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Jay Talking

English, Talk, 1 season, 519 episodes, 13 hours, 33 minutes
About
It’s a talk show for everybody. You don’t have to be a political junkie. You don’t have to be a sports fanatic. You don’t have to be an expert in anything. All you have do is care about the daily dilemmas that we all face as New Englanders. 642427
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The Great Communicator

Comedian/historian Mike Donovan talks about our 40th president - Ronald Reagan.
1/15/202039 minutes, 28 seconds
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English High-Boston

President of English High School Alumni Association, Michael Thomas, talks about their 200th Anniversary Celebration (happening Fall of 2021), the history of English High, and his experiences there as a student (graduating in 1967).
1/14/202039 minutes, 57 seconds
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What's Old Is New

Young music super fan, Hannah Wolfe, turns us on to some new music for classic rock fans.
1/13/202036 minutes, 9 seconds
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Let's Go Bowling, Dude

Author Mike Morin (Lunch with Tommy and Stasia: TV's Golden Age of Candlepin Bowling) talks about the candlepin bowling craze and celebrities.
1/10/202037 minutes, 55 seconds
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Rolling On

The ladies of Boston Roller Derby stop by to update us on the world of jamming, blocking, whipping and score passing.
1/9/202038 minutes, 32 seconds
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Gut Health

Registered dietitian nutritionist, Erin Kenney, discusses her holistic cannabis practice and how cannabis is treating those with cancer and beyond.
1/8/202049 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Expectation Of Safety

A BU student is suing Boston University after being sexually assaulted in her own dorm room. Did the school do enough to prevent this from happening? Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to bring the details into focus in his monthly legal review.
1/7/202039 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Church Of Tricia Silverman

Tricia Silverman, author of “Healthy Dividends: Investments in Nutrition, Movement, and Healthy Habits that Pay Off,” talks about the importance of “investing” in your health.
1/6/202042 minutes, 20 seconds
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Automotive Resolutions

Craig Fittsgerald (bestride.com) is here to help you set you New Years automotive resolutions.
1/3/202040 minutes, 3 seconds
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Henry Knox

John L. Bell, with the Mass Historical Society, discusses the life and times of native Bostonian General Henry Knox.
12/31/201939 minutes, 37 seconds
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Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware in 1776

Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware in 1776 on thenight of December 25-26. With Bob Allison, Professor of History, Suffolk University
12/27/201940 minutes, 39 seconds
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Abracadabra

Author John Cox talks about legendary magician and escape artist Harry Houdini.
12/20/201938 minutes, 5 seconds
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Christmas Traditions In Boston

Boston historian Anthony Sammarco talks about Christmas traditions in Boston.
12/18/201938 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Comedian and historian, Mike Donovan, is in to talk about the life and times of our 34th president.
12/17/201938 minutes, 26 seconds
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Animal Factory

Author David Kirby warns us about the dangers of factory farming.
12/16/201933 minutes, 17 seconds
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Tong Ren Healer

Joe Lucier discusses his Tong Ren and the Tom Tam Healing System.
12/13/201934 minutes, 13 seconds
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The End Of Dieting

Dr. Joel Fuhrman talks about his latest book, “The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life”, food addiction, reversing common illnesses nutritionally, and the Eat to Live Retreat where incredible health transformations happen!
12/12/201936 minutes, 46 seconds
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Fly Girl

Professor Nancy Nahra (Champlain College, VT) talks about the life, and death, of Amelia Earhart.
12/10/201935 minutes, 44 seconds
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Charles Laquidara

We catch up with former WBCN host Charles Laquidara as he breazes through town to reminisce about the good old days.
12/10/201935 minutes, 49 seconds
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Religions Of The World

Jon Paul Sydnor, PhD (Emmanuel College) talks to us about the way people pray and who they pray to across the globe.
12/6/201941 minutes, 21 seconds
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Winter Driving

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald is in to talk about getting your car ready for the cold winter months.
12/4/201939 minutes, 43 seconds
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Legal Roundup

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to catch us up on all the latest in the world of law.
12/3/201939 minutes, 57 seconds
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Lou Reed: A Life

Book author Anthony DeCurtis discussing the life and times of Lou Reed.
12/2/201936 minutes, 24 seconds
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Thanksgiving Traditions

Bob Allison, a professor in the Department of History at Suffolk University in Boston, discusses Thanksgiving history and traditions with Jay.
11/27/201945 minutes, 9 seconds
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A Tale Of Two Drugs

Chief Reference Librarian for the Mass Historical Society, Peter Drummey, discusses the Boston-China Trade that began soon after the Revolution - and, if you go back a little earlier, tea from China that helped cause the Revolution).
11/26/201950 minutes, 28 seconds
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Plimoth Thanksgiving

It's that time of year when Richard Pickering (Deputy Director of Plimoth Plantation) comes in to talk about the first Thanksgiving.
11/25/201938 minutes, 34 seconds
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Movie Biz Booming In MA

Angela Peri, casting director / owner and founder of Boston Casting, Inc is joined by Boston comedian Tony V, and actor John Graham to talk about the current movie boom in Boston.
11/22/201938 minutes, 48 seconds
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David Bowie: Behind the Curtain

Rock photographer Andrew Kent discusses David Bowie's Station-to-Station tour of which he was a part of and photographed. He photographed Bowie exclusively for 2 years.
11/21/201939 minutes, 50 seconds
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Thanksgiving History

Boston Historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about the history of Thanksgiving from where it all started.
11/20/201940 minutes, 1 second
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Bees!

Nick Dorian (PhD Student, Dept. of Biology, Tufts University) discusses the lives of bees / pollinators – why they are crucial and the domino effect if they should all die.
11/19/201937 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ketogenic Diet

Erin Kenney, registered dietitian/nutritionist and holistic cannabis practitioner, tels us about the Ketogenic Diet and other healthy ways of eating.
11/15/201936 minutes, 34 seconds
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Outsmarting Christmas

Get the best deal you can while Christmas shopping this year. Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) gives us all the tips and tricks you'll need to get the most for you cash this holiday shopping season.
11/14/201935 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Boston Massacre!

It's the 250th Anniversary this coming March and exhibits are already open at the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Commonwealth Museum already has an exhibit on what led up to that clash. John L. Bell with the Historical Society joins us to talk about it.
11/12/201936 minutes, 32 seconds
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Vets Don't Forget Vets

William Shuttleworth, 71-year-old U.S. Air Force Veteran, completed a 109-day walk across America from Massachusetts to California for “Vets Don’t Forget Vets.”
11/12/201939 minutes, 57 seconds
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I Am...

Author Brad Meltzer talks about his "I Am..." series of children's books focusing on ordinary people that change the world.
11/7/201937 minutes, 8 seconds
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Cars Cars Cars

Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is in and that can only mean one thing... we're talking cars. Among the many things we address is the new Ford Bronco.
11/7/201939 minutes, 8 seconds
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Legal Round Up

Sometimes there are so many legal stories in the news it can get a little confusing. Luckily we have Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) in every month to help us put it all in to focus.
11/5/201939 minutes, 18 seconds
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Halloween!!!

Lesley Bannatyne, one of the country's foremost authorities on Halloween is in studio tonight on
10/31/201937 minutes, 42 seconds
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Our Second President

We talk with historian Bob Allison about our second Commander In Chief John Adams on his birthday.
10/30/201939 minutes, 49 seconds
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Monticello On The Potomac

Author James Conroy talks about Thomas Jefferson, the first president to occupy the White House for an entire term, and how he shaped the president’s residence, both figuratively and literal.
10/29/201937 minutes, 2 seconds
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Wicked Salem

Bradley talks with author Sam Baltrusis about the history of Salem, MA and the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
10/25/201938 minutes, 1 second
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It's A Witch!

Richard Hite, author of "In the Shadow of Salem," joins us to continue our deep dive into the Salem Witch Trials.
10/24/201936 minutes, 53 seconds
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Halloween In Salem

J.W. Ocker, author of "A Season With The Witch," talks about the history of the Witch City and the madness that descends every Halloween season.
10/23/201938 minutes, 4 seconds
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Off The Grid

Michael Mobbs is a bit of a loner, and he tells us exactly how he has removed himself from the usual noise and distraction of our digital world. Think of him as an extreme cord cutter.
10/22/201939 minutes, 5 seconds
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Cannabidiol

All the benefits of marijuana without the high - Yaniv Ophir, owner of CBD Bio Naturals, tells us about this byproduct of pot that people are turning to as an alternative to pain medication among other things.
10/21/201940 minutes, 5 seconds
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Lyme Disease Vaccine

If the fear of ticks prevents you from enjoying the great outdoors, there might be some good news on the horizon. Thomas Lingelbach with Valneva has been working on a new vaccine designed to ward off Lyme disease.
10/18/201919 minutes, 53 seconds
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All Things Space

Johnathan McDowell, astronomer and cosmologist, talks about Space X, Rocket Lab, asteroids... if it's in the cosmos he knows about it.
10/17/201939 minutes, 19 seconds
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What Is Dark Matter?

Explore the world of cosmology and the science of empty space with Astrophysicist David Spergel.
10/15/201932 minutes, 43 seconds
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Market Basket Strike Remembered

Grant Welker, News Editor for the Worcester Business Journal and co-author of "We Are Market Basket," helps us remember the MB strike that happened 5 years ago.
10/14/201937 minutes, 54 seconds
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Brookline E-Scooters

Brookline Select Board Member Heather Hamilton helped usher in the pilot program that put e-scooters on the streets in her town, but not everything hasn't been perfect. We talk about some of the shortcomings of the newest trend in transportation, and what improvements are being made.
10/11/201940 minutes, 59 seconds
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Burials At Sea

Captain Brad White with New England Burials At Sea and Chris Goulet, President of Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service of (in Quincy,) talk about an unconventional way to pay your last respects.
10/10/201941 minutes, 20 seconds
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Italiano

Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is usually here to talk about Boston - this time we go over seas to talk about Italy - specifically Sicily.
10/9/201941 minutes, 36 seconds
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Tom Tam's Healing System

Tom Tam, renowned licensed acupuncturist, and Julie Kalustian, leukemia survivor, discussing the healing powers of Tong Ren and how treating the nervous system can help heal untreatable ailments.
10/8/201942 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Cold War

Bradley talks with historian Mark Bielski about the Cold War.
10/7/201939 minutes, 51 seconds
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Protecting Your Assets

Bradley is joined by Sam Liang from Rubino & Liang LLC to talk about protecting your assets from nursing home companies.
10/4/201942 minutes, 19 seconds
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Talking Cars

Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here to catch us up on the automotive world.
10/2/201938 minutes, 52 seconds
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Impeachment

Has President Trump committed an impeachable offence? Election fraud, bribery charges, collusion - Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to sort out all the details of the impeachment inquiry.
10/1/201942 minutes, 33 seconds
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George Washington: A Life

Author Willard Sterne Randall is in to talk about our first founding father.
10/1/201940 minutes, 54 seconds
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Saltonstall

Author/play-write Michael Cormier talks about his play based on Nathaniel Saltonstall, a man that stood up the the Salem Witch Trials.
9/30/201938 minutes, 9 seconds
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Green Mountain Boy

Author Willard Sterne Randall "Ethan Allen: His Life and Times” talks about another of our great founding fathers.
9/27/201940 minutes, 21 seconds
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Baby Doe Tabor

Rebecca Rosenberg, author of "Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor," talks about the real story behind one of the wild west’s most scandalous women.
9/26/201935 minutes, 59 seconds
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Back-to-School

Professor and Chair, Department of History, Suffolk University Boston, Bob Allison is here to talk about notable educators throughout Mass history.
9/25/201939 minutes, 11 seconds
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Van Life Travel

