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A conversation with punk-rock firebrand Ian Svenonius, who exploded onto the music scene in the 1980s with a frenetic, high-octane band called “Nation of Ulysses.” He’s been burning bright ever since, fronting groups like “The Make-Up” and “Chain and the Gang,” and he’s just written a book called “Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group.”
Kevin “Kal” Kallaugher has been poking fun at political leaders since the days of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. As he marks 35 years as an editorial cartoonist, he joins us to talk about his favorite subjects, his new book, and the resilient art of the political cartoon.
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Honkey tonk singer/songwriter Karen Collins talks about her childhood as a West Virginia coal miner’s daughter and shares music from her new album, “No Yodeling on the Radio”
“My Heart is an Idiot,” boxer Jake ‘The Snake’ Smith, neighborhood elder Eugenie Benser, spiritual leader Georges Gurdjieff, and poet Rupert Wondolowski
Davy and Peter Rothbart drop by the studio to celebrate ten years of Found Magazine and to preview Davy’s new book, My Heart is an Idiot, a collection of personal essays about life and love on the American road
Jeff Trueman takes us to a Fells Point boxing gym to learn the ropes with trainer – and former Maryland boxing champ – Jake ‘The Snake’ Smith
Mike Fussell paints a radio portrait of his Highlandtown neighbor, Eugenie Benser, and her bittersweet relationship with an imperfect father
Baltimore independent tour guide Zippy Larsen has built her reputation on taking visitors off the beaten path. We’ll talk with her about her shoe-leather research methods and what she’s learned about the real character of Charm City.
Imagine you’re keeper of a family tradition that goes back 800 years. You and your kin are tellers of history, spiritual counselors, and you do your work through the medium of music. You’ve learned your art from your father – your father from his father before him. You’re respected. You’re venerated. You’re essential.
A visit to the home of the Parsons family to witness an annual tradition that’s been passed down through the generations for more than a century - the making of “Maryland Beaten Biscuits”
Writer Rafael Alvarez shares a holiday story about Aunt Lola’s kitchen, a place where the aroma of fresh-baked cookies evokes memories of Christmas-past
And storyteller Therese Lynch recounts an ill-fated Christmas when her boyfriend met her family for the first time – and everything went as wrong as it possibly could
Rheb’s Candies, Ron Tanner at the Stoop, doll shopping with Susan Muaddi Darraj, and Union Craft Brewing
We tour the rowhouse-basement factory of Rheb’s Candies, a family business that’s been supplying Baltimore with confectionary delights for more than ninety years.
From The Stoop, optimist Ron Tanner buys a condemned frat house and gives himself six months to restore it before inviting his extended family to stay for Christmas.
Jim Karantonis remembers the Walter Reed psych ward, Benn Ray shares holiday reading picks, Esther Weiner’s latke lesson, and fiction from Rafael Alvarez
December 7th & 8th, 2012, on The Signal:
When he was drafted during the Vietnam War, Jim Karantonis trained to be a medic and he was assigned stateside - in the psych ward at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The former neuropsychiatric technician joins us to reflect on what he learned from his patients.
Benn Ray of Atomic Books visits with his unique holiday suggestions, including graphic novels, sheet music, a hot new cookbook, and one item that seeks to re-invent the notion of what a book truly is.