Russ White talks with MSU Communications and Brand Strategy VP Heather Swain about branding MSU; Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Pork Producers leader Sam Hines about feral swine. Michigan climatologist Jeff Anderson talks about Michigan’s historically warm march and how it impacted agriculture in the state. Kirk talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning Teddy Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris.
We’ll have the Lansing band, Eight to the Bar in studio. Also, you’ll hear about how Grand Ledge is giving every kindergartner an iPad next year.
Dave talks about the Spartans recent Football changes. He also gives an update on the Detroit tigers as well as NBA post season and the run for the Stanely Cup.
Mmm, the mighty fresh scent of an Afterglow on a summer evening. The days are getting longer and longer, and maybe soon I’ll get to play out the sunset. Sounds like a good time to me.
My playlist tonight is going up live below! On ’til midnight with the best chillout tracks you’ll find anywhere.
Mark Grebner, candidate for Ingham County Drain Commissioner is on to take about the race and politics in general.
We call Sandra Seaton, East Lansing playwright, to discuss her recent win of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature’s Mark Twain Award.
Fred Karger, Republican candidate for President, calls in to talk about Obama’s recent endorsement of same sex marriage.
Bob Baldori, an actor and musician in Boogie Stomp, joins us in studio to discuss the Boogie Stomp play and movie.
Special feature about college radio by IMPACT’s own Jesse Wiza. Vincent Delgado, a Professor from the Residential College of Arts and Humanities, and Geri Zeldes, a Professor from the School of Journalism, talk about their new project called “The Ave.” Marquette County Commissioner Mike Quayle discusses his proposal to make the Upper Peninsula a separate state. Jessica Koski of the Keewenaw Bay Indian Community alks about sulfide mining in the Upper Great Lakes. Michigan Storytelling features John Gagnon, author of “Lake Superior Profiles: People on the Big Lake.”
Dave discusses recent events in Detroit baseball as well as the recent investigations into the NFL.
We play an interview with Mike Grebner, a candidate for Inham County Drain Commissioner, about the race and current politics.
Joe Grimm of the MSU Journalism Program stops by to discuss his book about bullying and the threat it presents.
We talk to Mike Kolhoff of the Lansing Workers Center about Peckham Industries, salaries, and unions.
Tonight from 7-8 learn about how art will take over “The Ave” in East Lansing. Hear from people of the UP on some of the issues they are facing in the great north.
Here’s something a little different. Tonight on the afterglow we’re airing our interview with Simon Postford of Shpongle. They’ll be performing this Friday in Detroit at the Majestic Theater, so if you’re into them you may be interested. I’ll be trying to head that way, and some other Impact people will be there too, so post in the comments if you want to meet up!
I’ve got plenty of great music to play after the interview too, so stay tuned for your regularly scheduled Afterglow. Playlist up live below.