Nichole Davis fills in for Bradley - E-commerce entrepreneur Brad Hines talks about ditching the resort and seeing more of the world by traveling on a budget.
9/24/201952 minutes, 13 seconds
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Our Nation's Failing Infrastructure

WBZ's Nichole Davis fills in for Bradley - Best selling author Dan McNichol talks about our aging and crumbling infrastructure.
9/23/201939 minutes, 3 seconds
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Chief Of Streets

Chris Osgood, Mayor Walsh's Chief of Streets, Transportation, & Sanitation, is in to talk about the rebuilding of the Long Island Bridge.
9/17/201941 minutes, 10 seconds
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Travel Beefs

Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) is here to tells us what to watch out for when it comes to travel scams.
9/16/201926 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ric Ocasek Remembered

Jim Sullivan, former Boston Globe rock critic, and Steve Morse, rock historian with Berklee School of Music, join us to remember front man for The Cars and rock producer Ric Ocasek on the night of his passing.
9/16/201914 minutes, 41 seconds
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Drinking Boston

Stephanie Schorow, author of "Drinking Boston," talks about the famous “Ward 8” cocktail and the early drinking days in Boston’s history.
9/13/201939 minutes, 20 seconds
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Victim Ideology Pt. 2

Stephen Van Evera (MIT Political Science Department) talks about how bad things happen when the powers the be employ victim ideology.
9/12/201938 minutes, 59 seconds
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Victim Ideology Pt. 1

Stephen Van Evera (MIT Political Science Department) talks about how bad things happen when the powers the be employ victim ideology.
9/12/201940 minutes, 46 seconds
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Remembering 9/11

We're joined by Boston historian Anthony Sammarco to talk about the 18th anniversary of 9/11.
9/11/201939 minutes, 7 seconds
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Legal Roundup With Dean Michael Coyne

Michael Coyne, Dean of the Mass School of Law, is here to get us all caught up on the legal issues in the news.
9/10/201940 minutes, 43 seconds
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Tell Your Children

Author of “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence,” Alex Berenson, talks about some of the side effects of marijuana not being talked about.
9/10/201942 minutes, 57 seconds
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Farm Aid 2019

Carolyn Mugar and Jennifer Fahy, with Farm Aid, Inc, are here to promote the music festival with the best that music has to offer, while remaining true to its ultimate mission, supporting farmers, and strengthening America since 1985.
9/6/201939 minutes, 22 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald

All things automotive with car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com)
9/4/201939 minutes, 38 seconds
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Mayflower Comes Home

Richard Pickering, deputy director of Plimoth Plantation, talks about the homecoming of the newly restored Mayflower and its history.
8/31/201939 minutes, 26 seconds
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WWII Begins

Mark Bielski, historian, author, and director of Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours, talks about the 80th anniversary of the beginning of WWII.
8/30/201939 minutes, 19 seconds
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Boston's Civil Rights Leaders

Robert Allison, professor and chair of the Department of History at Suffolk University, and leader of Rev250, talks about Civil Rights leaders that came out of Boston.
8/28/201938 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Most Spectacular Bank Robbery In American History

Author Peter Houlahan talks about the Norco, CA bank robbery at the Security Pacific Bank which turned surrounding towns into war zones and left 3 dead, 20 wounded, 32 police vehicles destroyed, and a helicopter forced down.
8/27/201939 minutes, 58 seconds
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Traveler, Adventurer, Musician

Colton Owsley talks about his past and future walking trips - Camino De Santiago.
8/26/201933 minutes, 49 seconds
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WalkBoston And How To Not Die

Communications Director, Brendan Kearney talks about WalkBoston.
8/23/201939 minutes, 48 seconds
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Van Gogh

Art historian Dr. Sheila Hoffman talks about the original starving artist, Vincent Van Gogh.
8/22/201941 minutes, 29 seconds
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Buy Me Boston

Brian Coleman discusses his second installment of “Buy Me, Boston” Video Loft series at the Brattle Theatre coming up on Thurs, Aug 22.
8/20/20191 hour, 1 minute, 11 seconds
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400th Anniversary Of Slavery

Peter Drummey, chief reference librarian of the Massachusetts Historical Society, talks about slavery in the north; the slave trade; slavery in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; reconstruction after the Civil War.
8/19/201959 minutes, 38 seconds
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Woodstock MC Chip Monck

Relive Woodstock 69 with the guy who had the best seats in the house, Woodstock MC Chip Monck.
8/16/201936 minutes, 19 seconds
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Woodstock's PR

Rock journalist Rona Elliot has conducted dozens of interviews and organized a wealth of stories, historical documents and essays about Woodstock, and she's here to share them with us.
8/15/201945 minutes, 42 seconds
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The History Of Jamaica Plain

Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain.
8/14/201942 minutes, 33 seconds
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Our Long Revolution

Willard Stern Randal, historian/biographer, says the Revolution lasted longer than you think. We talk about the long period of time that it took for the dust to settle fifty years after the victory
8/13/201942 minutes, 28 seconds
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Cabot Theater Brings You Back To Woodstock

David Bieber (Rock Historian) & Casey Soward (Executive Director of the Cabot Theater) are here to talk about the transformation of the theater into the music festival that changed the world.
8/9/201941 minutes, 18 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is back for his monthly visit to update us on all things new in the world of cars.
8/8/201945 minutes, 19 seconds
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Law Round-up With Dean Michael Coyne

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) comes by for his monthly visit to catch us up on everything happening in the world of law.
8/6/201944 minutes, 5 seconds
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When Islam Is Not A Religion

Religious liberty lawyer Asma Uddin talks about her book “When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom”
8/5/201936 minutes, 12 seconds
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Pilgrims Of Woodstock

We're joined by John Kane, director/filmmaker and author of “Pilgrims of Woodstock:Never-Before-Seen Photos.”
8/2/201945 minutes, 9 seconds
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From Poland To Tokyo Bay

Author and comedian, Mike Donovan is here to talk about WWII and his new book "The Second World War: From Poland to Tokyo Bay 1939-1945"
8/1/201941 minutes, 3 seconds
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Literally Boston

Historian Bob Allison (Suffolk University, Rev 250) is here to talk more about Boston's rich literary history.
7/31/201941 minutes, 4 seconds
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Woodstock's 50th

Stephen Kurkjian, investigative reporter and forty-year veteran of the Boston Globe, remembers Woodstock fifty years later.
7/30/201943 minutes, 34 seconds
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EMDR Treatment for Trauma

Bradley talks with Dr. Deborah Korn, PsyD about EMDR therapy and treatment for sufferers of PTSD.
7/29/201937 minutes, 49 seconds
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Crime of the Century: How the Brinks Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston

Bradley chats with author Stephanie Schorow about her book "Crime of the Century: How the Brinks Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston."
7/26/201937 minutes, 53 seconds
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All About Insurance

Bradley chats with Chris Russo, President of Russo Insurance Agency, Inc., about personal auto and homeowners insurance.
7/25/201941 minutes
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CBD: What We Know And What We Don't

Peter Grinspoon (Mass Gen/Havard Med) cuts through the myths surrounding the medicinal benefits of CBD.
7/23/201938 minutes, 56 seconds
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Rod Pyle, Space Historian

Bradley talks with author Rod Pyle about his career as a space historian.
7/19/201922 minutes, 5 seconds
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To The Moon!

Astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell discusses the 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing.
7/18/201933 minutes, 17 seconds
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New Town - Cambridge

Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about our neighbor across the Charles. Tonight: we talk about the history of Cambridge.
7/17/201941 minutes, 38 seconds
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Rock In Pictures

Former WFNX DJ and rock photographer Julie Kramer talks about some of the more memorable bands she got to photograph.
7/16/201943 minutes, 15 seconds
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Written In The Stars

Astrologer Joyce Levine does live psychic readings.
7/16/201940 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Channel (Prt2)

Harry Booras, founder of Boston nightclub The Channel, and Cha-Chi Loprete (Breakfast w/ The Beatles) talk about the legendary music venue in the second part of a two part episode on JayTalking.
7/12/201939 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Channel (Prt1)

Harry Booras, founder of Boston nightclub The Channel, and Cha-Chi Loprete (Breakfast w/ The Beatles) talk about the legendary music venue in the first part of a two part episode on JayTalking
7/12/201940 minutes, 57 seconds
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Consumer Reviews

Kevin Brasler (Checkbook.org) is in to help with consumer based reviews from everything to doctors to chimney sweeps. This time we take a deep dive into online genealogy databases like 23andMe and Ancestry.
7/11/201940 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Ghost Army

Rick Beyer talks about his documentary that tells the story of an extraordinary WWII unit that used creativity and illusion to fool the Germans.
7/10/201939 minutes, 38 seconds
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Spacey And The Missing Cell Phone (Prt2)

Part 2 with Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) talking about the Kevin Spacey Nantucket sexual assault case.
7/9/201943 minutes, 16 seconds
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Spacey And The Missing Cell Phone (Prt1)

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) runs down the latest in the Kevin Spacey sexual assault criminal trial on Nantucket. Could a missing cell phone and an admission of deleted data result in a dismissal?
7/9/201941 minutes, 27 seconds
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Happy 50th Apollo 11!

Our 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission with our friend Doug Arion.
7/8/201941 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy 50th Apollo 11! (Prt1)

Doug Arion (Carthage College) shares stories about the lead up to Apollo 11 in this first part of a two part podcast celebrating the 50th anniversary of the mission.
7/8/201940 minutes, 50 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald (Prt2)

We continue the car talk in Part 2 with Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com)
7/5/201941 minutes, 52 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald (Prt1)

Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here to talk all things cars. We talk about getting the most out of a used car and the death of Lee Iacocca. Part 2 - tomorrow night.
7/4/201943 minutes, 2 seconds
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Hitler's Secret Army

Tim Tate, author of "Hitler's Secret Army," tells the story of subterfuge, betrayal and treachery by undercover fascists and American Nazi spy rings during the height of World War II.
7/3/201926 minutes, 8 seconds
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Stop Rx Greed

State Director of AARP, Mike Festa, says we're paying too much for prescriptions and the Stop Rx Greed initiative aims to address the problem.
7/2/201940 minutes, 10 seconds
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The First Day Of Gettysburg

Peter Drummey, chief reference librarian of the Massachusetts Historical Society, talks about the first day of The Battle of Gettysburg, which happened on this day in history.
7/1/201941 minutes, 30 seconds
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A World Without The Bomb

Guillaume Serina, author of “An Impossible Dream", talks about the Reykjavík Summit, the attempt to stop the nuclear arms race, and the way the world would have been if it succeeded.
6/28/201944 minutes, 16 seconds
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Confronting O.J.

Kim Goldman talks about her upcoming ten-part podcast “Confronting O.J. Simpson”, which explores the 1994 murder of her brother Ron Goldman along with Nicole Brown Simpson (the ex-wife of O. J. Simpson) at Nicole’s L.A. home 25 years ago.
6/27/201937 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hamilton

Author Willard Sterne Randall goes beyond the musical to talk about one of our most revered founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton.
6/26/201940 minutes, 3 seconds
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Burdens Of Freedom

Author Lawrence Mead talks about the importance of individuality and how it might be slipping away in our country.
6/25/201936 minutes, 40 seconds
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Organ Donation

Susan Flint tells the story about her son, Lukas, killed in a hit-and-run car accident while walking home in Boston ten days before Christmas. As tragic as this his death was, she still finds comfort that he was able to help others as an organ donor.
6/24/201935 minutes, 47 seconds
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Boston On Fire

Book author Stephanie Schorow talks about all the major fires in the history of Boston and the innovations that we've adopted to better fight them.
6/21/201942 minutes, 22 seconds
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Escape From A Catholic Cult

Keele Burgin, author of “Wholly Unraveled: A Memoir,” shares the story of her childhood in a Catholic cult with an abusive father and how she overcame it all and finally found her own voice.
6/20/201941 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Death Of An Already Shaky Case?

