Saturday, March 14, 2009

Saturday, March 14 on WPKN

2:00 a.m. Rich Kaminsky, Off-Beat 6:00 a.m. World of Radio 6:30 a.m. Bob Reeves, It's A Hit 10:00 a.m. Second Saturday Magazine Second Saturday Magazine
  • 10:00 AM Judy Miller and Marcelle Bienvenue have edited Cooking Up A Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans. Ms. Miller talks to us about recovering authentic recipes from the New Orleans residents who came together after Hurricane Katrina to preserve their culinary history.
  • 10:15 AM Deborah Berke: A monograph by Tracy Myers. We speak to the New York based architect Deborah Berke about the buildings and ideas rooted in the commonplace… From a recent review “Berke admits that she has moved from an architecture of the everyday to an architecture of local knowledge, of the here and now.”
  • 10:30 AM Steven Johnson The Invention of Air. From his website: “The book is centered on the life of Joseph Priestley, the 18th-century British polymath who most people know as the discoverer of oxygen, though the story of that "discovery" is a very complicated one.
  • 10:50 AM Jay Mathews. Work Hard. Be Nice. From Hugh Hewitt, “…just a terrific writer period… a book that will lift the spirits of anyone who cares about the mess that is public education in many major metropolitan areas.”
  • 11:00AM John Taylor Gatto Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling. Free public education may have been a wonderful idea, but Gatto explains that the compulsory part of public education has much darker and deeper roots.
  • 11:20 AM Andrew Nikiforuk: Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent. Justin Van Kleeck of says that the book “…makes for an astonishingly entertaining read that raises your hackles while raising your awareness about a seriously dangerous issue.”
  • 11:40 AM Laura George: Excuse Me Your Job is Waiting. More and more folks are looking for work and guest Laura George suggests some innovative job-hunting techniques.
  • 12:00 Noon Steven Asma: Buddah for Beginners. Originally published in 1996 it was reprinted by Hampton Roads this year. Asma is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, where he holds the title of Distinguished Scholar.
  • 12:20 PM Guy Finley author of The Essential Laws of Fearless Living: Find the Power To Never Feel Powerless.
  • 12:40 PM Nathan Otto and Amber Lupton Give Peace a Deadline: What Everyday People Can Do to Create World Peace in Five Years is a guide and action plan to end organized political violence by February 14, 2014.
  • 1:00 PM Singer/Song Writer Kim Garrison performs live. “Inspired by the cities of Paris, San Francisco, New York and Galway, the writing of Anais Nin and the artwork of Gustave Moreau, Kim's songs dig deep and nestle close to the heart, whispering moments of truth, battling with love and lust and offering an intimacy as compelling as it is provocative.
2:00 p.m. Between The Lines (see Tuesday for line-up) 2:30 p.m. Radio Free Bridgeport 3:00 p.m. Ken Best, Good Music 6:00 p.m. Scott Shapleigh 10:00 p.m. Mikki, Mikki's Room 2:00 a.m. Liz Becker Technorati tags: ,