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Buster Williams

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 4:15pm - 5:15pm

Shabaka Hutchings

Airs at: Fri, 07/19/2019 at 4:45pm - 5:45pm

Nicholas Payton

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 4:15pm - 5:15pm

"The Black Retriever" by Charles G. Finney

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Back for more fun. Fortunato and DK Holm will talk about current movies and TV. Also, Professor Kitty will read "The Black Retriever" an eerie short story by Charles G. Finney about a mysterious black dog who terrorizes a small suburban community, and can disappear without ... Read more

INDIGIFI Special

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents The People - Definition of Resilience a documentary about Indigenous hip hop artists produced and hosted by Alexis Sallee of INDIGEFI and distributed by Native Voice One. The People - Definition of Resilience features hip hop artists Quese IMC and Calina L... Read more

excerpts from "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/22/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We wait all year to present a special kind of story in October. Tonight Fortunato will read some of the opening chapters to one of the greatest of horror novels, "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson. In a distant future the last of humanity is hold up in a great city wi... Read more

Home for the Holidays: Film at 11 on family tension

Airs at: Fri, 11/15/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
The team welcomes back Hallie to discuss that genre in which a wayward offspring returns home due to a death in the family-holiday-wedding event. Plus the usual updates.    And here's this week's art films and revivals: https://www.movieinsider.com/movies/2019 Coming Out... Read more

Happy Horrors! A Hallowe'en Preview on Film at 11, Friday 18 Oct.

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
The team gathers to go over some of the better or more interesting horror films in a run-up to Hallowe'en, with a special emphasis on Alien, and the new documentary about its making. Plus, the usual openings and art-house fare.  Dark Star is the Carpenter-O'Bannon film tha... Read more

The Overstory

Airs at: Thu, 10/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel ... Read more

Grand Union

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of l... Read more