You’ve made WORT’s transformation from a small room on Winnebago Street to a Madison cultural resource possible. We are 40 and we are celebrating!
Please, celebrate with us by making a gift of support to the station. Thank you!
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Our “basic” listener sponsor level is $40, which guarantees you one year of our newsletter, The Radio Pilot. We happily accept donations at any level! All thank you gifts have a minimum amount specified, but you may choose to contribute above the minimum.
Birds of WisconsinSelect
This oversized book features eighty-nine full-color portraits depicting the state’s rich variety of native species, showing Wisconsin birds in their natural habitat. Bird watcher, ornithologist, or casual observer will find information here valuable in identifying birds accurately. When, where, and how abundantly each bird is present in Wisconsin is indicated with easy-to-read maps and datelines.
Comics in Wisconsin by Paul BuhleSelect
Paul Buhle traces the history of comics in Wisconsin, from “Gasoline Alley” to alternative press comics that produced talents like Lynda Barry and James Sturm. Informative and wildly entertaining. Contains over 200 color and black & white illustrations.
Democracy in PrintSuggested Donation: $40.00 Select
The Progressive has been a national institution for so long that we forget how amazing it is. This book is for anyone concerned with American democracy, the global community, and the perils of the planet. With contributions by actors and Supreme Court justices, comedians and Nobel Prize-winners, Democracy in Print is inspiring, hectoring, amusing and indispensable.
Madison: The Illustrated Sesquicentennial HistorySelect
Madison's yearbook of its first 75 years! Informative, engaging, and surprising; this book is not just for history buffs. In addition to his entertaining writing, Levitan provides a stunning collection of photographs, illustrations, side bars, and nuggets of enlightening information.
New! Sara’s Table: Desserts!Select
Sara is host of Sara’s Table, a WORT podcast and weekly WORT Local News segment. We’ve collected 5 of her most downloaded desserts—Brown Butter Raspberry Tart, Chocolate Coconut Doughnuts, Sea Salt Brownies, Apple Crisp and Plum Crumble—into one handy booklet.
New! 3 Delicious Middle Eastern DessertsSelect
Sabi Atteyih, host of Salamat (Sundays, 6—6:30 PM) and former chef and owner of the much-missed Lulu’s restaurant, has gathered together THREE delicious dessert recipes, including his famous baklava. Don’t miss these decadent treats!
Contains Ben Sidran's extended conversations with over fifty of jazz's greatest performers. Because they were speaking with another jazz great, these artists let down their guard and gave some of their best interviews. This is a must-have for any jazz lover.
Democracy Now! 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing AmericaSelect
America’s leading investigative reporter reflects on the movements of the last 20 years and how they changed America for the better.
One Year Subscription to the Progressive MagazineSelect
Why don’t you already have a subscription to this monthly marvel? If you love feisty reporting that leans hard left and isn’t afraid to take on sacred cows, you’ll love The Progressive.
People, Get ReadySelect
The Fight Against A Jobless Economy & A Citizenless Democracy, by ROBERT McCHESNEY & JOHN NICHOLS.
The Norske Nook Book of PiesSelect
Mouthwartering color photos of over 70 delicious pies with recipes that are surprisingly easy to make. You don’t have to drive to DeForest! Buy a pie shell and make one yourself.
2 for $60 WORT Artwork Blowout SpecialSelect
Your choice of two fine-art screen prints from past pledge drives. Visit the station starting October 17 to choose your two prints.
3 for $60 BROWSE CLOSETSelect
The Browse Closet includes a LARGE selection of CDs, books, and other random items, including some doo-hickeys. Available for your perusal starting October 17th, during business hours (Monday-Friday 9AM-6PM).
Brown RadioActive Short Sleeve T-shirtFrom: $89.90 Select
Union made in the USA, this organic cotton, rich brown tee has a small radioactive symbol over the left breast and a large radioactive symbol, with the words Radio Active and WORT 89.9 FM. Unisex sizing.
Navy Blue Stick It In Your Ear Short Sleeve T-shirtFrom: $89.90 Select
Back by popular demand! We're celebrating 40 years of “sticking it in your ear” with the WORT banana shirt. Organic cotton. Union made in the USA!
Light brown, lightweight and strong, this backpack has a convenient, deep front pocket, padded straps and comes imprinted with the Radio Active symbol and WORT 89.9 imprinted in orange on the front pocket.
Black Long Sleeved WORT T-ShirtFrom: $100.00 Select
Union made in the USA, this t-shirt features large gray WORT lettering, with the O forming the radiating rays at the top of an orange tower. Do YOU have a long sleeved, black super classy WORT T-shirt? No? Well jump on this one.
There’s No Place Like WORT Zippered HoodieFrom: $100.00 Select
Hooded Sweatshirt. Gray, organic cotton, union made in the USA. Soft as a baby’s butt. Unisex sizing.