Archive for December, 2005

Real Black

Friday, December 30th, 2005

Host Frank Stasio speak with John Jackson, assistant professor of anthropology and African-American studies at Duke University and the author of “Real Black: Adventures in Racial Sincerity.” (59:00)

This program is a re-broadcast of a show that first aired on November 21, 2005.

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Emergency Department

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

As New Years Eve approaches producer Alex Granados documents the trials and tribulations of the UNC Hospital emergency room staff on Halloween, a night of drunken debauchery for college students. (4:00)

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The Sole Molecule

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Author Steve Almond writes short tales about the spectacular and often the unusual. In his short story, “The Sole Molecule,” Almond writes about life on earth, and maybe even in outer space. Steve Almond reads from his latest book “The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories” (Algonquin/2005).

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Gift Books

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Independent bookstore owners give their picks for the holiday season. (8:00)

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Term Paper

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Term Paper: Greensboro writer Michael Parker reads “Hidden Meanings, Treatment of Time, Supreme Irony, and Life Experiences in the Song, ‘Ain’t Gonna Bump No More No Big Fat Woman,’” published in “New Stories from the South” (Algonquin/2005). The short story takes the form of an increasingly personal college term paper. (30:00)

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