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Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Meredith digs deep into the artist's work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2, and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty.
 
There’s more news and less comprehension today than any historical period that didn’t involve literal witch trials, and trying to stay on top of it all can feel like playing a game of telephone with 30 people, except everyone’s speaking at the same time and like a third of them are openly racist for some reason. From Cracked co-founder Jack O’Brien, THE DAILY ZEITGEIST is stepping into that fray with some of the funniest and smartest comedic and journalistic minds around. Jack and co-host Mi ...
 
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The smoke was thick, the music was loud, and the beer was flowing. In the fast-and-loose 1980s, Jackson Station Rhythm & Blues Club in Hodges, South Carolina, was a festive late-night roadhouse filled with people from all walks of life who gathered to listen to the live music of high-energy performers. Housed in a Reconstruction-era railway station…
 
First, Jake interviews Lead Impeachment Manager Rep. Jamie Raskin on his strategy for the Senate trial and the loss of his 25-year-old son to depression. Then, Jake interviews incoming Biden chief of staff Ron Klain on the President-elect’s inaugural message and plan to end the pandemic. Next, Jake talks with former Trump national security adviser …
 
Hey, The Daily Zeitgeist fans! In case you haven’t heard, we recently launched a new season of Here’s The Thing with Alec Baldwin. Since you love [receiving show], we think you’ll like this one too. This season of Here’s The Thing with Alec Baldwin kicks off with Kristen Bell. Check it out! If you enjoyed this podcast, be sure to listen and subscri…
 
On this edition of Zeitranosaurus Rex Jack and Miles discuss the incredibly racist phrase "openly black" trending in reference to Don Lemon, Trump's approval rating is 29%, United is offering flyers $200 and a "sorry for the inconvenience" for exposing them to COVID-19 on a flight, and Mortal Kombat is getting a reboot. Learn more about your ad-cho…
 
Grandson jumps on the line with Kyle Meredith to talk about his first full-length, Death of An Optimist. Jordan Benjamin discusses using his voice to make a difference, activism in the post-Trump era, and if his songs change for him going into the Biden presidency. Benjamin also dives into his generation’s desire for instant gratification, making c…
 
In episode 792, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Derrick Lemos to discuss the GOP's calls for unity, FAA putting people on the no fly list, Rudy Giuliani, how to get the covid vaccine in the U.S., the secret service being treated like the help, the right dressing up like Marvel characters, and more! FOOTNOTES: The phony GOP calls …
 
On this edition of The Trends We Made Along The Way Jack and DJ Danl discuss Brie Larson's answers to an online poll have the internet spinning their wheels, a bust of Lincoln was seen being carried out of the White House, Sigfried (of "& Roy") and Joanne Rogers have passed while Betty White turns 99, Disneyland has "sunsetted" its Annual Pass prog…
 
In episode 791, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Danielle Radford to discuss the GOP's thoughts on the impeachment, Steve Doocy's thoughts on the attempted coup, the Parler app, Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde, Lord Of The Rings coming to Amazon, and more! FOOTNOTES: Mitch McConnell’s Impeachment Endgame The significance of Liz Cheney’s and Mitc…
 
The “diva” is a common trope when we talk about culture. We normally think of the diva as a Western construction: the opera singer, the Broadway actress, the movie star. A woman of outstanding talent, whose personality and ability are both larger-than-life. But the truth is throughout history, many cultures have featured spaces for strong female ar…
 
On this edition of The Brooktrend Nets Jack and Miles discuss James Harden being traded to the Brooklyn Nets, the National Guard is stationed at the Capitol, Anne Hathaway has apparently always gone by "Annie", Bruce Willis refusing to wear a mask in a pharmacy, and the Premier League is trying to enforce stronger COVID restrictions on the players.…
 
Tesla bassist Brian Wheat talks with Kyle Meredith about his new autobiography, Son of a Milkman. Together, they discuss how the book is a source of therapy, particularly for the darker moments of battling bulimia, anxiety, and depression during the band’s height of success. On the brighter side, Wheat tells us about why Paul McCartney is his bigge…
 
