Fiddler On The Roof; Thomas Dolby; Meat Puppets Live In Concert

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In this episode: Columbia University journalism professor Alisa Solomon joins us to talk about her book, Wonder Of Wonders: A Cultural History Of Fiddler On The Roof.

Plus: Thomas Dolby, the offbeat genius behind the ‘80s new wave hit “She Blinded Me With Science,” tells the story of his recent invasion of an off-limits lighthouse island.

And: The influential alt-rock band Meat Puppets recently played a Soundcheck-presented show at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg (which we previewed) as part of the CBGB Festival. Hear excerpts from the group's performance.