A BIG HIT

The Funeral of Etta James, a “Manual” singer, The DE-Baptism Movement, Nutrition Choices and There’s No Yogurt Here™ are some of the BIG topics on tonight’s Anne Levine Show. Also: FoGurt™, Mormons, Nancy’s BBQ and Breaking into CNN. Plus: Listener Letters™ and News From The Dunes™.

Songs include: Time of the Season and Spirit In The Sky

January 24th, 2012. How Depressing.

This is the very most up-to-date show we could do on such short notice. Anne and Julien share a secret, The List™, The Mary Lou Controversy, It’s Only Funny To Me™ AND it’s better than stupid. Also: Is Puerto Rico really worth the trip? Plus: SAD, Flushing all the toilets at once, Macaron, Offal Importance and News From The Dunes™.
SPECIAL! THIS SHOW ONLY! We say nothing about sports. Not even one moment.

Songs Include: Psycho Killer

Old School – Taking Requests

Anne and Michael throw caution to the wind and crank up the wayback machine all the way back to some time last year when we did a show like this. But, and I must insist, this is not that same show. This one is brand new. It’s like a whole different program that’s also not the same as the other ones. Plus: Martin Luther King Jr., Usual Activities, That damned Angelina Jolie, Relevance, What the people wore, Jean (not just sayin’) and the best thing to give to Mom. Also: Various Addictions and News From The Dunes™.

Songs Include: TeeBowie and River

Vicky Tiel: All About The Dress

Vicky Tiel is a Couture Icon who has spent the past 40 years dressing many of the world’s most fashionable and glamorous women from Elizabeth Taylor to Kim Kardashian. Her memoir, It’s all about The Dress: What I Learned in 40 Years About Men, Women, Sex and Fashion is now available from St. Martin’s Press and we’re so happy to have her on the show! Plus: Uncle Ted at the side of the house,The argument that wasn’t, Talk Therapy, Vice President Clinton and Fat hurts your brain. Also: Barney says something, News From The Dunes™, more Vicky Tiel and Jo Stafford’s “horrible” singing career.

Sarah Schulman: Awesome

We are so happy to have Sarah Schulman, author, historian, playwright and activist on the show tonight! Sarah talks to Anne about her newest book, The Gentrification Of The Mind: Witness To A Lost Imagination, U.S. Politics, Israel and Gay Marriage. Also: Not New Year’s, Smoking, Native Americans and Manhattan Celebrity sightings. Plus: Listener Letters™, Rabies, counting owls and News From The Dunes™

Songs include: Hypnotize and Going for The One

Jonny Lives!

Anne spends some quality time with Jonny Dubowsky of the band Jonny Lives! talking about working on their latest album, being on Conan and his amazing non-profit project focused on delivering the most effective environmental education possible to students of all ages through partnerships with today’s most important musicians called Rock ‘N Renew. Anne and Jonny also talk about living on Hawaii, hanging out with Roseanne and trying to make “dirt” on the big island. Plus: The Christmas Wrap-up, New Year forecast and seeing the incredible Ellen Kaye at her Ice Wine CD Release performance. Also: The Fred Newman School of Audio, Listener Letters™ and News from the Dunes™.

Songs include: Still Dreaming and Parking Lot

Late Cambrian

John Wlaysewski, front man for Late Cambrian, guitarist for Flying Machines (whose song, On A Whim, was described by NPR as a “PERFECT POP SONG”) is everything you want: A Vietnamese/Polish/Irish Television Extra from Queens who once auditioned a one armed Serbian bass player for his band. Really. And he’s on the show! Also: Christmas with Dylan Brody!

Songs include: ND Passerby and On A Whim

L’Chaim

We’re celebrating LIFE tonight on the Anne Levine Show with Kate Carter of Life Chronicles, a not for profit company that helps families heal and connect by videotaping the life stories of elderly family members or seriously ill loved ones. Anne and Kate discuss the mission, the benefits and the future of this important work. Also: Anne is in a fancy mood, Christmas (yay.), Michael hears from his son in Afghanistan (YAY!), pornaments (Yes, PORNaments), Dylan Brody talks about a Jewish “Christmas” and Listener letters™. Plus: How technology has evolved, buying gifts for Mom, a Cape Cod Turkey is “pardoned”, Christmas-ites and News From The Dunes™.

Songs include: The Afterlife and Once in a Lifetime

When The Drum Is Beating

Whitney Dow talks about film making, Haiti, fundraising in the film industry, Michael Moore and being on Oprah. His newest film, When The Drum Is Beating will be released in theaters early next year. Also: The Christmas Assault, Listener Letters™ and What if Hanukkah was like Christmas? Plus: Where our listeners are, how much it will cost to go to the beach, changing your mind and a really BIG book & News From The Dunes™.

Songs include: Does Anybody Love You? and Cap-Haitien

More is More With J-Ko

Jesse Kornbluth, your Trusted Cultural Advisor at joins the show tonight (Cyber Monday) to talk about the BEST Christmas gifts to give, Occupy Wall Street, Commune Living and new looks at old books. Also: War Horse, Relatively Speaking, Woody Allen, Marlo Thomas and Teaching People The Way Of Yes™. Plus: Listener Letters™ and News from the Dunes™.

Songs include: Shopping and Only Remembered

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