Station News & Events

2:39pm

Tue April 22, 2014
Station News & Events

Earth Day, Belgian Waffles and The Quirkier Side of News on Today's The World for 4-22-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Two of our favorite words to type on a Tuesday: Belgian waffles. More on that in a minute.

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2:30pm

Mon April 21, 2014
Station News & Events

Dr. Jimmie Cain on MTSU On the Record

The next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program features a scholar who sees a unique connection between “Dracula” and the current crisis in Ukraine.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Jimmie Cain, a professor of English, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 27, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

Cain is the author of “Bram Stoker and Russophobia,” which explores the role that fear and mistrust of Russia played in Bram Stoker’s novels.

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2:24pm

Mon April 21, 2014
Station News & Events

Jian Interviews Pharrell Williams and Viggo Mortensen on Q for 4-21-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- The prolific and creative Grammy-winning singer and producer Pharrell Williams has drawn attention lately as one of the rare musicians to compete against himself -- with the songs Blurred Lines and Get Lucky -- for a number 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Pharrell joins Jian to discuss the relationship between design and music, the art of collaboration, and the new Toronto exhibition of playful art he's curated called This is Not a Toy.

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2:22pm

Mon April 21, 2014
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The Boston Marathon on The World for 4-21-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

It's our city, and the race is on.

The World's Matthew Bell is out and about in Boston today to capture the mood of both runners and spectators as the city stages the 118th running of its famous marathon, a year after the event was marred by two explosions at the finish line.

We'll also be checking in on the latest from the ferry disaster in South Korea. Today, the country's leader condemned the action of the ferry's crew last week as "akin to murder."

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3:38pm

Wed April 16, 2014
Station News & Events

Discussion on the Twitter Style Cuban Service on Q for 4-16-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- EMILY PARKER, digital diplomacy advisor and author of "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From The Internet Underground" talks about reports that the US government tried to set up a Twitter-style service in Cuba to stir dissent... and the real challenges of bringing the internet revolution to Cuba.

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