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Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 09/21/2012

Strong Island Derby Revolution is in the house!!!

9/29/12 - Bout at Sports Arena in St. James. Doors at 7, whistle at 8.
10/20/12 - Open house recruitment at Rapid Fire Arena in Moriches at 12-2pm.

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 09/07/2012

Robert Muller and his lighthouse books and adventures! Check out longislandlighthouses.com

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 08/24/2012

The Wrong Side Must Absolutely Not Win
by A. Barton Hinkle for the Richmond Times-Dispatch
Published August 19, 2012

The past several weeks have made one thing crystal-clear: Our country faces unmitigated disaster if the Other Side wins.

No reasonably intelligent person can deny this. All you have to do is look at the way the Other Side has been running its campaign. Instead of focusing on the big issues that are important to the American People, it has fired a relentlessly negative barrage of distortions, misrepresentations and flat-out lies.

Just look at the Other Side's latest commercial, which take a perfectly reasonable statement by the candidate for My Side completely out of context to make it seem as if he is saying something nefarious. This just shows you how desperate the Other Side is and how willing it is to mislead the American People.

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 08/10/2012

Hot and sultry days of summer!

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 07/27/2012

Kick off Friday morning with a little local music!

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 06/15/2012


Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 06/01/2012

Start the morning off with Hitman Blues Band!


Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 05/18/2012

Is it summer yet???

Introducing the new Cassandra House EP, Night Owl. Hot off the UPS truck!

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 05/04/2012

Join WUSB staff and friends for Happy Hour on Friday night 5/11 at the Off Key Tiki, 31 Baker Place, Patchogue 631-475-1723.
6-7pm Open Bar & buffet
7-8pm Half priced drinks and open buffet
8pm starts singalong to kick off Tikki's Star Search

Weather Buoy on the south shore http://po.msrc.sunysb.edu/GSB/B1RT.html

2011-2012 CRESLI Seal Walks

CRESLI seal walks will take place between December and May. Please note that
weather will play a significant role in determining the seal walk schedule.
Please call CRESLI at (631) 244-3352 for schedule changes and

Reservations are required and should be made at

Cost = Suggested donation of $5 per person

CRESLI seal walks at Cupsogue Beach County Park (at the western end of Dune
Road in Westhampton Beach) will depart from area near the fence at the
western end of the parking lot The walks are approximately 1 miles round
trip and take about 2 hours. Meeting times are 15 minutes prior to
departure. These walks are suitable for children.

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 04/20/2012

My guest today is The Peconic Baykeeper, Kevin McAllister.

Join Seatuck at
Suffolk County Environmental Center
550 South Bay Avenue (just west of Route 111)
Islip, NY 11751

April 21, 2012 - 10am - 4pm
3rd Annual Seatuck Eco-Carnival
Celebrate Earth Day. Join us and the Suffolk County Parks Department for a day of nature-based fun and learning!


The Vagina Monologues
WHEN: 4/20/12
TIME: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
WEBSITE: www.plazamac.org; girlsincli.org
PHONE: (631) 631-478-7301
TICKET INFO: $35/ticket. 10% of profits go back to V-Day.

please make sure you mark your calendars for APRIL 25th!!!

there will also be a hold harmless agreement to sign for the Village that will be available on next Wednesday.

your $25 fee will also be collected on WEDNESDAY the 25th at the ORIENTATION!!!!!


Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 04/06/2012

These are some of the websites that have petitions you can sign to help pass the shark fin ban.

http://www.sharkwater.com/education.htm a great site has lots of educational information for grade school kids

Here is a copy of a letter from the SharkAngels website you can use to send to your Senator or Assemblyman.

SUBJECT: Please support S.6431/A.7707a to protect sharks and our oceans
Dear Legislator,
Every year, tens of millions of sharks are killed primarily for their fins. In just a few decades, some regional shark populations have declined by over 95%, and their populations continue to plummet. Due to the economics at stake, shark finning, the primary reason sharks are caught, is unsustainable, and often unregulated, illegal and inhumane. Fins bought in New York support this industry and are driving the staggering decline in shark populations.

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 03/30/2012

It's Radiothon - please help support WUSB
call the studio - 631-632-6901
pledge online - wusb.fm (we don't need no stinkin' www...)

Strong Island Derby Revolution in the studio!!!

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum - check it out!

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 03/23/2012

A little music for Gerry Reimer, then Pamela Betti joins me in the studio for some mayhem to celebrate Womens History Month and both of our birthdays!

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 03/09/2012

Funkapplied - you can reach them at funkapplied.com or 631-495-8429

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 02/24/2012

Substance Abuse - special programming. This is a copy of the interview that aired on 1/27/12.

Seal walks!!! Sat & Sun this weekend in Westhampton Beach. registration required www.cresli.org/cresli/reservations or call 631-244-3352

Bayscaping Resources:

Neighborhood Network Organic Landscapers List: www.longislandnn.org

Local Nurseries:
• Fort Pond Native Plants (www.nativeplants.net)
• Marders (www.marders.com)
• Peconic River Herb Farm (www.prherbfarm.com)

Brooklyn Botanical Garden Alternatives to Invasives: www.bbg.org

Suffolk County Invasive Plants List: www.co.suffolk.ny.us/legis/resos2007/i1144-07.htm

Town of East Hampton’s Project SAVE (native plants and their habitats):

Natural Resources Defense Council: www.nrdc.org/beaches

NYSDEC: www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/290.html

Garden Designers:
• Thomas Muse (www.gardenecology.com)
• Suzanne Ruggles ( www.thebarefootgardener.com)

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 02/10/2012

Guest presenter: Bob Longman
Requests: #2, #9, #26
Thank-yous: #2, #4, #14 (2), #15 (3), #16, #19
Local: #1, #10, #11, #26 (which, by the way, mentions Montauk Highway)
Water: #1, #8, #14 (not counting #10 by Jack's Waterfall)

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 01/27/2012

I posted the following note on Facebook and the radio station staff list:
“As many of you know, I have a light hearted radio show, Whatever Floats Yer Boat on WUSB Stony Brook. Tomorrow morning is not going to be a light hearted show. I'll be featuring a discussion with a couple of people who are currently, locally, grappling with the substance abuse epidemic that has been crippling our young people. Tune in 90.1fm in the Stony Brook listening area, or listen online wusb.fm. If anyone has any comment, questions or constructive contributions to the discussion, please post them here.”
The feedback on this program has been overwhelming. I compiled it (de-identified, of course) and am posting it here along with my playlist and a link to the streaming archive.
The following are the de-identified comments collected from a variety of sources. To protect privacy, I’ve removed or obscured names, so sometimes the flow sounds a little clunky. Thanks to everyone who listened and commented.

This is a link to the interview: www.habaneroinc.com/radio-programming/entry-for-12712-substance-abuse-im...

Whatever Floats Yer Boat playlist for 01/13/2012

First hand report on a Habitat for Humanity project in Haiti.