Friday/Saturday Program Schedule

from 7 am Friday until Saturday midnight for
2018




Friday Daytime Program Schedule
7 am - 6 pm
Starting ShowFeaturing
7 amMorning Mix Some bright and lively music to start your day
9 amDemocracy Now! War and Peace Report with Amy Goodman & Juan González
10 amWider Horizons Freethought Radio
11 amShe Still Sings Mostly women vocalists
12 noonStory Classics at Noon Stories in the public domain read by LibriVox volunteers
nextIndy Afternoon Alternative mix music
3 pmAfter School Hour Younger mix music
4 pmScience and the Sea Marine science topics from the University of Texas Marine Science Institute
4:02 pmBattleground Wisconsin Podcast by Citizen Action of Wisconsin
5 pmWider Horizons Freethought Radio (repeat)

Friday 6 pm
Rationally Skeptical
Broadcast
Date
Program
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LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/5/18Moriel Schottlender, Tim Mendham: The Skeptic Zone #480 - 31.Dec.201748:0612/31/17a
1/12/18Dr Eugenie Scott, Catherine Hughes, Mandy-Lee Noble: The Skeptic Zone #481 - 7.Jan.201837:161/7/18a
1/19/18Trish Hann: The Skeptic Zone #482 - 14.Jan.201850:171/14/18a
1/26/18Massimo Polidoro: Italy, Skepticism & James Randi79:3812/8/17b
2/2/18Jesus vs. Astronomy with Dr. Aaron Adair66:5212/15/18b
2/9/18Andrew Seidel, Rebecca Markert, Ryan Jayne: What's with all these bad bills?26:351/31/18c
2/16/18Dan Barker, Annie Laurie Gaylor, Sam Grover: Critiquing Donald Trump's Prayer Breakfast49:172/15/18c
2/23/18Dr Andrea Leong, Jessica Schab: The Skeptic Zone #487 -18.Feb.201845:242/18/18a
3/2/18Dan Barker, Annie Laurie Gaylor, Andrew Seidel: What is the Value of Thoughts and Prayers?38:122/21/18c
3/9/18Mandy-Lee Noble, Michael Marshall: The Skeptic Zone #489 - 4.March.201853:453/4/18a
3/16/18Jerry Coyne, Dan Barker, Andrew Seidel: Are Science and Religion Incompatible?40:553/14/18c
3/23/18Dr Rachael Dunlop, Kirill Alferov: The Skeptic Zone #491 - 18.March.20181:10:253/18/18a
3/30/18Rob Brotherton: Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories27:2410/28/17d
4/6/18Dr Steve Roberts: The Skeptic Zone #493 - 1.April.201855:554/1/18a
4/13/18David Gorski: How Alternative Medicine is Endangering Academia30:2810/27/17d
4/20/18Michael Mann: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump23:5610/27/17d
4/27/18Maria Konnikova: Does luck impact our success?26:3610/27/17d
5/4/18Britt Hermes: The Bloody Work of "Naturopathic Doctors"25:0210/27/17d
5/11/18Kevin Folta: Genetic Engineering of Plants and Animals27:2210/27/17d
5/18/18Eugenie C. Scott: Why do people reject good science?35:0510/28/17d
5/25/18Joe Schwarcz: The Challenge of Separating Sense from Nonsense30:5010/28/17d
6/1/18Christopher Chabris on "Collective intelligence & the ethics of A/B tests"51:545/27/18e
6/8/18Teresa Gim énez Barbat: A Skeptic in the European Parliament27:5710/28/17d
6/15/18Ross Blocher: Planting More Seeds Than Flags28:3810/28/17d
7/13/18Sabine Hossenfelder on "The case against beauty in physics"42:106/24/18e
7/20/18On Animals, Language, Koko and Wish Fulfilment - Interview with Daniel Midgley15:216/28/18f
7/27/18Massimo Polidoro: The Mind of James Randi32:1510/28/17d
8/3/18Britt Hermes, Cara Santa Maria, Rachael Dunlop: Roadblocks to Good Science1:16:5410/29/17d
8/10/18Anthony Aguirre on "Predicting the future of science and tech, with Metaculus"50:288/5/18e
8/17/18Massimo Polidoro: Myths and Secrets of the Colosseum28:0310/27/17d
8/24/18Sheldon Helms: The Psychological Harm of Gay Conversion Therapy27:2710/28/17d
8/31/18Susan Gerbic: Guerrilla Skepticism On Wikipedia26:3310/27/17d
9/7/18Lucien Greaves: The Satanic Temple | Mental Health Abuse and Malpractice1:21:304/6/18d
9/14/18Dan Barker, Patrick Elliott, Ryan Jayne: What about Brett Kavanaugh?50:449/12/18c
9/21/18Celestia Ward, Hana Svobodová, Mick Cook, Mick Ryan, Lee Murray, Ian Bryce:
The Skeptic Zone #516 - 9.September.2018
1:01:329/8/18a
9/28/18Heidi Robertson: The Skeptic Zone #518 - 23.September.201857:079/22/18a
10/5/18Chris Auld on "Good and bad critiques of economics"48:169/30/18e
10/12/18BONUS EPISODE: Michael Mann's Journey Through the Climate Wars37:3910/4/18g
10/19/18Jason Collins on "A skeptical take on behavioral economics"55:5010/14/18e
10/26/18David Wallace-Wells: Global Warming: How Bad Could It Be?26:1610/11/18g
11/2/18Dr Sue Blackmore: The Skeptic Zone #523 - 28.October.201847:0010/28/18a
11/9/18Yvette d'Entremont, Adam Reakes, Ruth Ellison, Tim Mendham, Jessica Singer, David Rosenberg:
The Skeptic Zone #524 - 4.November.2018
53:0011/4/18a
11/16/18Rob Reich on "Is philanthropy bad for democracy?"47:1211/13/18e

