Friday/Saturday Program Schedule

from 7 am Friday until Saturday midnight for
2021




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! Quarantine 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 pmSilver Lining Weekly commentaries from Mike McCabe
4:02 pmBattleground Wisconsin Podcast by Citizen Action of Wisconsin
5 pmWider Horizons Freethought Radio (repeat)
5:45 pmSkeptoid Critical analysis of pop phenomena by Brian Dunning

Friday 6 pm
Rational Skepticism/Sound Science
Broadcast
Date
Program
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LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/1/21The Trouble with Christmas for Atheists with Tom Flynn - hosted by Jim Underdown46:3212/24/20a
1/8/21Nathan Lents: Quirks and Glitches of the Human Body31:1710/19/19b
1/15/21Bailey Harris: Stardust: The Book Of Truth18:5210/19/19b
1/22/21The Series Finale - hosted by Reid Frazier and Julie Grant38:311/15/21c
1/29/21Richard Dawkins and Julia Sweeney in Indy Nov 9, 2016-pt155:1411/9/16d
2/5/21Richard Dawkins and Julia Sweeney in Indy Nov 9, 2016-pt247:1311/9/16d
2/12/21Andrew Seidel, Ryan Jayne: Biblically Bad Bills49:332/10/21e
2/19/21Alice Greczyn, Andrew Seidel: Dare To Doubt57:292/17/21e
2/26/21Britt Hermes: Do Not Harm. But First, Nature29:2610/19/19b
3/5/21Joe Manno: An Atheist And A Christian Walk Into A Bar | Overcoming Differences - hosted by Jim Underdown39:342/19/21a
3/12/21Sir Simon Baron-Cohen (BS 181) talks about "The Pattern Seekers"45:362/26/21f
3/19/21Jonathan Jarry: Little-Known Acts of Skepticism and How to Join the Home Front for Science25:4210/19/19b
3/26/21Seth Shostak: Looking For Aliens: Are They There? Are They Here?26:0610/19/19b
4/2/21Stephanie Kemmerer: Behind the Mind of a Conspiracy Theorist - hosted by Leighann Lord41:393/30/21a
4/9/21Bruce Goldstein on "The Mind" (BS 180)1:00:351/22/21f
4/16/21Interview With David Javerbaum, Daily Show Writer and Host of the Godcast Podcast
- hosted by Jim Underdown
34:524/15/21a
4/23/21Elizabeth Loftus: The Fiction of Memory28:3810/19/19b
4/30/21Amit Pal, Dan Barker: Hindu Nationalism Facilitates Covid Calamity in India37:324/28/21e
5/7/21John de Lancie: Promoting a 21st Century Understanding of Science35:0210/19/19b
5/14/21Brian Greene: The Nature of Space and Time58:2810/20/19b
5/21/21Annabelle Gurwitch on Living Through Ups and Downs - hosted by Jim Underdown50:055/13/19a
5/28/21Inside the Group Investigating Extraordinary Paranormal and Supernatural Claims
- hosted by Jim Underdown
43:535/27/21a
6/4/21Luke Steller - What are the ingredients of life?36:5812/30/20g
6/11/21Dan Barker: Baba Brinkman Returns: Rapping for Reason30:576/9/21e
6/18/21Greg Paul on the Lost Children and the Implications of Natural Evil - hosted by Jim Underdown46:096/10/21a
6/25/21Rebecca Markert, Sam Grover, Andrew Seidel: Discussing Fulton V. City of Philadelphia52:116/23/21e
7/2/21The Rise of the Nones with Ryan Burge - hosted by Jim Underdown51:297/1/21a
7/9/21Kelda Roys, Ron Millar, Annie Laurie Gaylor, Mark Dann: Nonbelievers Gaining Power in State Legislatures48:567/7/21e
7/16/21How to Live a Good Life With Massimo Pigliucci and Skye Cleary - hosted by Jim Underdown1:03:297/15/21a
7/23/21Mark Solms talks about the origins of Consciousness (BS 184)1:11:155/28/21f
7/30/21Andrew Seidel, PJ Slinger, Raghen Lucy: Why Are You An Atheist?41:447/28/21e
8/13/21Banachek - From the Inside of Being a Mentalist - hosted by Jim Underdown43:338/12/21a
8/20/21Robert P. Jones, Dan Barker, Annie Laurie Gaylor: Are Evangelicals Dying Out?49:468/4/21e
8/27/21Kristiana De Leon, Annie Laurie Gaylor, Mark Dann: Secular Elected Officials vs Hate Groups53:018/25/21e
9/3/21Rebecca Markert, Liz Cavell: Grieving Without God53:449/2/21e
9/10/21Caroline Mala Corbin, Rebecca Markert, Andrew Seidel: Supreme Court Upholds Texas Abortion Law49:589/8/21e
9/17/21Seth Shostak: Why Look for E.T. Light-Years Away If He's Already In Our Airspace?1:02:107/8/21h