It's the case of the missing cell phone. The defense in the Kevin Spacey Nantucket sexual assault case would like to see the contents of the alleged victims cell phone, but it's nowhere to be found. Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) says the case may go to trial, but the government's case against Spacey is now on shaky ground.
6/20/201910 minutes, 5 seconds
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Around The World In The USS Constitution (Part 2)

Part 2 of Bob Allison (Rev250, Suffolk University) talking about the legendary trip around the world by the USS Constitution.
6/19/201942 minutes, 8 seconds
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Around The World In The USS Constitution (Part 1)

Bob Allison (Rev250, Suffolk University) is here to talk about the legendary trip around the world by the USS Constitution.
6/19/201942 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Revolution's Lost Hero

Christian Di Spigna, author of “Founding Martyr," talks about the often forgotten founding father, Dr. Joseph Warren.
6/18/201939 minutes, 34 seconds
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Pain Management

Julie Ann Mejia with Appalachian Hemp Co. talks about here experience managing her own pain and the virtues of treatment using CBD and other holistic methods.
6/17/201940 minutes, 2 seconds
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CBD

Yaniv Ophir, owner of “CBD Bio Naturals”, helps us better understand how and why CBD works, themanufacturing process, and the products available on the market today.
6/14/201941 minutes, 28 seconds
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Caligula

Eliza Gettel, PhD candidate in Ancient History (Classics) at Harvard University, talks about the excessive, violent, and, often times, x-rated four year reign of Rome's third emperor, Caligula.
6/13/201938 minutes, 49 seconds
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Clipper Ships and Jingle Bells

Bradley talks with author and historian Anthony Sammarco about the history of the town of Medford.
6/12/20191 hour, 14 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy

Christian Keller talks about Generals Lee and Jackson and their unique relationship.
6/11/201941 minutes, 50 seconds
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Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution w/ Myron Magnet

Bradley talks with Massachusetts journalist and historian Myron Magnet about his new book Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution.
6/7/201926 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Great One

Professor Stephen Van Evera (MIT Political Science) talks about the causes, the fighting, and the effects of WW1.
6/6/201940 minutes, 29 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald

Have your car gassed up while you work, rental bikes and scooters, ride sharing, and so much more. Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) talk about the latest in all things automotive and beyond.
6/5/201939 minutes, 7 seconds
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What To Know When You Don't Know The Law

What should non-layers know about the law? Also, we take a look at some of the high profile cases with Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law.)
6/5/201938 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Summiteer

Adventurer Jim Davidson talks about the re-release of his book, “The Ledge” and the current conditions on Mount Everest.
6/3/201940 minutes, 5 seconds
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Winiker Music

Brothers Bill and Bo Winiker talk about their family band and their long tradition with jazz.
6/3/201939 minutes, 14 seconds
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Medicare For All

Dr. Gordon Schiff (Harvard Med) and Dan Delaney (Delaney Policy Group) talk about our current healthcare system and the merits of a single payer plan through the expansion of medicare.
6/3/201940 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bo and Bill Winiker

Bradley talks with Bo and Bill Winiker from the Winiker Band about their music and career.
6/3/201938 minutes, 34 seconds
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Medicare for All

Bradley talks with Dr. Gordon Schiff from the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and Dan Delaney from the Delaney Policy Group about the Medicare for All debate.
6/3/201939 minutes, 40 seconds
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Black Holes

We head out to the cosmos with Ryan Hickox (Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy atDartmouth College) to talk about black holes, the speed of light and much more.
5/29/201937 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Old South Church

Former architect and historian Evan Shu discusses the history of the Old South Church, Copley Square now celebrating it’s 350th anniversary.
5/28/201939 minutes, 2 seconds
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Cannabis Update

Kim Napoli, with New England Treatment Access, Inc. (NETA,) tells us whats new in the world of marijuana now that it's been legal for recreational use for the last few months.
5/24/201939 minutes, 46 seconds
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Naughty Old Boston

Book author Stephanie Schorow takes us back to a very different time when Boston's Theater District was known as The Combat Zone.
5/23/201954 minutes, 19 seconds
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Mass Innovators!

From Alexander Graham Bell to Eli Whitney, and so many more - Historian Bob Allison (Rev250) is here to highlight some of the greats that came out of Boston and its surrounding cities and towns. See if yours made the list.
5/22/201939 minutes, 54 seconds
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Population Growth Vs. Climate Change

Educational psychologist Lori Day says there too many people on the planet. We talk about the #BirthStrike movement and what some people are proposing in response to overpopulation.
5/17/201940 minutes, 15 seconds
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Buying Smarter With Kevin Brasler

Take the stress out of travel whit our guest, Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org), when he tells us when the best times to book are, and how to dodge fees. Also, learn the virtues of buying used.
5/16/201940 minutes, 55 seconds
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Black Death At The Golden Gate

Author David Randall tells us about the time the Black Plague almost made a return, right here in the US.
5/14/201939 minutes, 48 seconds
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Beer As Craft

Malcolm Purinton (Northeastern University), beer historian and doctor of philosophy in world history, talks about the ever growing craft beer industry and how it is changing the way we look at food, beverage and entertainment.
5/14/201940 minutes, 43 seconds
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Pet Empathy

Aysha Akhtar, author of “Our Symphony with Animals," says you can tell a lot about a person by the way they treat their animals.
5/14/201936 minutes, 27 seconds
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Boston's Youth Ministry

Pastor Robe (Roberson Pierre), director of College & Young Adults Ministries at Jubilee Christian Church, Boston, talks about his youth ministry works “Knockout” and “Influence Night.”
5/9/201938 minutes, 5 seconds
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Anthony Sammarco And Plant History

Boston historian and JayTalking super star Anthony Sammarco - doing something a little different this time. We talk about the history of the Mass Horticultural Society.
5/8/201938 minutes, 52 seconds
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Will Mueller Testify?

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to discuss whether Special Council Robert Meuller will testify in front of Congress and the influence that AG Bill Barr had on the Russia probe.
5/7/201939 minutes, 1 second
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The Moscow Crash

Micah Engber (Airplane Geeks Podcast) talks about the airline crash in Moscow that was responsible for the the death of 41 passengers.
5/6/201940 minutes, 18 seconds
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Rock In Pictures

Photographer and club owner, JJ Gonson, has captured a lot of rock icons; Kurt Cobain, Sonic Youth, Motorhead and many more. JJ talks about all the greats she's committed to film.
5/6/201940 minutes, 23 seconds
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Your Best Life

Dr. Ivan Misner, co-author of “Who's in Your Room," says the the key to living your best life has a lot to do with the people you surround yourself with.
5/2/201939 minutes, 49 seconds
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Car Guy - Craig Fitzgerald

JayTalking car expert Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) talks about the double edged sword of new car safety tech, chalking tires, and much more.
5/1/201940 minutes, 21 seconds
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Wounded Veteran’s Ride

Andrew Biggio, president of Boston’s Wounded Vet Run in East Boston, wants you to dust of your ride and and hit the road for a good cause. It's the ninth year for the event, and it all goes down Sunday, May 19th.
4/30/201942 minutes, 48 seconds
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Killing McKinley

Lawrence Goldstone, author of “Assassin of Shadows: A Novel,” tells us about the dramatic events surrounding the assassination of President William McKinley.
4/29/201934 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Pursuit Of Happiness

Dr. Scott Symington author of “Freedom From Anxious Thoughts And Feelings" teaches us how to get on the path to happiness.
4/25/201946 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Emerald Necklace

Bob Allison (Suffolk University) tells us all about Boston's crown jewel that stretches all the way from The Back Bay to Dorchester.
4/24/201943 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Storm On Our Shores

Author Mark Obmascik digs in the margins of history to tell a lost WWII story. We talk about "The Forgotten Battle" fought between the U.S. and Japan on a remote island in Alaska.
4/23/201933 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Real Rock Revolution

Bill Lichtenstein, producer and director of “WBCN and The American Revolution,” a documentary film on how a radio station, politics and rock and roll changed everything.
4/22/201938 minutes, 31 seconds
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Medicare Primer

Randy Ellis, professor with Boston University, and past president of the American Society of Health Economists, is in to answer all your Medicare questions.
4/19/201938 minutes, 17 seconds
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Seeing A Black Hole For The First Time

Mario Motta, MD, astronomy enthusiast and booster for the “International Dark-Sky Association,” is joined by Kelly Beatty, senior editor for "Sky & Telescope Magazine," to talk about the new black hole discovery and the need to reduce light pollution.
4/16/201939 minutes, 3 seconds
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Fab Four Tribute

Gretchen Shae of “The Knock Ups” and Stephen Murray of "Studio Two" talk about their bands, women in rock and the Bowie class Gretchen teaches at Berklee.
4/15/201940 minutes, 1 second
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The Night We Got 'Em

Retired Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau recounts the fateful night the Tsarnaev Brothers went on their rampage after the Boston Marathon Bombing.
4/12/201942 minutes, 27 seconds
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Dr. Death

The names have been changed, but the story is true. Patient advocate Gloria York, author of “Medical Manslaughter,” tells a harrowing tail of a doctor playing God and the push back that saved her husband.
4/11/201938 minutes, 15 seconds
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All About Milton

Boston historian and JayTalking favorite Anthony Sammarco is in talk about the sleepy town of Milton
4/10/201938 minutes, 34 seconds
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Going Nuclear

We talk with Dong-hyeon Kim with the Korea Project, Harvard's Belfer Center about the implications of a nuclear North Korea.
4/9/201935 minutes, 47 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald Prt. 2

Has your favorite band sold out? We talk about the use of iconic songs in car ads. Also, car manufacturers are catering to women, but are dealerships playing along?
4/3/201937 minutes, 56 seconds
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Car Guy Craig Fitzgerald Prt. 1

Volvo is developing sensors that know when you're impaired, Ford is limiting top speed in their new Mustang, and e-scooters have landed in Brookline.
4/3/201938 minutes, 12 seconds
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Release The Report?

