Brian Standing interviews Galen McKinley, recently named a Bryson Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute Center for Climactic Research, about recent announcements from senior advisors to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that NASA’s Earth Sciences Division will be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space. Galen McKinley is one of the […]
Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews Robbie Fulks who will be playing at the WORT Birthday Bash on Friday December 2nd at the High Noon Saloon. Brian and Robbie discuss music, the recent election and Robbie’s latest record.
In September, Elon Musk’s SpaceX corporation announced their Interplanetary Transport System plan to start colonizing the planet Mars. Vehicles carrying passengers could depart for the Red Planet, says SpaceX, as soon as 2024. SpaceX’s proposal is only the latest in a long line of similar plans, as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the European […]
Since 1996, Robbie Fulks has released 13 albums on the Geffen, Bloodshot and Yep Roc labels, as well as on his own label Boondoggle Records. His latest release, Upland Stories, came out in April of 2016 on Bloodshot Records. You can catch Robbie this Friday at WORT’s 41st birthday party this Friday, December 2nd, 2016 […]
Reports about individual Muslims in America facing violence, harassment, intimidation and bigotry have become omnipresent. Many Muslims say Islamophobia is worse now than it’s ever been — even worse than it was after 9/11. Alaa Basatneh, Syrian-American activist and writer recently published a piece in Fusion detailing her experiences and her decision to stop wearing […]
It’s been a year since Zebra Mussels, those small striped bivalve killers from Southern Russia and Ukraine, first showed up in Madison’s Lake Mendota. In other lakes where they’re isolated from natural predators, including Lake Michigan, zebra mussels have exploded in abundance, driving out native species and even clogging sewer pipes. So, now that these […]