Website of the Week for May 16, 2009 Website of the Week The ultimate site for music gear geeks. A quote from the site:”Since 2005, is the musician’s daily source of gear news,how-to videos, product walkthroughs, artist interviews, and anythingelse related to music gear and its uses. Whether you are in a touringband, a home studio user, or working in any part of the music Read more

Website of the Week for May 9, 2009 Website of the Week From the site: “Showcasing unusual musical creations and sounds ofunique artists and artisans from around the globe… Odd music is hometo unique, odd, ethnic, experimental and unusual musical instrumentsand resources.” One of my favs is the crazyass Bubble Organ. This site’s been around since 1999! …as long as I’ve been doing this gig. Proof Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 9, 2009 Shows

John Dunbar is the Center for Public Integrity’s lead writer/researcher on their new report, “Who’s Behind The Financial Meltdown?” John covered information technology and economics for the Washington, DC, bureau of The Associated Press. He was also an investigative reporter with the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. attorney and investigator John Sifton is the Executive Director Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 2, 2009 Shows

Kai Wright is a Brooklyn writer and editor and senior writer for Kai is the author of “Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York” (Beacon Press). His most recent writing includes The Nation article, “More Mortgage Madness.” Last June, Kai also wrote, “Mortgage Industry Bankrupts Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 25, 2009 Shows

Johann Hari is an award-winning journalist who writes twice-weekly for the UK paper, The Independent. Last year, at the age of 29, Johann became the youngest person ever to be awarded the George Orwell Prize, which the Observer newspaper calls “Britain’s preeminent award for political writing”. In 2007 he was named Newspaper Journalist of the Read more

Website of the Week for April 18, 2009 Website of the Week Even if you think there is absolutely no value in Twitter ortweeting, you still may want to check out Twitterfall. Using Twitter’sopen API, Twitterfall allows a user to type in custom search queries tofilter and search for the latest trends or breaking news storiesstreaming realtime out of the twittersphere. But beware… it can alsoquickly Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 18, 2009 Shows

Bill Black is an Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Bill is the former Executive Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention. He was litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation, Senior Vice President and Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 11, 2009 Shows

live from Islamabad, Graham Usher is a contributing editor of Middle East Report ( Graham is the author of “Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process” (Pluto Press). His most recent writing includes, “Taliban v. Taliban.” Graham’s articles on Pakistan appear regularly in al Ahram English Weekly. Manuel Perez Rocha Read more