Having gained several new members since their last apperance on Kaleidoscope, Starving in the Belly of the Whale returns to the WYSO studios to perform some new songs. A fluid lineup of players joins frontman Ricky Terrell onstage and on the new album the band just finished recording. The album is set to be released later this summer and will be free as are the band's previous releases. Here the band discusses plans for the rest of the year and how their writing and recording process has evolved to accommodate a rotating lineup.
Mike: "That night, at 4:30, as I was getting ready to leave work, I called Dan and I said, 'Dan, I just got the call! Gideon is getting ready to be born.'" Dan: "You greeted me on the phone saying 'daddy', and I about flipped cause I thought, 'No, it can’t happen already.'"
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel is requesting an investigation into whether banks overcharged four of Ohio's five pension funds and the state's injured worker insurance fund for foreign currency services.
In a letter Tuesday to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Mandel says banks may have manipulated exchange rates on foreign investments over the past dozen years, costing Ohio pensioners and businesses tens of millions of dollars.
Tom Franklin has written a novel about long-held secrets, mysterious disappearances, race relations, and a complicated friendship.
The friends are Larry Ott and Silas Jones. Larry is white. Silas is black. They live in the fictional town of Chabot in southeastern Mississippi. Larry is a mechanic. Silas is the town cop. Their friendship began when they were kids. But it ended because something bad happened.