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Morning Chooljian: WBEZ Morning Reporter Lauren Chooljian stops in with the news to look forward to and a little weekend round up.
Anti-TV Guide: Every Monday, Maggie Dziubek reviews the moving pictures that reveal themselves in an episodic way only on the Internet. This week: What’s Trending, a Youtube show whose topic is… YouTube. Also, the show’s broadcast history is a parable of new and old media’s rocky relationship.
Constitution USA: Our friend upstairs, Peter Sagal, host of Wait,Wait, Don’t Tell Me has a TV show premiering Tuesday night. It’s called Constitution USA and in it, he drives around on a Harley Davidson, seeing how Americans are living life around the law.
City Movies: Urbanologist Max Grinnell drops in to play clips from films that prominently feature a city in a non-speaking role. What are your favorite movies that capture the essence of a city, from the States out to the world?
Morning Chooljian: Lauren Chooljian, WBEZ’s morning reporter, fills us in on the stories she’ll be keeping an eye on this week.
Que Extraño, Abuela: Barrel of Monkeys long-running theater collaboration with Chicago Public School students is going to start churning out new plays en español. Molly Brennan, Artistic Director of Barrel, is in studio to talk about the process of putting together their show, which you can catch Mondays at 8pm at the Neo-Futurarium.
Local Hip-Hop: Ike Sav start playing piano when he was five, followed by violin, and soon found out that classical music was not his calling. An original composer, producer, and lyricist, Ike Sav talks with us about launching a music career.
Anti-TV Guide: The Young Turks talk show, hosted by Cenk Uygar, has been on some form televised media since 2005. With Al-Jazeera’s purchase of Current TV, the fate of the show on cable is up in the air, but it is definitely still online. Maggie Dziubek has a guide to the whole TYT media empire.