and the Iraqi labor leaders he’s supporting who are struggling to establish a democratic, non-sectarian society with internationally accepted labor rights.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

When it comes to fracked fossil fuels, are we being sold a bunch of snake oil? Energy analyst Richard Heinberg talks about his riveting new book, Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future. And journalist Bill McKibben helped spark the global mass movement to save the climate. McKibben tells the story of how that movement has developed – and a parallel story of his neighbor in rural Vermont who just happens to be a foremost beekeeper. McKibben’s latest book is OIL AND HONEY: The Education of An Unlikely Activist.

11 PM Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 22, 2013

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 11, 2013

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Hazel Kahan interviews Davey Wreden, a young Indie video game developer living in Austin, Texas. He traces the history of the indie game industry for us and tells the fascinating story of how he created his own game, The Stanley Parable. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Soundchecks: Walter Wagoner

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

2 AM (Thursday) Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 21, 2013

3rd Saturday

11 PM (Friday): Eric Ford

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: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

Deb’s interview with singer Lisa Fischer at 1:30 pm has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict for Lisa. They both hope to have the interview rescheduled soon! In the meantime, Deb will be playing more music today featuring this incredible talent. Also, fellow WPKN programmer Richard Hill joins Deb at 2:30 to talk about his band Mikata’s new CD Ayer y Hoy.

4 PM: Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 20, 2013

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Eric Ford

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

1 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

4 PM: PURE: Howard Thompson – “Ian Hunter”

Ian Hunter plays 10 of his favourite records and h plays the Mott/Hunter songs he can’t do without… much nattering ensues.

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 19, 2013

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Michael Goldman

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Bob Chamenko (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: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Franorama 2.0: Fran Fried (fill-in for Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Eric Ford

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 18, 2013

3rd Wednesday

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

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

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: Bob Balogh

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

8 PM: Cheryl Palmer

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 17, 2013

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Jazz Adventures: Phil Bowler (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

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)

1:05 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Featured Guests:

  • 4:30 PM – Harold T. Stearns Professor of Earth Science, Emeritus, at Wesleyan University speaking about his book “New Haven’s Sentinels: The Art and Science of East Rock and West Rock.”
  • 5:30 PM – An interview about “The Specials,” a play that just debuted in New Haven this past weekend that could be described as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf meets Heart of Darkness. James Leaf, Director and one of the four actors, David Pilot, Producer, and Steve Bellwood, the playwright. The play continues this coming weekend.
  • 6:30 PM – Gaye Hyre who is the organizer of the third annual ArtBra Auction taking place Sunday, October 6, in New Haven. Artists design bras that are modeled and auctioned off to raise money for breast cancer care for uninsured women.

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: Five String Circus: Pete Kaufman

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 16, 2013

3rd 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: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro – live call in

Is more standardized testing the way to improve U.S. education? Should we re-assess our approach to schooling? Our guest is Alfie Kohn, author of The Schools Our Children Deserve. 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 CT News Service, CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Richard Eskow, a former Wall Street executive who now is a senior fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future, discusses the recent study from the University of California, Berkeley; the Paris School of Economics and Oxford University finding that the U.S. is experiencing record income inequality not seen since the 1920s — he’ll also talk about his recent article, “Recovery for the Rich, Recession for the Rest.”
  • Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies, assesses the U.S.-Russian agreement on taking control of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, the ongoing brutal civil war inside Syria and the unfolding political repercussions in the U.S.
  • Jeremy Scahill, is an award winning investigative journalist with the Nation Magazine, correspondent for Democracy Now! and author of the bestselling book, “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army,” about America’s outsourcing of its military. In an exclusive interview with Counterpoint Jeremy talks about his newest book, “Dirty Wars, The World is a Battlefield,” also made into a documentary film under the same title.
  • Nathan Schneider, editor of the online publications, Waging Nonviolence and Killing the Buddha, discusses his book, “Thank you Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse,” and the latest evolution and developments within Occupy Wall Street on the cusp of the movement’s second year anniversary.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

11 PM Jazz Adventures: Phil Bowler (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 15, 2013

3rd 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: Cheryl Palmer (fill-in for 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, September 14, 2013

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Community Discussions: Tom Sweeney

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Leaving The 20th Century With No Regrets: Scott Shapleigh)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 13, 2013

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Ed Flynn

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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

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

4 PM: John Rivera

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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