WORT RADIO HIGHLIGHTS for the week beginning October 19th, 2012 Compiled by Diapoulos and Mitroff For more information call: (608) 256 -2001 News & Public Affairs Facilitator: Molly Stentz Music Director: Sybil Augustine http://www.wort-fm.org WORT was voted "Favorite Local Radio Station" in the 2012 "Madison's Favorites" Isthmus Reader's Poll (the 16th time that WORT has received this award.) "A Public Affair" was voted #2 as "Favorite Local Radio Call-In Show." LISTEN LIVE ON THE WEB! Live streaming of all shows, podcasts/archives of our locally produced news & public affairs shows and on-demand archives of music shows are available at: http://www.wort-fm.org. ************************************************************************ WORT'S FALL PLEDGE DRIVE—OCTOBER 7-20 Tune in and support WORT during our on-air pledge drive by calling in a pledge at 608-256-2001. (Listener contributions account for nearly 2/3 of WORT's annual operating budget!) Volunteer pledge phone answerers are still needed for two and three hour shifts. Sign up directly via WORT's web site: http://wortfm.org CHECK OUT WORT'S BRAND SPANKING NEW WEB SITE WORT's web collective is proud to announce the unveiling of our brand new web site! Check out the new look and all the bells and whistles! http://wortfm.org WORT COOKBOOK AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! A limited number of "This is What Democracy Cooks Like" are available and we expect to be sold out by December 1st. Books are available at the station, 118 S. Bedford St, weekdays from 9am-6pm. Books are $25 (no tax) with shipping available for $5. To order on-line with a credit card or to print out a mail-in order form visit: wortfm.org Books are also available at the following locations: (We recommend phoning first to check availability.) Absolutely Art, 2322 Atwood Ave., 249-9100 Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 West Gilman St., 257-6050 Lakeside Press, 1334 Williamson St., 255-1800 Community Pharmacy, 341 State St., 251-3242 Manna Cafe, 611 North Sherman Ave., 663-5500 Orange Tree Imports, 1721 Monroe St., 255-8211 Wisconsin Historical Museum Store, 30 N Carroll St., 608-264-6555 *********************************************************************** A PUBLIC AFFAIR Monday through Friday, Noon-1pm. A Public Affair is WORT's live call-in interview program. Listeners can call in with questions and comments at: 608-256-2001 or toll free at: 866-899-9678. 10/22, Monday Host John Quinlin speaks with Miko Peled. 10/23, Tuesday Anjulie Brekke speaks with Katherine Sharpe about anti-depressants. 10/25, Thursday Host Norm Stockwell speak with Tova Andrea Wang, author of The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote. 10/26, Friday Host Esty Dinr speaks with "Professor Stanley Kutler" on his book "Abuse Of Power: The New Nixon Tapes," 10/29, Monday Host John Quinlan speaks with Harry Webne-Behrman, Steve Lund, and Mark Walters about University of Wisconsin Human Resources restructuring. 10/30, Tuesday Host Cynthia Lin speaks with Virginia Eubanks in Studio about her book, "Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age." 11/5, Monday Host John Quinlan speaks with Amitabh Pal about his book "Islam Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today." 11/8, Thursday Host Karma Chavez interviews Mike Wagner, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an expert in electoral politics|. They will discuss his research and the election results from the perspective of his research. 1/12, Monday Host John Quinlan speaks with Greg Pahl who writes about sustainability issues. 11/19, Monday John Quinlan with Cameron Whitley and Eleanor A. Hubbard about their book "Trans-Kin, a Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People." THE ACCESS HOUR Mondays, 7pm-8pm A different individual or group from the community hosts the program each week! Music, discussion, and lots more! For information about hosting an Access Hour, call 256-2001 on Monday at 8pm immediately following the show or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 10/29 Fitchburg Fields celebrates its fall harvest, its annual dinner, and what they did in the past year. 11/5 A discussion about the strong activist group involved in supporting citizen rights as evidenced by the "Raw Milk" case . 11/12 "Bricks of Truth" is a talk show on WSUM-fm covering national political issues, separating truths from lies. It is hosted by Ken Rotar, author of "Bricks of Truth", a book of aphoristic insights into life. Calls are encouraged. 11/19 Former campers from Madison's own "Girls and Ladies Rock" camps will play some acoustic songs and talk about their experiences at camp and how their experiences have shaped them going forward. 12/3 The former host of "The Ooze" hosted by "Blog Talk Radio" presents a program revolving around "H.P. Lovecraft", esotericism, occultism, and the "Left Hand Path". 12/10 David Bicknase, pianist and composer, will inspire and sooth people with "Harmonies of the Spheres" original music. 12/17 Donald Swadley will do a show about Terrance McKenna on the topic of "Time Wave Zero" or "Novelty Theory". 12/24 A program of music for the holidays! 1/21 A Martin Luther King Day live broadcast, continued as part of WORT news coverage. 3/18 The MidWest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center tornado spotters resume action. 3/25 Special music picked or played by Gabe Clemente to celebrate his eighteenth birthday this year. 5/20 Norm Stockwell and Joyce Fox host the "Laurie Mlatawou Memorial Show" on the one-year anniversary of her passing. FICTION JONES 3rd, 4th and 5th Fridays of the month, 11pm Midnight Host "Gregg Williard" continues with "A Journal of the Blank Year", a non-sequential serialized novel with a style that crosses "Proust" with "Philip K. Dick". Although you probably won't want to miss a single episode, the novel is designed so that each chapter stands alone. Tune in whenever you can! MUSIC PROGRAM SPECIALS NEW DISC(S) AT NINE: Mon-Thurs nights, one or more NEW DISCS are played at 9pm, during the 8-11pm rock show.
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