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A Journalist Chronicles Lives After Guantanamo Bay

The presidential candidates may not be talking much about Guantanamo Bay, but the U.S. detention center there has been at […]

Portis ‘Miscellany’ Makes A High-’Velocity’ Collection

Whenever I hear someone called a “cult writer,” my hackles jump toward the ceiling. It’s not only that the phrase […]

Morning Shots: The Books You Like Are Probably Bad, And World Series News

I feel very much like the radio lady at the beginning of Singin’ In The Rain when I say “rumor […]

BBC Arts Editor Allays Your Art Fears In ‘Looking’

Before his 2010 installation for the Tate Modern’s Unilever Series, in which the former London power station-turned-art museum annually commissions […]

From Ship To Sherlock: Doyle’s ‘Arctic’ Diary

On June 15, 1880, Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a vivid sentence in his diary. It read, “The only difference in […]

‘Middlesteins’ Digs Into The Dark Side Of Food

Food appears so often and takes on so much importance in Jami Attenberg’s novel The Middlesteins, that while reading it […]

Tom Wolfe Takes Miami’s Pulse In ‘Back To Blood’

Tom Wolfe wrote his new novel, Back to Blood, entirely by hand. But the author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid […]

“Take This Job and Planet!”: Why Clark Kent Quit His Day Job

By now you’ve likely heard that in the pages of Superman #13, on stands today, Clark Kent quits his once-beloved […]

Exclusive First Read: ‘Hallucinations,’ By Oliver Sacks

Hallucinations can be terrifying, enlightening, amusing or just plain strange. They’re thought to be at the root of fairy tales, […]

¡No Más! ‘Back To Blood’ Is Much Too Much

It took cojones for Tom Wolfe to write about Miami for his latest novel, Back to Blood. In the “Republic […]

9AM to 10PM Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions-the world's only rock and roll talk show.

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10AM to 12PM The Toaster Brunch

The Toaster Brunch

The Toaster Brunch is our Sunday morning Reggae show, hosted by E-Roy. The Toaster Brunch has an active following of scooter clubs and rastas from around the world. E-Roy is also a high school principal.

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12PM to 1PM This American Life

This American Life

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on "This American Life." Each week he picks a theme, then gives his writers and performers the freedom to weave real stories from real people around that theme in a manner they find most engaging.

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