David B has talent and skills perfect for radio and performing. He also is helping WORT with keeping the studios clean and under control, but that’s beside the point. “The […]
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Dave Obey is no stranger to Congressional budget battles, having served Wisconsin’s 7th district from 1969 until 2011, twice as the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee. He joined us to talk about the government shutdown, the deal that ended it, and the death of intelligent debate in the U.S. Congress.
What’s eight feet tall, covered with slogans and imagery of peace and emits basso profundo sound at 44 to 349 hertz? Paul Noeldner’s sousaphone, of course! Paul joined host Brian […]
Last time the Monday Buzz talked with Milwaukee artist, Nathaniel Stern, he was sending tweets into space and subverting Wikipedia for his own nefarious artistic ends. Now, he’s jerry-rigging flatbed […]
Historical civil rights events, like the 1963 March on Washington, rooted in goals of needed radical social change, have become a part of our collective memories. On Monday October 21st, our host John Quinlan was joined by William Jones, a UW-Madison history professor, to discuss his book, The March on Washington” Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights.
This week your host Sabi Atteyih recites from Mahmoud Darwish’s “Don’t Write History As Poetry”, features music from Fairuz and reports on young Saudi comedian Omar Hussein’s extremely popular YouTube […]