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Listener's Digest: Week of October 11

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night, 7pm on WUSB2
Poet Cathy Linh Che earns that capital W. She swaps a mortgage down payment for an MFA, gives her notice at work, and wins book of the year. Recommended ice cream: listener’s choice!

BUSTIN' OUT BLUE: Tuesday night, 10pm-12am
Tuesday is Bluesday! Blues, News and Interviews. Tune in for guest DJs from local bands and phone interviews with national acts!

THE SOUNDS OF FILM: Thursday night, 6-8pm
Michael Moore talks where to invade next with Tom Needham! Also featured on the show will be Tab Hunter and Yaron Brook.

Catch Destinies' 8th annual live phone interview with author Patrick Thomas, who will discuss and read an excerpt from his latest book, Constellation Prize: Tales of the Startenders!

Michael Moore Talks "Where to Invade Next" with Tom Needham on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film

Tune into WUSB to hear an exclusive interview with Oscar-winning director Michael Moore on Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film this Thursday, October 15th at 6 P.M.  Also featured on the program is legendary actor/singer, Tab Hunter, who is featured in the new documentary, Tab Hunter Confidential, directed by Emmy award winner, Jeffrey Schwartz. And lastly (but not least), Tom will speak to Yaron Brook, the Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute, who was in New York City recently for the annual Atlas Shrugged Revolution Dinner.

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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.

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.