Joe Donahue

Vice President, News and Programming

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book. 

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

In Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation, journalist Aili McConnon and her brother, historical researcher Andres McConnon, unfold the inspiring and remarkable story of Gino Bartali, an Italian cycling legend, and of his untold secret role in a successful scheme to save Jews from the Holocaust during World War II.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

A Celebration of the Yaddo Festivals of American Music

Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York that offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video.

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Science
10:10 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

We spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, but know very little about what happens once we shut our eyes and drift off. David Randall has had trouble sleeping for most of his life. One particularly bad night inspired him to learn everything he could about the process.

Randall was inspired to embark on a quest to understand the science of sleep. He has since been diagnosed with non-REM arousal parasomnia, a disruptive sleep disorder that can cause night terrors and sleepwalking.

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Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

The Perils of Show Business according to Charles Grodin

Charles Grodin is best known for his work in films such as Midnight Run, Rosemary’s Baby and the Beethoven movies. He has also been a talk-show guest, a talk-show host and a 60-Minutes commentator.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu September 6, 2012

The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place

CSI NY star, Hill Harper, looks to guide us through tough times and offers advice for reaping the rewards of a truly happy life. With The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place, he does more than that: He presents a revolutionary new definition of wealth; motivating readers to not only build financial security but to achieve wealth in every aspect of their lives.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Wallace by Jim Gorant

Today, Wallace is a champion. But in the summer of 2005, he was living in a shelter, a refugee from a suspicious pit bull–breeding operation. Then Andrew “Roo” Yori entered the picture. A scientist and shelter volunteer, Roo could tell immediately that Wallace was something special.

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The Roundtable
9:42 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country, and Football at West Point

We welcome bestselling author and award-winning sports reporter, Joe Drape, and speak with him about his latest book, Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country, and Football at West Point.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Fifth Annual Village of Catskill Artists Studio and Gallery Tour

The Catskill Gallery Association and the Green County Council on the Arts present the Fifth Annual Village of Catskill Artists Studio and Gallery Tour this weekend. We are joined by Artist Dan Burkholder, Tour Coordinator David V. Griffin, and Gallerist Frank Cuthbert.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

D.T. Max sets out to chart David Foster Wallace’s tormented, anguished and often triumphant battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest, before his untimely death by suicide at the age of 46 in 2008.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed September 5, 2012

The Art of Procrastination

Procrastinators have a reputation as loafers, laggards and lollygaggers. A bit harsh, believes University of California, Riverside philosopher John Perry, a self-described procrastinator who asserts that, unlike their reputation, most people who excel at postponing the inevitable actually lead productive lives by busying themselves with many tasks to avoid others deemed more onerous.

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