Here are some websites I frequent:
The Capital Times
Talking Points Memo
New York Times
Seth Rosenfeld, winner of the Ridenhour Book Prize for his explosive best-seller, Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals and Reagan's Rise to Power ... Guitarist Anthony Gomes, opening for B.B.King this Saturday at the Overture Center ... My mother, Judith Morley, performing her adaptation of the Oresteia of Clytemnestra, Blood Feud ... Dave Weismann, previewing the Dark Star Jubilee, Memorial Day weekend in Thornville, OH.
Recap of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, with remarks from festival director Quint Davis and Jazz & Heritage Foundation president Anthony Ruda ... more with Dan Baum, author of Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death and Life, featuring music by Paul Sanchez and Colman DeKay ... newsmaker interview with Madison Fire Chief Steven A. Davis ... a reading from Aldo Leopold ... and a salute to May 5.
4/28/13 - Special New Orleans Episode
Stu reads Bob Dylan on New Orleans, from Chronicles, Vol. 1
More with Rick Coleman
Chris Joseph, head honcho Threadhead and Mystery Street Records
We commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the death of Mark Twain with a replay of our 2010 conversation with Michael Shelden, author of Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years.
Highlights of the "Pot, Policy and Drug Peace" panel from the Ishtmus Green Day.
A tribute to Aldo Leopold on the 65th anniversary of his death.
Musical memorials to Nina Simone and Sandy Denny.
Chris Joseph, head honcho at Threadhead and Mystery Street Records, discusses preserving and promoting New Orleans music through their innovative financing arrangements.
Doug Fine, author of Too High To Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Revolution
Nathan Englander reads from and discusses What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Alison Margaret previews the debut performance of the Little Margie Soul Band (Thursday 4/18 at the Brink Lounge)
Stu reads Aldo Leopold's entries on April, from A Sand County Almanac
Natalie Erdman, Executive Director of the Madison Community Development Authority and Tom Conrad, head of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
More Aldo Leopold
Brad Schreiber, Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic London
More with Natalie Erdman and Tom Conrad
Salute to birthday boys Joey Gallo, Francis Xavier and Walter Winchell
Madison's favorite musical son, Ben Sidran, previews his great new album, Don't Cry For No Hipster. A conversation with lots of music.
The Nation's Dave Zirin explores the connection between jock culture and rape culture.
Grammy-nominated pianist Gerald Clayton discusses his new album, Life Forum, and previews his Isthmus Jazz Series performance, this Saturday at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.
More with Dave Zirin
Get ready for the Judeo-Christian Holy Week with a reprise of our conversation with A.J. Jacobs about his Year of Living Biblically
Celebration of birthdays, especially that of Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
We don't know if the Harmony Bar will cancel Michelle Shocked's May 4 appearance. Here's a listen back to a 2010 conversation during her last (?) appearance in Madison.
Conclusion of the Access: City Hall interview with Madison Police Chief Noble Wray about the officer-involved shooting of Pauli Heenan.
A reading of Aldo Leopold's "The Geese Return," from A Sand County Almanac.
A musical ensemble I've loved for more than 40 years - Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks -- make a return appearance at the Stoughton Opera House this Friday. Here's an interview with Dan his own bad self, with lots of music.
Danez Smith and Chris Walker preview the UW's Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives’ (OMAI), 7th Annual Line Breaks Festival, March 13-20 in the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in Lathrop Hall.
Mickey Kienitz previews his new exhibition of Latin American women, part of the Interntional Celebration of Women Through Art, opening March 12 at Promega, 5445 East Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg.
Jeff Burkhart, executive director of the Literacy Network, previews this week's "Between the Wines" fundraiser featuring "Then and Now," a compilation of writing by LN's adult learners.
Prof. Jeffrey W. Rubin and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin discuss their new book, Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women's Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration.
Continued excerpts of archived conversation with Danielle McGuire, author of At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistence - A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Black Panthers.