Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan’s chief sustainability officer– Department of Environmental Quality director Dan Wyant. And Kirk talks about all the plastic swirling in our oceans with Bill Francis from the Algalita Marine Research Institute. Russ White talks with MSU’s chief branding officer, Communications and Brand Strategy vice president Heather Swain.
Pat lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, on the race and general politics.
Gretchen Cochran and Dan Bollman of Preservation Lansing talk about the Preservation Awards.
Jack Ebling, author of “Tales From Detroit Tigers Dugout,” calls in to discuss Detroit Tigers baseball and his book.
This summer week has been so… hazy. It’s hot, the sun beats down, and all you wanna do is lay in the grass in the shade and stare at the leaves rustling in branches.
Chill out and ride the wave, man (or woman). It’s time to sit back for this week’s Afterglow. Check out the playlist going up live below.
Lansing-based band Eight to the Bar is in studio to perform and talk East Lansing Art Festival. Mohammad Khalil, Professor of Religious Studies at MSU, talks about Sharia Law and a bill that would ban foreign religious laws in Michigan. Michael Craw of MSU’s James Madison school is on to talk about the LGBT community and President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage. Brian Metcalf, Superintendent of Grand Ledge Public Schools, talks about a program to give kindergarteners iPads. Michigan Storytelling segment features Ellen Airgood, author of “South of the Superior.”
Rocking a robe and sandals in the studio. Feeling alright. A wonderful summer night, a holiday weekend, what more could we ask for? Kick back in the chair on the porch and put your speakers in the window. I’ve got a great show lined up for tonight.
Playlist up live after the jump.
Erik Qualman talks about social media and his book “Socialnomics.” Cirque du Soleil production manager Chris Brislin is on to talk about the show. Nick Kanaan, MSU professor and Alzheimer’s researcher discusses the recent goal to end Alzheimer’s by 2050. Rocky Votolato joins us in the studio for a couple of acoustic songs and an interview. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Keith Taylor and his poem “Guilty at the Rapture.”
With Dave out of town, Megan takes over. She discusses MSU lacrosse and the recently announced football schedule. Other topics include the Detroit Tigers and the ongoing NHL and NBA playoffs.
Host Berl Schwartz interviews Pat Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, about the current race and general politics.
Reverend Melvin T. Jones, Pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church, and Bishop David Maxwell, Director of the city’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives join us to discuss President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage.
We call Valerie Marvin, the President of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, to talk about the fundraiser for the opening of the Potter House.
Russ White talks with MSU Communications and Brand Strategy VP Heather Swain about branding MSU; Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Pork Producers leader Sam Hines about feral swine. Michigan climatologist Jeff Anderson talks about Michigan’s historically warm march and how it impacted agriculture in the state. Kirk talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning Teddy Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris.