Station News & Events

2:16pm

Thu January 16, 2014
Station News & Events

PRI's the World for 1-16-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

How does Homer Simpson say "D'oh!" in Spanish?

It's an excellent question, and we'll get the answer today when we feature some Mexican voice-over artists who dub cartoons and movies into Spanish. It turns out that Mexicans, who have long held pride of place as the go-to voice over folks in Latin America, are increasingly being replaced by other actors throughout the region.

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12:46pm

Tue January 14, 2014
Station News & Events

Q with Jian Ghomeshi for 1-14-14

Jian talks to G. WILLOW WILSON, writer of the new reboot of Ms. Marvel, a character that made headlines ahead of her debut because she is a 16-year-old Muslim-American superhero of Pakistani descent.

-- In 1971, JOHN AND BONNIE RAINES were part of a group of activists who robbed an FBI office of nearly all its documents, and helped lift the curtain on its secret domestic spying program. 42 years later they've finally come forward. Jian speaks with the couple, and one of the journalists they first leaked their info to, BETTY MEDGERS.

12:42pm

Tue January 14, 2014
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PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman fro 1-14-14

We raise a glass today to our ongoing (and sneakily popular) Sideways Glance segment -- you know, the part of the show where we highlight a story from around the world that makes even our hardened, wizened old newsroom do a double-take. This week's entry: Trappist ale. Now you might associate such a tipple with Belgium, or at least Europe. But it turns out that the International Trappist Association has put its official seal of approval on the first Trappist beer outside of Europe. And it turns out it's not far from us in Spencer, Massachusetts.

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2:20pm

Fri January 10, 2014
Station News & Events

‘MTSU On the Record’ Shows How Clergy ‘Help the Good Shepherd’

Susan Myers-Shirk

The next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program will explore the integration of psychology into ministerial advising.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Susan Myers-Shirk will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan.19, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

Myers-Shirk is the author of “Helping the Good Shepherd,” a book that chronicles the adoption of psychological techniques by pastors from 1925 to 1975 as they counseled their congregations.

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1:51pm

Fri January 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Q for 1-10-14

TODAY on "Q" 

--  Freelance journalist ANNE PENKETH talks about the controversy surrounding French comic Dieudonné (dee-you-don-EH), his anti-Semitic material, and the ban on the eve of his national tour.

-- Canadian singer JESSY LANZA  performs from her acclaimed RnB influenced debut record, "Pull My Hair Back", and talks about the power of taking control of production.

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