Saturday, April 11, 2009

Saturday, April 11 on WPKN

2:00 a.m. Rich Kaminsky, Off-Beat 6:00 a.m. World of Radio 6:30 a.m. Dave Zinovenko, The Carousel 10:00 a.m. Bob Johnson's Second Saturday Magazine
  • 10:00 AM Riki Ott- It has been said, ”…Ott is the Erin Brockovitch of the Exxon Valdez oil disaster. In NOT ONE DROP she recounts a riveting tale of loss, intrigue, cover-ups, and courage—and in the process helps us all see why we will be glad to leave behind the age of oil."
  • 10:20 AM James Howard Kuntsler is the author of THE WORLD MADE BY HAND and THE LONG EMERGENCY. On the economic crisis he says: “…peak oil means no more ability to service debt at all levels, personal, corporate, and government. End of story…. Americans borrowed too much, and the bankers who made obscene fortunes in fees and bonuses in fraudulent lending managed to leverage this unplayable debt into the greatest collective swindle the world has ever known.”
  • 10:40 AM Christina Avaness author of LIVING BEYOND OGRANIC: NUTRITIONAL KNOWLEDGE REFINED. From a recent review: “This book simplifies this and explains how we can eat healthy delicious meals by knowing more about foods that digest naturally. This book brings new and refreshing nutritional information that make everyday sense.”
  • 11:00 AM Barbara Brown Taylor AN ALTAR IN THE WORLD From the website: “Describing spiritual practices as basic as walking, carrying water, being with other people, and saying blessings, she calls conventional distinctions between the sacred and the secula r into question. The world is full of altars, she says, for those willing to welcome the truth that comes to them in the flesh.”
  • 11:20AM Erik Reece. The award-winning author of LOST MOUNTAIN has a new book called AN AMERICAN GOSPEL. Reece has looked back and researched the uniquely American view of secular Christianity coursing through the work of both great and forgotten American geniuses, from Thomas Jefferson and William Byrd to Walt Whitman, and William James to Lynn Margulis.
  • 11:40 AM Bart Ehrman In his groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, MISQUOTING JESUS, Bart Ehrman, one of the world's leading authorities on the Bible, dispelled the notion held by millions of Americans that the Bible is an infallible document. His argument was so provocative that it spawned three major response books. His new book is called JESUS INTERRUPTED.
  • 12:00 Noon Richard Aaron author of GAUNTLET From Richard Aaron’s website: “A terrorist threat is looming; an attack that would dwarf any other. This time, the government knows it's coming, but doesn't know where… or how.”
  • 12:40 Noon Guest Laurie Halse Anderson is the author of SPEAK which were a New York Times and The National Book Award Finalist in 1999 for young adult fiction. Her much anticipated new novel is WINTERGIRLS concerns the tragedy of anorexia nervosa.
  • 1PM Singer Song Writer Becca Stevens brings her band up to play live this hour. Becca studied classical guitar at the North Carolina School of20the Arts. She graduated from the New School in NYC as a vocal jazz performance in ‘07. She also teaches Suzuki guitar in Greenwich CT.
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. Rod Richardson, Radio Nothing (fill-in for Scott Shapleigh's Leaving The 20th Century With No Regrets) 10:00 p.m. Mikki, Mikki's Room 2:00 a.m. Tom Poplawski, Radio Free Arcadia Technorati tags: ,