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The Jeffrey Dahmer Files At The Wisconsin Film Festival

03/18/13 6:41 PM | buzz

Jeffrey-Dahmer-Files On Monday, March 18th, Director Chris Thompson spoke with Brian Standing about his new movie, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, showing at the Wisconsin Film Festival in April.

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Gloria Hays Returns To WORT!

03/18/13 6:32 PM | buzz

THIS IS A YURT       WORT’s newest DJ, world traveler, and musician; Gloria Hays, joined the Monday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz on March, 18, 2013. Hays called us from her yurt in the driftless zone of Wisconsin.      

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Ananda Mirilli After The Madison School Board Primary

03/18/13 6:27 PM | buzz

511aa8c662d4d.preview-300 On Tuesday, April 2nd, Madison voters will vote for the Madison School Board. Who is on the ballot for the 5th seat? Well, officially, just T. J. Mertz. This race, once between three people: Mertz, Sarah Manski and Ananda Mirilli, had an unusual set of circumstances occur immediately after the primaries between Mirilli and Manski. Just Forty-eight hours after Ananda Mirilli lost the primary election to Manski, Manski suddenly withdrew from the race, decidedly moving to California.   In the coming weeks it was repeatedly suggested by media sources that Manski was recruited to run against and eliminate Mirilli in the primaries.   Listen to Ananda Mirilli’s side of the story, below:  

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WYOU Kickstarter

03/15/13 11:46 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-15 at 11.44.46 AM   WYOU has been operating for the last two years without the majority of their funding. Funding that used to keep the local television station running with a full time staff. Now the station is maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers. However even with the large number of volunteers the stations equipment is outdated and the station is need up an update. Check out their Kickstarter project which is an attempt to get the station current.

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ARE WE DELICIOUS – Jessica Witham and Casem Abulughod

03/15/13 11:35 AM | buzz

424116_194678937305498_848176979_a Jessica Witham and Casem Abulughod join the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Friday, March 15th, 2013. The two are performers in the upcoming show, Are We Delicious.

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Eight Days of the Wisconsin Film Festival

03/15/13 11:24 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-15 at 11.23.01 AM Jim Healy joined Jonathan Zarov on Friday, March 15th, 2013 for the 8 O’Clock Buzz. The two discussed the upcoming WISCONSIN FILM FESTIVAL happening right here in Madison. Critically acclaimed films from all over the world will be showing in Madison from April 11th to April 18th.

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Kevin Gosztola – Why YOU should care what happens to BRADLEY MANNING

03/15/13 11:04 AM | buzz

bradley manning statement Kevin Gosztola, a writer and publisher for the Dissenter, and co-author of the book, “Truth and Consequences: The U.S. vs. Bradley Manning,” joined the 8 O’CLock Buzz on Friday, March 15th, 2013. Bradley Manning recently pled guilty to willfully passing classified information to wikileaks.

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The Two Year Anniversary Of The Wisconsin Uprising

03/14/13 3:03 PM | buzz

f6ac0632-35d4-42e0-8edc-3c68cffcb192_D On the Thursday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz, Tony Castaneda was joined by author, Michael Duffy. Duffy and Castaneda discuss Duffy’s new book, “I Can’t Recall: A Year in Wisconsin Politics.”   The book is the story of the Wisconsin Uprising and the unbelievable public response to Scott Walker’s attack on collective bargaining rights.   “If you read just one anti-Walker book, “ Said Castaneda at the beginning of the interview, “read this one.”      

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Women Through Art: An International Celebration

03/14/13 2:55 PM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-14 at 2.41.08 PM Joining Tony Castaneda in the studio on March 14, 2013 for the 8 O’Clock Buzz was Jane Madrigal. Jane Madrigal is a graphic artist who specializes in wood prints. She is one of the artists involved in “Women Though Art: An International Celebration”.

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Mining in El Salvador

03/13/13 11:59 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 11.56.22 AM Christalyne Bell, currently living in Central America has been producing reports in El Salvador for WORT 89.9. She produced this segment on the ongoing issue of mining in that region. Bell was editor of the Clarion newspaper at MATC and has worked on WORT’s Third World View program. She moved to El Salvador earlier this year.

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