The Poet, The Author & The Eccentric Physician on Life Elsewhere

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is a best-selling poet and author, she also happens to be the possessor of an infectious laugh. We’ll get to the eccentric physician part in a moment. Cristin has the remarkable ability to share emotive stories about the death of her mother in poetry while being cleverly funny. She uses the same… Read more »

“Earth Day” on Morning Energy

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only object in the Universe known to harbor life. According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence, it is believed that Earth formed over 4.5 billion years ago. Earth is affectionately known as “Mother Earth”. However, there are some who believe that this name… Read more »

Leading Rock Journalist Discusses Her Biography of Leonard Cohen

Radioactivity 4 18 18 Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up— one of the leading rock journalists in the world— Sylvie Simms has interviewed and written about Leonard Cohen, Mick Jagger, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Johnny Cash and The Clash. Simmons is also a musician and she’ll be performing tomorrow night in Tampa at… Read more »

“Renewing Your Mind” on Morning Energy

I read a story that was published in the  Huffington Post about a women who took an unexpected work sabbatical which she really needed and here were her reasons for doing so: “In six months, I got married. Moved to a new state. Started working remotely at my job. At the same time my father… Read more »

A Cavalcade Of Curiosities Eclipse An Untimely Death

“With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian’s friends and acquaintances that he is dead. A bright mind and compassionate soul is gone, he was my beloved son,” Mario Lamo wrote in a post on Facebook. Beyond that brief note, only a few mentions of Lamo’s death have appeared… Read more »

Women Didn’t Count At All on Life Elsewhere

“When the founders wrote, ‘We the People’ they really meant ‘We the White, Wealthy Men.’ Despite much lofty rhetoric, all men were not created equal and women didn’t count at all” You are just four pages in and Elaine Weiss makes clear her superb new book The Woman’s Hour has an unabashed bias, and, deservedly… Read more »

Surface Noise Salutes International Women’s Day

Surface Noise warms up for WMNF’s special International Women’s Day programming on Thursday, March 7th. Join DJ Lounge Laura Taylor Wednesday, March 6th for a (mostly) all female musician edition. We gotta squeeze in your Weekly Todd and Bowie Votive. Let’s celebrate women every day!

Passion & Discovery on Life Elsewhere

“There are piles of fantastic magazines out there just waiting to be discovered,” says Steven Watson, “but finding quality independent magazines can be difficult.”  Thankfully, the former magazine editor had a passion for magazines and he really liked discovering them. So, that’s what he did, better still he set about sharing his passion and his… Read more »