Ian Pickus http://wamc.org en Any Questions #152 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-152 <p></p><p>WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel dust off the turntable for a visit to Laurel Canyon. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 95622 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #152 David Kinney's 'Adventures In The Land Of Bob' http://wamc.org/post/david-kinneys-adventures-land-bob <p></p><p>Bob Dylan turned 73 this year, and his music has spawned more than a half-century of enjoyment, argument, scholarship, social change and bewilderment. Often, fan interest has crossed the line over to obsession unique to Dylan fans, many of whom think the meaning of life might be buried somewhere on <em>Self Portrait</em>. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 95313 at http://wamc.org David Kinney's 'Adventures In The Land Of Bob' Any Questions #151 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-151 <p></p><p>WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel are joined by special guest player Walter Hickey of FiveThirtyEight. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 95070 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #151 Any Questions #150 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-150 <p>To celebrate show No. 150, WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel head 150 years back in time. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 94060 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #150 Any Questions #149 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-149 <p></p><p>WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel take a break from the poolside grill for a show about the Declaration. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 94055 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #149 Graham Nash: "CSNY 1974" Incredible Album Amid The Madness http://wamc.org/post/graham-nash-csny-1974-incredible-album-amid-madness <p></p><p>Crosby, Stills Nash and Young were at the height of their powers – and their excesses – when they reformed for a 24-city stadium trek in 1974 that David Crosby would term “the doom tour.” It proved to be an expensive trip with too many drugs and some of the tension that often emerges when the musicians get together. But musically, the foursome was never better – mixing a rash of new songs with blistering jams and the acoustic harmony that has been the band’s trademark for decades. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:20:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 93785 at http://wamc.org Graham Nash: "CSNY 1974" Incredible Album Amid The Madness Chris Carter Remembers "X-Files" And The Decade That Spawned It http://wamc.org/post/chris-carter-remembers-x-files-and-decade-spawned-it <p></p><p>It was the decade that gave us OJ, Lewinsky, Seinfeld and <em>Titanic</em>, but also a robust economy and relative peace, and now the 1990s are getting their due.</p><p>National Geographic Channel is airing a six-part miniseries called <em>The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade</em>?, which examines the politics, pop culture and emerging technology of the era. Few television programs were as influential then as <em>The X-Files</em>, which ran for nine seasons, spawned two movies, and had Americans looking to the skies.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 93771 at http://wamc.org Chris Carter Remembers "X-Files" And The Decade That Spawned It Top New York Court Upholds "Home Rule" Fracking Decision http://wamc.org/post/top-new-york-court-upholds-home-rule-fracking-decision <p>New York's top court has ruled that local officials can approve zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:40:15 +0000 Ian Pickus 93761 at http://wamc.org Top New York Court Upholds "Home Rule" Fracking Decision Any Questions #148 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-148 <p></p><p>WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel take a tour of awards. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 93597 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #148 Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-jim-mcgovern-18 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>College graduates are struggling to find jobs and pay off their loans.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Ian Pickus, sitting in for Alan Chartock, that the government should reform the student loan process.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 93236 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern