Every week at Life Elsewhere we play the Hit That Never Was, selected by a listener. Tell us about a song you think deserves to be the next Hit That Never Was. Send your pick, along with a few words about yourself to: firstname.lastname@example.org Life Elsewhere airs Sundays, at 12 noon ET at The Source WMNF HD3 and Mondays, at 5.00pm PT at NWCZ Radio Make sure you check outRead more
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew home Wednesday to face a tougher, less adoring crowd than the cheering legislators in Washington. What was Bibi’s controversial speech really all about? Why did a foreign leader usurp protocol? Will ISIS cast a long shadow over the next presidential election? Can resolve be possible in the middle east? What’s happening in Russia? Does Putin actually kill offRead more
In 1998, a single Beanie Baby sold for $10,000. On eBay, Beanie Babies comprised of 10% of all sales. Suburban moms stalked UPS trucks to get the latest models, a retired soap opera star lost his kid’s six figure college fund investing in them, a New Jersey father sold three million copies of a self-published price guide that predicted whatRead more
Will American Sniper beat Selma? Could Birdman take top honors? Is Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel too quirky for the Academy? Does Richard Linklater’s critically acclaimed Boyhood qualify to win? Is it time for Michael Keaton to claim an Oscar for Birdman? Was Julianne Moore’s performance more deserving than Rosamund Pike? Can Patricia Arquette collect an award? Has J.K. Simmons proved himself atRead more
Next on Life Elsewhere, Norman B interviews Rebecca Scherm, the author of Unbecoming: A Novel. In his introduction he says of her debut novel, “This is a book that forced me to read slowly, as I realized I was reaching the end, there were only a few pages to go, I deliberately slowed down, I wanted to savor every single line, everyRead more