a Point of Inquiry from the Center for Inquiry.
b Talk at CSICon 2019 from the Center for Inquiry.
c Trump on Earth podcast from The Allegheny Front.
d Talk from Richard Dawkins Tour Videos from the Center for Inquiry.
e Facebook Live Ask an Atheist program from FFRF.
f Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD.
g Brains Matter podcast from Melbourne, Australia.
h From Skeptical Inquirer Presents at the Center for Inquiry.
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
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LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/1/21Carousel Bayrd, Elizabeth Creech: Goodbye (and Good Riddance) to 2020 - hosted by Ali Muldrow53:5312/30/20a
1/8/21Steven Klafka: Fighter Jet Noise Disrupts Lives, Children, and Working from Home10:201/6/21b
1/15/21Odette Yousef, Ashley Howard: The Capitol Riots and White Supremacy in America - hosted by Ali Muldrow52:461/13/21a
1/22/21Elizabeth Goitein reflects on Trump Presidency - hosted by Jan Miyasaki19:301/20/21c
1/29/21Reaganism is the Model for Trumpism - Matt Tyrnauer director of 'The Reagans' - hosted by Paul Jay31:061/27/21d
2/5/21Sarah T. Roberts: Big Tech and Democracy - hosted by Patty Peltekos53:092/1/21a
2/12/21Hannah Klain: Two new bills supporting voting rights, amid a flurry of state suppression bills
- hosted by Jan Miyasaki
21:572/10/21c
2/19/21Hannah Mortensen, Kevin Kamps: Does Wisconsin want an 80 year-old nuclear facility? - hosted by Jan Miyasaki9:112/17/21c
2/26/21Adrian Treves: Wisconsin's Wolf Hunt Based On Faulty Science - hosted by Brian Standing17:572/22/21c
3/5/21Ben Needham, Patrick Elliott, Mark Dann: Black, Gay and Unafraid51:033/3/21e
3/12/21Chuck Collins: Proposal: Billionaires who made money during the pandemic should pay for the recovery
- hosted by Jan Miyasaki
21:163/10/21c
3/19/21Rollie Lal: How 'Feminist' Foreign Policy Could Change the World - hosted by Brian Standing13:393/15/21c
3/26/21Tobita Chow: America's Long History of Anti-Asian Racism - hosted by Allen Ruff53:093/25/21a
4/2/21The border-Industrial complex - what will Biden do? - hosted by Jan Miyasaki13:023/31/21c
4/9/21Pat Elder: Fighting PFAS contamination one state at a time - hosted by Jan Miyasaki20:444/7/21c
4/16/21Aviva Chomsky: Biden Central America plan is continuation of 50 years of repression - hosted by Jan Miyasaki19:594/14/21c
4/23/21Carter Dougherty: Wall street contributed $2.9B to 2020 elections - hosted by Jan Miyasaki15:114/21/21c
4/30/21Jet Line: Voicemails from the Flight Path (2021)10:574/15/21b
5/7/21Phyllis Bennis, Larry Wilkerson: Does the U.S. Owe Reparations to Afghanistan, Should U.S. Troops Leave? - Bennis & Wilkerson - hosted by Paul Jay37:364/29/21d
5/14/21Joseph L. Schofer, Lindsay Owens: Investing in Infrastructure and the Care Economy - hosted by Yuri Rashkin53:015/10/21a
5/21/21Dee Hall: WCIJ Turns its Lens on Racial Income Inequality - hosted by Brian Standing18:585/3/21c
5/28/21Mary Ziegler, Mike Murray: New Challenges to Roe v. Wade - hosted by Carousel Bayrd53:125/25/21a
6/4/21Liz Cheney & the GOP - A Split Between the Hard Right and the Far-Right - Larry Wilkerson - hosted by Paul Jay44:265/17/21d
6/11/21Vets On Frets Member, Dan Proud, On The Importance of Music As A Tool For Healing - hosted by Jonathan Zarov11:046/4/21c
6/18/21Natalia Fajardo, Bruce Grau: In support of a third reconstruction for moral revival - hosted by Jan Miyasaki13:096/16/21c
6/25/21Armando Ibarra: Join in The Grand March for citizenship! - hosted by Jan Miyasaki8:476/23/21c
7/2/21Christine Diindiisi McCleave, Ethel Blind, Janna Pratt: Facing Our Hard History (The Boarding School Episode)
- hosted by Sikowis
41:206/29/21c
7/9/21Kelly Miess, Yogesh Chawla: Water Show! Madison's Drinking Water Quality + State of the Lakes
- hosted by Carousel Bayrd
53:567/6/21a
7/16/21Tony Gilbart, Andrea Gelatt: WI DNR can finally regulate groundwater contamination sources
- hosted by Jan Miyasaki
12:267/14/21c
7/23/21Karen L. Cox, W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Brian Palmer: The Monument Debate - hosted by Yuri Rashkin53:087/22/21a
7/30/21Kacie Lucchini Butcher, Maia Pearson: Grappling with Madison's Racist Past - And Present
- hosted by Carousel Bayrd
53:09 7/27/21a
8/6/21Howard Schweber: SCOTUS on Religious Freedom - hosted by Carousel Bayrd40:27 8/3/21a
8/13/21Jaan Laaman on Life as a Political Prisoner - hosted by Allen Ruff53:398/12/21a
8/20/21Paul N. Edwards. Jonathan A. Patz: The Climate Emergency is Now53:078/13/21a
8/27/21Alex Cohen: When does non-violent civil disobedience become an act of terrorism? - hosted by Jan Miyasaki11:508/21/21c
9/3/21Mursel Sabir: Empowering Afghans in a time of uncertainty - hosted by Jan Miyasaki17:039/1/21c
9/10/21Bob Lord: Getting the "uber-rich" to pay their share - hosted by Jan Miyasaki18:549/8/21c

