Our annual talk about one of our favorite topics in Detroit: CARS. Joining hosts John and Jay will be Eddie Alterman, Editor in Chief of Car and Driver Magazine. So, we'll cover the Auto Show, the industry news, insurance, and--of course--our picks for Best Cars. The podcast will be available from this website immediately after broadcast, for listening (or downloading) anytime: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
Love winter? Got kids? Then you know what it's like to fight the flu! At least one proud poppa does, and he's one half of our previously scheduled duo, case managerz. Unfortunately, due to his needing to be there for the little ones they've had to reschedule. They'll be back in our line up as soon as possible . Alex Karasinski sits in on Motor to talk about his new band The Static Dial, playing live, February 26th. We'll talk about how this group came to be as Alex lays down some low end amazement. That's Motor Live Drive @ 5, 1-22-15. On 89.3, where we're Just Getting Started.
Host Mike Holloway's guest today is ghost hunter Tim Woolworth from Motor City Ghost Hunters. Learn how Tim got his start in searching for ghosts, what his ghost hunting group is all about, and what is entailed when going on a ghost hunt. Tim also describes all the fascinating tools and equipment he uses when looking for spirits. It's a "spooooktacular" show that you won't want to miss! (If you do miss the broadcast, remember its podcast will be available from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).)
From Noon to 1 PM, from American Radioworks, WHFR presents "King's Last March," a radio documentary covering the last year of King's life, when he moved beyond integration and began directly criticizing the overarching economic and political systems that abandoned the poor and the disadvantaged. Then, from 1 to 2 PM, WHFR presents a special "Democracy Now" show, a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., hosted by Amy Goodman.
The Players Guild of Dearborn presented its first play, The Prince Who Wore a Red Feather in His Cap, on December 30, 1927 at the old Dearborn High School. It's now 2015 and the Players Guild is still going strong! Learn more about the organization's history, memorable productions, and the new generation of performers called Guildlings, when Lynn speaks with Players Guild President Mike Moseley on the next IMPACT! It's the show about individuals and groups making a positive Impact! in the community, 1pm Tuesday, January 13.
What's the best way to get energized with politics in 2015? According to Journal host Jay Korinek, it's by listening to "the smartest man on politics": Ralph Nader. Here's his 12/29/14 podcast to help you find out how to get your government to do the things that we need--take notes! You can subscribe to Nader's future podcasts at: www.ralphnaderradiohour.com
Returning to our airwaves, as one of our Tuesday Forum offerings of locally-produced, locally-hosted, and locally-concerned talk shows: "Dearborn Heights News & Views" this week features TIFA Assistant Administrator & Business Incentives Coordinator Tom Rosco, interviewed by DH Councilperson, Ned Apigian. WHAT is TIFA, you ask? And what does it do for Dearborn Heights? Find out by listening to the broadcast, or to its podcast, available from this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
So, what IS the "lame duck" session in Lansing actually doing? Helping schools? Protecting the environment? Fixing roads? 15th District (mostly just the Dearborn area) Representative George Darany comes by for a live in-studio interview, when we'll ask for a legislative update--with explanations or rationales, as needed. Remember, you can listen to this as a podcast from this website anytime immediately after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
What Dearborn program feeds 200 hungry kids over the weekend? Blessings in a Backpack! Find out how a simple idea, some local churches, and a few retailers work with five elementary schools to make it happen. Tune in to IMPACT! when Lynn speaks with these local heroes. Remember, if you miss the show, you can catch the podcast on this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Hailing from Hamtramck, Danny D grew up in the center of the Detroit rock and Motown music scene. Playing his own music since a young age, Danny D has matured into a sophisticated singer, songwriter and musician with the inspiration of his Detroit music roots and the insight that comes from age and experience. DannyD has now released his newest CD, Last Call, a 9-song, introspective compilation of love, loss and life experiences. Last Call introduces a unique synthesis of rock, alternative, americana and country to its thoughtful, storytelling songs.