Interview

Books
10:49 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Book Nook: The Civil War in 50 Objects, by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society

150 years ago the Civil War was raging. During the first week of July, 1863 the battle of Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) marked a crucial turning point in the conflict.

Harold Holzer has made a career out of the study of President Lincoln and the Civil War. Holzer has written more than 40 books. I doubt that there is another author who has written more books about Lincoln than Holzer. He is the leading authority on our greatest president.

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Music
1:49 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Austin "Walkin' Cane" Calls in to the Studio

Blues singer and guitarist Austin "Walkin' Cane" called in to the studio today to chat about his album, "Murder of a Blues Singer" and share a couple stories with Niki Dakota. Niki played three tracks from his album as they spoke about his guitars, sponsorship from National, and how he got that catchy nickname.

Austin "Walkin' Cane" will be performing at the beautifully restored Murphy Theatre in downtown Wilmington this Saturday, June 1st.

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Interview
11:03 am
Fri May 24, 2013

"Finding Kind" producer and local Girl Scout on Excursions

Local Girl Scout Troop 30349 from here in Yellow Springs is hosting a showing of "Finding Kind," a documentary about girls bullying girls. Niki Dakota interviewed Molly Stroud, one of the films producers and Victoria Osborne, one of the members of the troop, about the film and the issues it highlights.

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Books
12:24 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Book Nook: The Red Book, by Deborah Copaken Kogan

Deborah Copaken Kogan's most recent novel, "The Red Book," was recently issued in paperback.

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Books
1:36 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Book Nook: NOS4A2, by Joe Hill

In "NOS4A2" Joe Hill has penned what has to be the creepiest book of the year. His villain, Charlie Manx, is an undead sort of fellow in the tradition of Count Dracula. But Charlie doesn't imbibe that crimson fluid.  No, Charlie feasts on the souls of innocent children. See what I mean? Very creepy.

In this interview Joe Hill gives us a few clues about his inspirations and his process. You'll never look at a covered bridge again without flashing on Joe Hill's "NOS4A2." And don't even think about Christmas.

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