a From A Public Affair on WORT-FM.
b From Safe Skies Clean Water Coalition.
c From the 8 O'Clock Buzz on WORT-FM.
d From theAnalysis.news.
e Facebook Live Ask an Atheist program from FFRF.
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 pmBob's Folk Evening Contributor folk musica
9 pmWandering Minstrels Folk music as selected by DJ Jared Ingersol
10 pm2021 Talks 3 min. of news "following our democracy in historic times"
10:06 pmHumor Me Comedy and satire, musical or otherwiseb
11 pmSoft Rock Popular soft rock songs from many different performers
midnightSoft Comes the Night Music that's soothing to the earsc
7 amMusic for all ages Music both kids and parents can enjoyd
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 (repeat)

a Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Peter Paul & Mary, Townes Van Zandt, Woody Guthrie, etc.
b Victor Borge, Monty Python, PDQ Bach, the Reduced Shakespeare Co., the Smothers Brothers, Tom Lehrer, David Sedaris, etc.
c Ballads, folk, soft rock, new age, etc. - softer pieces by many different artists.
d Sara Hickman, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Peter, Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, etc.

Saturday 10 am
The Best of Talk
Broadcast
Date
Program
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LengthCreation
Date
First WIDE
Broadcast
Source
Note
1/2/21Dr. Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Achal Prabhala: People's Vaccine: Calls Grow for Equal Access to Coronavirus Vaccine as Rich Countries Hoard Supply; Dr. Paul Farmer - hosted by Amy Goodman43:491/1/211/1/21a
1/9/21Lauren Jacobs: The power behind the insurrection44:521/7/211/8/21b
1/16/21A.C. Thompson: From Charlottesville to the Capitol: Trump Fueled Right-Wing Violence; Polio Vaccine Inventor Jonas Salk's Son Urges More Access to COVID Vaccine - hosted by Amy Goodman59:021/15/21nowa
1/23/21 Elizabeth Sciupac, Alison Gill, Brian Kaylor: Not A Protest, An Insurrection1:01:421/9/211/21/21c
1/30/21Reaganism is the Model for Trumpism - Matt Tyrnauer director of 'The Reagans' - hosted by Paul Jay31:061/27/211/29/21d
2/6/21 Dodging Oligarchy-Into-Tyranny - Thom Hartmann - hosted by Mark Helpsmeet55:001/30/202/2/21e
2/13/21"Dangerous to the Republic": John Nichols Says Trump's Senate Trial Is Most Important in U.S. History - hosted by Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh20:272/11/212/11/21a
2/20/21 Noam Chomsky: Class Struggle or Get It in the Neck 56:20 11/30/202/15/21f
2/27/21 Thom Hartmann: Why So Little Progressive Radio? 1:04:362/20/212/25/21g
3/6/21Promises pushed by Texas energy industry; race and the American media27:522/26/212/27/21h
3/13/21Carey Gillam: The Monsanto Papers - hosted by Patty Peltekos54:173/8/213/10/21i
3/20/21Jonathan Jarry: Little-Known Acts of Skepticism and How to Join the Home Front for Science25:4210/19/193/19/21j
3/27/21Chuck Collins: Proposal: Billionaires who made money during the pandemic should pay for the recovery - hosted by Jan Miyasaki21:163/10/213/12/21k
4/3/2110 Things Wrong With Biden's Foreign Policy - Medea Benjamin - hosted by Paul Jay56:173/22/213/27/21d
4/10/21Are Progressives Ignoring Foreign Policy? - Medea Benjamin - hosted by Paul Jay31:343/29/214/3/21d
4/17/21 Self Evident: Hate Goes Viral29:004/7/214/11/21l
