Exposure 2/4/14: Raw food, weight loss, cyclotrons and Golden Harvest

Host Abbie Newton talks with Casting Director Kerry Shanahan about the ABC show, Extreme Weight Loss, where contestants attempt to lose half of their body weight in one year. The Broad Art Museum Associate Curator of Architecture and Design Alec Hathaway discusses the museum’s ongoing project, East Lansing 2030. Impact’s Carmen Scruggs talks to a doctoral student about the Cyclotron on MSU’s campus. Michigan State students Gabriela Saldivia and Colin Marshall join the show to chat about their 31-day raw food diet. Lastly, we explore the popular Lansing restaurant, Golden Harvest, and we assess how MSU students are doing on their 2014 resolutions.

Two students complete 31-day raw food challenge

Michigan State University students Gabriela Saldivia and Colin Marshall challenged themselves both mentally and physically as they participated in a 31-day raw food diet. They documented their experiences on their blog as they only ate food in its natural form. Impact’s Abbie Newton talks to the duo as they speak about their new perspectives on food.

Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues act as tool for female empowerment

The Vagina Monologues are a series of performances written and delivered by Eve Ensler in 1996. They acted as a tool for female empowerment as they instigated conversations about love, sex, birth and the female experience. Since 1996, they have been performed across the world. The Michigan State University Sexual Assault Program will perform the monologues on January 31. We spoke with a few of these women on Exposure.

Exposure 11/26/13

Tonight on Exposure, Abbie Newton talks with an MSU economist about research on finding satisfaction in the workplace and to the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness about Homeless Awareness Week. She also speaks with an MSU professor about the Cyclotron on campus. Krav Maga enthusiasts also visit the studio to give listeners some insight into this ancient self-defense system developed in Israel and Hungary. Regular contributor Miguel Martinez delves deeper into the Foster Care system in Michigan. Impact reporter Will Mianecki explores a campus group called Mad House. And lastly, reporter Santiago Montiel explores how international students celebrate Thanksgiving. Read More…

Accidental Blues Playlist 08/23/13

Bubba Ray’s final show tonight will feature artist Junior Kimbrough. Join us as Bubba Ray plays his favorite blues tunes from Eric Clapton, Sean Costello, and Buddy Guy. New music from Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois KIng and Sugaray Rayford.

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8:00 PM
Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band – Honky Tonk – Shoutin’ In Key
Junior Kimborugh – Meet Me In The City – All Night Long
Cash Box Kings – Hayseed Strut – Holler & Stomp
Pink Anderson – Weeping Willow Blues – Carolina Blues Man, Vol. 1
Son House – Sundown – The Original Delta Blues
Mary Flower – Big Bill Blues – Bridges
R.L. Burnside – Walkin’ Blues – First Recordings
Big James & The Chicago Playboys – Low Down Dirty Blues – The Big Payback
The Kinsey Report – Free South Africa – Midnight Drive
A.C. Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughan – These Blues Is Killing Me – SRV
Junior Kimbrough – Most Things Haven’t Worked Out – Most Things Haven’t Worked Out

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9:00 PM
The Paul DeLay Band – Love Grown Cold – Heavy Rotation
Sean Costello – Goombay Rock – Cuttin’ In
Larry McCray – Blues Is My Business – Believe It
Albert King – Oh, Pretty Woman – Born UNder A Bad Sign (Remastered)
B.B. King – Breaking Up Somebody’s Home – Lucille Talks Back
Little Walter – Juke – Chess Blues 1952 – 54
John Brim & Pinetop Perkins – Call Me Easy Papa – Chicago Blues Session, Vol. 12
Hound Dog Taylor – The Dog Meets The Wolf – Release The Hound
George Thorogood & The Destroyers – One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – Anthology
Junior Kimbrough – Crawling King Snake – Sad Days, Lonely Nights
Albert Collins – Honey Hush (Talking Woman Blues) – Alligator Records: 35 X 35
Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone – Chess Blues 1947 – 52
Otis Rush – Groaning The Blues – Otis Rush 1956 – 58: His Cobra Recordings
Lowell Fulson – Blue Shadows – Chess Blues 1960 – 67

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10:00 PM
Carolyn Wonderland – Dust My Broom – Peace Meal
Curtis Salgado – Love Man – Soul Shot
Charles Bradley – Strictly Reserved For You – Victim Of Love
Al Green – I Can’t Stop – I Can’t Stop
Billie Holiday – Too Marvelous For Words – Lady In Autumn: The Best Of The Verve Years
The Hoopties – Empty Pockets Blues – It Ain’t Never Been Easy
Junior Kimbrough – Slow Lightnin’ – All Night Long
Carey Bell – Lonesome Stranger – Alligator Records: 35 X 35
Lurrie Bell – All Over Again – South Side Chicago Blues
Joe Bonamassa – Reconsider Baby – Had To Cry Today
Luther Allison – Ragged And Dirty – Bad News Is Coming
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers – It Ain’t Safe – Blues For The Lost Days
Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Highway Is My Home – Bad Boy
Magic Sam – Hoochie Coochie Man – The Magic Sam Legacy

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11:00 PM
Junior Kimbrough – Junior’s Place – Meet Me In The City
Michael Burks – Little Juke Joint – Show Of Strength
B.B. King & Eric Clapton – Hold On! I’m Comin’ – Riding With The King
Joe Bonamassa – Man Of Many Words – Blues Deluxe
Cream – Crossroads – The Cream Of Clapton
Bob Dylan – Tombstone Blues – The Best Of The Original Mono Recordings
Sugaray Rayford – Stuck For A Buck – Dangerous
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King – Talkin’ Bout Bad Luck – Road Dog’s Life
The Black Keys – Keep Your Hands Off Her – Chulahoma
The White Stripes – Ball & Biscuit – Elephant
Buddy Guy – Meet Me In Chicago – Rhythm & Blues

Adam West talks Batman, Family Guy, childhood, and his bucket list

Adam West is a seasoned actor who became famous when he played Batman in the 1960’s television series. He has also lent his voice to many television shows and movies, such as Rugrats and The Simpson’s. Impact’s Abbie Newton and Gabriela Saldivia talk with the celebrity about his time as the Caped Crusader, his role as Mayor Adam West on Family Guy, and the items remaining on his bucket list.


