Ted Rall’s fearless work as a political cartoonist has earned him enemies as diverse as Ann Coulter, Hillary Clinton, the Los Angeles Police Department, Condoleeza Rice and Art Spiegelman. Conservative Bernard Goldberg listed Rall as number 15 in his book “100 People Who Are Screwing Up America.” After losing his cartooning gig at the LA Times, Rall completed an illustrated biography of Edward Snowden in 2015. Now he has a new book out, a biography of Bernie Sanders. Sounds like our kind of guy.
Vermin Love Supreme’s first ran for office in 1988, when he simultaneously ran for Mayor of Baltimore, Detroit and Mercury, Nevada. Since then, he’s had his sights on higher office, namely the Presidency of the United States, and sometimes, Ruler of the Galaxy. He’s run sometimes as a Republican or an Independent, but this year, he’s campaigning as a Democrat. In the 2016 New Hampshire Primary, Vermin Supreme came in fourth place, tallying more votes than higher profile candidates such as Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham or Bobby Jindal.
Liz Scheer, a PhD student in the University of Wisconsin English Department, and Samantha Link, a Masters student in Library and Information Science, join 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing to talk about the Artists in Absentia project and exhibit. Below is a video of Mark W. reading his original poem, accompanied by Nicholas G […]
For 10 years, Doctors Saul Weiner and Alan Schwarz recorded conversations between Doctors and their patients throughout the midwest. Why? Not because they were secret National Security Agency spies, but because they wanted to explore how well doctors listened to their patients. They’ve published their findings in their new book “Listening for What Matters: Avoiding […]
The Raging Grannies joined Buzz host Brian Standing live in the studio to serenade you with songs of politics, revolution and pledging support to your community radio station.
In December of last year, 15-year old Ryan Treves announced the creation of the Wisconsin Young Birder’s Club. Their stated mission is to connect young naturalists from 8th to 12th grades with seasoned birders and to conduct ornithological field trips around the state. Since then, the WYBC has participated in the Audubon Society’s annual Christmas […]