Reinvention Stories is a collaborative project between WYSO 91.3 and a team of filmmakers from Dayton, Ohio. Starting on January 9th, WYSO will begin a series of reinvention radio stories, with enhanced companion movies online. Here's a preview of what's to come.
In August the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs. The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and during the month of November we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.
Today we hear from Carrie Bebris, an award-winning author best known for her Mr. and Mrs. Darcy series. Here she reads from The Chase, a short story based on the real-life adventures of Jane Austen's brother while he served in Britain's Royal Navy.
The Book Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism is a collection of interviews between economist Richard Wolff and David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio. Barsamian recently visited Yellow Springs and spoke with Andy Valeri, host and producer of UnCommon Sense TV Media, and occasional co-host of "Around The Fringe" here on WYSO.
Alterntiave Radio airs Wednesday nights at 11 on WYSO.
With the election decided, all eyes turn to January, when mandatory across-the-board cuts will be enacted unless Congress makes a deal to solve the budget deficit. Emily McCord is joined by Bill Hershey for this week's PoliticsOhio. He's covered every Ohio Presidential election since 1980 and speaks to McCord about the challenges President Obama has to avoid sequestration cuts and about how changing demographics affects future races and the importance of swing state Ohio