In the fall of 2013, a group of Princeton students gathered in the basement of Bloomberg Hall to record their weekly radio show. They were never seen nor heard from again. The only record they left behind is this broadcast.
Listen to WPRB News & Culture’s Halloween Special, known to future generations only as … Dead Air.
00:00-04:34 Intro (Jamal Maddox) and News Today – Headlines (Luisa Banchoff)
04:34-14:43 News Today – History of WPRB (Danny Waldroop interviews Anne Frohlick)
14:43-29:35 News Today – Salem Witch Trials (Jackie Cremos interviews Prof. Sarah Rivett)
29:35-45:41 Talking Heads – Vampires vs. Werewolves
–Debaters: Lagan Trieschmann, Rich Vyas
–Moderator: Jackie Cremos
45:41-57:41 Showcase – Nyarlathotep (JM Colon)
Or listen to each segment below:
Cast, in order of appearance:
- Jamal Maddox
- Luisa Banchoff
- Ola Oladosu
- Danny Waldroop
- Gabriella Watts
- Jackie Cremos
- Sarah Rivett
- Will Lathrop
- Rich Vyas
- Lagan Trieschmann
- JM Colon
Listen to selected segments from this week’s episode of News & Culture, featuring interviews with award-winning director Mary Zimmerman and Princeton University’s newly installed President Eisgruber, as well as the latest episode of our foreign policy talk show – Talking Heads.
We are so grateful for your support during the Pledge Drive! Thank you. To show you how much community-supported, independent radio means to us, we’ve put together a show about it. You can listen to it here!
Listen to the full show below, or scroll down to pick a segment:
00:39-06:04 News Today
– 00:39-03:52 Headlines (Luisa Banchoff)
– 03:52-06:04 Cyclone Phailin (Danny Waldroop)
07:06-29:25 Interview with Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options (Ola Oladosu)
29:25-46:38 Fireside Poetry featuring Philip Larkin
(JM Colon & Luisa Banchoff)
46:38-60:05 Interview with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now (Jackie Cremos)
WPRB News & Culture is proud to present its special, one-of-a-kind, annual Membership Drive show! We bring you our very first radio play – our pride and joy. We also bring you a fascinating interview about climate change and citizen advocacy, fantastic analysis of the Iranian election, and a brand-new foreign policy segment called Talking Heads.
Listen to the full show here:
01:59-04:22: News Today – Luisa Banchoff on the week’s headlines
04:22-7:57: News Today – Danny Waldroop on the government shutdown and Iranian elections
07:57-19:53: News Today – Will Lathrop on student environmental activist group SURGE
19:53-47:31: Showcase – Monster, by Samuel Gelman Starring
Rachna Vyas as The Narrator
Danny Waldroop as Charlie Durnham
Luisa Banchoff as Rachel Durnham
JM Colon as Howard Morgan
47:31-59:06: Talking Heads – Jamal Maddox hosts a foreign policy discussion with American Foreign Policy staffers Joe Margolies and Rahul Subramanian
What did you think of today’s programming? Let us know at news [at] wprb [dot] com or follow WPRB News on Facebook and Twitter. Tune in next Monday at 6pm for another episode of News & Culture on WPRB Princeton 103.3fm.
For the first time in living memory, WPRB News & Culture is giving specialty items to two listeners who pledge $45 or over during our Fall Membership Drive. Get ready:
News & Culture Specialty Premiums 1. USA Noir: Best of the Akashik Noir Series, edited by Johnny Temple. A collection of noir mystery stories with contributions by Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, and many more. Gritty. Riveting. It’s a no-brainer.
2. We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality, edited by Jennifer Baumgardner and former Vermont Governor Madeleine M. Kunin. A history of the movement for marriage equality and America’s path toward acceptance, told by the politicians and leaders who played a pivotal role.
The Details: To receive either of these premiums, you need to call WPRB at 609-258-1033 during the News & Culture show on Monday October 7 between 6pm and 7pm and pledge 45$ or more. Web donations are not eligible for premiums.
The 2013 WPRB Membership Drive will run from Monday, October 7 to Sunday, October 13. You can check out our other fantastic premiums (standard and specialty) on blog.wprb.com
Welcome to our fourth episode of WPRB News & Culture for the fall semester! You can listen to the full show or select the segment that interests you most. Let us know what you think! You can follow WPRBNews on Facebook and Twitter, and email us at news [at] wprb [dot] com.
00:00-06:12 – News Today
–00:24-02:52 – Headlines (Luisa Banchoff)
–02:52-06:12 – Government Shutdown (Danny Waldroop)
–06:12-15:20 – Keystone Pipeline XL (Emery Real Bird)
–15:20-33:41 – Citizens Climate Lobby (Will Lathrop)
33:43-54:05 – Hot Air (Jamal Maddox) – Is Edward Snowden a traitor to the United States? 54:05-59:32 – Culture Corner (Gabriella Watts)
– Jazz DJ Exhibit