Tuesday FORUM, 8-14-12, 1-2 PM: Philosophy Talk--"Humanism"

This show, specially featured this week in our Tuesday Forum, is produced by two philosophy professors from Stanford University on a wide variety of relevant topics. This show was recorded live during the most recent annual conference of the American Humanist Association. What is a Humanist? Is it a religion, in fact? How can their perspectives help us all? For more program and series info: philosophytalk.org.

Monday FORUM, 8-13-12, 6-7 PM: Freakonomics, EarthSky8, & TEDTalk

Our choices for this week's best podcasst from the internet: two episodes of Freakonomics Radio: "The Season of Death" & "Freakonomics goes to College, Pt. 1"; EarthSky8--Dave Pieri, "Watching Volcanoes"; and TEDTalk--Margaret Heffernan, "Dare to Disagree." This show is archived on this website as a podcast for listening anytime immediately after broadcast: click on TAlk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).

Olympic Observations on "Theme Attic" Thursday, 10AM-Noon, August 9th!

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, is going on a virtual tour to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London! Pack your musical passport and come along since the show will feature songs loosely based on Olympic pageantry and events. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, August 9th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday FORUM, 8-7-12, 1-2 PM: We Are Not Alone

Beverly Trout will join host David Twichell for this edition of We Are Not Alone. Beverly is an Iowa native who focuses on investigations into UFO sightings, abductions, anomalous crop formations, and landing traces. After joining MUFON in 1991, she has served as a Field Investigator, State Section Director and was appointed State Director for Iowa in 1995. In the past, she has refrained from revealing her own abduction encounters. During the last few years, however, she has begun to speak about her experiences to the general public.

Monday FORUM, 8-6-12, 6-7 PM: EarthSky22, Philosophy Bites, & TEDTalk

Here are our choices for the latest and best podcasts from the internet: EarthSky22--"Blue Moons and Biofuel," Philosophy Bites--"Hate Speech" (Langton), and TEDTalk--"Online Education" (Koller). This show will be archived on this website as a podcast for later listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).

Thanks To Everyone Who Stopped by the WHFR Tent at Dearborn Homecoming

It was great to see so many Loyal Listeners, WHFR Alumni, and new friends at the WHFR Tent this weekend at Dearborn Homecoming. We passed out lots of free pens, stickers and program guides. We sold lots of WHFR logo items. AND a BIG THANK YOU to all the people who bought our purged CDs. We had a great time at Homecoming and we hope you did too!

WHFR at 33rd Annual Dearborn Homecoming Festival Friday Aug 3 - Sunday Aug 5

It is that time of year again for fun, food, fireworks, and free WHFR pens and program guides at the the 33rd Annual Dearborn Homecoming Festival. WHFR will be at Homecoming with our FREE WHFR pens, program guides and bumper stickers, plus Logo items for sale along with our purged cd's for a $1 donation each or a bag for a $10 donation. WHFR will be broadcasting live from the festival from 11am - 8pm all three days, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So make sure you stop by the WHFR tent for a free pen, bumper sticker, program guide and check out our purged CDs. For more information about Dearborn Homecoming you can check out their webiste: http://www.cityofdearborn.org/homecoming/ or listen to WHFR all weekend long!

Homecoming fun on "Theme Attic" this week, Thursday, 10-Noon, August, 2nd!

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature songs that loosely focus on activities and experiences as well as a celebration of "home," as a kickoff to this weekend's Homecoming Festival! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, August 2nd at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday FORUM, 7-31-12, 1-2 PM: Dearborn Heights News & Views

Host Ned Apigian, a Dearborn Heights councilperson, will separately interview four of the five candidates competing for election to the Michigan House representing the new District 11, which includes Dearborn Heights. Scheduled for this live broadcast are three of the four Democrats competing in the August 7 Primary: Cody Bailey, Bill Kaledas, and David Knezek, and the Republican candidate, Kathleen Kopczyk.

Monday FORUM, 7-30-12, 6-7 PM: EarthSky 22, EarthSky8, & Planetary Radio

Some of the best recent podcasts from the internet: EarthSky 22 (7-23) updates us on the many meteors in the sky this week, EarthSky8 features an interview with Joseph de Simone on being an inventor, and Planetary Radio (7-25) gives us news on space exploration, astronomy, and science--this week from the Aquarium of the Pacific. Note: this show will be available from this website immediately after broadcast for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).

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