WHFR Journal, 11-2-12: Scott Bowman, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate from Michigan

For the first half of the show, we present an interview with Scott Bowman, the Libertarian Party's candidate for the U.S. Senate. The Libertarian Party is the third largest party in the U.S. with many candidates running across the country. Only WHFR gives you "alternative news and views" to help you make the best choices on Nov. 6. This hour is available for listening anytime from this website: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).

Politics, Saints, and "Sandy" on "Theme Attic," Thursday, November 1st, 10AM-Noon

Election Day is this Tuesday and there is plenty of music about politics, so "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature some this week. November 1st is also "All Saints Day," so a few "saintly" selections will be added as well as a look at Hurricane Sandy. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, November 1st at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

WHFR Trick or Treat Grab Bag giveaway all day Halloween (Oct 31)

WHFR is celebrating Halloween with the annual WHFR Trick or Treat Grab Bag giveaway. Just call in anytime on Halloween saying "Trick or Treat" and WHFR will send you a grab bag. If you cannot get to a phone but are at a computer, you can email WHFR too - just put "Trick or Treat" in the subject line. Please one grab bag per person. So call in or email "Trick or Treat" so you can receive a fun treat from WHFR! Call 313-845-9676 (option one for on-air studio) or email whfr-pc@hfcc.edu. Happy Halloween from WHFR!

Tuesday FORUM, 10-30-12, 1-2 PM: Halloween Special--Neil Gaiman and a Tribute to Poe

"Selected Shorts" (PRI) is our 5th Tuesday choice: Fantasy author Neil Gaiman is interviewed about Edgar Allan Poe, American author (1809-1849) most famous for his horror stories. Spirited readings are presented of Poe's "The Telltale Heart," "The Black Cat," and "The Raven." Remember this show can be listened to from this website--or downloaded as a podcast--anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date). BOO!

Monday FORUM, 10-29-12, 6-7 PM: EarthSky22 & Freakonomics--Halloween Specials!

From Austin, Texas, science news of the week (and some music, too) from EarthSky22: "Hunter's Moon, Halloween, and the Ghoul Star." Then, since it's a Season of Politics, too, we present two commentaries, based on the latest research in economics, from Freakonomics Radio: "Lying to Ourselves" and "We the Sheeple." Boo! Also available as a podcast from this website for listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).

WHFR Journal, 10-26-12, 1-2 PM: Cheri Honkala, U.S. V-P candidate, Green Party

For the first half hour of today's show, we interview the Green Party candidate for Vice-President of the United States. (Dr. Jill Stein is their candidate for President.) What other radio station gives you the ideas--and resulting choices--left out by the commercial media, radio, TV, and newspapers? This show will be available on this website immediately after broadcast for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).

"Rock and Roll Monkey and the Robots" Interviewed Live on "5ive Gears in Reverse," Saturday, October 27th, 8-10PM!

This Saturday night, October 27th, from 8-10PM, "5ive Gears in Reverse" throws a "Halloween Hootenanny" & invites Craig Campbell and friends from "Rock and Roll Monkey and the Robots" to join in the fun! They are a Detroit based garage rock band with tunes that are jammed full of snappy lyrics and catchy guitar hooks. Host Stone Perkins will be playing many tunes from their four CDs and talking about them with the creators themselves. Tune in Saturday night and check it out!

Halloween, Pt. "BOO!" on "Theme Attic", Thursday, 10-Noon, October, 25th!

This week, spooky, scary, and silly songs--as well as spoken stories, will haunt "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 25th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music--if you dare!

Mostly Halloween Show plus Charlie Peacock Interview on "Theme Attic," Thursday, October 18th, 10AM-Noon!

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will feature mostly Halloween music this week, as well as a portion of the in studio interview with Charlie Peacock from last week. Some October and other seasonal apparitions may also make an appearance! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 18th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Listen to "Space Is The Place" Friday October 19th at 6pm for a special Sun Ra anniversary presentation.

Be sure to join Tom Wilson, host of "Space Is The Place", for a special 40th anniversary celebration of the release of Sun Ra's groundbreaking "Space Is The Place" album on the Impulse record label. Sun Ra was a prolific jazz composer, band leader, piano and synthesizer player in addition to his role as cosmic philosopher. Listen to this 1972 recording of Sun Ra's which features his ultimate space anthem and title track of the album, "Space Is The Place".

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