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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.

For more information about tonight's guests, please visit the below:


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!

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.

*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!

The Sunday Street Acoustic Series for Fall 2015 schedule.

The Sunday Street Acoustic Series is Co-sponsored by WUSB-FM and The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council at The University Café in the Stony Brook Union, at Stony Brook University

Sunday, September 20, 7:00 P.M. – Parsonsfield
Formerly known as “Poor Old Shine” this young, energetic alt/roots band was a favorite of ours when they did a show for us in March, 2014.

Sunday, October 4, 2 P.M. – co-bill of Pat Wictor and Jon Brooks

Pat Wictor returns to do a rare solo gig apart from his touring with Brother Sun. He
shares the afternoon with Jon Brooks, one of Canada’s outstanding songwriters

Sunday, October 18, 2 P.M. – Jez Lowe
“The best songwriter to come out of England in a long time,” according to Richard Thompson, Jez Lowe returns with songs from a new album, “The Ballad Beyond”, as well as old favorites.

Sunday, November 8, 2 P.M. – Blues great Guy Davis
A return appearance by this amazing blues master, who has a new album appearing
this fall, “The Kokomo Kidd”

Sunday, November 22, 2 P.M. – Ellis Paul
Ellis annual visit to the Café with songs to usher in the holiday season as well as
favorites from his extensive catalogue

Friday, December 4, 8 P.M. – Garnet Rogers
Canada’s great guitarist and songwriter returns to close out the year with powerful songs
and over the top humor.

For information on shows and ticket links, visit www.universitycafe.org

Please visit www.sundaystreet.org for concert information, playlists, and archived programs from Sunday Street (heard every Sunday from 9:00 A.M. until 12 noon on WUSB, 90.1 fm and wusb.fm)