It’s time to juice the transmitter tubes and blow off the cobwebs on the WORT turntables again, this time as Robbie B and his way-back machine take us back to the 1950s to celebrate the sock hop craze. We’re talking poodle skirts, ankle socks, and saddle shoes…
News & Talk Archives
On Monday April 8th, host John Quinlan interviewed Susan O’Leary who previewed her Tuesday program for the United Nations Association “Visiting Nanking to Promote Reconciliation between China and Japan around the 1937 Massacre of Chinese Civilians by the Japanese Military.” This is an effort led by her friend and teacher, the internationally-renowned artist and peace activist Kazuaki Tanahashi, who will be presenting a display of his work in Madison in August.
Listen to Brian Standing almost rant, almost be angry, almost, but not quite. I guess it is a pretty gloomy day out there.
The snow is gone, the rain is here, and the bugs are coming! How bad will it be? And what can we expect in years to come? Zoologist Warren Porter brings us the latest on Wisconsin climate and wildlife.
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, April 8, 2013, to talk about Bayer’s pesticides, A pesticide that is mainstream in farming and agriculture, used because it is extremely effective in eliminating unwanted insects. However, studies show this pesticide is also responsible for harming bees and birds.
This week Taylor Scott, an undergraduate and First Wave poetry scholar at UW Madison, called in to the vox popline and left a poem message. Listen to Scott’s poem at the bottom of the page.