This episode of Freakonomics Radio explores Gullibility--why people believe and/or do dumb things. One example: why do we believe in Climate Change? EarthSky8 presents the opinions of three scientists: Richard Alley, The Abruptness of Climate Change; Frank Wentz, More Rain?; and Frank Hill, No New Ice Age. Listen and decide for yourself!
The global economy appears to be very volatile these days. So it seems logical for "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, to feature songs loosely based on finance. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, December 1st at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Join host Ned Apigian, Dearborn Heights council person, for a "Financial Analysis of the Future of the City," with the current Dearborn Heights City Assessor, Barbara McDermott; the City Comptroller, Vince Macari; and the Human Resources Director, Elizabeth Sobota-Perry.
The Univeristy of Michigan-Dearborn's Environmental Interpretive Center is featured, as an ideal real-world science resource for students and their parents. Guests are: David Susko, Director of EIC, and Julie Craves, Superivisor of Avian Research at Rouge River Bird Observatory. Host: Margaret King Ahmed.
WHFR will feature normal Thursday programming until 4pm when we will air a very special Garrison Keillor Thanksgiving Show from 4-5pm and then starting at 5pm please enjoy Classical 24 throughout the evening. So make sure you listen to the Thanksgiving editions of THEME ATTIC (10am-noon); BLUESTIME (Noon-2pm) and GLOBAL VILLAGE (2-4pm) and then our special Thanksgiving programming starting at 4pm.
This week we feature (1) TED Talks: Charlie Todd on the shared experience of absurdity [sorry, originally a VIDEO presentation--just listen carefully and IMAGINE], (2) MonsterTalk: Paranormality (Psychic Dogs, Ghosts, & Silly Voices): an interview with Richard Wiseman, and (3) a short Freakonomics [Stephen J. Dubner] report on "Unnatural Turkeys." Happy Thanksgiving!
NEXT Monday: another episode of our locally-produced talk show "Parent Connection" with host Margaret King Ahmed.
Le Ren a band that splits it's time between L. A. and the Motor City is cruising into the Live Drive studio today. A combination of acoustic and elect-sonics sounds they are described as ambient, shoegaze, electronica.
"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, is featuring only one theme this week: DJ Phil Maq will try to play as many songs as he can from the variety of musical artists selected to the "Theme Attic Hall of Fame!" Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, November 17th at 10:00 AM for the fun!
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WHFR would like to thank everyone who attending our Fall Jazz Concert benefiting WHFR at Andiamo Dearborn last night (Saturday Nov 12, 2011). It was a wonderful night of Jazz and even a even a little bit of Blues by the very talented Willonia, Sportcoat and Attitude, and Lord Yancyy. We are already planning our Winter Jazz Concert at Andiamo Dearborn so stay tuned to WHFR or check back here on website for more information for this next benefit concert.