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WUSB BLUES MARATHON - NOVEMBER 10 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Dedicated to the memory of long time WUSB DJ and host of the Tuesday night Blues Show Joel Itzkowitz on November 10th 2015 during this year’s Fall Radiothon from noon to midnight WUSB Stony Brook 90.1 fm and on line at wusb.fm will be presenting their first Bluesathon in 6 years. Listen in for 12 hours of blues with WUSB DJs and local musicians. Listen on 90.1 fm or internationally on wusb.fm.

Tune in during this year's radiothon November 10th noon to midnight. Join DJs Bill K (Fishing With Bill) , Ahmad Ali (Café Ali), Eve Fasolino (The Long Island Sound), Mario Staiano (More Cowbell), Joe Vignola (Bustin’ Out Blue) , new dj Ken Hahn and returning to the WUSB airwaves will be Rich L’Hommedieu long time Friday. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/503138216516478/ for more information.

ZAPPATHON 2015 - HALLOWEEN OCTOBER 31.

We are once again proud to present an all day tribute to the music and musings of Frank Zappa, American composer and iconoclast. Join Mr. Edison & John Tabacco (at least) for this year's extravaganza, October 31. . 


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Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French Discusses New Documentary on Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film

Tune into the Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6:00 on 90.1 FM, WUSB, to hear an exclusive interview with Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French. He will be joining Tom Needham for an extended conversation about his new documentary We Are Twisted F***ING Sister. The film will be screened at the upcoming Gold Coast International Film Festival on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:30 at the Bow Tie Port Washington Cinemas. The film focuses on the ten grueling years leading up to Twisted Sister's commercial breakthrough as they cross-dressed their way all over Long Island bars and clubs to super-stardom.

As part of a special WUSB Radiothon fundraising broadcast, Tom is also going to re-air some of his most requested Sounds of Film moments from the past year including interviews with music legends Dionne Warwick, Nile Rodgers and film composer Howard Shore.

The Sounds of Film is the nation's longest-running film themed radio show. For over 27 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming live on the Internet. Recent guests include Billy Joel, Reverend Jesse Jackson, director Rory Kennedy, Gasland's Josh Fox, Michael Moore, Darryl DMC McDaniels, Congressman Steve Israel and Jim Breuer.

Listener's Digest: Week of October 18

*Special Programming*
SAY WHATS RADIO: Friday 3-5pm
Special guest Play Date takes over Say Whats Radio! ~Fill in for Oprah's Handbag~

DESTINIES- THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION: Friday night 11:30pm-12am
Presenting the conclusion to the I-Con 27 Cabaret, featuring the Brobdingnagian Bards. Plus, volume 2, number 164 of Christopher DeFilippis' "DeFlip Side."

ps: It's radiothon yo!! Call your favorite DJs this week and make a pledge!

2nd Annual WUSB Oktoberfest Fundraiser Oct 24 and 25.

**Hosted by Garden of Eve Organic Farm**
Live music!
Saturday-
Ken Talve Trio
Quadralove Reggae
Bryan Gallo
The Complete Unknowns
Buddy Merriam and Back Roads


Sunday-
Grand Folk Railroad
Richie Guerrero and World Beat Rhythm Ensemble with special guest Jack Licitra
Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks
Mary Lamont & her Handsome Band

Proceeds fund WUSB, Long Island's Largest Non-Commercial Radio Station.
Enjoy live music both days. Kids will love the children's games and play equipment, pumpkin picking, pony rides, hay rides, and animals to see and feed. Visit our website for a schedule. http://www.gardenofevefarm.com/Oktoberfest.htm
OKTOBERFEST at Garden of Eve Organic Farm is all about celebrating the harvest season, and most of all, having fun!


Further information:
http://www.gardenofevefarm.com/Oktoberfest.htm

Listener's Digest: Week of October 11

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night, 7pm on WUSB2
Poet Cathy Linh Che earns that capital W. She swaps a mortgage down payment for an MFA, gives her notice at work, and wins book of the year. Recommended ice cream: listener’s choice!

BUSTIN' OUT BLUE: Tuesday night, 10pm-12am
Tuesday is Bluesday! Blues, News and Interviews. Tune in for guest DJs from local bands and phone interviews with national acts!

THE SOUNDS OF FILM: Thursday night, 6-8pm
Michael Moore talks where to invade next with Tom Needham! Also featured on the show will be Tab Hunter and Yaron Brook.

DESTINIES- THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION: Friday night, 11:30pm-12am
Catch Destinies' 8th annual live phone interview with author Patrick Thomas, who will discuss and read an excerpt from his latest book, Constellation Prize: Tales of the Startenders!

