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Local Live – Nick Dittmeier and The Sawdusters

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Kentucky boys, Nick Dittmeier and The Sawdusters, perform songs from their upcoming and as yet unnamed album. SONGS 1.) Just My Job 2.) Pills, Jesus and War 3.) My True Love 4.) Ever Since You Left Town 5.) Centralia 6.) Heavy on My Mind Hosted by Frankie Farrell Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Adam Reichle Produced by Frankie Farrell …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Conclusion: Fall to Pieces

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“Berenice” by Edgar Allan Poe is the featured story for the Halloween finale of “American Girls Horror Stories.” One of Poe’s lesser-known tales, “Berenice” so shocked its first readers in 1835 that in subsequent printings for the rest of the author’s life four paragraphs were censored. The bookish narrator prefers an intellectual fantasy world, but becomes obsessed with the enduring …

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Join the crew of WFHB’s Books Unbound!

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Books Unbound is looking for reliable volunteers who would enjoy learning to record in the WFHB studio and working with voice talent on creating good-quality recordings of literary works. Session schedule depends on the voice talent, so the shift might vary week to week, but we can work with available hours that include some daytime or weekend availability. An interest …

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Arts Interchange – Roger Hallas: Documenting the Photographic Event

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Roger Hallas talks about the ways two technologies for image capture combine in documentaries about photographers and how these sharpen the focus on what is meant by the “event of photography.” The act of filming photography, of framing one medium through its perceived other, necessarily draws attention to the question of medium. While scholars have analyzed this self-reflexive practice within …

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Activate! – Jamie Hillner

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Jamie Hillner talks about the mission and her experience with Girls Inc. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS Girls Inc After-School Program Volunteer Girl Scout Leaders Boys and Girls Club Programs Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:03 — 4.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Local Live – Ladycop

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WFHB’s Local Live welcomes Ladycop for an exclusive live performance and interview! Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:27 — 24.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Part Four: Body and Soul

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Male fears of female domination form one of the strands of horror in “The Thing on the Doorstep” by H.P. Lovecraft, with marriage both transforming and threatening individual identity. Now recognized as a master of the genre, Lovecraft died in poverty after publishing his short fiction mainly in pulp magazines. His expressions of horror are often driven by the darkness …

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Interchange – The Shell Game of Digital Liberation

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Our program today is “The Shell Game of Digital Liberation.” Segment One: The Amazonization of Everything. We’ll take a look at what Jeff Bezos hath wrought–from enterprise software management systems to just-in-time-staffing in warehouses; from “immaterial labor” to Alexa, your personal digital assistant device which is always listening to you in your home; from Human Intelligence Tasks to inactivity reports. …

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Interchange – The Next Mayor of Bloomington: An Interview with John Hamilton and John Turnbull

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Welcome to Interchange at Noon, a special Mayoral Election edition. Today we’ve got our two mayoral candidates in the studio with us; Republican candidate John Turnbull and Democratic candidate John Hamilton. Let me set the tone in a way that I think is necessary. Which is to say that I think we are past the point of acting as if …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Part Three: Beast

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A hallucinatory, apocalyptic fervor pervades the 1860 short story “Circumstance” by Harriet Prescott Spofford, about a woman held all night by a mysterious beast called the “Indian Devil”. A cacophony of hymns, supernatural ballad, and traditional folk music lies at the heart of this story, as the woman sings, like Scheherazade weaving tales, to pacify her captor and prolong her …

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