a The Skeptic Zone from Sydney, Australia.
b Interview part of The Phil Ferguson Show. (Length shown is for full online podcast.)
c Facebook Live Ask an Atheist program from FFRF.
d A Reasonable Talk from the Center for Inquiry.
e Rationally Speaking podcast from New York City Skeptics.
f Token Skeptic from Fremantle, Australia.
g Trump on Earth podcast from The Allegheny Front.
Science for Skeptics archives for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
(See bottom of page for more recent years)

Friday 7 pm
Friday Forum
Broadcast
Date
Program
Click below to listen online.
LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/5/18Matt Rothschild On Our Political Moment - hosted by Allen Ruff52:411/4/18a
1/12/18Dee Hall: Wisconsin Worker Protections Decline Under Walker - hosted by Brian Standing17:401/8/18b
1/19/18Ursula Ruedenberg, Bill Crosier: The Future of Pacifica - hosted by Esty Dinur27:241/12/18a
1/26/18Mary Papenfuss: The State Of Politics - hosted by Jan Miyasaki17:421/24/18b
2/2/18Out in the Cold, Eviction & Homelessness in Dane County pt 158:281/10/17c
2/9/18Out in the Cold, Eviction & Homelessness in Dane County pt 21:05:011/10/17c
2/16/18Scholar Henry Giroux On Gun Violence And Administration Agendas - hosted by Allen Ruff52:532/15/18a
2/23/18East High students: Acting to end gun violence - hosted by Tony Castañeda24:142/22/18b
3/2/18Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: A Disarming History Of The Second Amendment - hosted by Alejandro Alonso Galva53:393/1/18a
3/9/18Robert Rabin: Radio Vieques and Hurricane Recovery; Kate Gould: Senate SR54 to Stop U.S. Participation in Yemen Attacks - hosted by Jan Miyasaki & Norman Stockwell13:50; 8:583/7/18b
3/16/18Rep. Melissa Sargent, Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, Kelda Roys, students & others: Madison High Schools Walkout to Demand Gun Control - rally speakers1:09:403/14/18d
3/23/18Sherry Lucille, Jalateefa Joe-Meyers: Teachers With Guns: Who Will Get Shot? - hosted by Harry Hawkins52:223/14/18a
3/30/18Elizabeth Harball, Liz Ruskin: Alaska: Open for Business - hosted by Reid Frazier 30:543/21/18e
4/6/18Cindy and Craig Corrie: The Death Of Peace Activist Rachel Corrie, Fifteen Years Later - hosted by Allen Ruff 53:014/5/18a
4/13/18Timothy Cama: Trump's Next Frontier - hosted by Julie Grant and Reid Frazier 22:414/4/18e
4/20/18Farming And Civil Rights With Ben Burkett - hosted by Patty Peltekos 53:094/16/18a
4/20/18Richard S. Russell: Nine More Wisconsin Communities Vote to Amend the U.S. Constitution 2:274/13/18f
4/27/18Rebecca Hersher, Jennifer Ludden, Emily Atkin: Pruitt: Will He Stay Or Will He Go? - hosted by Reid Frazier 34:564/11/18e
5/4/18Jim Kramer, Taylor Kilgore, Louise Robbins, Ben Reddersen: Simpson Street Free Press1:01:254/30/18g
5/11/18Debbie Kmetz, Daina Zemliauskas-Juozevicius: Madison-Vilnius Sister City Nears 30 Year Partnership
- hosted by Jan Miyasaki
23:415/2/18b
5/18/18Dianne Forsetta: Madison-East Timor Sister City Nears 20 Years - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 23:045/9/18b
5/25/18Eli Clifton: 3 Billionaires who influence Trump - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 13:135/23/18b
5/25/18Elizabeth Gotein: Congress considering giving the president more war powers - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 11:505/23/18b
6/1/18David Giffey, David Couper, Norm Stockwell, Alfred McCoy: Memorial Day Peace Rally 52:185/28/18h
6/8/18Jimmy Parra: The Latest On Foxconn - hosted by Esty Dinur 54:536/1/18a
6/15/18Justin O'Brien, Max Elbaum: Chicago Yippie! The Spirit Of The Sixties - hosted by Allen Ruff 52:126/14/18a
