The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation.
THIS WEEK: How to smoke marijuana legally in Washington. We’ll explore the new rules and regulations for the legal sale and use of marijuana by adults for recreational use. What are the restrictions on the sale of the drug and what are the limitations on its use. The Washington State Liquor Control board has drawn up the rules and we’ll find out what they are on Sound Living.
Coming from WPKN public radio in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Between the Lines provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media.
Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, this weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features four of the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
THIS WEEK: Rami Khouri: The Unfinished Arab Revolutions. Egypt for three decades under Hasni Mubarak was in Washington’s pocket. It is unlikely the U.S. will give up one of its prize assets in its quest to continue to dominate the Middle East. Egypt and the region are likely to remain in upheaval for some time to come. Rami Khouri is Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. He writes an internationally syndicated column and is Editor-at-Large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper.
Want to get your global groove on? You can do it on Passport, every Friday at 7pm. Join Leilani for your entry to the countries of the world through the fusion of modern & traditional sounds. Enjoy your world tour on Passport, destination Friday night.
Poptopia Parkway's foundation is power pop, but it's also a showcase for indie rock, oldies, Americana, and contemporary pop singer-songwriters from the 1960s through today. Lon Palmer is your host.
Lose yourself in the Tunnel - a program dedicated to independent electronic music. You'll hear experimental, ambient, trip hop, drum & bass, and underground works by producers from around the world. Rob Emery and Maire alternate hosting duties Friday nights at 10pm. The Tunnel is open! Check our MySpace page.
Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy curriculum is strictly for laughs with vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in the classics, like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld. Join headmaster Ed Gasperini for two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.
Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, The Dorseys and all the rest! Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music from the 1930s and '40s every Saturday at 9am. You'll hear the great bands, the classic songs, and you'll know why Duke Ellington said, "It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing!"