WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: July 22, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/25-26/55 Alvin Summers Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/20/50 #058 Big Gent Pt. 1 )NBC) (26:10)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/24/53 #079 The Buffalo Hunter (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (24:36) 
  • 08:30 p.m. You Bet Your Life
    10/12/49 #085 "Secret Word is Smile" (Elgin-American) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phillip Marlowe
    03/14/50 #075 The Vital Statistic (Sus.) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nick Carter
    11/17/43 #032 Case of the Substitute Bride (Sus.) (MBS) (29:04)
  • 10:00 p.m. Sealed Book
    08/05/45 #21 Murder Must be Payed For (Synd) (29:52)   
  • 10:30 p.m. Inner Sanctum Mysteries
    12/13/48 Murder Faces East     (AFRS) (23:18)
NPR

Ursula K. Le Guin Steers Her Craft Into A New Century

The famed novelist says that at 85 she no longer has the energy to write another book, but she's just released a revised and updated edition of her manual for aspiring writers, Steering the Craft.
NPR

#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
NPR

Of The 900 Or So People Running For President, At Least 1 Of Them Is Nuts

A small group of presidential hopefuls get most of the media attention, but there are a lot of unknown people who also want the top job and filed the necessary paperwork. One of them is Deez Nuts.
NPR

No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

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