8 O'Clock Buzz
Multimedia artist Alanna Stapleton is wrapping up her Residency at the Madison Public Library’s Bubbler program. Over the course of the last month and a half, she’s focused on helping document community expertise through low-cost, accessible media, like zines, posters, comics and animated computer images. Alanna Stapleton joined the Monday Buzz on February 17, 2020.
In the United States, we seem to have unlimited faith in technology, adding new software and high-tech intermediaries into many facets of our lives that were previously performed with lower-tech solutions. Every complication, every connection to a network, however, opens up new avenues for things to go wrong, either through random malfunctions or through deliberate […]
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that appears to have begun in the Hubei province of China, many countries have instituted travel bans to and from China in an attempt to contain the virus. As misinformation and rumor regarding the pandemic spreads, it runs the risk of stoking other ills, namely xenophobia and racism. […]
Tony Castaneda hosts the Thursday Eight O’Clock Buzz in front of a live audience at The Victory on February 13, 2020 in honor of World Radio Day. Backing band The Love Triangle Quartet provides musical support throughout. Jon Lica, Corporate Giving Manager at the Goodman Community Center kicks off the show to talk about what’s […]
Does campaign money grow on trees? At times it seems so, according to Thomas Ferguson, Professor Emeritus of Economics from the U of Mass, Boston and economist for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He talks about campaign money and candidates’ strategies for getting votes.
Mary Jo Walter and David Williams from the group “No F-35 Action Faction” talk about their continued efforts to keep the F-35 fighter planes out of Madison air space. They are planning on holding an informational picket for Tammy Baldwin on Saturday, February 15, from 1:30-3:30 at Cargo Coffee on East Washington Ave.