A variety of challenging topics from the best of the Internet podcasts: EarthSky 22--Mars 2012!, Philosphy Bites--David Eagleman on Morality and the Brain, Philosophy Bites--Philip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Utilitarianism, and Freakonomics Radio--"It's Not the President, Stupid" [No one is 'commander in chief' of the U.S. economy.] After broadcast, this hour will be available as a podcast from this website: Talk Shows/Monday Forum/(choose date).
We present our digital recording of Mayor John B. O'Reilly's speech on 3-5-12--for those who missed it or wanted to hear it again (introductions and applause are edited out) in our first 35 minutes. Also, this show will be archived on our website as a podcast available immediately after broadcast for listening anytime; click on TALK SHOWS, then JOURNAL, then the date of the show.
Roger Marsh joins host David Twichell today. Roger is a UFO writer, author and playwright. As an independent filmmaker, he has written and directed two full length films and three documentaries. He is director of communications for both the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and Pennsylvania MUFON. He writes articles for the National UFO Examiner and is the editor of the MUFON UFO Journal. Also available as a podcast from this website anytime immediately after broadcast.
LIVE: Monday 3-5-12, 7 PM: Dearborn Mayor John B. O'Reilly, Jr., gives the "State of the City" address
The annual speech about the City of Dearborn, to be presented LIVE from City Hall's Council Chambers and/or [if technology fails] RECORDED on our public affairs show "The New WHFR Journal," 3-9-12, 1-2 PM.
Two challenging podcasts are selected for this week: (1) "How Biased Is Your Media?" from Freakonomics Radio (Stephen J. Dubner)--When it comes to politics and media, the left argues that the right is more biased than the left while the right argues that the left is more biased than the right. Who’s right?.
It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our own WHFR staff member James Grant, respected staff member and host of the Wednesday morning 10am "Urban Rock Radio" show, passed away unexpectedly Thursday. In what was to be his final show on the air the previous morning, James was his usual professional, happy and positive self, excited to share his love of music with everyone. We will be presenting our own version of "Urban Rock Radio" for the last time this Wednesday, February 29th, at 10am with some of our own WHFR staff members paying tribute in James' memory. Please listen.
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Host Margaret King Ahmed presents another important discussion about our children, our families, and our schools. Also available as a podcast from this website anytime after broadcast.
Author / Handwriting Analyst / Yoga Teacher / Dream Expert Cindy Gray Discusses New Book on Metaphysically Speaking -- Tuesday, February 21, 1pm-2pm
Join host Mike Holloway when he welcomes author Cindy Gray as she unveils her new book, . They'll also explore yoga practices which enhance your strength and agility.
Tune tomorrow at 1pm for this fascinating discussion.
The Oscars will be announced next Sunday. But the winners are often criticized as being trivial, just cheap thrills. But are there some movies that tackle the bigger philosophical questions? With the help of listeners and special guests, John Perry and Ken Taylor, two Sanford U. philosophy professors, turn a philosophical eye to the past year's cinematic offerings, and present their 4th annual Dionysus Awards for the most philosophically-rich films of the past year in this episode of "Philosophy Talk." Also, "EarthSky 8" presents an interview with Joseph DeSimone.
Mardis Gras is one of the biggest parties of the year and "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will celebrate it this week in its own unique way. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!