7/13/18Pete Kilner and David Swanson: Debate on Is War Ever Justified (parts I & II)52:296/18/18i
7/20/18Matthew Rothschild: So... How's Fundraising Going For State Candidates? - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 23:377/18/18b
7/27/18Barbara Harrington-McKinney, TJ Mertz: A Discussion About Police In Schools - hosted by Denise DeMarb 53:127/24/18a
8/3/18Dee Hall: Wisconsin Making It Difficult To Qualify For Food Assistance - hosted by Brian Standing 17:377/23/18b
8/10/18Zack Colman: Goodbye Scott Pruitt, Hello Andrew Wheeler - hosted by Reid Frazier 15:427/9/18e
8/17/18Sophie Guthier, Lauren Dahler, Lydia Hester, Rev. Jerry Hancock: A Conversation About Gun Violence With High School Activists - hosted by Esty Dinur 54:398/10/18a
8/24/18Steve Starkey: The History of OutReach and the Future of PRIDE in Madison - hosted by Emily Mills 53:188/21/18a
8/31/18Michael Mann: The EPA's New Coal Rules, Climate Change, and Energy Politics - hosted by Esty Dinur 55:548/24/18a
9/14/18The World after 9/11 with Peace Activist David Swanson - hosted by Allen Ruff 52:379/13/18a
9/21/18Sheila Plotkin: Sept. 9th 2018 edition of Her Turn 29:209/9/18j
9/28/18Kate Gould: Humanitarian Effects Of Trump's Middle East Policies - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 11:539/26/18b
10/5/18Melissa Sargent, Chris Taylor: Die-In to End Gun Violence29:419/23/18k
10/12/18Dr. Paula Rogge, Vicki Elson: Physicians For Social Responsibility: Ban The Bomb! - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 23:2110/10/18b
10/19/18Lisa Graves: Let's Talk American Politics - hosted by Ali Muldrow 52:5510/10/18a
10/26/18Rev. William Barber II with Khury Petersen-Smith pt 1 1:01:4410/11/18l
11/2/18Rev. William Barber II with Khury Petersen-Smith pt 2 27:2710/11/18l
11/9/18Tim Cordon: Youth Lawsuit Against the Gov To Go To Trial - Finally! - hosted by Jan Miyasaki 15:2110/31/18b
11/16/18Young Mie Kim: Dark Money and Stealth Media - hosted by Brian Standing 10:5511/5/18b

a From A Public Affair on WORT-FM.
b From the 8 O'Clock Buzz on WORT-FM.
c Talk sponsored by The Madison Institute.
d Recorded by WIDE-LP on Capitol steps.
e Trump on Earth podcast from The Allegheny Front.
f From South Central Wisconsin United To Amend.
g Recorded by WIDE-LP at Attic Angel Community, Middleton.
h Recording provided by Norman Stockwell of The Progressive.
i From Talk Nation Radio.
j From Her Turn News on WORT-FM.
k Recorded by WIDE-LP in the Capitol rotunda.
l Podcast from the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Friday Forum archives for 2008 - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
(See bottom of page for more recent years)

Friday pm/Saturday am Shows
8 pm - 10 am
Starting ShowFeaturingNotes
8 pmMischa's Evening Contributor music
9 pmFriday Folk Folk music in a variety of stylesa
10 pmPublic News Service Daily Newscast 6 min. of national news
10:06 pmStage & Screen Broadway musicals and movie musicals and soundtracksb
11 pmHumor Me Comedy and satire, musical or otherwisec
midnightSoft Comes the Night Music that's soothing to the earsd
7 amMusic for all ages Music both kids and parents can enjoye
8 amThe Beatles An hour of the "Fab Four"
9 amCounterSpin A critical examination of the week's major news stories from FAIR
9:30 amSkeptoid Critical analysis of pop phenomena by Brian Dunning

a Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Peter Paul & Mary, Townes Van Zandt, Woody Guthrie, etc.
b Annie, Anything Goes, Avenue Q, Babel, The Book of Mormon, Camelot, Carousel, Cats, Fiddler On The Roof, Finian's Rainbow,
Hair, Gypsy, Into The Woods, Little Shop Of Horrors, Miss Saigon, Oliver, South Pacific, West Side Story, etc.

