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
10:50 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Neal Stephenson

One of the most talented and creative authors working today, New York Times best-selling author, Neal Stephenson, is renowned for his exceptional novels. His latest publication is Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing.

The Roundtable - Book Picks
10:10 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music

Suzanna Hermans from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

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The Roundtable
9:20 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Question of the Day - Fiscal Cliff?

Do you think the "fiscal cliff" is avoidable?

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

For over a generation, shocking cases of censorship at America’s colleges and universities have taught students the wrong lessons about living in a free society.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Mon November 26, 2012

A John Waters Christmas

Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas-obsessed, John Waters will cruise into town with his sleigh full of sticks and stones, spreading yuletide cheer and lunacy in his critically acclaimed one-man show.

A John Waters Christmas will be at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 1st and at The Egg in Albany on Sunday, December 2nd. 

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Ken Burns - The Dust Bowl

Ken Burns' latest PBS series is The Dust Bowl, it chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.

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WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:06 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

The Book Show #1270 - Da Chen

Da Chen’s debut novel, Brothers - set during the Chinese cultural revolution - received tremendous praise for its insight into the period. His new book, My Last Empress: A Novel, is a mystical and poetic story of romance and palace intrigue set in 19th Century China.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Jesse Feiler - Personal Privacy on Facebook and Twitter

In a statement, Facebook’s chief privacy officer, Erin Egan recently said that the company is “committed to making sure people understand how to control what they share and with whom.” We will discuss how users can control their information on Facebook with Jesse Feiler.

Jesse is a developer, consultant, and author specializing in iOS, FileMaker databases, and technologies for small businesses, nonprofits, and municipal governments. His most recent books are iWork for Dummies, Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours, and its companion Objective-C in 24 Hours.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue November 20, 2012

David Talbot - "Season of the Witch"

We welcome David Talbot and speak with him about his book, Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love, which tells the story of San Francisco between 1967 and 1982.

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