Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/23/2011

We are calling Cairo, Egypt today. Our guest is Yasser Alwan who was born in Nigeria to Iraqi parents in 1964; after spending his early childhood in Lebanon and Iraq, his family moved to the USA in 1972. we will discuss the events in Cairo - "Arab Spring" and perhaps some time for developments in Libya. Yasser is an accomplished photographer. http://www.yasser-alwan.com

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for one of the last images in our Synergy Project. You can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings are at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith.

And, our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

Music today is from blues guitarist Sonny Landreth. http://www.sonnylandreth.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Landreth