In episode 790, Jack and Miles are joined by Natch Beaut co-host Jackie Johnson to discuss terrorism as a policy, the insurrection being a super spreader event, the Trump administration missing the census data deadline, the Burger King rebrand, and more! FOOTNOTES: Two Congresswomen Have Now Tested Positive for COVID After Capitol Lockdown With Rep…
 
Connected devices pose a serious challenge to network security these days. Is your organization ready to tackle the threat that connected devices create? I wanted to explore this topic further which is why I reached out to an expert in this field. Jeff Horne is the Chief Security Officer at Ordr and since Ordr is a platform that creates connected d…
 
On this edition of Stop In The Name Of Trends Jack and Miles discuss Mike Pompeo cancelling his Euro trip because foreign leaders refused to meet with him, Sheldon Adelson has passed, a Chuck Norris look-a-like at the Capitol storming, and Trinity Rodman has declared for the NWSL draft! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/po…
 
In episode 789, Jack and Miles are joined by Bechdel Cast's Caitlin Durante to discuss the attack on the capital and the government and mainstream media's reaction, complaints of censorship by the right, the impeachment, a new era of social media, and more! FOOTNOTES: A historic percentage of Americans want Trump removed from office Armed protests …
 
Sailor Song: The Shanties and Ballads of the High Seas (University of Washington Press, 2020) by performer and scholar Gerry Smyth includes lyrics and commentary for dozens of sea shanties, as well as a brief history of the genre. The world that emerges in these 19th century sailor songs is surprisingly multi-cultural; in a sense, sea shanties were…
 
On this edition of Zeit And You Will Trendceive Jack and Miles discuss the Hallmark Channel revoking political donations to insurrectionists, Twitter banned Donald finally, social media is blowing up with videos of terrorists realizing they're on the No Fly List, Andrew Yang is running for Mayor of New York City, and the internet is calling for Kim…
 
Kenny Wayne Shepherd talks with Kyle Meredith about his new live album and DVD, Straight To You. Shepherd discusses the TV appearance that the recording comes from, how sharing vocals affects what he plays, and how he relates to his most notable song, "Blue On Black". The blues guitarist also relays stories about hanging out with Neil Young and Ste…
 
In episode 788, Jack and Miles are joined by 420 Day Fiance and Private Parts Unknown co-host Sofiya Alexandra to discuss the attack on the capital, Anderson Cooper being branded a snob, conservatives leaving the Trump administration, work corporations, and more! FOOTNOTES: Capitol attack: the five people who died Boise man posts about storming Sen…
 
First, House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn joins Jake to preview House Democrats’ plan to impeach President Trump for the second time. Then, Jake presses Republican Sen. Pat Toomey about what responsibility his party bears for the attack on the Capitol. Next, Jake asks Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan why the Pentagon delayed his efforts to mobilize th…
 
On this edition of Mr. Trendsident Jack and Miles discuss The Weeknd taking off his bandages, Daddy Hat Girl's interview with Gayle King, the internet has gone to work identifying the terrorists who invaded the Capitol, former Dodger's Manager Tommy Lasorda has passed, and Joe Manchin is AGAINST $2000 checks. Learn more about your ad-choices at htt…
 
Toto singer Joseph Williams talks with Kyle Meredith about his new solo album, Denizen Tenant. Williams, the son of composer John Williams, tells us about covering Peter Gabriel and the influences that make their way on to the new LP. We also get the backstory on the new CWF album that showcases his voice alongside Chicago’s Bill Champlin and what …
 
In episode 787, Jack and Miles are joined by Ethnically Ambiguous co-host Shereen Younes to discuss the domestic white terrorists taking over the capital, the aftermath, and more! FOOTNOTES: US Allies Call for Calm in D.C. as Mob Storms Capitol Rioters breached US Capitol security on Wednesday. This was the police response when it was Black protest…
 
In episode 786, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Vanessa Gritton to discuss Georgia exit polls, the capital being taken over by white terrorists, Fox News stand up, Kyle Jenner hand sanitizer, Kim and Kanye's divorce, Pizza Hut's stuffed crust pizza, and more! FOOTNOTES: Exit Polls Updates: Capitol breached by protesters, woman shot inside Mic…
 