4/24/21Chuck Collins: Inside the World of the Wealth Hoarders - hosted by Patty Peltekos54:314/12/214/21/21i
5/1/21 Hardy Merriman: Civil Resistance - Power to the People from ICNC - hosted by Mark Helpsmeet55:00 4/17/214/20/21e
5/8/21 Nicholas Ashford, Lonnie T. Brown, Joseph Stillman: We Need a New Fairness Doctrine1:04:045/1/215/6/21g
5/15/21 Eddie Glaude Jr, Cornel West: James Baldwin's Legacy 56:157/1/205/10/21f
5/22/21 Peter Phillips: Who Controls the World's Wealth?19:1111/24/185/19/21g
5/29/21 Ralph Nader: Corporatism's Threat to Democracy 56:252/27/215/24/21f
6/5/21 Frank Smyth: The NRA Unmasked 56:272/14/215/31/21f
6/12/21Vets On Frets Member, Dan Proud, On The Importance of Music As A Tool For Healing
- hosted by Jonathan Zarov
11:046/4/216/11/21k
6/19/21 Angela Davis, Astra Taylor: Democracy: Theirs & Ours 55:5510/13/204/19/21f
6/26/21 Chuck Collins, Joseph McNeil Jr., Kucinich: Dennis Kucinich/Wealth Hoarding/Wind Farm at Standing Rock1:08:476/19/216/24/21g
7/3/21Christine Diindiisi McCleave, Ethel Blind, Janna Pratt: Facing Our Hard History (The Boarding School Episode) - hosted by Sikowis41:206/29/217/2/21k
7/17/21Dawn Martin-Hill: Uncovering Indigenous History in Canada - hosted by Esty Dinur53:197/2/217/10/21i
7/24/21Joan Steinau Lester, "Loving Before Loving: A Marriage In Black And White" - hosted by Stu Levitan1:17:417/5/217/7/21m
7/31/21 Frederick Clarkson, Dr. Obrey Hendricks, Holly Hollman: The Christians Fighting Christian Nationalism1:04:277/24/217/29/21c
8/7/21Full Interview - Powerful Christian Nationalists in Military See Trump as Vehicle for Authoritarian Religious State - Mikey Weinstein - interview by Paul Jay57:327/29/217/31/21d
8/14/21Confessions of a New York Times Washington Correspondent - Bob Smith Pt1 and Pt 2 - interview by Paul Jay1:03:387/26/21, 7/28/217/28/21, 8/11/21d
8/21/21Hannah Mortenson: Point Beach Nuclear Unit 1 Emergency Shut-Down; Hannah Smay:Nuclear Power Bailout in the Infrastructure Bill - hosted by Jan Miyasaki9:24; 10:408/11/218/14/21k
8/28/21Jennifer Chiaverini, "The Women's March" (Web version) 1:15:048/16/218/25/21m
9/4/21Tanya Atkinson, Laura Dresser: Supreme Injustice45:559/2/219/3/21b
9/11/211 There Is No Planet B featuring Carolyn Porco1:03:169/3/219/4/21n

a From Democracy Now!.
b Battleground Wisconsin Podcast from Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
c Podcast from State of Belief.
d From theAnalysis.news.
e Spirit In Action from Northern Spirit Radio, Eau Claire WI.
f Alternative Radio, Boulder, Colorado.
g The Ralph Nader Radio Hour.
h CounterSpin from Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting.
i From A Public Affair on WORT-FM.
j Talk at CSICon 2019 from the Center for Inquiry.
k From the 8 O'Clock Buzz on WORT-FM.
l From Making Contact.
m From Madison BookBeat on WORT-FM.
n From Skeptical Inquirer Presents at the Center for Inquiry.
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 noonMeadowood Life Stories Original short stories from the Meadowood Life Story Writer's Group
nextOrganize 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 pmStage & Screen Broadway musicals and movie musicals and soundtracks
11 pmMind's Eye RadioDrama, prose, interviews, etc. from the Mind's Eye Radio Collective
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