c David Sedaris, Monty Python, PDQ Bach, the Reduced Shakespeare Co., the Smothers Brothers, Tom Lehrer, etc.
d Ballads, folk, soft rock, new age, etc. - softer pieces by many different artists.
e Sara Hickman, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Peter, Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, etc.

Saturday 10 am
The Best of Talk
Broadcast
Date
Program
Click below to listen online.
LengthCreation
Date
First WIDE
Broadcast
Source
Note
1/6/18Richard Heinberg: Building Resilience in a Post-Carbon Society 57:008/30/171/1/18a
1/13/18Historian Marc Becker On FBI Espionage - hosted by Allen Ruff53:0712/28/171/10/18b
1/20/18 Maryam Namazie: Protests in Iran 43:581/3/181/13/18c
1/27/18 Women's March Revisited 28:481/16/181/20/18d
2/10/18Rep. Chris Taylor: How a Democratic Legislator Copes in a Republican State35:291/17/181/30/18e
2/17/18Out in the Cold, Eviction & Homelessness in Dane County pt 1 58:281/10/172/2/18f
2/24/18 Kupers, Dr. Terry - Solitary Confinement: Locked Away with No Human Contact 29:012/11/182/15/18g
3/3/18East High School Students Call For Stronger Gun Laws - hosted by Tony Castañeda 23:222/22/182/23/18h
3/10/18Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II: On The People's Moral Agenda: Anti-Racism, Anti-Poverty, Pro-Labor1:12:103/13/143/3/18i
3/17/18Lawrence Grossberg: Trump & the Battle for the American Right - hosted by Esty Dinur56:103/9/183/14/18b
3/24/18Sherry Lucille, Jalateefa Joe-Meyers: Teachers With Guns: Who Will Get Shot?
- hosted by Harry Hawkins
52:223/14/183/23/18b
3/31/18Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Rep. Mark Pocan, students & others: March for Our Lives - Madison rally1:15:413/24/183/25/18j
4/7/18Howard Jones, Don Unrau, Norm Stockwell: Fifty Years After My Lai - hosted by Gil Halsted56:083/30/183/31/18b
4/14/18 William Saltzburg, Kumar Rao, Carey Shenkman, Alissa Wilkinson: #TownHallForOurLives48:094/7/184/12/18k
4/21/18David Canon, Barry Burden, Robert Yablon: Forum on Partisan Gerrymandering and the U.S. Constitution 1:06:189/28/174/15/18l
4/28/18 Lena Vincent: Current Theories on the Origin and Early Evolution of Life on Earth 49:303/11/183/26/18m
5/5/18 Lena Vincent: Q&A About Theories on the Origin of Life 1:16:003/11/183/19/18m
5/12/18 Believable: Bishop John Shelby Spong 48:263/17/183/22/18k
5/19/18Eugenie C. Scott: Why do people reject good science?35:0510/28/175/18/18n
5/26/18Jim Kramer, Taylor Kilgore, Louise Robbins, Ben Reddersen: Simpson Street Free Press1:01:254/30/185/4/18o
6/2/18Debbie Kmetz, Daina Zemliauskas-Juozevicius: Madison-Vilnius Sister City Nears 30 Year Partnership
- hosted by Jan Miyasaki
23:415/2/185/11/18h
6/9/18David Swanson: Curing 'American Exceptionalism' - hosted by Allen Ruff52:505/24/185/30/18b
6/16/18Vic Wahl: Six Months Later: Actions On 146 Recommendations For Madison Police?
- hosted by Brian Standing
20:156/4/186/9/18h
7/14/18 Funk, Indigo - One Student's Response to Gun Violence29:016/15/187/12/18g
7/28/18Jeremy Scahill: Journalism: Truth or Propaganda 57:003/6/187/9/18a
8/4/18 Samuel Totten, Ph.D. - Genocide in South Sudan 29:007/9/187/19/18g
8/11/17Journalist Dan Kaufman On The Fall Of Wisconsin - hosted by Tony Castañeda34:197/25/188/8/18h
8/18/18Kate Brown: Plutopias: A Tandem History of American and Soviet Nuclear Sites
- hosted by Patty Peltekos
53:018/6/188/15/18b
8/25/18 Norman Solomon: Can the Democratic Party Live Up to its Name? 57:004/25/188/20/18a
9/1/18Steve Starkey: The History of OutReach and the Future of PRIDE in Madison - hosted by Emily Mills 53:188/21/188/24/18b
9/8/17Anna Feigenbaum on the Problem of Tear Gas29:007/30/188/29/18p
9/15/18 Albertina Gutierrez, Denise Gilman, Alessandra, Sister Consuelo, Lynn Stephen, Lucia: Asylum Seekers 28:449/4/189/9/18d
9/22/18Shabnam Lofti: Immigration 10133:298/29/189/18/18e
9/29/18John Nichols and Bob McChesney: Democracy and the Media - hosted by Allen Ruff38:429/20/189/22/18b
10/6/18Unethical: Life In Scott Walker's Cabinet With Ed Wall - hosted by Carousel Bayrd 53:129/25/189/29/18b
10/13/18Nikhil Pal Singh with Jeremy Scahill pt 156:4610/3/1810/3/18q
10/20/18Nikhil Pal Singh with Jeremy Scahill pt 232:1910/10/1810/3/18q
10/27/17Dan Kaufman: How Progressive Politics Came Crashing Down in Wisconsin - hosted by Brian Standing15:4010/1/1810/17/18h
11/3/18Molly Stentz - a personal radio history - interviewed by Bob Park1:20:109/30/1810/21/18r
11/10/18Congressman Mark Pocan, Jim Hightower32:369/14/1810/27/18s
11/17/18Keith Reopelle: Dane County Climate Change Council pt 1 & pt 231:1110/4/18, 11/1/1810/6/18, 11/10/18t