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School Of Law) examines new accusations leveled against The White House regarding security clearances. Also, will the public ever get to see the full Mueller Report, and is there more trouble ahead for actor Jussie Smollett?
4/2/201942 minutes, 24 seconds
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Next Steps For Kraft

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School Of Law) discusses the Robert Kraft misconduct case and what steps the Patriots owner will need to take after turning down a plea deal.
4/2/201935 minutes, 53 seconds
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Washington's Right Hand Man

Bob Allison (Suffolk University/Rev250) tells us about one of General Washington's most valuable members of the Colonial Army, Henry Knox. Hear how Knox brought the 59 cannons that saved Boston all the way from Ticonderoga. Almost 300 miles... in the snow.
3/29/201953 minutes, 4 seconds
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The War To End All Wars

Garrett Peck, author of “The Great War in America", talks about our involvement in World War I and the social changes that developed in its wake.
3/28/201934 minutes, 30 seconds
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Nana's Stash

Dr. Beverly Potter, author of "Cannabis for Seniors," talks about the Wild West landscape that has opened up as a result of legalized marijuana. The benefits are numerous, but for people of an older generation, there may be more questions than answers. Dr. Potter is here to help ease your fears.
3/26/201936 minutes, 26 seconds
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Catastrophic Financial Risk

Usually Kevin Brastler (Checkbook.org) tells us to stay away from insurance add-on's when travelling. This time he's telling us about the ad-on's that you must not ignore - especially when you travel overseas.
3/25/201935 minutes, 10 seconds
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NECANN This Weekend

The 5th annual New England Cannabis Convention is happening this weekend at the Hynes Convention Center. Co-Founder and CEO of NECANN, Jeff Lawrence, tells us what you can expect to see when you go.
3/22/201919 minutes, 31 seconds
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95 Theses

Christopher Boyd Brown (BU) is in studio to tell us about Martin Luther. When the world was ruled by the Holy Roman Church, he changed the world with a hammer, a nail and a sternly worded letter.
3/21/201938 minutes, 9 seconds
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Your Place In History

It's never been easier to trace your ancestry, but where do you start, how does it work, and how far back can you go? David Allen Lambert (N.E. Historic Genealogical Society) is here to help us find our roots.
3/20/201952 minutes, 1 second
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The Facebook Dilemma

Who's to blame: Facebook for spying on us, or us for volunteering our data willingly? Rand Waltzman (RAND Corporation) talks about the evolution of social media from a communal gathering place to an intrusive platform motivated by big money.
3/19/201919 minutes, 14 seconds
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The North End

Boston historian Anthony Sammarco talks about a city favorite - The North End. Food, festivals, the best hidden spots, and don't forget, the history - we cover it all.
3/15/201948 minutes, 1 second
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Organic

Organic, sustainable sourcing, GMO's - Do these things mean anything anymore? Julie Rawson, Executive Director Northeast Organic Farming Association, helps us separate the facts from the buzz words.
3/14/201937 minutes, 51 seconds
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Jury Crisis

Dr. Drury Sherrod talks about the current problem with jury selection and why theAmerican legal system is moving away from trial by jury.
3/13/201919 minutes, 59 seconds
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To Lease Or Not To Lease

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) drives on in to talk about all things automotive. One of the many things we focus on this time is the risk of leasing vs. buying.
3/12/201946 minutes, 52 seconds
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Exotic Care

Everything from rare dogs and cats to creepy crawlies - Dr. Greg Mertz and son Zak see them all at the New England Wildlife Center where sick, injured and orphaned animals can find care. They are here to tell us about the more than 225 species of animal that they see every year.
3/9/201932 minutes, 9 seconds
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Beating Your Own Path

We talk about the rewards and challenges of seeing the world all on your own with one of my new travel friends Melissa Byron.
3/8/201938 minutes, 22 seconds
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Legal Roundup

Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to talk about the many stories swirling around the legal world. Michael Cohen, Robert Kraft and Kevin Spacey - there's a lot to cover in this one.
3/6/201943 minutes, 35 seconds
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Gangland Boston

Award winning journalist Emily Sweeney (Boston Globe) talks about the wiseguy ruled underworld that helped shape some of our city's landscape. Also, find out who the real-life Dropkick Murphy was.
3/5/201939 minutes, 21 seconds
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Friends, Romans, JayTalkers

We know you guys love history. Well, hold onto your togas, because for this one we're going waaaay back. Susan Ludi Blevins (Dexter Southfield School, Brookline) joins us to talk Ancient Rome and Caesar Augustus.
3/1/201931 minutes, 43 seconds
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Plessy v Ferguson

Steve Luxenberg, author of “Separate", talks about the Jim Crow era and the landmark case that stated "separate but equal" is not equal.
3/1/201920 minutes, 50 seconds
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Cannabis Cuisine

Chef Joe Nelson of Mass Cannabis Chefs is bringing pot to the restaurant setting as marijuana continues to become more mainstream in Mass.
2/27/201937 minutes, 52 seconds
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Adaptive Bikes

When Christian Bagg suffered an injury during a snowboarding competition, he wasn't a going to let a wheel chair stop him from getting outside. We talk with him about his invention that helped get him back out there tearing up the trails.
2/26/201922 minutes, 10 seconds
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Medicare

When it comes to Medicare, sometimes there are more questions than answers. Heather Hurd (Blue Cross Blue Shield) is here with the answers. This one is jam packed with info. So, grab a pen and paper before you hit that play button.
2/22/201959 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Land Of The Triple Decker

Our favorite historian, Anthony Sammarco, is here to talk about Dorchester as we continue his "Then and Now..." series of Boston neighborhoods.
2/21/201957 minutes, 23 seconds
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An Uneducated, Backwoods Illinois Boy

From a log cabin to The White House, James Conroy talks about our 16th president's rise to power and what political life was like in our nation's capitol leading up to and during the Civil War.
2/14/201939 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Beatles Really Big Show

Earlier this week saw the anniversary of The Beatles appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and music would never be the same. Book author and Beatle-file Candy Leonard is here to help us celebrate.
2/13/201921 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Beantown Girls

Book author Jane Healey is with us to talk about The Red Cross Clubmobile Girls and what it was like to be a woman during the final years of the Second World War.
2/12/201925 minutes, 32 seconds
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Urban Exploration

Bradley Clarke, President of the Boston Street Railway Association, talks about the history right under our feet in Boston's long lost tunnels of the MBTA.
2/9/201943 minutes, 14 seconds
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Young Liberals

Jacob Ricco and Sophie Carter (College Democrats of Boston College) join us to take a look at the other side of the coin. We talk about the same issues from a liberal point of view. If you missed it, be sure to listen to the previous episode for the full perspective of what it means to be young and politically minded in 2019.
2/8/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 54 seconds
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Young Conservatives

Matt Lowe and Sarah Corda (Northeastern University College Republicans) join us on a rare extended podcast to talk about the challenges of being a young conservative in today's political climate. The President, social media, dating, and so much more. Up next: Young Liberal
2/7/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 36 seconds
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Between A Stone And A Hard Place

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is in for the monthly legal check up. This month: the Roger Stone indictment, but first, we look at the case against big pharma and our opiod crisis.
2/6/201940 minutes, 49 seconds
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Agility Of Connections

It's not always about humor, but it is all about being quick on your feet. James Geary, author of "Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It" tells us all about the importance of crafting the best witticisms.
2/5/201932 minutes, 56 seconds
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George Washington Must Die

Author Brad Meltzer digs into the American Revolution's foot notes and talks about the assignation attempt on General George Washington in his book "The First Conspiracy".
2/1/201929 minutes, 25 seconds
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Diplomat, Celebrity, Inventor

Historian Bob Allison is here to talk about local-boy-made-good Ben Franklin. From his early tussles with Puritan lightning rod Cotton Mather all the way to his rock star status in France during the American Revolution, we have it covered.
1/31/201957 minutes, 41 seconds
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Days Of Recreation

Kim Napoli with New England Treatment Access, Inc. (NETA) helps us take a look at the marijuana industry since it became legal for recreational use in Mass.
1/30/201939 minutes, 51 seconds
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Everyone Loves A Good Bad Guy

Author Sheila Isenberg talks about her book "Women Who Love Men Who Kill", a deep dive into our national obsession violent criminals and the romanticism of outlaw culture.
1/29/201919 minutes, 30 seconds
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What's In Your Food?

Leonardo Trasande, author of “Sicker, Fatter, Poorer", talks about the poisons that often leach into our food without us even knowing.
1/25/201938 minutes, 13 seconds
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Avangard

Russian officials have announced a new hypersonic weapon that can not be intercepted. Bill Hartung (Center for International Policy) talks about what the future will look like with another Cold war looming.
1/24/201939 minutes, 2 seconds
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Talking About Walking

Brendan Kearney (WalkBoston) wants you to get out and stretch your legs, but first, what can we do to make our streets safer for walkers, bikes and motorists?
1/23/201937 minutes, 52 seconds
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Dr. King

We remember Dr. Martin Luther King from his early days at Boston University to his march towards our country's civil rights movement with BU's Ryan Hendrickson.
1/21/201934 minutes, 51 seconds
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Aging In Place

Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) is here to make sure we don't get ripped off. This time around we focus on converting your house for elder care, life alert emergency services, and getting the runaround when shopping for a new gym.
1/18/201935 minutes, 59 seconds
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2.3 Million Gallons Of Terror

This week saw the 100th anniversary of Boston's great molasses flood of 1919. Who better to talk about it than our favorite historian Anthony Sammarco? Also, we look at Allston/Brighton - then and now.
1/17/201951 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hey Kids, What Time Is It?!

Chris Carey of Watertown Watch and Clock Co. is here to wind us up on the history of watchmaking and talks about how to keep our timepieces working like new. Also, learn what a Bradley Watch is.
1/16/201949 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bezos, Jay Walkers, and Spacey

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here for our monthly legal check up. We talk about the Bezos divorce, pedestrian rights and what comes next in the Kevin Spacey trial.
1/15/201947 minutes, 40 seconds
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Wynn At All Costs

Author Christina Binkley talks about the inside story of how Steve Wynn, the winner whotook all, ultimately lost everything – twice.
1/14/201943 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Change is inevitable. Acceptance is not. Leonard Mlodinow, author of "Elastic", teaches us how to be more flexible in our ever changing world.
1/13/201920 minutes, 37 seconds
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Bowie

Long time rock journalist Jim Sullivan joins us to remember David Bowie on the the third anniversary of his passing.
1/12/201920 minutes, 36 seconds
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Get Your Groupie News

Paul "Blowfish" Lovell, creator of Boston Groupie News, is here to talk about the early days of rock and pop in The Hub, and how our radio scene evolved and revolved around it.
1/11/201952 minutes, 29 seconds
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Black Wheels And RV's

Always a good time when Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) swings by to talk about cars. This time we talk ugly rims, the evolution of the pick-up and owning the road in your RV.
1/10/201950 minutes, 17 seconds
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Beatleness

Don't call them a boy band! Author Candy Leonard talks about the Fab Four and how they changed music and the world.
1/9/201940 minutes, 45 seconds
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Spacey's Plea

Disgraced Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey faces a judge for an alleged sexual assault in Nantucket. Dean Michael Coyne (MA School of Law) talks about the court appearance, the not guilty plea and what happens next.
1/8/201911 minutes, 53 seconds
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Clean Money - Dirty Deeds

Learn how the crooks do it. David Siegel (New England Law) takes us step by step on how to launder money just like a criminal. Warning: you will get caught.
1/4/201940 minutes, 26 seconds
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Our Friend Joe Stapleton

This is a re-upload of a very recent episode of the podcast. Some of you may have heard our friend and colleague Joe Stapleton died rather suddenly this past holiday break. Just days before his passing we had the opportunity to talk to him about his true passion - acting. Please join us in remembering a truly great guy.
1/3/201941 minutes, 14 seconds
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Media: A History

Broadcast and media historian Donna Halper tells her story about coming up as a woman in a mostly male dominated industry, discovering bands and changing the way we get our info and entertainment.
12/31/201837 minutes, 39 seconds
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A Silly Certainty

William Irwin, author of "God is a Question, Not and Answer", says without doubt there can be no faith.
12/28/201829 minutes, 27 seconds
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Milk And Kool-Aid

Author Dan Flynn (Cult City) talks about the bizarre connection between one of the first openly gay elected officials, Harvey Milk, and cult leader/mass murderer Jim Jones.
12/27/201841 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Kid Stays In The Picture

If you listen to the show, you know Joe Stapleton is there to keep you up to date on traffic in and around the city, but did you know he's an actor on film and TV too? We talk about what you need to break into acting, how to audition, the do's and don'ts on the set, etc.
12/26/201839 minutes, 40 seconds
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A Very Boston Christmas

Its a very special visit from Boston Historian Anthony Sammarco. We take a look at the history of Christmas in the Bay State. Merry Christmas, everyone!
12/21/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 30 seconds
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Can You Dig It?

