Our Wednesdays always bring lots of very cool stuff to The AIR, and we’re kicking off the new year with brand-new episodes of our top programs. Today you’ll get fresh servings of Life Speaks to Michele Zirkle, Beatles Blast, Curtain Call and The AIR Audio Playhouse.
Wednesday morning brings you replays of The Swing Shift and three hours of great alternative music in the AIR MUSIC MIX.
At 11 AM it’s a special encore presentation of The AIR Audio Playhouse.
Noon sees 90 minutes of Mrs. PopCulteer, Mel Larch, first hosting a replay of Curtain Call, and then also hosting a classic episode of On The Road with Mel.
At 1:30 PM it’s time for an all-new edition of Life Speaks to Michele Zirkle. This week we bring you part one of Michele’s way-cool interivew with the paranormal investigators behind History and Haunts. This is a fascinating look into the world beyond the visible world with thought-provoking anecdotes and adventures. You can hear a replay of Life Speaks at 7 PM. Part two of this interview will air next week.
At 2 PM music takes over witha brand-new Beatles Blast, hosted by yours truly, as we kick off the show with “Things We Said Today” and then launch into a 55-minute audio collage of interviews with the Beatles as a group and in their solo years, culminating in an 18 minute discussion between Paul McCartney and Tim Rice, from 1980.
At 3 PM a brand-new Curtain Call presents highlights from the acclaimed Hamilton Mixtape. This project combined cover versions of tunes from the hugely successful Broadway musical by Lin Manuel Miranda with Miranda’s own demos for the show. Curtain Call host Mel Larch promises more examples from the ongoing project that Miranda now calls “Hamilton Mix Drops” in future episodes of her show.
The AIR Audio Playhouse brings you an hour of the surreal and once-thought-lost Stan Freeberg Show at 5 PM and our double-shot of The New Music Show and The (BS) Crazy Show follow that.
Following a replay of today’s new episode of Life Speaks, we have a classic episode of Word Association with Lee & Rudy at 7:30 PM.
8 PM sees a replay of a classic episode of Prognosis, as Herman Linte brings you the music of Gentle Giant. At 10 PM we present a replay of The AIR Audio Playhouse, and at 11 PM it’s time for an hour of our beloved Bat (poop) Crazy Show.