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Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura And CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT Director Join Tom Needham On The Next SOUNDS OF FILM

Tom Needham will be interviewing Fred Peabody, the director of CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT, writer Chris Hedges, and TV Host Jesse Ventura this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information about each of these guests, please visit: https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Chris-Hedges-Jesse-Ven...

The program airs Thursday, April 23, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil interviews Long Island Cares, Jack Licitra & More!

Captain Phil is filling in for Jim Dexter this Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 from 6am to 8am. His show is featuring an interview with Dr. Jessica Rosati, Chief Programs Officer for Long Island Cares (https://www.licares.org/), Jack Licitra on his News 12 Facebook concert and Ann Rinaldi on the Uncancelled Music Festival!

In the 6am Hour we'll hear from Dr. Jessica Rosati about Long Island Cares and what resources they have available for food insecure families
Call 631-582-FOOD if you and your family are food insecure and find out how Long Island Cares can help.

In the 7am hour we'll hear from the great Jack Licitra of Jack's Waterfall about his upcoming News 12 concert at 8pm on the news 12 Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/News12LI/

We'll also have the morning story featuring Gwynne Garfinkle with new and classic poems http://gwynnegarfinkle.com/

And then Ann Rinaldi will tell us all about the ongoing Uncancelled Music Festival and what bands will be streaming from all over the world on April 21st.
https://www.stageit.com/UMF-UCPAC

And also dig some awesome Progressive Rock and a few funky folk tunes as Captain Phil keeps the center seat warm for Jim Dexter as we await his return! Keep it tuned to WUSB 90.1 fm!

Howard Bloom Talks Joan Jett, Billy Joel, RUN DMC & Michael Jackson On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Author and documentary subject, Howard Bloom, is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM. He will be talking about his new book, EINSTEIN, Michael Jackson & Me: A Search For Soul In The Powerpits of Rock and Roll.

The book includes Howard’s memories of Prince, Billy Joel, Joan Jett, and Michael Jackson from the days when he was one of the music industry’s top publicists.

Howard Bloom is also featured in the new documentary “The Grand Unified Theory of Howard Bloom.”

For more information, visit: https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Howard-Bloom-Talks-Joa...

Worldwide listeners can tune into the live internet stream on Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB.fm.

Captain Phil talks with Steve Babb about The Dreaming City!

Airs Thursday, April 6, 2020, 3-5 PM.

Join Captain Phil Live in the WUSB Studio (Hopefully, if not via remote) talking with Steve Babb of Glass Hammer (https://glasshammer.com/band/) on their new album The Dreaming City!

We'll also be keeping the Long Island area up to date on COVID-19 news and what you can do to stay safe.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
New York State Department of Health
health.ny.gov

Information about COVID-19 in the United States
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov

Coronavirus Self-Checker
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
cdc.gov/coronavirus

The Dreaming City
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtML0AN1sPo

Check out the FACEBOOK EVENT for more information. https://www.facebook.com/events/2589045238034042/.

Today’s Press Briefings

We will be broadcasting today’s press briefings from Governor Cuomo and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone in their entirety at 6pm. Tune in at 90.1 FM or online at www.wusb.fm.

Suffolk County Executive Press Conference

Tune in at 10pm for a rebroadcast of the Suffolk County Executive briefing from Saturday, April 4, in its entirety. Our goal is broadcast the press briefings daily on WUSB. We will keep you updated.

Filmmakers Talk Tribeca Film Festival, Coronavirus & Immigration Issues On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tune into the SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday to hear Tom Needham’s in-depth interview with the award-winning filmmakers, Alejandra Parody and Elizabeth Phillipson-Weiner.

They will be talking about their latest film, “Gets Good Lights,” which was set to debut at the recently postponed Tribeca Film Festival. The movie focuses on discrimination against immigrants.

Director Alejandra Parody’s previous film, “Rosa,” received the honor of Best Student Film at the American Pavillion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at The Cannes Film Festival.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Filmmakers-Talk-Tribec...

Airs Thursday, April 2, 6-8 PM.

Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tune into Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday to hear a timely interview with Yaron Brook, Chairman of the Board of the Ayn Rand Institute.

Yaron Brook will be discussing how Ayn Rand’s films/books, ATLAS SHRUGGED & FOUNTAINHEAD, offer useful insights for all during this Coronavirus Crisis.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Yaron-Brook-Talks-Ayn-Rands-...

Worldwide listeners can listen to the internet livestream on Thursday at 6 pm EST at wusb.fm

Director Dan Roher Talks Robbie Robertson & The Band Documentary On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tom Needham speaks with Dan Roher, the award-winning director of ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND, this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

This amazing music documentary features insightful interviews with Robbie Robertson, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Van Morrison and Martin Scorsese.

Worldwide listeners can tune in online on Thursday at 6 pm EST at wusb.fm.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Director-Dan-Roher-Tal...

Airs Thursday, March 19, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil on 42 years of Hitchhiker's Guide with NAIL & IZZ!

Join Captain Phil this Thursday March 12th for brand new music from Snack Cat (http://snackcatband.com) Young Love ( ropeadope.lnk.to/YoungLove )!

Then the Captain welcomes back Neil Alexander (http://www.nailmusic.com) in the 3pm hour to discuss The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and 42 years of knowing where your towel is!

Hitchhikers Guide first aired on the BBC on ‎March 8th, 1978.

In the 4pm hour, Captain Phil will feature the music of IZZ (http://www.izzmusic.com/) and their album Don't Panic! He will talk with the band as they discuss Jackie Robinson, Douglas Adams and their upcoming tour with the band Big Big Train!

All this and the best Prog Rock on any planet when you set the coordinates to 90.1 fm on Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and land on Captain Phil's Planet!