April 21, 2009
Barrie Bergman, former owner of the Record Bar Chain and successful business builder and visionary, about how being a good guy can be good for business. www.barriebergman.com
April 16, 2009
William deBuys, a former Morehead Scholar at UNC, a former North Carolina Director of the Nature Conservancy, and currently a writer and conservationist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, about writing and its relationship to conservation.
April 8, 2009
Popular authors Lee Smith, and Jill McCorkle about Good Ol’ Girls–the television production based on their novels and stories with songs from Good Ol’ Girls by Matraca Berg and Marshall Chapman, airing Wednesday, April 22, at 9 pm EST on UNC-TV. www.unctv.org/goodolgirls and www.leesmith.com Good Ol’ Girls DVDs are available at www.minnowmedia.net A portion of sales benefits women’s centers in North Carolina.
April 3, 2009
Elizabeth Spencer, Long time resident of Chapel Hill and World famous author, and Kevin McCarthy, Filmmaker, screen play writer, director, and teacher of film making, about a new film project underway, titled, “Elizabeth Spencer: Landscapes of the Heart” www.elizabethspencerwriter.com
April 1, 2009
Retired UNC-Chapel Hill professor Thomas Warburton returns to discuss Handel’s Messiah and its “Easter Message.” Dr. Warburton’s earlier program on the Messiah was broadcast on December 14, 2005, and is available on this website.
March 31, 2009
Timothy Douglas, director of’ “Pride and Prejudice” and Noel Joseph Allain (who plays Mr. Darcy), about the Playmakers’ current production. www.playmakersrep.org
March 27, 2009
Will Blythe, author of “To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever: A Thoroughly Obsessive, Intermittently Uplifting, and Occasionally Unbiased Account of the Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry,” about that book and how, if at all, his feelings about UNC and Duke basketball and their rivalry have changed.
First chapter of book at: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/02/books/chapters/0402-1st-blythe.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print
March 25, 2009
March 24, 2009
Bart Ehrman, author of JESUS, INTERRUPTED: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don’t Know About Them), about the new book and his own personal religious journeys. www.bartdehrman.com/index.htm
Watch Dr. Ehrman discuss the book: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qADxEspNE-Q
March 20, 2009
Joe and Terry Graedon, authors of Favorite Home Remedies from The People’s Pharmacy, about the new book and the inside story of their lives as popular radio show hosts.