superbowl http://wamc.org en 1/20/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/12014-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, political consultant Libby Post and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Sochi Concerns<br />Hoboken v. Christie<br />Obama on NSA<br />Obama on Pot<br />Cuomo Rips Far Right<br />Superbowl</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82186 at http://wamc.org 1/20/14 Panel "Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears And The Wild Heart Of Football" By Rich Cohen http://wamc.org/post/monsters-1985-chicago-bears-and-wild-heart-football-rich-cohen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For </span><a href="http://authorrichcohen.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rich Cohen</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and millions of other fans, the 1985 Chicago Bears were more than a football team- they were the greatest football team ever. A gang of colorful nuts, dancing and pounding their way to victory-they wont a </span>Superbowl<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and even saved a city.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cohen was 17 years old when the Bears won their first and only </span>Superbowl<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He was in the super dome when they defeated the New England Patriots 46-10.</span></p><p>In his new book <em>Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and The Wild Heart of Football</em>- he recounts the thrilling story of their sole championship season, as well as the history of the franchise and the history of the early NFL.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 78963 at http://wamc.org "Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears And The Wild Heart Of Football" By Rich Cohen Chili and Beer for the Big Game http://wamc.org/post/chili-and-beer-big-game <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Super Bowl is coming up next weekend and perhaps you are planning a gathering for the event. We though whether you are or are not, it would be helpful to call in an expert to help feed guests in a remarkable, comfortable and relaxing way.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A real-life cheese expert, Culinary Institute of America Associate Professor, John Fischer, joins us in studio this morning.</span></p><p>Fischer is the author of the book, <em>Cheese: Identification, Classification, and Utilization</em>. But, he is also an expert in beer, wine and even makes a mean batch of chili. Professor John Fischer joins us with an array of tastes to help plan for the Big Game.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56644 at http://wamc.org Chili and Beer for the Big Game