Novelist Christopher Bram phones in to discuss his newest book Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America. Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including Father of Frankenstein, which was made into the film "Gods and Monsters."
In the second half of the show we speak with children's book writers Phyllis Root and Jane Resh Thomas, and MFA student Peter Pearson.
Lots of folks are into vinyl these days. Some people are even making mix tapes again. But if you really want to embrace obscure, seemingly dead media, there’s no better way to do it than to buy 78 rpm records. This documentary takes listeners inside the rarefied world of 78 record enthusiasts, including Greg Carr, former KFAI “Dig Up the Roots” DJ, and Scott Holthus, owner of Vintage Music Company in Minneapolis. Holthus owns hundreds of thousands of 78 records and he refurbishes the machines that plays them.
GPS For Success – Navigating your way along the path to success can be difficult. GPS to Success steers you from where you are to where you want to go, much like a Global Positioning System (GPS). Apply the sound advice these hand picked, extremely knowlegeable business leaders provide.
From the Sci-Fi Radio series we bring a Ray Bradbury short story, Frost and Fire, in which a people try to reach the distant spaceship that can take them to safety. Though the distance to it isn’t great, there is only a short time in which to cross the expanse because the days are deathly hot and the nights are killing cold, and the only other safe place is in their caves.