• You Are Not Your Genetics with Kenneth Pelletier, M.D.  What we eat, drink, breathe, our stress levels – these are all essential factors in genetic expression. Rather than worrying about the genetic hand we are dealt, we must optimize our health by the choices we make. Pelletier describes our genes as like the hard drive of a computer.

  • Noam Chomsky – The State of the World.  Noam Chomsky warns, “There has to be some kind of Green New Deal if we’re going to survive.” Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT and Laureate Professor of Linguisticsat the University of Arizona. At 90, he is still writing articles and lecturing.

  • Yes! Magazine – Radical Travel.  We know instinctively that travel can be educational and broadening. We also know travel comes with complex issues from who gets to travel, what’s the environmental cost of travel and can travel be made sustainable and eco-friendly. These subjects part of the discussion in Summer issues of Yes! Magazine.

  • Hokkaido; Arctic Solitaire; Bloomsday in Dublin.  Learn about the rugged allure of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Hear what it's like to spend your summer boating up Hudson Bay in search of polar bears to photograph. And celebrate Bloomsday in Dublin, even if you've never finished reading Ulysses by James Joyce.

  • Democracy Now! is a daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated news hour that airs on more than 1,250 radio, television, satellite and cable TV networks around the globe. Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez host. Heard at 5am, 7am and 5pm.



  • Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy matriculates vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in classics like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, and Rodney Dangerfield. Ed Gasperini, Nigel and Eddie B. foul fill the air with two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.

  • “Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, the Dorseys and all the rest!”  Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music of the 1930s and '40s Saturdays at 9am, plus a rant from Professor Fred, a look at Your Weekend, and the Incredibly Strange Big Bandstand Lounge Track of the Week.

  • Join Jim Hilmar Saturdays at 11am for great guitar music on Frettin' Fingers. Swing, pop, jazz, blues and rhythm & blues, vintage country & rockabilly, surf - acoustic or electric. Whether you like Alvin Lee, Leon Rhodes, Bucky Pizzarelli, James Burton, or Dimebag Daryl - you'll hear it all on Frettin' Fingers.

  • Juke Joint host Ron Taffi brings you jump blues, doo-wop, crooners, boogie woogie, the New Orleans sound, guitar slingers, unsung heroes of early rock, and all the honking, wailing, screaming saxophones you can stand. All that and more on The Juke Joint. 

  • Bryan Ollie, Bud Piland and others makes it funky Saturdays at 3pm, where you'll hear Rick James, the Spinners, the Ohio Players, James Brown, the Staple Singers, Kool & The Gang and many more. Contact Bryan at or on Facebook for requests.