This week Janis Ian, two time Grammy award winner, calls in from Nashville to talk about her experiences and musical career. We hear a few of her a few clips from her audio book “Society’s Child” and also listen to some of her music including “In the Winter“, “Jesse“, “At Seventeen“, and “Bright Lights and Promises“.
This week, MSU student and local scout Chris LaMarche talks with Berl about the recent topic of homosexuality in the Boy Scouts and jazz musician Randy Gelispie joins us in studio alongside City Pulse writer Larry Cosentino to talk about his life and experience as a jazz performer. Later we hear an interview covering REOtown amongst some of the local politicians.
This week Kyle Melinn calls in to expand on some of his top ten issues to watch in 2013 and we hear Andy’s discussion with Lansing City Council President, Carol Wood. Later we listen to part one of a gun control discussion with Joan Bauer, a Former State Representative, Gilda Jacobs, president of the Michigan League for Public Policy, Anthony Kolenic, MSU anthropology professor, and Steve Dulan, 2nd Amendment Expert at Cooley Law School.
LGBT Legal Project Staff Attorney for ACLU of Michigan, Jay Kaplan, calls in to discuss two cases involving same sex marriages and the involvement of the federal government. Scott Hagerstrom, executive director of Americans for Prosperity of Michigan, also calls in to talk about some of the recent events that transpired at the capital as well as other local politics. Later we hear an interview with mayor Verg Bernaro concerning the consolidation of local governments and the right to work.