Each Friday, we wrap up the week of shows with a journey into my musical past. Today, we mixed up past and present with a conversation with my old friend Angela McCluskey. For the past portion, we ventured back to August of 2000 for an interview I did with her then-band, Wild Colonials and heard their always-brilliant performance.
Angela joined me via phone from her current home in New York to talk about life, music and the vote for Scottish independence. As a native of Glasgow, Scotland, Angela is encouraging her family to vote Yes…
If you head to the British Isles, this handy video tour of the UK’s accents might help you….
In the first hour, I was joined by John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation. There’s never a shortage of things to discuss with John, but today, I wanted to zero in on his two latest columns: The Senate Tried to Overturn ‘Citizens United’ Today. Guess What Stopped Them? and Obama’s Plan for Military Action Requires Congressional Checks and Balances.”
And with that, we made it though another week. That alone is a feat!
I’ll be back Monday to start all over again, radio or not!