Archaeologist and curator Diana Loren wants to tell you all about the priceless historical artifacts that have been unearthed right in Harvard Yard.
12/20/201834 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tea And Salt Water

Get ready to throw some tea overboard. Rev250's Robert Allison is in to talk about the night that kicked our revolution off.
12/18/201838 minutes, 21 seconds
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Whip It Good

Skaters Planitz and Skaro a back to talk about Boston Roller Derby. Learn all about the “Cosmonaughties", Wednesday Atoms, Elektra Cute and all the rest.
12/14/201842 minutes, 22 seconds
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Dark Matter

What is it? How much of it is there? Does it even exist? We take a deep dive into dark matter with MIT professor of physics Robert Simcoe.
12/13/201843 minutes, 20 seconds
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From A to B

Transportation expert, Charles Chieppo, talks about the near future for the MBTA. Ferries, fair hikes and driver-less cars - the way we get from here to there is about to change forever.
12/12/201833 minutes, 11 seconds
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A Colder War

Most people believe the Cold War ended in the early 90's. That may not be the case says Stephen Walt, author of “The Hell of Good Intentions". We take a look at America's rocky foreign policy after the wall came down.
12/11/201820 minutes
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The Death Of The Sedan

Job losses at GM, phasing out the sedan and winterizing you car - there's a lot to talk about when it comes to cars. Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here after a long break to talk about everything automotive.
12/7/201844 minutes, 2 seconds
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Gone To Pot

This is the second part of our visit from legal guru Dean Michael Coyne. We talk about the first few weeks of legal/recreational marijuana in Mass. Two years after the law passed the first two storefronts have opened, but there are still so many unanswered questions.
12/6/201836 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Ballad Of Trump And Mueller

Dean Michael Coyne (MA School of Law) is here to talk about the wrap up of the Mueller investigation. Is this the end of the road for President Trump or will this turn out to be the witch hunt he claims it is?
12/5/201836 minutes, 56 seconds
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Let The Good Time Roll

Author John Milliken talks about his new book "Let's Go" about the great Benjamin Orr and The Cars.
12/4/201842 minutes, 48 seconds
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Memory Penny Lane

WBCN alum and Beatles expert ChaChi Loprete is here to talk about the old crazy days of The Rock of Boston - van drops, flying Santas, etc. Also, we chat about the Fab Four and their enduring musical influence.
11/30/201853 minutes, 31 seconds
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Grammatically Speaking

Language evolves over time, but you need to know the rules before you can break them. 8th grade English teacher Josh Lappin helps give us all a much needed Grammar lesson. Listen up - it might just help you talk really good. Also, there's a surprise call form Charles Laquidara!
11/29/201844 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Night They Burned Old Boston Down

Everyone's favorite Boston historian, Anthony Sammarco, is in to talk about the great fire of 1872, a catastrophic event that changed our city for forever.
11/28/201851 minutes, 44 seconds
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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

It's that time of year again when Richard Pickering (Deputy Director of Plimoth Plantation) is here to share some amazing stories about the first Thanksgiving.
11/21/201846 minutes, 15 seconds
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Buy Me Boston

Author Brian Coleman and rock historian David Bieber talk about the local rock ads and fliers of a long gone dirty old Boston. We celebrate a mix of cultural significance and frivolity of the Boston we used to know.
11/14/201837 minutes, 51 seconds
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Get Good At Getting Old

Not sure what healthcare plan you need after retirement? MA Director of AARP Mike Festa is here to help you navigate the complicated/multifaceted landscape of Medicare.
11/13/201838 minutes, 31 seconds
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There’s A Star Man Waiting In The Sky

Jason Heller talks about the decade that defined Sci-fi and the galactic influence it had on Rock.
11/9/201840 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Results Are In

Political annalist and Republican strategist Gene Hartigan checks in to talk about the midterm election results and where the country goes from here.
11/7/201821 minutes, 56 seconds
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Your Civic Duty

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here on the eve of the mid term election to talk about the process, the candidates, ballot questions, and what to watch for as the votes are counted.
11/6/201843 minutes, 16 seconds
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Yaaaaar!!!!

Well, it turns out, pirates probably didn't say Yaaaaar. Eric Jay Dolin, author of "“Black Flags, Blue Waters", is here to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to history's most notorious pirates.
11/6/201835 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Mighty Tobin

Alex Train, Chelsea Ass. Director of Planning and Development, talks about the history of the Tobin Bridge and Chelsea's come-back.
10/26/201839 minutes, 9 seconds
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Huzzah! Her Sides Are Made Of Iron!

History professor Robert Allison (Suffolk) talks about the worlds oldest commissioned war ship. Step below deck of the USS Constitution and get ready to fire all cannons.
10/24/201841 minutes, 47 seconds
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3D Bio Printing

Suffering from liver failure? Just print a new one. Erik Gatenholm, CEO and Co-Founder of CELLINK, talks about a technological leap forward that may be able to cure almost everything under the sun.
10/20/201840 minutes, 26 seconds
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That Sinking Feeling

We talk about the history of submarine warfare with author of "The Deadly Deep" Iain Ballantyne.
10/19/201839 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Saudis

Dr. Matt Schmidt (University of New Haven) talks about our ever complicated relationship with Saudi Arabia.
10/18/201841 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Internet Of Things

You may be covered from cyber fraud, but are the companies you do business with? Chris Russo (Russo Insurance) talks about the many ways our personal information is left vulnerable and out in the open.
10/17/201831 minutes, 1 second
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Burning Down The Haus

Author Tim Mohr talks about the East German punk rock revolution that raged on in the shadow of the Berlin Wall.
10/16/201822 minutes, 49 seconds
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Lost In The Super Market

Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) wants to help you get the biggest bang for your buck at the super market. Clean up on aisle 7.
10/12/201832 minutes, 15 seconds
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And There Was Light - Too Much Light

Astronomer Doug Arion (Carthage College) talks about the adverse effects of light pollution, not just to our environment, but to our health.
10/11/201841 minutes, 27 seconds
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Spies Like Us

Election tampering, espionage, dirty politics - some say history has a way of repeating itself. Calder Walton (Harvard University) is here to talk about spies of the Cold War era.
10/5/201838 minutes, 9 seconds
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Nice Ride. What's It's Name?

Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here to play another car game. This time you tell us what your car's name is and we try figure out the make and model. I name all mine Betty.
10/4/201839 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hell Bent For Leather

Have you ever thought of opening your own small business? Are you looking for a new hobby. Jason Angelini founder of American Bench Craft talks about doing what you love and making a living too.
10/3/201829 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Kavanough Drip Drip Drip

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is in studio to further discuss the conduct and fitness of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanough.
10/2/201840 minutes, 45 seconds
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Kavanaugh Hearing

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) weighs in on the Congressional hearing of Brett Kavanaugh.
9/28/201811 minutes, 30 seconds
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When The Stars Turned On

In order to see he future, you have to look to the past. MIT Professor Rob Simcoe wants to know what happened before the Big Bang, and his discoveries might help us find a new inhabitable planet.
9/27/201842 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bright Lights - Big City

Susan Mara Bregman author of “New England Neon” talks about the New England neon lights that have become landmarks of the region.
9/24/201839 minutes, 23 seconds
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Happy Constitution Day

Last week we celebrated Constitution Day with Professor Lawrence Friedman of New England Law. Check out some of the things you might not have known about everyone's favorite living document.
9/21/201830 minutes, 11 seconds
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Financial District

Your favorite Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about a part of the city that has gone from wood houses, to red brick buildings, to high rise office buildings. Come on down! We're hanging out in the Financial District.
9/13/201837 minutes, 40 seconds
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9/11 Unresolved

Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) makes his first visit to the new WBZ studios. We talk about the unresolved liability cases of 9/11 that are still ongoing. Also can the president change liable law to stop books and op-eds he claims are fake?
9/12/201842 minutes, 11 seconds
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Power Ballads PSA

The surge, the soar, the sincerity, the fluffiness and the cheese. There a lot of things that define a power ballad, but surprisingly, there are a lot of you out there that can't name one. That's where we come in. Get out your white denim acid washed jeans; wax up your Trans Am; tease out your hair as high as it will go, and make sure your lighter is at the ready so you can sway with it to the music, because tonight we're talking power ballads.
9/8/201854 minutes, 51 seconds
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Boston Occupied

Robert Allison, head of Rev250, wants you to attend a re-enactment of the arrival of British Regular troops at Long Wharf. We're being invaded again, but don't worry, they're just playing pretend this time.
9/6/201842 minutes, 27 seconds
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What's On The Menu?

Michael Walters, content manager for potguide.com, tells about his service that reviews marijuana strains and offers information about pot products. It's like yelp for pot - five stars.
9/5/201841 minutes, 39 seconds
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Our Border Problem

Immigration lawyer David Aujla tells the story of his illegal immigrant father that worked towards a path to citizenship to bring his family over from India.
9/4/201836 minutes, 53 seconds
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Civics Lesson

Casey Cullen, high school teacher and part time police officer, eats, sleeps and breathes civics and wants you to know how your government works. Be a more informed voter. Get involved. Change your world.
8/30/201837 minutes, 34 seconds
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Last Train To The Concentration Camp

Holocaust survivor Dr. Dirk van Leenen tells his story about escaping the horrors of WWII.
8/29/201813 minutes, 38 seconds
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The WHY Of Who We Are

Everything from how we cook our food to the latest political landscape - Anthropologist Dr. Thomas Barfield (Boston University) is on the search for why we do what we do.
8/24/201842 minutes, 49 seconds
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S.S. Pierce

Pickled reindeer tongue, jelly aspic, deviled gizzards, pork cheese - if you needed it, they had it. If you didn't need it they had it too. Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about S.S. Pierce.
8/23/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 35 seconds
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Steel Wheels

Public transportation expert Charles Chieppo is here to talk about the changes for the MBTA coming down the track.
8/21/201838 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hot Wax

Time to dust off your turn table and break out your old records. There might be a gem in there and Mighty John the Record Guy is here to help you separate the rare vinyl from the bargain bin specials.
8/20/201837 minutes, 12 seconds
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Potty Mouth

Now with recreational marijuana made legal and storefronts on the way, law enforcement is expecting a rise in impaired driving. Warren Tolman (Hound Labs) is introducing a new tool that will help keep the roads safe.
8/18/201818 minutes, 29 seconds
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Banking Safely

Scammers always stay one step ahead, but Jim Hogan (Washington Savings Bank) stays one step ahead of the scammers. Arm yourself with knowledge and protect your hard-earned money.
8/17/201845 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tell Your Story

Everybody has a book in them, but not everybody knows how to get it out. Former construction worker turned book author Darral Williams says it's a daunting but doable task.
8/16/201832 minutes, 30 seconds
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Collusion

What did he know and when did he know it? It's one of the toughest things to prove in court. After a year and a half is the Mueller investigation coming to a close? Michael Coyne, Dean of the Mass School of Law, is here to discuss.
8/11/201840 minutes, 45 seconds
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Better A Friend Than An Enemy

Matt Schmidt (University of New Haven) talks about the rise of Putin from war torn St. Petersburg to present day Moscow and how the current administration sees the value of keeping their friends close but their enemies closer.
8/10/201844 minutes, 36 seconds
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NETA

Kim Napoli (New England Treatment Access) wants you to know what to expect on you first trip to the dispensary. With legalized recreational marijuana comes more options for consumption, and we cover all of them here.
8/9/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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Insurance You Need

Independent insurance agent Chris Russo is here to help us understand what we need covered and what we don't. Come to think of it, this might be the only agent that will tell you when you don't need to buy more insurance.
8/8/201841 minutes, 46 seconds
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Like A Bird

David Fisichella (Greater Boston Soaring Club) want to teach you to fly, or rather, glide like a bird. See the world like you've never seen it before. All you need is a tow,
8/7/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 7 seconds
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Immigration Debate

Attorney and immigrant advocate Johanna Herrero is here to answer the tough questions regarding legal and illegal immigration.
8/6/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 58 seconds
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An Age Old Debate

Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) wants to know what kind of driver you are. We're dragging out a question that people have been hotly debating for decades: Mustang or Camaro? Also sell your car or drive it into the ground?
8/2/201844 minutes, 31 seconds
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Red Pill, Blue Pill, Black Pill

Counter terrorism expert JM Berger helps us take a look at the fringe group Incel. They're socially isolated, angry, plugged in, dangerous and maybe closer than you think.
7/31/201836 minutes, 27 seconds
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Middle East In Focus

We look to the past to make sense of our complicated and violent relationship with the Middle East with BC professor Peter Krause.
7/29/201840 minutes, 3 seconds
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Up Close Rock

JJ Gonson is a rock photographer and a purist that has never been afraid to get close to the action. Back stage, on stage or in the pit - she been there and has it documented.
7/28/201835 minutes, 32 seconds
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Kenmore Square

Boston University, Fenway Park, rock clubs, dive bars and even a haunted hotel - Jump into the way-back machine with Boston historian Anthony Sammarco. We're headed to Kenmore Square.
7/27/201858 minutes, 40 seconds
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Grow Your Own

Maggie Kinsella (press secretary for MassCann) knows how to work the land and wants to show you how you can grow your own marijuana.
7/26/201837 minutes, 30 seconds
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I Want To Ride My...

