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The Musical Innertube - Blast from the Past - Chick Russell

The Musical Innertube

Release Date: 02/14/2023

The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 128 - Clay Routledge show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 128 - Clay Routledge

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Forward into the past!  Clay Routledge has studied nostalgia for years, and says our tendency to think about the "good old days" can actually help us deal with the present and look to the future.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 127 - Jordan Frith show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 127 - Jordan Frith

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Barcodes - the little stripes on everything you buy that make the register beep at the checkout counter. Ever wonder how they got there? Jordan Firth did, and his book reveals a weird and wonderful history.

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In February 1965 there was a televised debate on "the American dream is at the expense of the American Negro." Author Nicholas Buccola tells why that debate still affects us today.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 125 - Dick Polman on the 2024 Primaries show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 125 - Dick Polman on the 2024 Primaries

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Have you checked out politics lately? We're definitely in the midst of strange political times. Thank goodness political columnist Dick Polman is here to help us sort things out.  As much as he can.....

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The Musical Innertube - Jennifer Lin The Musical Innertube - Jennifer Lin "Ten Times Better"

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Journalist and documentarian Jennifer Lin is premiering her latest film this week. "Ten Times Better" is the remarkable story of George Lee, a dancer the film describes as a "prodigy, refugee and pioneer."

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Exploring the mind of a writer!  Poet and essayist Ross Gay talks about what inspires his writing, how he gets his ideas on paper, and how he shapes them into his poems and essays.

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What's it like to be a contestant on a TV game show? Heather Zell won cash and a trip on Wheel of Fortune, and she's here to share behind-the-scenes stories about the show (and Pat and Vanna)!

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How do we tackle the problem of immigration? John C. Austin, a fellow at the Brookings Institute, has co-authored a plan featuring logical, common-sense steps we can take to fix a broken system.

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Looking back at 2023? Not for us! We prefer to look WAY back -- to the TV themes we heard while we were growing up, and to the radio programs America heard while it grew up.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 120 - Art Caplan wraps up 2023 show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 120 - Art Caplan wraps up 2023

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Ozempic is a drug intended to help diabetics. Is it okay to prescribe it for weight loss? Who's better equipped to handle abortions, doctors or legislators? Bioethicist Art Caplan looks at these and other medical issues

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