Jan 2, 2019
Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 115 - a 2019 New Year's special - in which Captain Phil (on WUSB Radio) interviews me about my music, views of Donald Trump, and NASA's Ultima Thule fly-by. Not only that - Phil plays, for the first time on any radio station, three rough mixes from my forthcoming Welcome Up...
Dec 12, 2018
Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 114, in which I reflect on the shuttering of The Village Voice this past September, and discuss the crucial role it played in my life as a writer.
The first three articles I ever had published anywhere appeared in The Village Voice in the early 1970s. You can read them for...
Oct 25, 2018
Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 113, in which I review Making a Murderer, both seasons. These 20 episodes should be required viewing for anyone who wants to see the reality of our justice system in America.
Relevant links -
1. my blog post (written) review of the first season
2. my blog post (written)
Oct 8, 2018
Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 112, in which I review The Man in the High Castle - Season 3. I thought it was the best season so far, which is high praise indeed, since I thought the first two seasons were outstanding.
You can find my written reviews of all three seasons here - The Man in the High Castle on...
Aug 23, 2018
Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 111, in which Captain Phil interviews me for a second time -- this time about Aretha Franklin, my novel Borrowed Tides, Mars, Carl Sagan, David Kyle, and sundry things.
Captain Phil is the stage name of Phil Merkel, who was filling in for the regular host of "Progressive...