The last time The 8 O’Clock Buzz featured cartoonist Ted Rall was June of 2016. That was only eight months ago, but the world is already a very different place.Last June, Donald Trump had only just secured the Republican nomination, most pundits believed the Donald would soon descend into irrelevancy and Rall’s graphic novel biography, […]
On Thursday, 2/2, two dozen bicycles bolted to the floor will try to take the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art for a ride around the block. Can they unmoor the museum building from its foundation? Time will tell. It’s Art Velo, the second annual installment of an exercise, art and music fundraiser for MMOCA. Joining […]
In his first 10 days in office, President Donald Trump has already established an ambitious and far-reaching agenda. Through an aggressive use of executive orders, Trump has already started the process of undoing the Affordable Care Act, issued gag orders on dozens of federal agencies, banned immigration from seven countries with majority Muslim populations, dumped […]
In the wake of the ascension of Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States, the Monday Eight O’Clock Buzz continues its series of interviews on internet privacy. Last week, we talked to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who spoke about their efforts to harden servers, and encrypt e-mail accounts. Today, we hear from the […]
The Madison Folk Ball started twenty nine years ago as a rescheduled Christmas Party, and has now grown to become one of the premiere folk dance and music events in the Midwest. Always volunteer-run, always free and chock full of dance lessons, music, movies and, of course, the legendary folk ball Dance Party on Saturday […]
“Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement.” A collection of eleven pivotal songs that inspired and sustained the movement, interpreted by singer Chris Vallillo. Chris joins Brian Standing on The 8 O’Clock Buzz, by phone.