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The Battle on the Ice

The film Aleksandr Nevsky is a recounting of a 13th century prince’s rise to national hero-dom. But parallels to the storyline echoed through the USSR in the 1930’s.

October 26, 2021
The Fisk University Jubilee Singers

You’re listening to the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University sing Peter on the Sea, from 1927,

October 20, 2021
Bedtime At The Zoo

A glimpse into…the zoo: after hours.

October 18, 2021

Wicked author Gregory Maguire did much to elicit sympathy for the Wicked Witch of the West.

October 15, 2021
The Babe Himself(?)

Before he broke most of baseball’s records, Babe Ruth made this one… or so Russell Hunting would have you believe.

October 14, 2021
The Coffee Cantata

Two keys to any good marriage: understanding and coffee.

October 7, 2021
Beautiful Texas

Not all press is good press.

October 5, 2021
The Human Bird

You’re listening to The Human Bird, Joe Belmont, with Byron Harlan.

October 1, 2021
Hunting Wolves

“The Hunting Wolves”, an Edison cylinder recording made by Ernest Thompson Seton in 1920.

September 30, 2021
The Old Man of the Mountain

“Born” about 20,000 BC and “died” May 2, 2003. Well, he had a good run.

September 24, 2021