8 O'Clock Buzz
Melly Mell’s owner, Carmell Jackson, joined the buzz today. She talked about her early days and how she came to be a restaurant owner and caterer in Madison. “Indeed, if you’re the type of person who likes to track down hard-to-find, thrilling-to-discover authentic food spots, Melly Mel’s is a gustatory holy grail. This is Madison’s very own soul food speakeasy.” -Isthmus
Lawrence Blum, writer of, “High Schools, Race, and America’s Future” and professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. The book he wrote after teaching a course on race and racism at the local high school. After listening to the students, Blum says that, younger people are more comfortable with racial difference, “They are less […]
Reverend Edward Pinkney, Founder of Black Autonomy Network Community Outreach (BANCO) spoke with Aaron Perry today a little bit about the NAACP, his term as president, and also talks about the ban against soda. BANCO is a political and social justice coalition founded in 2003 in protest of the death of a 28 […]
Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin.
Erika Koivunen, a self proclaimed junk junky, loves well…. junk. She has her own scrap yard in her back yard. Her neighbors love her, she claims, though we didn’t have a neighbor present to verify. She came by the studio today to talk about her most recent project. She is working with the Marquette […]
HELAINE OLEN joins Jonathan Zarov for the 8 O’ Clock Buzz on Friday, January 25, 2013. She is the author of Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, which will be published by Penguin’s Portfolio imprint on January 2, 2013. “THE odds are good that you haven’t yet given […]