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Listener's Digest: Week of October 4

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night, 7pm on WUSB 2
Debut author JUDY MANDEL puts a marketing plan to the ultimate test. Amazon gets trumped by the NY Times, research notes make great house decor, and Barnes and Noble hearts a memoir. Recommended ice cream: chocolate gelato.
Check out Judy's website: http://www.replacementchild.com/Home.html

*Special Programming*
Wednesday, Oct. 5 during CAMPUS LIFETIME: 12-1pm
WUSB will be hosting and live broadcasting the FSA Fall Festival outside the library/bookstore! Have a listen and/or come by and say "hi" on the air!

DIALOGOS RADIO: Thursday 1-2pm
Catch an interview with Déborah Berman-Santana, retired professor of ethnic studies at Mills College in Oakland, CA, on the financial and political crisis in Puerto Rico and its striking similarities to the crisis in Greece

DESTINIES - THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION: Filling in for Mix-tape Radio Thursday, 12-3am
Catch a Destinies Archive Mini-Marathon! Featuring The Voice of Science Fiction's September, 2001 interview with "Battlestar Galactica" actor & writer RICHARD HATCH; and episodes 9 & 10 of Star Wars!

*Special Programming*
SALSATHON: Friday 1am- Sunday 12am
WUSB's annual celebration of salsa and Latino culture, organized by DJ FELIPITO of ONDA NUEVA (Saturdays 3pm-6pm).
Please note: All regular programming for this weekend has been preempted for Salsathon.

Enjoy your week and tune in!

21st Annual Salsathon on WUSB! Oct 9-11

The 21st annual Salsathon will take place from 1PM on Friday, October 9 to 11:59PM on Sunday October 11.

We will have our full complement of widely renowned non commercial radio producers as well as collectors, critics, and critical thinkers as well as a WUSB contingent and local community participation.

*NEW* This week on WUSB!

WARNING: This is new.
Here is a list of this week's news from your favorite programs!

THE SPIN ZONE: Tuesday morning 8-10am
Tune in for Jersey Jim's interview with the incredible ALAN PARSONS! at 9am

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night 7pm on WUSB 2
Writing gets real for author Robert Halliwell. The editors of Dreamspinner Press pounce, a dream comes true at Disney World, and self-publishing goes head-to-head with traditional publishing. Recommended ice cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

FERMENTED RADIO: Friday morning 10am-12pm
Check out the Writer's Corner Edition, where LONG ISLAND AUTHORS read their original work live on the air!
To all writers interested in guesting on Fermented Radio: email bam@wusb.fm!

LIVE FROM WUSB: Friday night 9pm-11pm
Catch a live interview with OLDER THAN OCEANS followed by performances from PETAL HEAD and TOMMY AND THE DREAMS!

Enjoy a live phone interview with STEVEN A. ROMAN, author of Blood Feud: The Saga of Pandora Zwieback-Book One, as he discusses his novel and other projects from his company StarWarp Concepts!

Stay tuned for next week's digest!


We are once again proud to present an all day tribute to the music and musings of Frank Zappa, American composer and iconoclast. Join Mr. Edison & John Tabacco (at least) for this year's extravaganza. 

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Author Chris Hedges and Director Alexandra Pelosi Join Host Tom Needham on WUSB's The Sounds of Film

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Activist Chris Hedges and director Alexandra Pelosi will be special guests this Thursday at 6:00 P.M. on Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film on WUSB.
Chris Hedges will be discussing his latest book, Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt, and his new television show, Days of Revolt.  He is a bestselling author of many books including Empire of Illusion, War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning, and Days of Destruction Days of Revolt. He is currently a columnist for the progressive website Truthdig. 

Alexandra Pelosi is a writer and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker. She is the daughter of Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. In recent years, she has been working exclusively for HBO.  Some of her provocative films include Diary of a Political Tourist, The Trials of Ted Haggard and Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County. She is also a regular correspondent on Real Time With Bill Maher. Alexandra will be speaking with Tom about her latest film, San Francisco 2.0, a film about how the tech industry is changing San Francisco.

Also, appearing on the Sounds of Film this week is Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Nolan of the O'Jays.  He will be discussing the amazing longevity of the O'Jays, as well as his new solo single, "Cologne." The O'Jays will be performing at the Beacon Theater on January 16th.  

In addition, festival Director Anne Chaisson and Artistic Director David Nugent will be joining Tom to discuss the upcoming Hamptons International Festival running between October 8-12th.  This year's festival will feature films from all over the world and special guest appearances by Michael Moore, Dan Rather and Emily Blunt.