Listeners Request’s on Life Elsewhere

When the killing of Cecil the lion made headlines, Norman B immediately contacted Gareth Patterson, the acclaimed authority on African wildlife. The resulting interview received numerous compliments, and generated a flood of requests to hear it again. Speaking from his home in South Africa, Gareth explains the truth about the luring of lions like Cecil, to be killed by trophy hunters and the… Read more »

A Halloween Celebration on Morning Energy!!!

HALLOWEEN is just around the corner!!!! Join me, Renna your Radio Flayme for a musical journey about HALLOWEEN this Friday morning!….Some of the topics of discussion will include: Helping people overcome the fear of HALLOWEEN, the dangers of HALLOWEEN make-up, appropriate costumes for work, HALLOWEEN costumes to avoid and why some feel as if HALLOWEEN… Read more »

The Glory of the Ukulele – updated with video!

“If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place.” Jake Shimabukuro The world will be a slightly better place, or at least New World Brewery will be a better place on Saturday night for WMNF’s first ever ukelele festival, Uke It Out.  What makes Flea, our music director, host of Monday’s It’s the… Read more »

Surface Noise Salutes Lou!

As we near the two-year anniversary of the passing of the iconic and iconoclastic Lou Reed, Surface Noise salutes the Velvet Underground leader and super solo artist. Surface Noise misses you, Lou! www.wmnf.org/events/programs/surface-noise

Interviews With Authors

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere, Norman B reviews some of his favorite books, authors and interviews.  1. Rebecca Scherm is the author of Unbecoming, a remarkable and moving debut novel, “It’s a thriller, a psychological study, a love story and disquietingly disturbing as it is brilliant!” says Norman B. Rebecca reads from her book and explains how her fascination with Grace Kelly molded her femme fatale, noir-like… Read more »

Domestic Violence Awareness on Morning Energy

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS on MORNING ENERGY….October is national Domestic Violence Month. The purpose of this month is for advocates to connect across the nation who are working to end violence. On MORNING ENERGY, we will be diving deeper into this topic through music and useful information. Some of the topics of discussion will include: Defining… Read more »

WMNF’s Buzzing!

Phew… these WMNF funds drives are a real rush. While it’s never exactly a calm place, the WMNF compound has been buzzing with volunteers and programmers this past week — everybody pitching in to raise money for your Community Conscious radio station. And we did raise money. Over 2,000 people called in with pledges of… Read more »