Saturday Afternoon Show: A Light That Never Goes Out
Dec 15, 2012: 4pm - 7pm
Book signing for "A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths" by Ulster County resident Tony Fletcher with Smiths songs performed by Stephen Bluhm and Terry McCann at 5 p.m. Live webstream for this, and most, shows at Spotty Dog Books & Ale
available from free103point9 and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u
. This show will be broadcast live on free103point9 Online Radio
and WGXC 90.7-FM. Also, the week in radio news starts the show at 4 p.m. An interview with Joseph Torres, Senior External Affairs Director of the non-partisan advocacy group Free Press and co-author of "News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media" (2012) is also interviewed, by the show "Sounds of Dissent
" on WZBC. Torres talks about the impact of Federal Communication Commission policies on ownership of broadcast media by women and people of color. Tom Roe hosts the show from Wave Farm in Acra, NY, with Jess Puglisi engineering from Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY.
Besides this live show, Tony Fletcher will be in the "Guest DJ" slot on WGXC 90.7-FM from 7-9:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 14. Fletcher is a music journalist best known for his biographies of drummer Keith Moon, the band R.E.M., and this new Smiths book.