How do songwriters, worship leaders, and music industry professionals collaborate to make music that can become prayer? Ari Y. Kelman explores this question in his excellent study, Shout to the Lord: Making Worship Music in Evangelical America (New York University Press, 2018). Presenting years of research through fieldwork, case studies, and inter…
 
Uriah Heep lead man Mick Box jumps on the line with Kyle Meredith to discuss the 50 Years In Rock box set, which includes 23 CDs and four compilations of curated favorites from individual members. Box tells us about the early days of the band when they transitioned from Spice to Uriah Heep through eventually making a breakthrough with their masterp…
 
In episode 785, Jack and Miles are joined by Dunks and Discourse co-host Jabari Ali Davis to discuss covid cases around the world, the United States messing up the vaccine roll-out, Joe Biden backing the 2k stimulus checks, vaccine conspiracy theories, Trump calling Kelly Loeffler 'Karen,' big city interest dropping, Mr. Bean on 'cancel culture,' a…
 
On this edition of Eggs Trendedict Jack and Miles discuss XXL asking their audience about varying degrees of rapper quality, Tanya Roberts has passed (officially), the new season of the Bachelor has started featuring Matt James, Pennsylvania state Republicans are further blocking elected officials from taking seats in an attempt to try and overturn…
 
In episode 784, Jack and Miles are joined by American Hysteria podcast host Chelsey Weber-Smith to discuss the second stimulus check, the Georgia runoff election, Trump's call to the Georgia Secretary of State, Ben Shapiro coming to Hollywood, Hilaria Baldwin, Bean Dad, Dunkin's extra charged coffee, and more! FOOTNOTES: Second stimulus check: IRS …
 
On the first trending episode of the year Jack and Miles discuss NBA stuff from over the break, Olivia Wilde was seen hand in hand with Harry Styles, the internet has chosen its next polarizing topic with Wonder Woman 1984, the CEO of Whole Foods says yet another dumb ass thing about health care, and Maria Bakolova has stated she treats the woman w…
 
Pablo Cruise have returned with their first new song in nearly 40 years with "Breathe". David Jenkins hopped on the line with Kyle Meredith to discuss what prompted writing again after being primarily a live band for the past couple decades and their love of a positive message. We also turn the clocks back to their final album, 1984’s Out of Our Ha…
 
Anthony Valerio's Before the Sidewalk Ended: A Walk with Shel Silverstein (Daisy H. Productions, 2020) is a startling portrait of the great writer of children's books, songs and plays Shel Silverstein. What he was like as a man and a friend. What interested and inspired him. Some of the women in his life. The loving, often hilarious relationship be…
 
First, Jake presses US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on the slow rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and whether to expect a surge in cases after the holidays. Then, Jake spars with Republican Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio about GOP efforts in Congress to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Next, Jake asks Democratic Senate candidate J…
 
Last semester, editor in chief Nicole Dan discussed broadband policy with Lukas Pietrzak, a second year MPP student and policy associate at Next Century Cities. Follow Lukas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LtpietrzakNew America’s Cost of Connectivity Report: https://www.newamerica.org/oti/reports/cost-connectivity-2020/Check out more from the Georg…
 
Enter the Wu-Tang. Return to the 36 Chambers. People listening to these albums by the Wu-Tang Clan and its members likely never knew about Sophia Chang: a Korean-Canadian woman who worked with members like RZA, ODB and Method Man. Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest called Sophia Chang “an integral part of the golden era of hip-hop.” The Baddest Bitch in…
 
For all of December, Kyle Meredith is looking back on his favorite moments in 2020. This week, we revisit Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon discussing his aversion to pop-stardom, Avi Kaplan telling us why he left Pentatonix to rekindle his folk roots, and Sheryl Crow diving into the politics of 2020 that shaped her new singles. From there,…
 
Mark Porter (@mrmarkporter) explores the relationship between music, sound, space, and spirit in his new book Ecologies of Resonance in Christian Musicking (Oxford University Press, 2020). Using the analytical tools of resonance to describe the sounding and re-sounding of sonic production in different spaces, Porter uses the disciplines of musicolo…
 
First, Dana talks to NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci about the vaccine rollout and if Americans should expect a post-holiday covid surge. Next, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan join Dana to reflect on their handling of the pandemic and what still needs to be done. Then, Dana asks Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger of…
 
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