The road to the Pan Mass Challenge is not easy - for some harder than others. The loss of a mentor, a hit and run accident and a stolen bike - nothing is going to stop Callan Blank form riding for a cause.
7/18/201830 minutes, 11 seconds
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Get Out Your Checkbook

How much is you next trip to the vet going to be? Is pet insurance worth the money? Also, what to expect when you're inspecting. Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) is here to give you the straight story when you're shopping around for local services.
7/18/201831 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tariffs

We take a look at the real world consequences of the new steel tariff coming from the White House and how it effects our standing as a global super power with economic expert Jill Dupree (Northeastern University).
7/13/201837 minutes, 5 seconds
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From Russia With Love

This past 4th of July comedian/historian Mike Donivan came by to talk about Russian history. Russian history on the 4th?! Ivan the Terrible wasn't that terrible?! This is one upside-down podcast.
7/12/201837 minutes, 17 seconds
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Rock & Redemption

Ted Vitale talks about his new documentary "Chet's Last Call", a story about an all-too-brief, but important time for the Boston music scene.
7/11/201838 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Nominee

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to help us take a closer look at the President's pick for Supreme Court Justice Kennedy's replacement.
7/10/201838 minutes, 11 seconds
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A Taste Of India

BBC travel host Michael Wood joins us to talk about the rich and vibrant 10,000-year history of India.
7/4/201832 minutes, 40 seconds
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Name The Star Car

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here to talk summer vacation and famous movie cars. Also, is the joy of driving gone?
7/4/201850 minutes, 52 seconds
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Pete And Taylor Bought A Van

Pete Thuli and Taylor Bucher decided to leave the office and hit the open road. They tell us what it's like living life on four wheels as they crisscross the states looking for adventure on America's highways and back roads.
7/3/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Orphan/Spy

We go deep under cover talking about one of the Cold War's biggest players with book author Roland Philipps ("A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean")
7/2/201830 minutes
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Drones

They're not just toys anymore. As drones become more popular the uses for them have become more divers. Search and rescue, agricultural surveying, law enforcement and so much more - David Price (VP of The Association of Professional Drone Pilots) is her to talk about the future of drone piloting.
6/29/20181 hour, 55 seconds
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Our Place In The Universe

This is a galactic sized JayTalking with professor of physics and astronomy Douglas Arion from the Mt. Washington Observatory. Space time, the speed of light, black holes, and everything in between is covered in a way we can all understand in this podcast.
6/21/20181 hour, 10 minutes, 23 seconds
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Olde North Burying Ground

Boston historian and JayTalking favorite Anthony Sammarco talks about a spot in Dorcherster where people used to lay loved ones to rest. Today it serves as a fascinating cross section of history and a glimpse into our city's rich past.
6/14/201834 minutes, 52 seconds
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Potcasting

Legendary WBZ-TV sports anchor Bob Lobel wants to tell you how marijuana saved him from an addiction to pain medication in his new podcast "The Potcast". Also we talk about some classic sports broadcast moments and what it takes to be a great on air personality.
6/8/201834 minutes, 59 seconds
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Coyne's Law Review Prt.2

Part 2 with Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) discussing post-prom party liabilities; underage drinking; and DUI's and new weed laws.
6/7/201840 minutes, 29 seconds
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Learning To Drive

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is her to talk about learning to drive and some of the new innovations in car buying coming to Boston.
6/7/201831 minutes, 12 seconds
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Coyne's Law Review Prt.1

Our last visit from Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) was too big for just one podcast. In this first part we discus what makes a pimp; can the President pardon himself; and the Supreme Court finds a Colorado baker can refuse to bake a cake for a gay wedding.
6/6/201838 minutes, 28 seconds
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Stay For Tea And Have Some Fun

Steve Nelson, President of the Music Museum Of New England and former manager of the legendary rock club Tea Party, talks about his new book “Gettin’ Home: An Odyssey Through the 60’s”.
6/5/201837 minutes, 26 seconds
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Your Home Away From Home

Don't be fooled by the "deals" on those flashy travel sites. Kevin Brastler of Checkbook.org is here to tell us the best way to find an affordable hotel room for your next trip.
6/1/201834 minutes, 17 seconds
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Be The Ball

Sure you know all the best lines, but are you the biggest Caddyshack fan of all time? Author Chris Nashawaty (“Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story”) shares behind the scenes stories and interviews from everyone's favorite golf comedy.
5/30/201838 minutes, 59 seconds
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Podcasting 101

Radio host and podcaster Mason Washer (WKNE) is here to tell you how to be your very own podcast host. Sure you listen, but now we'll tell you how they're made. Wait... if you don't know anything about podcasting... how did you find this?
5/29/201845 minutes, 6 seconds
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Destruction of Community

Sam Quinones, author of "Dreamland", talks about the opioid crisis gutting cities and small towns across America. Who is being hit the hardest? Where did this all start and what can we do to stop it?
5/25/201842 minutes, 23 seconds
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Who Are You?

Genealogist David Allen Lambert says it's never been easier to find your roots and wants to help you find out where you came from.
5/23/201837 minutes, 58 seconds
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Peace, Love and Sound Systems

John Kane talks about his documentary "Last Seat In The House" recounting Bill Hanley’s contributions in outdoor live sound shifted an entire music industry.
5/22/201844 minutes, 9 seconds
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Islam Pt. 2

Part 2 of Fawaz Abusharkh's introduction to Islam.
5/21/201840 minutes, 21 seconds
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Islam Pt. 1

Fawaz "Fuzzy" Abusharkh (Islamic Society of the North Shore) continues our introductory series on all religions. He talks about mosques that are hosting open houses in an effort to reach out to the communities they occupy. This one is too big for just one podcast though. Make sure to subscribe for part two.
5/20/201840 minutes, 51 seconds
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What Is Energy?

We go back to school with Professor Washington "Wati" Taylor (MIT) who teaches us what energy actually is and talks about some of the news discovers modern science has unearthed. Don't worry we'll keep it simple.
5/19/201846 minutes, 25 seconds
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Managing The Atom

Nukes: Who has them? Who wants them? With the US pulling out of the Iran Deal, the landscape has changed again. Professor Martin Malin (JFK School of Government, Harvard University) helps us figure out what the future holds.
5/18/201841 minutes, 7 seconds
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Roxbury: Yesterday and Today

Everyone's favorite Boston historian Anthony Sammarco is in! This time we take a look at Roxbury.
5/17/201842 minutes, 25 seconds
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Shattered

Jon Allen co-author of "Shattered" takes a look back at Hilary Clinton's run for president and how politics have changed since the doomed campaign.
5/16/201828 minutes, 36 seconds
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10 Days To San Francisco

Jim DeFelice talks about his book “West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Rideof the Pony Express” sharing stories of an icon of the American West.
5/15/201843 minutes, 5 seconds
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Targeting the NRA

Brent Carlton (Comm2A) speaks out in defense of the NRA in the midst of shifting attitudes towards gun ownership and the push for stricter gun laws.
5/10/201839 minutes, 29 seconds
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Under The Covers

It's been a long time since we rock and rolled. John Laurenti is back with a jumbo sized game of "Under The Covers"! Play along as callers try to guess the artists covering some of rock's most iconic (and not-so-iconic) songs.
5/8/20181 hour, 22 minutes
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One With Everything

Life is suffering. Jung Lee (Religious Studies at North Eastern University) continues our primer series on religion with the teachings of Buddha.
5/4/201840 minutes, 34 seconds
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Summer's Coming!

The weather is finally warming up. What are you going to drive to the beach? Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) is here to talk about the best car to have fun in the sun.
5/3/201837 minutes, 51 seconds
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Happy Law Day

Law Day is upon us. That means Michael Coyne, dean of the Mass School of Law, is here to help us celebrate. We talk about Cosby, Cohen and the Second Amendment.
5/2/201841 minutes, 28 seconds
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Nuclear Destination

Can't decide where to go on your next vacation? Consider a guided tour of lovely Chernobyl! Professor Serhii Plokii (Harvard) author of “Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe” talks about a tour program that lets you explore the nuclear disaster site.
5/1/201837 minutes, 42 seconds
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Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200.

WBZ producer Jay Borselle is a stickler for the rules and a hug Monopoly fan. So, pick your playing piece (I get the car!) - no stealing form the bank - sit back and learn how to play one of America's favorite board games... the right way.
4/30/201827 minutes, 54 seconds
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Inherently Unequal

Political author Lawrence Goldstone is back to talk about the history of Jim Crow Era laws and how those events are mirroring today's events.
4/26/201839 minutes, 42 seconds
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Brother Against Brother

Comedian Mike Donovan, author of “The USA in the Time of the Great Civil War: 1861 - 1865”, takes his passion for history and presents it through an easily accessible series of short stories.
4/26/201837 minutes, 58 seconds
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Top O' The World!

Weather observer and meteorologist Ryan Knapp checks in with us from the Mt. Washington Weather Observatory.
4/20/201819 minutes, 33 seconds
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Department Shopping

We go back in time with Boston historian Anthony Sammarco to talk about a time when department stores like Jordan Marsh and Filines were a new novelty and, in a lot of ways, the reason to come into the city.
4/19/201838 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bombs Over Syria

Are we headed for another world war? Martin Malin (Harvard) talks about the Syrian strike by the US after Assad's alleged chemical attack. Also, we take a look at the developments in North Korea.
4/18/201851 minutes, 17 seconds
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Dating Safe

It's a jungle out there and the dating game has been made even more complicated with online anonymity. Julie Nashawaty (ASTE.io) is back to talk about her dating app that does background checks on your next potential date. Also, find out what it takes to be a gold star host on Air BnB.
4/17/201836 minutes, 40 seconds
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Fake Sales

Was $19.95 - now $18.50. Act now while supplies last. Terms and conditions may apply... Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) is here to talk about some of the dirty tricks retailers use to get you to spend more. All sales final.
4/13/201829 minutes, 7 seconds
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Boston 2 Philly

First time film maker Ralph Celestin shares his journey bringing his dream to the big screen with his movie "Boston 2 Philly".
4/12/201842 minutes, 32 seconds
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Deeds Not Words

Author/historian Barbra Berenson talks about women's suffrage and how Boston fit into one of the most important movements in American history and its link to abolitionists.
4/11/201843 minutes, 47 seconds
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A World At War

Stephen Taber and Brigadier General Len Kondratiuk with the Massachusetts WWI Centennial Commission take us in the trenches of some of the most brutal battles in world history.
4/10/201839 minutes, 1 second
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Out Of The Loop

When the President uses Twitter to as a main line to the public what does the Director of Communications do all day? Adam Belmar, former Bush appointed Deputy Director of Communications, talks about President Trump's rouge tweets and how they are reshaping the way things are done in Washington.
4/6/201837 minutes, 5 seconds
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Smart Phone Addict

Michael Coyne, dean of Mass School of Law, is taking Apple to task for faulty batteries and a lack of customer service. Also, the Puppy Doe case comes to a close and Cosby is retried.
4/4/201839 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ozzy's Big Boston Show

Long time classic rock DJ, author and rock journalist Carter Alen talks about the Boston show that would be a turning point for Ozzy Osbourne. Also, discovering the roots of rock through jazz and blues.
4/3/201841 minutes, 10 seconds
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Plymouth Rocks

Find out what's in rock curator David Beiber's "Boxes of Revelation" while he searches for the mother-load. Also, Mike Gioscia wants you to know Plymouth is up and coming in the arts and entertainment world.
4/2/201835 minutes, 47 seconds
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Making a Shooter

What makes a person snap? Mass shootings have become the norm, and everyone wants to know why. Lax gun control? Bad parenting? Mental illness? Social isolation? Violent video games? Dr. David Brendel is here to help try helping us get to the heart of the matter.
3/30/201841 minutes, 39 seconds
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Get Covered

Insurance expert Chris Russo says there are a lot of people driving around with the wrong coverage. Are you confident that your insurance will take care of you after your next accident?
3/29/201841 minutes, 59 seconds
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Fly The Empty Skies

A commercial pilot shortage threatens to make travel more difficult in the future, and there's never been a better time to learn to fly. Long time Boston radio legend and pilot John Garabedian talks about the steps you need to take to get your wings.
3/28/201843 minutes, 11 seconds
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Stormy in Retrograde

Astrologist Joyce Levine is back and doing charts. This time we take a look at the top news story of the day and what the stars have planned out for Stormy Daniels.
3/27/201834 minutes, 37 seconds
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Let's Eat!

