July 6th & 7th, 2012, on The Signal:
The roadside tourist trap “South of the Border” has been voted the ‘tackiest place in the mid-Atlantic,’ but for historian Nicole King, it was love at first sight. Professor King has researched “South of the Border” with a critical eye, and she joins us with some profound cultural observations about a profoundly silly place
NPR Political Junkie Ken Rudin confesses his own political failings in front of a live audience at WYPR’s 10th anniversary Stoop Storytelling celebration.
Plus: Big emotions captured in sparse melodies – music and conversation with Bob Keal of the Baltimore indie band, Small Sur.