St. Patrick's Day Celebration on "Theme Attic" Thursday, 10AM-Noon, March 15!

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with songs about Ireland by Irish and Celtic artists. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, March 15 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday FORUM, 3-13-12, 1-2 PM: HFCC Campus Connection

All the news and events coming up in the next month at Henry Ford Community College, for students and non-students, too! Join host Dennis Rymarz and his special guest. NOTE: This show is available on this website as a podcast immediately after broadcast to listen to anytime: Talk Shows/Tuesday Forum/(select date of show).

Monday FORUM: 3-12-12, 6-7 PM: EarthSky 22, two Philosophy Bites, and Freakonomics Radio

A variety of challenging topics from the best of the Internet podcasts: EarthSky 22--Mars 2012!, Philosphy Bites--David Eagleman on Morality and the Brain, Philosophy Bites--Philip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Utilitarianism, and Freakonomics Radio--"It's Not the President, Stupid" [No one is 'commander in chief' of the U.S. economy.] After broadcast, this hour will be available as a podcast from this website: Talk Shows/Monday Forum/(choose date).

The New WHFR Journal, 3-9-12, 1-2 PM: Dearborn's State of the City Address

We present our digital recording of Mayor John B. O'Reilly's speech on 3-5-12--for those who missed it or wanted to hear it again (introductions and applause are edited out) in our first 35 minutes. Also, this show will be archived on our website as a podcast available immediately after broadcast for listening anytime; click on TALK SHOWS, then JOURNAL, then the date of the show.

Tuesday FORUM, 3-6-12, 1-2 PM: "We Are Not Alone" wsg/Roger Marsh

Roger Marsh joins host David Twichell today. Roger is a UFO writer, author and playwright. As an independent filmmaker, he has written and directed two full length films and three documentaries. He is director of communications for both the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and Pennsylvania MUFON. He writes articles for the National UFO Examiner and is the editor of the MUFON UFO Journal. Also available as a podcast from this website anytime immediately after broadcast.

LIVE: Monday 3-5-12, 7 PM: Dearborn Mayor John B. O'Reilly, Jr., gives the "State of the City" address

The annual speech about the City of Dearborn, to be presented LIVE from City Hall's Council Chambers and/or [if technology fails] RECORDED on our public affairs show "The New WHFR Journal," 3-9-12, 1-2 PM.

Monday FORUM, 3-5-12, 6-7 PM: Freakonomics Radio and Skepticality

Two challenging podcasts are selected for this week: (1) "How Biased Is Your Media?" from Freakonomics Radio (Stephen J. Dubner)--When it comes to politics and media, the left argues that the right is more biased than the left while the right argues that the left is more biased than the right. Who’s right?.

Passing of WHFR Staff Member James Grant

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our own WHFR staff member James Grant, respected staff member and host of the Wednesday morning 10am "Urban Rock Radio" show, passed away unexpectedly Thursday. In what was to be his final show on the air the previous morning, James was his usual professional, happy and positive self, excited to share his love of music with everyone. We will be presenting our own version of "Urban Rock Radio" for the last time this Wednesday, February 29th, at 10am with some of our own WHFR staff members paying tribute in James' memory. Please listen.


Susan McGraw
WHFR General Manager

Monday FORUM, 2-27-12: 6-7 PM: Parent Connection

Host Margaret King Ahmed presents another important discussion about our children, our families, and our schools. Also available as a podcast from this website anytime after broadcast.

Author / Handwriting Analyst / Yoga Teacher / Dream Expert Cindy Gray Discusses New Book on Metaphysically Speaking -- Tuesday, February 21, 1pm-2pm

Join host Mike Holloway when he welcomes author Cindy Gray as she unveils her new book, The Spirit of Health . They'll also explore yoga practices which enhance your strength and agility.

Tune tomorrow at 1pm for this fascinating discussion.

Monday FORUM, 2-20-12, 6-7 PM: Philosophy Talk & EarthSky 8

The Oscars will be announced next Sunday. But the winners are often criticized as being trivial, just cheap thrills. But are there some movies that tackle the bigger philosophical questions? With the help of listeners and special guests, John Perry and Ken Taylor, two Sanford U. philosophy professors, turn a philosophical eye to the past year's cinematic offerings, and present their 4th annual Dionysus Awards for the most philosophically-rich films of the past year in this episode of "Philosophy Talk." Also, "EarthSky 8" presents an interview with Joseph DeSimone.

Mardis Gras "Theme Attic" style on Thursday, 10AM-Noon, February 16th!

Mardis Gras is one of the biggest parties of the year and "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will celebrate it this week in its own unique way. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Monday FORUM, 2-13-12, 6-7 PM: Philosophy Talk & Freakonomics Radio

In this world of constant "social media," what about an individual's Right to Privacy?--the topic for today's episode of "Philosophy Talk," hosted by philosophy professors from Sanford University. Also, Stephen Dubner again challenges our assumptions about the world in a mini-episode of "Freakonomics Radio"--Does This Recession Make me Look Fat? (Can't listen at this time? All WHFR Forum and Journal shows are always available immediately after broadcast as a podcast from this website.)

Make Sure You Tune into the Annual Mrs. Robinson Will Oldham Valetine's Special from 9-Midnight Sunday Feb 12

It is almost Valentine's Day and Mrs. Robinson has her annual Valentine's treat for you during the One Plus One Show - The Annual Mrs. Robinson Will Oldham Valentine's Special! From 9-midnight on Sunday Feb 12, Mrs. Robinson will be playing a variety of Will Oldham related music (Bonnie Prince Billy, Palace Brothers, etc) and Will has promised to call in sometime during the show. If you have questions you want to have Mrs. Robinson ask Will Oldham or any requests for something for Mrs. Robinson to play, please send this info to whfr@hfcc.edu by 5pm Sunday Feb 12 (extended from noon) or you can post a comment on the Facebook event:

Happy Valentine's Day from Mrs. Robinson and Will Oldham!

Valentine Show on "Theme Attic" Thursday, 10AM-Noon, February 9th!

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will celebrate Valentine's Day this week. Join special guest Bert Philbert on Thursday, February 9 at 10:00 AM for his special look at this romantic holiday!

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