We're going out to diner with Boston historian Anthony Sammarco to talk about some of the old watering holes that used to be.
3/22/201830 minutes, 15 seconds
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Henry Ford or Henry Fraud

Long remembered as a pioneer in manufacturing and innovation, was Henry Ford a hero of the industrial revolution or a historical huckster? Author/historian Lawrence Goldstone says maybe a little of both.
3/21/201842 minutes, 25 seconds
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Our Broken T

Fare hikes, service interruptions, outsourced projects - the MBTA has seen better days, but is there hope for the nations oldest public transportation system? Transportation expert Charles Chieppo says yes there is, and the answer lies in customer service.
3/20/201840 minutes, 55 seconds
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A Kid in Nixon's Court

Donald Stinson shares stories from his time as a young staffer in the Nixon White House as the walls came crashing down on the administration.
3/19/201822 minutes, 14 seconds
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Boston's Strong Boy

Author Christopher Klein talks about Irish American history. The potato famine that brought Irish immigrants to our shores, the struggle for civil rights, and the first American sports hero - it's all in here to help you celebrate your St. Patrick's Day.
3/16/201851 minutes, 57 seconds
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Boston Rock Genesis

The WBCN train keeps rolling on. Film maker Bill Lichtenstein talks about his new documentary "WBCN and The American Revolution" charting the beginnings of the legendary rock station all the way to the last broadcast.
3/15/20181 hour, 14 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Lunatic Hospital

Katherine Anderson, author of “Danvers State Hospital”, talks about the effort to preserve the historical asylum. We talk not only about the architecture, but also how we approached mental health in the late 1800's.
3/14/201845 minutes, 15 seconds
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Live From Rangoon!

Legendary morning rock DJ Charles Laquidara is coming back to Boston to celebrate WBCN history along with all of his friends at The Paradise Rock Club and he wants you to join the party. Find out how in this podcast.
3/9/201823 minutes, 15 seconds
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Warranty Not Included

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) talks car warranties and the hassles that follow when you purchase one. Plus: we all know what you drive says a lot about you, but what car, when you see it, makes you think "jerk-mobile"?
3/8/201837 minutes, 26 seconds
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Paying Your Dues

Michael Coyne, dean of the Mass School of Law, talks about union free riders and the struggle for unions to stay reliant in our modern day economy. Have unions had their day? Is this the end of solidarity as we know it?
3/7/201834 minutes, 12 seconds
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40 Wacks

It’s considered the first American scandals to sweep the nation. Stephani Koorey has been piecing together a jigsaw puzzle of court documents, speculation, rumors and theories about the Lizzie Borden murders. Almost 130 years later and still so many questions.
3/6/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 57 seconds
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Patriot Groups

Patriot groups, survivalists, doomsday preppers - no matter what you call them, they are everywhere. Vice correspondent Gainna Toboni crisscrossed the country spending time with these groups, and she's here to tell us what she found.
3/2/201814 minutes, 55 seconds
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The New Coercion

When the talking stops the shooting starts. Peter Krause (Political Science BC) talks about diplomacy throughout history and where it could have been used more effectively in the most recent wars we've fought.
3/1/201844 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hearts and Minds

Max Boot, author of "The Road Not Taken", tells the story of Edward Lansdale, a man that tried to stop the Vietnam War through diplomacy - not force.
2/28/201834 minutes, 3 seconds
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For Those About to Rock

Long time rock journalist Steve Morse is in to talk about AC/DC. Bon Scott, Brian Johnson and the Young brothers - you think you know all there is to know about these gods of hard rock?
2/23/201840 minutes, 8 seconds
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Then and Now

Anthony Sammarco is changing the format! He here to talk about his new series of books that focus on Boston history, how things have changed and how they stay very much the same.
2/22/201844 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sick to Death

Award winning independent film maker Maggie Hadleigh-West tells us about her struggles with thyroid disease and the many misdiagnoses she endured throughout her life.
2/21/201838 minutes, 10 seconds
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Old Time Boston Sports

Long time Boston College PA announcer Tom Burke stops by to highlight some of the most memorable moments ion Boston sports history.
2/20/201843 minutes, 3 seconds
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64th in Transportation

What do you do when you successfully stop the IOC from rolling out the Olympics and taking your city for all it's worth? If you're Chris Dempsey (T4MA), you tackle Boston's broken public transportation.
2/15/201842 minutes, 8 seconds
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The World of Online Dating

ASTE's Julie Nashawaty joins Bradley to discuss the ins and outs of online dating and dating apps.
2/13/20181 hour, 13 minutes, 21 seconds
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One Night in Austin

Bradley talks about his two-day, one-night trip to Austin, Texas.
2/12/201837 minutes, 42 seconds
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String Theory

Our dive into the cosmos continues. MIT professor Washington "Wati" Taylor takes us to school on the string theory and the four forces of physics.
2/9/201848 minutes, 51 seconds
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Big Bang

The universe is expanding, but is it expanding inward or outward? MIT Professor of Astronomy and Physics Doug Finkbeiner helps us navigate the cosmos and beyond.
2/9/201842 minutes, 1 second
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The Russia Memo

Michael Coyne, professor of law and Dean of the Massachusetts School of Law, talks about the ongoing investigation into the alleged collusion between the Trump administration and Russia. Guilty or not could this ordeal be coming to a close?
2/8/201834 minutes, 22 seconds
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Yalta

Harvard professor of Ukrainian History Serhii Plokii talks about the Yalta Conference. See how an eight day meeting between three superpowers would change our post WWII world forever.
2/8/201841 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Next Big Thing

Michael Marotta (Vanyaland) tells us where to find the latest rock acts that are worth your time. See the your new favorite band up close before they get big.
2/7/201836 minutes, 53 seconds
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Anthony Shetler: Saved by Skateboarding

Skateboarder Anthony Shetler talks with Bradley about how skateboarding saved him after a rough childhood and about starting his own skateboard company.
2/5/201837 minutes, 45 seconds
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Jackie, Janet and Lee

After all this time you might be surprised how little we know of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her family. J. Randy Taraborrelli's latest book takes an intimate look at one of histories most interesting and private families.
2/3/201839 minutes, 5 seconds
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How To Be Nice

Jeremy Bernard is here to teach us all to be nice with his new book “Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life”. Lets be honest, some of us could use the refresher course.
2/2/201841 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Weakest Branch

Lawrence Goldstone, author of "The Activist", talks about John Marshall and the landmark case that made our government's judicial branch Supreme.
2/1/201842 minutes, 2 seconds
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Pot: Just the Facts

Change is on the way for marijuana in Mass, and getting the facts can mean navigating through murky political waters and half-truths. WBZ’s Brit Smith is cutting through the paranoia and junk science surrounding marijuana and it’s ever growing industry.
1/31/201838 minutes, 57 seconds
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From the Vikings to Obama

For comedian Mike Donavan history is not just a passion, it’s a vocation. He’s just wrapped up an extensive retelling of American history in over 80 books, and we can’t wait to share this incredible body of work.
1/30/201836 minutes, 31 seconds
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True (online) Love

The game has change and dating has never been more complicated. Julie Nashawaty is here to help with her dating safety app ASTE.io - She helps us find out who that person on the other end of the Tinder profile really is.
1/20/201838 minutes, 10 seconds
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Take Another Little Piece of My Heart

She was a legend that burned bright, but was gone too soon. Curator and rock historian David Beiber tells about how you can relive the brilliance of Janice Joplin here in Boston's Shubert Theater.
1/19/201838 minutes, 38 seconds
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Review Everything

Tires, hotels, funeral homes - Customers' Checkbook has online reviews for every stage of you life and Kevin Brasler is back in studio to to tell us all about the best of the best and the ones to avoid.
1/19/201841 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Great White Hurricane

You don't get good at snow storms without a lot of practice, and Boston has certainly had a lot of that. Our favorite historian Anthony Sammarco is here to talk BIG SNOW and how we've dug out from under throughout history.
1/18/201841 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Only Band That Really Matters

Author Chris Salewicz (“Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer”) talks about his adventures in British Punk with one of the most influential bands to come out of the genre.
1/13/201820 minutes, 39 seconds
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A New Religion

Well, maybe not new at all, but new to us. Pulkit Shah introduces us to Jainism and how it fits into our everyday lives by teaching us to walk a more peaceful path.
1/12/20181 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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Your Next Job

Get resume writing tips from a pro. Chris Adams, certified resume writer with Beacon Resume, gives us all the information to stand out from the crowd and get your next job interview.
1/11/201840 minutes, 21 seconds
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Apple/Sessions

Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is in for another legal round-up. This time we take a look at the Apple iPhone battery bait and switch and the Jeff Sessions pot memo.
1/10/201853 minutes, 52 seconds
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Astrological Counseling

It may be written in the stars, but only Joyce Levine, professional astrologer, knows just how to read them. With just a few basic questions Joyce tells us all what's in store for the future.
1/9/20181 hour, 24 minutes, 52 seconds
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Cold Cars and Rough Starts

Car guy Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) tells us what to do before the cold snap hits. Belts, batteries and coolant - he has all the info you'll need to get your car up and running on the first try.
1/4/201850 minutes, 50 seconds
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20 Hours to Show

Tim McKenna (Senior Production Manager for Live Nation) knows how to put on a show. He tells us what it takes to build concert from the ground up. It's a lot more than you might think and mic checks are just the tip of the iceberg.
12/29/201735 minutes, 30 seconds
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Radio Daze

This is one man's journey through radio. Long time rock DJ and band manager Mark Hamilton shares the story of how he came up in the ever changing broadcast wold.
12/29/201739 minutes, 19 seconds
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Calling All Nurses!

