Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Yes, we got a preview of tonight's musical component--a seriously thumping tune by Black Eyed Peas, which got what appeared to be 90% of the on-hand press onto the convention floor
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Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Day three begins and our base at booth 56, which Brian has often described as 'six feet by six', is rapidly expanding...
[Night and Day]
One of the things we've been noticing while doing our regular morning show and an evening show is the difference between day and night here at Fleet.
musical acts practicing on the podium
no people in silly outfits
no politicians milling around
Dunkin' Donuts closed
C'mon guys, follow your lines on the TeleprompTer!
floor passes hard to come by
lots of people in silly outfits
top politicians suddenly appear out of nowhere
Dunkin' Donuts open and doing a roaring business
click below for a gallery of some political expressions
Monday, July 26, 2004
Thursday, July 22, 2004
Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Monday, July 19, 2004
Pico Iyer, author of Sun After Dark: Flights Into the Foreign , talked to guest host Mike Pesca about his most recent book, his international upbringing, and his interest in intercultural collisions. Their conversation sparked one of our listeners to write in:
My grandfather, the Greek archeologist ...
Friday, July 16, 2004
Today's entire show was composed of those meaningless, culturally divisive questions that cause us to forget our common Americanness and vote against our class interests...I mean, cause us to run down to Federal Court and get a look at Martha Stewart: martyr or martinet?
Adolf Hitler: appropriate ...
Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Bill Cosby's May 17th comments taking black youth to task provoked a storm of controversy--not to mention a blistering riposte from New York Times guest columnist, author Barbara Ehrenreich, who said on today's show that "if (Cosby) wants to do something to increase positive attitudes toward education ...
Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Monday, July 12, 2004
Should the Presidential election be postponed in the event of a terrorist attack? Today's Newsweek story that Tom Ridge sought guidance from the Justice Department brought a flood of diverging opinions. Some smelled a conspiracy, while others were angry at the media for bring the issue up at all.
Friday, July 09, 2004
Thursday, July 08, 2004
Wednesday, July 07, 2004
Tuesday, July 06, 2004
Friday, July 02, 2004
Thursday, July 01, 2004
Why doesn't the USA have a broad working-class movement, akin to European social democratic parties? It's been a vexing riddle for American lefties for decades. At a recent conference at SUNY-Stony Brook's Center for Study of Working Class Life, professors, activists, and members of the working class got ...