WORT 89.9FM Madison · A Room of One’s Own’s Gretchen Treu talks WisCon 2021 WisCon is the oldest—and often called the world’s leading—feminist science fiction convention, which takes place every year over Memorial Day weekend. They’ll be holding their annual event virtually May 29-30th. It’s an online not-quite-WisCon, including a group video chat space, complete […]
Horror and science fiction radio plays in the 3rd and 4th episodes of Tales Of The Resistance, the San Fransisco Mime Troupe’s mini-series.
Director/Producer James Gray said he wanted his film Ad Astra to be “the most realistic depiction of space travel that’s been put in a movie”. Several critics would assert that Gray failed in this mission. On this episode of Perpetual Notion Machine, PNM’ers Aryel Clarke, Kevin Lauterjung, and Matt Blackburn discuss the science and science […]
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine continues a group discussion of science in the movies by focusing on just one movie – the 1982 thriller The Thing starring Kurt Russell. The group includes Kelly Schwartz, Aryel Clarke, Keven Lauterjung, and Matt Blackburn. This is a John Carpenter production based on a 1938 novella by John W. […]
On Monday, April 15, activists in cities all around the world staged demonstrations to draw attention to the urgency of climate catastrophe. For the first part of the program, Patty catches up with two local activists, Justin Novotny and Tim Walton, to discuss their involvement with the Extinction Rebellion movement here in Madison. Then, Patty […]
WisCon is a feminist science fiction and fantasy convention with a feminist/social justice focus that’s held each year over Memorial Day Weekend in Madison. This year’s forty-second annual WisCon starts Friday, May 25th and lasts through Monday, May 28th. Joining Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov in the studio to tell us all about this sci […]