Mary Havlicek Cornacchia, registered nurse at Tufts Medical Center and co-chair ofthe Massachusetts Nurses Association, talks about what it takes to work in one of the toughest professions there is. Also, are we in for another nursing shortage?
12/28/201737 minutes, 54 seconds
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Healthcare in Canada

Jay talks with Dr. Peter Cram about the truths and myths of healthcare in Canada.
12/22/201739 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Alzheimer's Solution

Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai join Bradley to discuss their book The Alzheimer's Solution.
12/21/201741 minutes, 1 second
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Net Neutrality

Policy Director of Free Press Matt Wood joins Bradley to discuss Net Neutrality.
12/21/201728 minutes
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Christmas Traditions

Boston historian and Jay Talking super star, Anthony Sammarco is here to talk about the different ways Christmas has been celebrated in Boston throughout history. Also, 200 years without Christmas?! It's true, and it's all here in this jumbo sized podcast.
12/20/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 33 seconds
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Revolution Song

Author Russell Shorto brings the American Revolution to life by looking at it through the lens of six very different historical figures.
12/20/201734 minutes, 49 seconds
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The 54th Fight

Author Ray Anthony Sheperd talks about his book "Now or Never!" - the story of the 54th Infantry's fight to end slavery during the Civil War.
12/16/201740 minutes, 56 seconds
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Our Dark Bargain

Author/historian Lawrence Goldstone talks to us about the dark dealings made behind closed doors for the independence of the United States that would lead to inequalities still suffered today.
12/15/201741 minutes
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Backstage Rock Talk

Step backstage with longtime Paradise rock club production manager Billy "Bud" McCarthy. He tells us what it takes to run one of the most legendary stages in Boston and shares stories about some of your favorite bands.
12/14/201741 minutes, 17 seconds
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Backstage Rock Talk

Step backstage with longtime Paradise rock club production manager Billy "Bud" McCarthy. He tells us what it takes to run one of the most legendary stages in Boston and shares stories about some of your favorite bands.
12/14/201741 minutes, 17 seconds
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Up-close And Digital

Our phones have become the primary source of information, and it seems like there's an app for everything, but more come out every day. Greg Raiz (Raizlab) talks about what it takes to develop a world class app that actually gets used. Also, will bitcoin change the way we bank, or is it just a passing fad?
12/12/201749 minutes, 3 seconds
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Up-close And Digital

Our phones have become the primary source of information, and it seems like there's an app for everything, but more come out every day. Greg Raiz (Raizlab) talks about what it takes to develop a world class app that actually gets used. Also, will bitcoin change the way we bank, or is it just a passing fad?
12/12/201749 minutes, 3 seconds
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A Pilgrim Christmas

We've all heard the story of the first Thanksgiving, but what was Christmas was like for the Pilgrims? We go back to Plimoth Plantation with Deputy Director Richard Pickering. Also, find out how you can become a small part of history.
12/11/201740 minutes, 25 seconds
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A Pilgrim Christmas

We've all heard the story of the first Thanksgiving, but what was Christmas was like for the Pilgrims? We go back to Plimoth Plantation with Deputy Director Richard Pickering. Also, find out how you can become a small part of history.
12/11/201740 minutes, 25 seconds
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What Your Car Says About You

The car guy's in! Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) wants to know what your dream car is and what that says about you. Also we put together a Jay Talking road trip playlist. What is your ultimate driving song?
12/7/201751 minutes, 28 seconds
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What Your Car Says About You

The car guy's in! Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) wants to know what your dream car is and what that says about you. Also we put together a Jay Talking road trip playlist. What is your ultimate driving song?
12/7/201751 minutes, 28 seconds
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Legal Roundup

Gronkowski's dirty hit - Trump and Russia - Beacon Hill sexual misconduct. Our monthly visit with Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is packed to the gills.
12/6/201744 minutes, 11 seconds
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Legal Roundup

Gronkowski's dirty hit - Trump and Russia - Beacon Hill sexual misconduct. Our monthly visit with Dean Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is packed to the gills.
12/6/201744 minutes, 11 seconds
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A Night At The Derby

It's not your you grandma's roller derby. The sport has moved away from the theatrics and focused more on athleticism in recent years. Skaters Surely Temple and Reckless Rehab are here to talk about the new Boston Roller Derby.
12/4/201741 minutes, 20 seconds
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A Night At The Derby

It's not your you grandma's roller derby. The sport has moved away from the theatrics and focused more on athleticism in recent years. Skaters Surely Temple and Reckless Rehab are here to talk about the new Boston Roller Derby.
12/4/201741 minutes, 20 seconds
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An Agent Of Clarity

Business coach, trainer and speaker Nancy McCabe wants to help you manifest your own success. From small businesses to corporate boardrooms, Nancy shows us the path reaching, and more importantly, realizing our goals.
12/1/201741 minutes, 39 seconds
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An Agent Of Clarity

Business coach, trainer and speaker Nancy McCabe wants to help you manifest your own success. From small businesses to corporate boardrooms, Nancy shows us the path reaching, and more importantly, realizing our goals.
12/1/201741 minutes, 39 seconds
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Fighting The Winter Blues

If you're feeling down this time of year, you're not alone. Psychiatrist Dr. David Brendel is here to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D. and what you can do to fight this common form of depression.
11/30/201733 minutes, 47 seconds
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Fighting The Winter Blues

If you're feeling down this time of year, you're not alone. Psychiatrist Dr. David Brendel is here to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D. and what you can do to fight this common form of depression.
11/30/201733 minutes, 47 seconds
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Historian/Mad Man

Boston comic Mike Donovan shares his love of history and introduces his nine volume book series on World War 2. England attacks France - the Harvard connection to the Swastika - Russia traps the Nazis. This and more on the Jay Talking Podcast
11/29/201735 minutes, 49 seconds
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Historian/Mad Man

Boston comic Mike Donovan shares his love of history and introduces his nine volume book series on World War 2. England attacks France - the Harvard connection to the Swastika - Russia traps the Nazis. This and more on the Jay Talking Podcast
11/29/201735 minutes, 49 seconds
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Are You A Licensed Plumber?.... I Didn’t Think So

Well, maybe Kevin Brastler isn’t a licensed plumber, but he has needed one from time to time, and if you do too, you might want to listen to this podcast with the checkbook.org chief. Reviews on every service need - from plumbing to acupuncture, they have it covered.
11/17/201742 minutes, 56 seconds
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Coping Through The Holidays

The holidays can be a hard time for some, but dealing with addiction makes things even more difficult. Former front man for the Del Fuegos, Woody Giesmann (Right Turn CEO) wants you to know there are support systems available when you need them most.
11/15/201746 minutes, 8 seconds
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Healthcare’s Uncertain Future

The deadline to sign up for the Public Health Option is quickly and quietly approaching. John McDonough (Harvard School for Public Health) talks about the future of health insurance and what you can do to make sure you’re not left out in the cold.
11/14/201741 minutes, 25 seconds
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Live Music Is Dead… Or Is It?

If you used to relied on rock-zines like The Phoenix or Rolling Stone, you’re probably wondering where to find the latest news about today’s music scene. If you’re not plugged into social media, the landscape can be intimidating. Michael Marotta, editor/creator of Vanyaland, takes the sting out of finding the new sound.
11/10/201743 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Cure For What Ails Ya!

Author Lawrence Goldstone (Deadly Cure) tells us about the shocking introduction of Heroin as a cure-all for children in the late 1800’s.
11/9/201732 minutes, 19 seconds
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Do You Know Why I Pulled You Over?

Nobody wants to hear that question, but we want to hear your stories. Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) wants to hear about the first time you got pulled over.
11/8/201759 minutes, 39 seconds
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Smoking Gun or Witch Hunt?

Robert Mueller has indicted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort over posable collusion with Russia during the election. Everyone wants to know what the investigation will reveal, and Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is here to tell us what to expect.
10/31/201721 minutes, 42 seconds
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Dem Bones

Rev. Stephen Ayers, Vicar of the Old North Church, talks about the crypt under the historical landmark and the opening of a 200-year-old tomb.
10/31/201738 minutes, 44 seconds
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From Way Up High

Weather observer and meteorologist Ryan Knapp calls in from the summit of Mt. Washington to talk about one of the most brutal and beautiful places on Earth.
10/27/201718 minutes, 29 seconds
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Not Just Blueberry Muffins

Historian and friend of the show, Anthony Sammarco, is in to talk about lost Boston landmark, Jordan Marsh. 
10/26/201750 minutes, 30 seconds
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Whodunit, Punk?

Long time rock journalist Clea Simon takes us back to the Boston 80’s punk scene in her new book “World Enough”, a mystery inspired by real bands from the era.
10/25/201741 minutes, 10 seconds
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Get Weatherized

Winter might not seem like it's on the way, but when it hits, will you be ready? Kevin Brasler (checkbook.org) goes over the list of things you need and some of the things you don't for when the temperature drops.
10/19/201739 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Fear Free Vet

Do you have a skittish pup or a scaredy cat? Dr. Chris Meehl (Animal Hospital of Lynnfield) is trying to take the anxiety out of your next trip to the vets.
10/17/201740 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Rising Tide

David W. Cash (UMass Boston) says it doesn’t matter whether climate change is man-made or not, it’s here. Is there anything we can do to reverse the effects, or will Boston become the new Venice?
10/13/201741 minutes, 16 seconds
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Sticking it to You

Craig Fitzgerald (BestRide.com) is in to talk about the latest changes in state car inspections. We look at some of the new hoops you will have to jump through to get your inspection sticker.
10/12/201744 minutes, 52 seconds
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Becoming a Dog Person

Peter Zheutlin, author of "Rescued", never thought he'd ever be a dog owner. We talk about where to find the best dogs, the benefits of having a furry companion in your life and what it takes to be a good owner.
10/11/201736 minutes, 23 seconds
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Learning to Fly

Most of us have been on a plane, but do we know how they work? Philip Greenspun (East Coast Aero Club) takes us to aviation school.
10/6/201741 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ride for a Cause

Military vets Tim Shea, Josh Hallet and Riggs Smith want you to ride with them for the 4th Annual USMC Sgt Daniel Vasselian Memorial Motorcycle Run. Bonus: learn what a silky run is.
10/5/201740 minutes, 24 seconds
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Vegas and Gun Control

After the latest mass shooting, Michael Coyne (Mass School of Law) is asking some tough questions about guns and our attitude towards gun control.
10/4/201746 minutes, 50 seconds
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Castro and the Spy that Loved Him

Marita Lorenz may just be the most interesting woman in the world. This is her story about war, espionage and true love.
10/4/201742 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Most Hated Men in Boston

John L. Bell, fellow with the Mass Historical Society, talks about the men that found themselves on the wrong side of history and would eventually become the catalyst for the American Revolution.
9/27/201738 minutes, 23 seconds
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Beyond Walls

Learn how Al Wilson (Ex Director of “Beyond Walls”) is putting diversity on display while giving local infrastructure a much-needed update.
9/27/201740 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Happy Hour Circuit

Back in the 70’s and 80’s Cape Cod was ruled by a select group of DJ’s, and happy hour belonged to them. Dan McCarthy is here to talk about the new documentary “Kings of Cape Cod”. 
9/22/201738 minutes, 16 seconds
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Chocolate Dipped History

Boston’s favorite historian Anthony Sammarco is back to talk about Backers Chocolate, and history has never been sweeter.
9/21/201751 minutes, 18 seconds
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Battle for the Sky

Author/historian Lawrence Goldstone talks about how the Wright brothers changed the world through aviation and how their desire to own the skies may have held it back.
9/20/201737 minutes, 10 seconds
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A Reagan Conservative

Author Craig Shirley is back to talk about the rise of Newt Gingrich and what he thinks of the current political climate.
9/19/201739 minutes, 43 seconds
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Do Not Buy!

Consumer Checkbook’s Kevin Brasler doesn’t want you to get ripped off. We talk about the 50 things you probably shouldn’t spend your money on.
9/7/201737 minutes, 9 seconds
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Flood Cars

Flood damaged inventory will be hitting the used car market following hurricane season. Craig Fitzgerald (bestride.com) tells us what to watch out for. Also, What’s the fastest car you’ve ever been in?
9/7/201740 minutes, 42 seconds
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Car-go Anywhere