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Year in Review: Stories that had us talking in 2015

As the year 2015 comes to an end this week, we take time to review some of the top stories that had us talking this year. Gay marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court in...

Alan Watts and your Zen holidays

The Way of the Watts Perhaps it is a little hectic around your house this time of the year. Maybe a little dose of our favorite Buddhist philosopher will give you a moment to breathe....

Norman B Has A Dream (about Art in Your Ear!)

Tracked and located by intrepid WMNF assistant news director Seán Kinane, a reluctant Norman B, agreed to shed a little light on his forthcoming appearance on Art In Your Ear. For days, the halls of WMNF...

Surface Noise Super Sunny Kool Yule for You Special!

This is our super glammy and glamorous gift to you for listening to Surface Noise! We try to unwrap songs you may have never heard each week and really stuff the stocking with rarities and...

MidPoint for Thursday, Dec. 17 – Mark Elliot talks about the death penalty in Florida

According to a new report issued by the Death Penalty Information Center, the number of death penalty sentences issued and executions carried out in the US both dropped to historic lows in 2015. The fewest...

Best of 2015 – Randy’s Top 20, Thursday Morning Show

Best of 2015?     Here are 20 albums of 2015 that I have liked a lot: Bob Schneider  – King Kong Rhiannon Giddens  – Tomorrow is My Turn The Hummingbirds  – 13 Days Nathaniel Rateliff and...

WMNF Most Played Songs in 2015 + Survey @ YOUR top releases

Jason Isbell – 24 Frames – Something More Than Free Modest Mouse – Lampshades on Fire – Strangers To Ourselves Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats – SOB-  Nathaniel Rateliff and the Alabama Shakes –...

3rd Annual Life Elsewhere Holiday Gift Special

Ugly Christmas sweaters festooned with kitschy mind-boggeling, knitted tchotchkes are so hot this year. Google searches for ugly Christmas sweaters are at an all-time high in the U.S. and Canada. Why even Ted Cruz, Ben...

Frank Sinatra’s Best Songs ~ Doing it His Way

It no longer matters what song he is singing, or who wrote the words — they are all his words, his sentiments, they are chapters from the lyrical novel of his life. Gay Talese, Frank Sinatra...

Human Rights and Heroes on Morning Energy

Human Rights Day is observed annually on December 10th to commemorate the day in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  On Morning Energy, we are going to explore the history of...

Best Songs of 2015 on WMNF – this Thursday!

We will have the best songs of 2015, or at least, the most played songs by our WMNF programmers this Thursday. What songs and artists do you think will be played? There are 88 of...

Holistic Resource Management – Allan Savory on Sustainable Living

On today’s Sustainable Living Program our guest was Allan Savory. For centuries we believed livestock were a major cause of desertification, but Savory’s research showed that the cause lay in how those livestock were managed....

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