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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

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. 

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. 

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


Tune into WUSB's The Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. to hear an exclusive interview with Tom Needham and Daryl (DMC) McDaniels. Listeners will enjoy an in-depth conversation about RUN-DMC, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Daryl Makes Comics, hip hop movies, his Broadway plans and DMC's upcoming East End Arts and Music Festival performance at the Stephen Talkhouse on Sept. 19th. Earlier that day, DMC will be signing copies of his comic book at 2 p.m.at Bookhampton in East Hampton.


We are excited to announce the return of Dialogos Radio, which will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a special pre-election program to launch its new broadcast season!

Writers Comma Ice Cream Episode 2 tonight on WUSB2

Tune in tonight on WUSB2 for the second installment of Writers, Ice Cream -- a weekly webcast in which host Howard Gunston tries to determine what it takes to be a writer.

Host and creator Howard Gunston is pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Stony Brook University. His writing has appeared in Prairie Winds and TSR: The Southampton Review and he is currently in the market for a wider belt. Follow him on Twitter @hgunston or at his fb page (Howard Gunston) and check http://writersicecream.com for updates!

TO ACCESS WUSB2: go to http://wusb.fm/stream and click WUSB2, or just go to http://stream.wusb.stonybrook.edu:9000/listen.pls and open it in your favorite media player!

WUSB Volunteer Training Classes Pre-register at link at bottom of page Date : Sept 26th

Registration Information:
Free for current SBU students.
$35 for alumni and staff
$65 for community members
(Fee covers cost of: training materials, ID and parking Pass)

Information for not current students:
Bring check made out to SBF-WUSBFM
Bring letter of Recommendation
Bring Photo ID
Event Description:
WUSB volunteer training.

Learn about opportunities in:

Radio DJing


Sports reporting


Radio Engineering

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Public service announcements

Marketing /Social media outreach

Being a music librarian

Tech support /Web support

Planning live music and promotional events

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