Accidental Blues Playlist 08/21/13

Tonight’s featured artist is Roomful Of Blues and it is going to be a more than just one room full. There recently released album 45 Live will be on the table also. 45 years of blues with Roomful of Blues tonight until midnight!

8:00 PM
Roomful Of Blues – Talkin’ To You Eye To Eye – Raisin’ A Ruckus
Sean Costello – Take Me Back – Call The Cops
The Bluescasters – Spin Club – Five Dimes
B.B. King – Chains And Things – The Ultimate Collection
Fenton Robinson – Texas Flood – Alligator Records: 35 X 35
Buddy Guy – Whiskey Ghost – Rhythm & Blues
Big James & The Chicago Playboys – Jody’s Got Your Girl And Gone – The Big Payback
John Primer – Double Trouble – Stuff You Got To Watch
Roomful Of Blues – Angry Woman – Turn It On! Turn It Up!
Floyd Dixon – You Know That’ll Get It – Wake Up An d Live!
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers – I Don’t Mind – Blues For Lost Days
Kenny Brown – Laugh To Keep From Cryin’ – Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
Son House – Pony Blues – The Original Delta Blues
Pink Anderson – Baby I’m Going Away – Carolina Blues Man
Mary Flower – Scrapper’s Blues – Misery Loves Company
9:00 PM
Roomful Of Blues – Over My Head – Watch You When You Go
Junior Wells – Snatch It Back And Hold It – Live At Theresa’s 1975
Sonny Terry – Jailhouse Blues – The Folkway Years, 1944 – 63
James Cotton – That’s All Right – Giant
Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers Blues Quartet – Soul Monster – Soul Monster
Roomful Of Blues – Jambalaya – 45 Live
Clarence “Frogman” Henry – It Won’t Be Long – Chess New Orleans
Eddie Bo – Where’s My Baby (Outtake) – Chess New Orleans
Buckwheat Zydeco – Please Little Girl (Let Me In) – One For The Road
Contino – I Don’t Want To Know – Back Porch Dogma
Taj Mahal – Ain’t Gwine To Whistle Dixe Anymo’ – An Evening Of Acoustic Music
Jimmy Reed – When Two People In Love – Jimmy Reed
Muddy Waters – Down South Blues – More Real Folk Blues
Howlin’ Wolf – Do The Do – Change My Way
10:00 PM
Roomful Of Blues – Just Like Dynamite – There Goes The Neighborhood
Albert King – I Almost Lost My Mind – Born Under A Bad Sign (Remastered)
Elmore James – The Sun Is Shining (Alternate) – Chess Blues 1960 – 67
Al Green – I Can’t Stop – I Can’t Stop
Bill Johnson – Red Hot – Still Blue
Junior Kimbrough – Junior’s Place – Meet Me In The City
Bo Diddley – He’s Got A Key – A Man Amongst Men
R.L. Burnside – Rollin’ And Tumblin’ – Burnside On Burnside
Otis Rush – Got To Be Some Changes Made – Lost In The Blues
Roomful Of Blues – Just Keep On Rockin’ – 45 Live
Otis Taylor – Sunday Morning – Pentatonic Wars And Love Songs
George “Harmonica” Smith – Blowing The Blues – Blind Pig Records 30th Anniversary Collection
Hound Dog Taylor – Walking On The Ceiling – Deluxe Edition
11:00 PM
Roomful Of Blues – The Salt Of My Tears – Watch You When You Go
Janiva Magness – Weeds Like Us – The Devil Is An Angel Too
J.J. Cale – After Midnight – J.J. Cale Live
Marcia Ball – She’s So Innocent – Presumed Innocent
Etta James – Something’s Got A Hold On Me – Chess Blies 1960 – 67
Treasa Levasseur – Davey – Broad
The Black Keys – Psychotic Girl – Attack & Release
The Blues Brothers – Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – The Blues Brothers Soundtrack
Santana – Everybody’s Everything – Greatest Hits
The Doors – Cars Hiss By My Window – L.A. Woman
Gary Clark Jr – Travis County – Blak & Blu
Cream – Crossroads – The Cream Of Clapton
The Rolling Stones – Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’ – Sticky Fingers

Accidental Blues Playlist 08/14/13

This week’s blues will feature artist Robert Cray, and others like Eric Clapton, Luther Allison, and Johnny Winter. Get ready for a blues overdose because we’ll be playing them til midnight!

8:00 PM

Robert Cray – Got To Make A Comeback – Heritage Of The Blues

Eric Clapton – Standin’ Round Cryin’ – From The Cradle

Albert King – Crosscut Saw – Born Under A Bad Sign

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Sportswrap 08/05/13

What will the 2013 Spartan Football team accomplish? Dan Krier and Anthony Serafino are back to talk about what they learned from Big Ten Media Day.

Plus, Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta and other MLB players get suspended today and what is going on with Johnny Manziel?

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