Late Night: Stay Awake

By: Sunday April 6, 2014 8:00 pm

What’s on your mind tonight?

Late Night: All Come True

By: Sunday March 30, 2014 8:00 pm

Karl Wallinger has had a long and varied musical career, but this is the song of his that I remember the best.

Late Night: I’m Shipping Up to Boston

By: Sunday March 23, 2014 8:00 pm

Who ever thought this could happen to a set of Woody Guthrie verses?

Late Night: Destination Unknown

By: Sunday March 16, 2014 8:00 pm

Is this Missing Persons song thirty-two years old already? I’m scared.

Late Night: The Use of Sarum

By: Sunday March 9, 2014 8:00 pm

Before the twentieth-century changes, before the Tridentine Mass, there were several different rites, or “uses”, of Christian worship in pre-Dissolution England.

Late Night: Feeding Me to the Lions

By: Sunday March 2, 2014 8:00 pm

So what’s eating you tonight? Or what’s feeding you?

Late Night: Let’s Go to Manchester

By: Sunday February 23, 2014 8:00 pm

This is a tune called “Sunrise”, by the Manchester acid house band 808 State from their album 90.

Late Night: Rescue Me!

By: Sunday February 9, 2014 8:00 pm

Fontella Bass sings “Rescue Me”, and whatever else this powerful and passionate lady might need, rescuing is not it.

Late Night: Parrots and Politicians

By: Tuesday January 21, 2014 8:00 pm

The parrot’s campaign slogans are “Where’s the money?” and “I want to go to the council chamber.”

Late Night: Pastafarian and Klingon, The Politicians We Love

By: Tuesday January 7, 2014 8:00 pm

The stodgy, meanspirited partisan politics of some elected officials often reminds us of why we can’t have nice things. And then there are politicians who really seem to enjoy their jobs, or at least the beginning and end parts.

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Upcoming FDL Book Salons

Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito’s Plot to Kill
Chat with Mark Ebner about his new book. Hosted by Beth Karas.

Sunday, April 20, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
The Gulf of Tonkin Events – Fifty Years Later: A Footnote to the History of the Vietnam War
Chat with John White about his new book. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah J. Nelson.