Loudon Wainwright III performs “Harlan County” on Episode 33 of Wits.
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This week: we’ll rebroadcast our banjo show from February, with Joe Newberry, Bill Evans, Noam Pikelny and more…
"It is the destiny of Si Se Tango to follow Yo La Tengo around the world, stealing their glories and making love to their wives."
Fred Child plays the Performance Today theme on a theremin.
YouTube’s automatic transcription for this episode of Guy Noir is kind of amazing. “I will drink me all I am in eggs over easy!”
In the third issue of her e-book series, Lynne Rossetto Kasper teaches you about the true Italian holiday meal.
The book isn’t available until Nov. 5, but if you sign up now for a reminder, we’ll send you one of the recipes from the book: this Sicilian Cauliflower.
"…so, Mr Keillor, basically Rico and I would like to launch a party barge on Lake Wobegon…"
"Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: IV. Presto" — Chris Thile
The new documentary from American RadioWorks begins with this map identifying states that have the most adults without a high school degree (who are therefore GED targets).
But critics say the GED encourages some students to drop out of school. And research shows the credential is of little value to most people who get one.