Former NPR host Neal Conan is Back on the Air
Scheduled to open in the Spring of 2017, Gulliver's Gate is a miniature world fabricated by model makers around the globe. Read a story on PCmag.com about the technology behind this Lilliputian world.
Bob Fass Archive Acquired by Columbia
Columbia University has acquired the 10,000 hour audio archive of Bob Fass' Radio Unnameable, a treasure trove of 1960's counterculture. Read the story in Current newspaper.
The Digital Jesuit
Father Robert Ballecer works at the tech-focused TWIT podcasting network. Read a story in the National Catholic Reporter about the man who calls himself The Digital Jesuit.
Sean Cole's sideline
This American Life producer Sean Cole is a poet and an Internet-ordained clergyman who has married 19 couples who have at least one member with a public radio connection. Interesting sideline...
Fr. Robert Ballecer, the Digital Jesuit
Robert Ballecer is a Catholic priest with serious IT chops. He is seen and heard on TWIT, the tech-focused podcasting network headquartered in Petaluma, CA. Father Robert, as he is known, is profiled in this story for the National Catholic Reporter.
Radio drama legend Tom Lopez
Read a story in Current newspaper about Tom Lopez's long strange trip of a radio career.
The Collector of Bedford Street
Read an obituary for the late Larry Selman, a.k.a. The Collector of Bedford Street.
The Young Lords
Read a story in Current newspaper about members of the Puerto Rican activist group The Young Lords who established careers in the media.
Feet in 2 Worlds
Read a story about Feet in 2 Worlds, an organization run by John Rudolph (above) that works to increase diversity in public radio. This story was published in Current in September 2015.
This story about the TWIT podcast network appeared in the New York Times.
Read a story in The Forward and listen to a podcast about a lampshade apparently made from human skin that surfaced in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The lampshade was given to the Brooklyn writer Mark Jacobson.
Romeo & Juliet in Yiddish
Read about the feature film Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish, which replaces the Capulets and Montagues with Satmars and Lubavitchers.
Read a story in the Toronto Star about a Canadian teenager who got $100,000 not to go to college.
Bob Fass & Radio Unnameable
Read a story in Current about the free-form radio pioneer Bob Fass. That's Abbie Hoffman to the left of the microphone in the WBAI control room.
This story on a slot-together crib made by the great Adam Seim was published in MAKE Magazine.
The Weberman Family
Read a story about the wacky Weberman clan.
Read an appreciation of the late Margot Adler.
DIY Coffin Making
You can make your own coffin. Read all about it.
Read a story in the New York Times about the late Citizen Kafka and his radio program The Secret Museum of the Air.
Read a story about the clarinetist David Krakauer.
Read a story about fashion podcast producer Jacki Lyden.
The Dogs Stay in the Picture
Read a story about Brooklyn artist Simon Dinnerstein, who was commissioned to do a drawing of a wealthy Californian and his dogs. But the commission was terminated before the work was completed.
Alex Chadwick Bounces Back
Read about veteran radio journalist Alex Chadwick.
That's Little Steven on the left standing next to Danny Schechter. My appreciation of Schechter was published in The Forward.
The Memory Palace
Read a story about podcast producer Nate DiMeo.