WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: April 27, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/04-05/56 Midas Touch Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:50)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    07/10/52 #161 Big Hate (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/16/55 #170 20-20 (CBS) (24:40)
  • 08:30p Jimmy Durante
    03/31/48 w/Rose Marie (Rexall) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:00p Nick Carter
    03/25/45 #176 Death Behind the Scenes (Lin-X) (MBS) (29:08)
  • 09:30p Screen Director's Playhouse
    10/10/49 Criss Cross w/Burt Lancaster (Sus.) (NBC) (28:52)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    09/23/40 The Westerner w/Gary Cooper (Lux) (CBS) (59:54)
NPR

No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
NPR

At Democratic Convention Kickoff Breakfast, Outgoing Chairwoman Booed

It's not a good opening for the Democratic National Convention: At a breakfast hosted by the delegation from Debbie Wasserman Shultz's home state of Florida, she was booed before she started talking.
NPR

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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