a Alternative Radio.
b From A Public Affair on WORT-FM.
c Facebook Live Ask an Atheist event from FFRF.
d From the Women's International News Gathering Service (WINGS).
e From Insights with Dick Goldberg.
f Talk sponsored by The Madison Institute.
g From Radio Curious, Ukiah, California.
h From the 8 O'Clock Buzz on WORT-FM.
i Audio from Havens Center Visiting Scholars Program video.
j Recorded by WIDE-LP on the Capitol steps.
k Podcast from State of Belief.
l Talk sponsored by The Madison Institute and recorded by Wisconsin Eye.
m Recorded at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society Meeting House in Madison.
n A Reasonable Talk from the Center for Inquiry.
o Recorded by WIDE-LP at Attic Angel Community, Middleton.
p Talk Nation Radio.
q Podcast from the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
r Recorded by WIDE-LP at 626 Orchard Drive, Madison.
s Recorded at the Fighting Bob Fest 2018 Kick-off at the Barrymore Theatre in Madison by The Progressive.
t From Wisconsin Energy Broadcast on WORT-FM.
The Best of Talk archives for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
(See bottom of page for more recent years)


Saturday Program Schedule
11 am - 12 midnight
Starting ShowFeaturing
11 amAlmost All A Cappella A cappella groups
12 noonNeighborhood News at NoonWhen available
12 noonOrganize Your Ears Music featuring rock organ
1 pmOld Coot's Hoot Tunes from a few decades back by Simon & Garfunkel, The Mamas & the Papas,
Peter Paul & Mary, etc.
1:30 pmZydeco Zap Distinctive music rooted in Creole folk music from southwest Louisiana
2 pmIsland Vibes Music from the Hawaiian islands
2:30 pmNonstop Doo Wop The Ravens, The Platters, Dion & The Belmonts, The Shirelles, The Drifters, etc.
3:00 pmYounger mix More of the music featured in the weekday After School Hour
4 pmSea Change Radio Covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability
4:30 pmPerpetual Notion Machine Science show from the Madison Science Collective
5 pmFreethinkers Hour Speakers at Madison's annual Freethought Festival and elsewhere
6 pmProgressive Voices Progressive activists speak out at Fighting Bob Fest and elsewhere
7 pmWisconsin Democracy Report Talks at rallies and public meetings and radio interviews
8 pmBefore You Were Born Music from the 1930s and earlier
9 pmSaturday Soul Last genre hour of the week
10 pmUncommon Instruments Music featuring glass harmonica, theremin, musical saw, handpans, balalaika, whales, etc.
11 pmAlien Echoes Our week's weirdest music
Friday/Saturday programs scheduled in 2014
Friday/Saturday programs scheduled through 7/30 for 2015
Friday/Saturday programs scheduled through year's end for 2015
Friday/Saturday programs scheduled in 2016
Friday/Saturday programs scheduled in 2017