Sit or Spin was kind enough to introduce us this week with some floaty space music. Now that they’ve taken care of the blast-off, all we have to float. The playlist is going up live below, for those of you playing at home.
Guest hosted by the Mayor, this fine evening. See the playlist below.
Graffiti artist Toby A. Ten Eyck joins Berl and Andy in studio to discuss art and the recent incident involving graffiti on the capital building, Joe Ross talks about the Solar Energy Home Tour, and Valerie Marvin calls in to talk about a new historical museum that is planned to be built in Lansing. We also hear Sam Singh and Susan McGillicuddy discuss their candidacy for the 69th State House Seat.
Tokyo Police Club talk to us about playing festivals vs. club shows, improvisation on stage, and what/who the hell is “Molly”?
Kyle Melinn, Editor of the MIRS Newsletter, calls in to talk Lansing politics and the presidential debate. Politics legend Gil Wanger is on to discuss the way Lansing politics used to be run. John Lindenmayer, Advocacy and Policy Director for the League of Michigan Bicyclists, joins us to discuss the new bike lane on Saginaw St. Robin Reynolds and Rock Murdock, Executive Directors at the Michigan Association of Health Plans talk about the millage increase needed to support the Ingham Health Plan.
Russ White talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis about MSU’s new partnership with the Master Card Foundation and about Mark and Nancy Hollis’ gift to MSU. And Simon and Hollis tell White about their increased roles at the NCAA working on issues related to intercollegiate athletics. Then White talks with retiring Detroit Free Press associate editor Ron Dzwonkowski.
MSU’s Head Debate Coach Will Repko joins us to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate. Impact’s Abbie Newton highlights key points of Herman Cain’s speech last week. Lisa Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations, and Matt Grossman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at MSU, are on to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate as well. Impact’s Thea Card reports on the rising tuition of international students. MSU Physics and Astronomy Professor Megan Donahue is on to talk about the discovery of a new infant galaxy. Dave Uchalik of the polka band The Polish Muslims calls in to tell us about his band and their music. Impact reporter Gabby Saldivia takes us to Beaumont Tower during last week’s MSU vs. OSU football game. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring poet Angelina Mosher.
October has arrived and with it Alex brings the latest sports news from around the Michigan area. From the Michigan State Spartans the the recently #1 Detroit Tigers, Alex lets you in on all the newest stats, scores, and happenings.