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"Hard Luck": Sholom Aleichem

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Above is one of Sholom Aleichem’s amusing railroad stories, “Hard Luck,” which I performed and produced, as broadcast on WBAI radio’s Arts Express program last night.

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"They All Want To Play Hamlet"

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https://jackshalomdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/sandburg-poems.mp3

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At one time, Carl Sandburg was everywhere: as a working-class people’s poet, a folk music populist, and an award-winning historian. He’s not as widely listened to anymore, but recently Linda Shalom and I performed some of his poems, broadcast over WBAI radio, on the… 24 more words

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Auld Lang Syne

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As we end the year this Monday, we might think on Robert Burns. His most famous poem, written in 1788, was first set to music five years later. 73 more words

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Writers Under Surveillance

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What did Ray Bradbury, James Baldwin, Susan Sontag, Ernest Hemingway, and Hannah Arendt all have in common? They were all victims of FBI surveillance under J. 53 more words

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The Five Boons of Life

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https://jackshalomdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/mark-twain-final-mix.mp3

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Mark Twain’s bittersweet short fairy story, as broadcast last week on the Arts Express radio program on WBAI 99.5FM NYC. Performed and produced by Mary Murphy and myself. 13 more words

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Radio Interview Production Workshop #11: Effective Effects

By now you should have a rough cut of your interview, which is approximately the desired length of your final mix. In this installment we’re going to get into some more tools of… 1,053 more words

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Radio Interview Production Workshop #10: Sculpting Your Interview

So now that you’ve had some time to play around with some of the basic functions of Audacity such as cutting, moving, copying and pasting, let’s take a closer look at the editing process, and some more tools and strategies which will save you time and energy. 1,180 more words

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