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StoryCorps in Ybor City

cowley about over 6 years ago

The StoryCorps team is busy recording Tampa Bay voices and lots of WMNF listeners in Ybor City right now. They told us they've had a wonderful week of recording, so in the very near future you'll be able to hear stories recorded in Ybor right here...

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cd of the week

Mike Bagley about over 6 years ago

This week’s cd of the week is from crystal stilts called “Alight of Night”

From the Pitchfork review:

The Crystal Stilts are moody-sounding guys who make fabu...

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Vote: All Souls Listener's Choice

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

You get to choose what our next Special Spotlight on All Souls will be in JANUARY. Here are the choices:

1 - Soul Divas

2 - Soul Men

3 - Blues Divas

4 - Blues Men

Please vote soon!! Either e-mail your choice in by 12/26/08 to me at ...

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Human Rights speech by Eckerd College's William Felice

Sean Kinane about over 6 years ago

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted 60 years ago this week by the United Nations in 1948.

On Friday, the 35th annual Tampa/Hillsborough County Human Rights Award breakfast was held in west Tampa.

[Listen to the full speech...

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Marriage Equality and Gov Christ's Wedding: What Do You Think?

Rob Lorei about over 6 years ago

What do you think of this? Write your comment below. -Rob

Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up in a moment- the governor is getting married tomorrow in St. Petersburg and there will be a demonstration b...

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Freak Show Tribute to Vicki Santa

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

Vicki Santa was the long-time co-host of the Freak Show, Tuesday nights at 7. Her co-host Ed Greene paid tribute on tonight's show. You can listen to the archive here.

You can listen to the WMNF News tribute to...

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WMNF's Chief Engineer Honored for Charity Work

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

WMNF's Chief Engineer, Bill Brown, was featured on Channel 28's "Positively Tampa Bay" for the work he and his wife Sherri do each year, organizing the Cookson Hills Toy Run. Bill and Sherri collect toys for needy children in 17 area schools. Then...

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reasons to be thankful

Randy Wynne about over 6 years ago

On the Wednesday 11/26 Morning show I read a list of reasons for me to thankful this year. A few listeners have asked me to post the list. - Randy Wynne (randy@wmnf.org)

I am thankful for:

The confusion I feel about what ...

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Are you dreading political conversations with your family this Thanksgiving? Why?

Rob Lorei about over 6 years ago

Here's the article I quoted from today. What do you think? Rob Lorei

How to counter 10 of the most common myths conservatives believe about progressives.

Oh, Lordy. It is that time again. Thursday is Thanksgiving -- the official kickoff ...

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James Fallows on Terry Gross

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

She also avoids the common pitfall of highbrow public broadcasting-style interviewers: giving in to the temptation to show off how much she knows and how smart she is in the set-up to the questions.

What she does instead, and what she shows ...

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389 Years

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

Speaking of visualizations, here's some interesting historical perspective.

Inspired by the genuine progress of this country, I created this typographic mashup of the history of slavery, racism, ...

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The First 100

Matt Cowley about over 6 years ago

Here's an interesting visualization of the first 100 days of recent presidential administrations, from Good Magazine.

“I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal fo...

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Comment about Wednesday's call in program here

airstudio about over 6 years ago

Our e-mail to the air studio is down- so please comment about the program here


Rob Lorei

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Space Shuttle Endeavor launch

Glen Hatchell about over 6 years ago

I walked to the lake at the end of my street just before Endeavor blasted off at 7:55p on November 14. Enjoy the video!


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Hear Former Tampa Tribune Columnist Dan Ruth Today at 1:05PM on WMNF

Rob Lorei about over 6 years ago

One of the most well-known writers at the Tribune, Dan Ruth, was laid off this week. He joins WMNF's Rob Lorei today to talk about the layoff, the newspaper industry and local politics.

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