articles tagged "Brian Standing"

The Buzz Playlist (May 10th – May 17th)

Friday, 17 May 2013 | buzz
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The 8 O’Clock Buzz has begun compiling it’s weekly programing all in one great host and guest bundle. At the end of each week some savvy web content manager will compile some of the most compelling interviews from the week. more »

Megan Bobo & The Lux Play At WORT

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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Megan Bobo and the Lux came by the station on May 13, 2013, during the 8 O’Clock Buzz, to give a preview of their upcoming performance at the WORT Block Party this Sunday, May 19th at 5PM. more »

Have You Ever Seen A Badger In Wisconsin?…. So Why The Name?

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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    This week, Jim Schaff, a tour guide at the Wisconsin State Capital, shares with us a brief history lesson: Why are we called Badgers? Ever Wondered? The answer may not be so obvious.       more »

Bees and Agrichemicals, The Food Supply, Politics, Sociology, And International Law…..

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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  Appropriately enough for a show called the Buzz, we’re looking at bees this week. Yeah, you knew we had to take advantage of that pun sooner or later. Bees, agrichemicals, the food supply, politics, sociology, and international law — they’re all tied up together. We hear two different takes on the declining bee population. Entomologist Sainath Suryanarayanan blames the politics of beekeeping.     Our old friend Tom Philpott, of Mother Jones, reports that European bees have cause for celebration — American bees, not so much. more »

Dial A Complaint: May 13th, Mario Salvo, An Historical Rant

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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53 years ago today, hundreds of University Berkley Students protested hearings of the House Un-americans Activities Committee. The San Francisco Police responded with water cannons. The next day, the protest swelled into the thousands and the free-speech movement was born. This week’s rant of the week features student activist Mario Salvo from a few years later on December 2nd, 1964. May 13th rant by wort-fm more »

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