A conversation on race with Connecticut's Supreme Court Chief Justice

Court reporter Karen Florin had an open and wide-ranging conversation with Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson about race, implicit bias and the...

Recorded History Shiloh’s 125th anniversary

Bishop Benjamin Watts, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in New London, tells us the fascinating story of one of the region’s most prominent African-American...

Can towns really postpone Halloween?

It's going to rain on Halloween this year, and Rick is not okay with towns trying to postpone trick-or-treating. Halloween is full of memories for both Rick and Pete -...

Podcast: The Storyline

A conversation on race with Connecticut's Supreme Court Chief Justice

Court reporter Karen Florin had an open and wide-ranging conversation with Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson about race, implicit bias and the difficulties that are often encountered when trying to discuss these topics.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Going to see someone else’s favorite band

Rick and Pete reflect on Justin Hayward's show with Mike Dawes at The Garde, and recall times they went along to see someone else's favorite band.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Exploring the music of Justin Hayward and the Moody Blues

Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues plays at the Garde Arts Center on Saturday. The Moody Blues, and Hayward's songs in particular, were a big deal to a young Rick Koster.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Do movie soundtracks still resonate?

Rick's band used to cover songs from movies in the eighties. Pete's musical taste was defined by movie soundtracks of the nineties. Are films still a major vehicle for popular music, or have video games taken over?

Podcast: Recorded History

Saving landmarks, preserving history

Laura Natusch, executive director of New London Landmarks, talks about the group’s recent purchase of a historic home as well as its efforts to keep two buildings on Bank Street from being torn down.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Twenty-five minutes on sound checks

We were supposed to talk about something else today, but our sound check turned into an entire episode. Rick sneaks into a Brian Wilson sound check, while Pete look for help facilitating sound checks at local candidate debates.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Is pop music getting stupider?

Stupider? More stupid? Rick and Pete discuss a scientific study that found pop songs have become musically and lyrically simpler over time. Does simpler equal worse?

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Rustic Overtones and road trip radio

How do certain bands become our favorites? Pete's favorite band, Rustic Overtones, play Saturday at the Knickerbocker Music Center in Westerly. Plus, Rick has some ideas on how to use the radio to make road trips more interesting.

Podcast: Sports Doctor

ECC football preview: East Lyme, NFA, New London and Fitch

It's high school football time! Keith talks with East Lyme coach Rudy Bagos, Norwich Free Academy coach Jason Bakoulis, and Fitch coach Mike Ellis.

Podcast: Recorded History

Woodstock, 50 years on

Evan Nickles, former owner of Mystic Emporium, and Dan Curland, proprietor of Mystic Disc, talk about the three days of peace and love that defined a generation.

Podcast: Sports Doctor

Coast Guard football coach Bill George

Keith previews the upcoming football season with U.S. Coast Guard Academy head coach Bill George.Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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