Michael Moore Talks "Where to Invade Next" with Tom Needham on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film

Tune into WUSB to hear an exclusive interview with Oscar-winning director Michael Moore on Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film this Thursday, October 15th at 6 P.M.  Also featured on the program is legendary actor/singer, Tab Hunter, who is featured in the new documentary, Tab Hunter Confidential, directed by Emmy award winner, Jeffrey Schwartz. And lastly (but not least), Tom will speak to Yaron Brook, the Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute, who was in New York City recently for the annual Atlas Shrugged Revolution Dinner.

For more information about tonight's guests, please visit the below:

 http://www.longislandgazette.com/2015/10/14/exclusive-michael-moore-talks-where-to-invade-next-with-tom-needham-on-wusbs-the-sounds-of-film/

Listener's Digest: Week of October 4

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night, 7pm on WUSB 2
Debut author JUDY MANDEL puts a marketing plan to the ultimate test. Amazon gets trumped by the NY Times, research notes make great house decor, and Barnes and Noble hearts a memoir. Recommended ice cream: chocolate gelato.
Check out Judy's website: http://www.replacementchild.com/Home.html

*Special Programming*
Wednesday, Oct. 5 during CAMPUS LIFETIME: 12-1pm
WUSB will be hosting and live broadcasting the FSA Fall Festival outside the library/bookstore! Have a listen and/or come by and say "hi" on the air!

DIALOGOS RADIO: Thursday 1-2pm
Catch an interview with Déborah Berman-Santana, retired professor of ethnic studies at Mills College in Oakland, CA, on the financial and political crisis in Puerto Rico and its striking similarities to the crisis in Greece

DESTINIES - THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION: Filling in for Mix-tape Radio Thursday, 12-3am
Catch a Destinies Archive Mini-Marathon! Featuring The Voice of Science Fiction's September, 2001 interview with "Battlestar Galactica" actor & writer RICHARD HATCH; and episodes 9 & 10 of Star Wars!

*Special Programming*
SALSATHON: Friday 1am- Sunday 12am
WUSB's annual celebration of salsa and Latino culture, organized by DJ FELIPITO of ONDA NUEVA (Saturdays 3pm-6pm).
Please note: All regular programming for this weekend has been preempted for Salsathon.

Enjoy your week and tune in!

Author Chris Hedges and Director Alexandra Pelosi Join Host Tom Needham on WUSB's The Sounds of Film

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Activist Chris Hedges and director Alexandra Pelosi will be special guests this Thursday at 6:00 P.M. on Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film on WUSB.
    
 
Chris Hedges will be discussing his latest book, Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt, and his new television show, Days of Revolt.  He is a bestselling author of many books including Empire of Illusion, War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning, and Days of Destruction Days of Revolt. He is currently a columnist for the progressive website Truthdig. 

Alexandra Pelosi is a writer and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker. She is the daughter of Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. In recent years, she has been working exclusively for HBO.  Some of her provocative films include Diary of a Political Tourist, The Trials of Ted Haggard and Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County. She is also a regular correspondent on Real Time With Bill Maher. Alexandra will be speaking with Tom about her latest film, San Francisco 2.0, a film about how the tech industry is changing San Francisco.

Also, appearing on the Sounds of Film this week is Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Nolan of the O'Jays.  He will be discussing the amazing longevity of the O'Jays, as well as his new solo single, "Cologne." The O'Jays will be performing at the Beacon Theater on January 16th.  

In addition, festival Director Anne Chaisson and Artistic Director David Nugent will be joining Tom to discuss the upcoming Hamptons International Festival running between October 8-12th.  This year's festival will feature films from all over the world and special guest appearances by Michael Moore, Dan Rather and Emily Blunt.

*NEW* This week on WUSB!

WARNING: This is new.
Here is a list of this week's news from your favorite programs!

THE SPIN ZONE: Tuesday morning 8-10am
Tune in for Jersey Jim's interview with the incredible ALAN PARSONS! at 9am

WRITERS COMMA ICECREAM: Tuesday night 7pm on WUSB 2
Writing gets real for author Robert Halliwell. The editors of Dreamspinner Press pounce, a dream comes true at Disney World, and self-publishing goes head-to-head with traditional publishing. Recommended ice cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

FERMENTED RADIO: Friday morning 10am-12pm
Check out the Writer's Corner Edition, where LONG ISLAND AUTHORS read their original work live on the air!
To all writers interested in guesting on Fermented Radio: email bam@wusb.fm!

LIVE FROM WUSB: Friday night 9pm-11pm
Catch a live interview with OLDER THAN OCEANS followed by performances from PETAL HEAD and TOMMY AND THE DREAMS!

DESTINIES-THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION: Friday night 11:30pm-12am
Enjoy a live phone interview with STEVEN A. ROMAN, author of Blood Feud: The Saga of Pandora Zwieback-Book One, as he discusses his novel and other projects from his company StarWarp Concepts!

Stay tuned for next week's digest!