Anne and Michael shine a light on Tennis Fashion, Maize Maizes (sic), Pete the Lobster, 2nd City at The Cape Playhouse, MDNA, New Guinness World Records, Hot Fuzz and Circularity. Also: Recommendations of the Week!
Our Evening with Garrison Keillor, Descending into the Ridiculous, This Week in Anti-Semitism, Chabad, Groceries in Brookline and Let’s Do This Bible Thing. Plus: The Emmys!
The Scoville Scale, Summer Recipe, Strawberry Moon, History, Genealogy, DNA Profiling, Related, Not Related, The Hattiesburg Harrises, Bronchitis, Lederhosen, Being Vanilla and German food. Plus: BOOKS, and THE CRAZIEST WEDDING STORY EVER.
BUSY week! God is punishing Cape Cod for some reason, Miguel upends the show, President Obama delivers, Sanctuary, Love is Love™ and Anne promises not to say anything more about it for three minutes. Plus: Happy Independence Day, The Leap Minute, Patriot Place, The Nerve Block Update™ and Chuck Woolery is greasy. Or IS he?
Stompin’ Tom, Marijuana in Seattle, Meatballs, Dr. George Tillman, Wendy Davis, COOL SHOES and Where were we last week? Also: The End of Affirmative Action, DOMA, Women’s Health Care and Voting Rights, Edward Snowden, the “undead” in Brazil, The multiple Stupidities of Florida™, a VERY HIGH PROFILE Scientologist gets BUSTED for DRUGS and Ancient Chinese Sunglasses. Plus: This Day in History, The Donald is still an idiot (even in Scotland), News From the Dunes™, Flying to Samolia™ and the Day the Naked Guy Shot the Alligator™.
Happy Independence Day everyone!
Upcoming BIG events this Summer, Men Problems, The RSVP Hostess Book™, Radio vs Podcast and Anne pitches a NEW TV SHOW to Matt Weiner. Also: Michael can’t dance, Adolph Hitler Campbell, The Eloquent Miss Utah (education and employment advocate), Listener Letters™, Pussy Riot and Anne’s Sheepdog Perm. Plus: Legal Marijuana, News From the Dunes™, The Bird Report™ and the story of Basket the Cat™.
It’s SUMMER and Michael is on vacation so we’re replaying one of our favorite shows: Comedian, author, playwright, activist, animal lover and long-time standup comedian Steve Bluestein has a wonderfully funny conversation with Anne. Steve has performed on television, in film and on stage. His newest project, a play called, How To Kill Your Mother Without Really Trying (A Farce By A Resentful Son) Part 1A just had one of its first Staged Readings (and was gloriously reviewed by attendees) is just one of the many topics. Steve’s new book, It’s So Hard To Type With A Gun In My Mouth is a non-stop riot and so is the conversation! Also: The Oscars, Politics and International Women’s Day.
Songs include: Ain’t No Rest for The Wicked
Tonight’s Show, “Guilty Pleasures”, along with Anne’s history in a nutshell™, features an interview with Co-opted author Joan Bigwood, poetry read by Billy Collins, and of course the usual fun and hijinx. Also, some Guilty Pleasures like 80’s R&B songs about sugar, sex and candy. Plus: movies, books, parents growing old, Poets, Labor Day and 9/11.
Songs include: Sugar Sugar and Magnolia
This is the Hero Worship Show and if you are a listener to The Anne Levine Show, then you can probably guess who the Hero is. Tune in for such delights as: The Cat Song, The Fred Newman School of Audio, Elim Lutheran Church’s 150th Anniversary, Lemon Meringue and much, much more. Also, Lazy Afternoon and How does our brain work? Plus: How to NOT be a hero.
Songs include: Bird Song and Prairie Sunrise
Summer is here! Join the Solstice Celebration and discover new things about airline travel with pets, The Dennis Solstice Party, John Huntsman, Bionic Grandmothers, Romneycare™, what constitutes “Small Government” for the Republican Party and Obama’s pluses and minuses. Plus: John Stewart shreds Chris Wallace to tiny little shreds, Clarence Clemons dies and When Cows Attack. Also: A Super-Extended installment of News from the Dunes™.
Songs include: Born to Run and Clam Chowder