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Summer Reggaethon - RADIOTHON SPECIAL

Radiothon Special: Sonny Landreth Interview

Louisiana’s consummate slide guitarist Sonny Landreth joins Chris LaPorta, host of The Bayou , to take it on the highway to discuss Sonny’s latest release “Blacktop Run” as part of WUSB’s Spring/Summer Radiothon.

Join us Thursday night at 8:00PM to listen in on what’s new with “The King of Slydeco” and the Louisiana music scene. More information at: https://www.sonnylandreth.com/

FRANK SERPICO Director, HOME BEFORE DARK Composer, and PEACE OFFICER Filmmakers Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Nathan Lanier, the composer for HOME BEFORE DARK, Antonino D'Ambrosio, the director of FRANK SERPICO, and the PEACE OFFICER filmmakers are Tom Needham's guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/FRANK-SERPICO-Director-HOME-...

Airs Thursday, July 2, 6-8 PM.


THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS director, Peter Medak, joins Tom Needham this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

In the movie, Medak retraces the making of the ‘Ghost in the Noonday Sun,’ where Peter Sellers acted out again and again; the latter’s best mate Spike Milligan added to the creative chaos; and shooting on the water swamped logistics.

Peter Medak is known for his films The Ruling Class, The Krays, and Romeo is Bleeding. He has also directed many episodes of critically acclaimed TV shows like The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street, and Breaking Bad.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Peter-Medak-to-Appear-...

Worldwide listeners can tune into the internet livestream on Thursday at 6 pm EST at wusb.fm.

Captain Phil Interviews Leslie Mandoki & Luis Nasser on WUSB! Thursday, June 18, 3-5 PM!

Captain Phil talks with Leslie Mandoki in the 3pm hour about his work with Ian Anderson, and the COVID 19 song We Say Thank You for all the first responders #WeSayThankYou

Then in the 4pm hour there's more! Progs answer to Buckaroo Banzai Luis Nasser will be zooming in to talk about The Devils Staircase which you can climb right here


Diane Ravitch Questions Governor Cuomo & Bill Gates' Education Plans On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Author Diane Ravitch, director Lauren Greenfield, and filmmaker Lizzie Borden are Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday on WUSB’s THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Diane-Ravitch-Question...

Important WUSB update - 43rd anniversary special Radiothon

WUSB truly loves and thanks our listeners for tuning in and providing so many years of support to keep us on the air. We postponed our Spring Radiothon due to the Corona Crisis but need your pledge of support now to help keep us on the air.

We are celebrating 43 years of FM bliss on June 27th and we hope you will tune in to a summer Radiothon from June 10th until July 5th as we bring you some extraordinary, one of a kind radio specials.


Please donate what you can, let us know how you are coping, read our newsletter, send us a request to play a song, offer some feedback on our programming and help the experiment continue by taking our quick listener survey
(before or after making your pledge)

❤ Thank you virtually, Isobel and the entire WUSB radio staff.

Daniel Markovits Talks MERITOCRACY TRAP On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Why is there so much inequality in America? Yale Law School Professor/Writer, Daniel Markovits, and Tom Needham explore this question and more on the next SOUNDS OF FILM. The show will also feature interviews with the directors of the films ‘Narrowsburg’ and ‘Jane Fonda in 5 Acts.’

Daniel Markovits is the author of the explosive new book, ‘The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite’

Worldwide listeners can tune into the internet livestream on Thursday at 6 pm EST at wusb.fm.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Daniel-Markovitz-Talks...