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An Author, Two Creative Directors And A Food Writer Select Books For Christmas

Life Elsewhere, the top-rated radio show on Arts, Media and Culture, presents the perfect Christmas gift solution…books! On the next edition of Life Elsewhere four brilliant creative minds will offer their smart, entertaining and fascinating ideas on what books to buy and ask for this Christmas. Los Angeles based author, Mark Haskell-Smith, who’s new book Raw, A Love Story (which should be on everyone’s list), offers his witty ideas. Robert Newman, the highly regarded creative director of The Village Voice, Details, New York, Real Simple and many more, gives his well-considered suggestions. Food writer and blogger, Laurie Winer will enthrall not just foodies with her noteworthy gastronomic list. We will also hear an engaging list of book suggestions from pre-eminent New York creative director, Robert Priest  who has skillfully guided the design of major publications such as Newsweek, Reuters and Oprah Magazine, and with his partner Grace Lee has just launched a new publication about soccer called Eight by Eight.

Don’t miss the Life Elsewhere Christmas Gift Special on Books,

9.00am EST, Monday December 16

WMNF 88.5fm

streaming: http://www.wmnf.org

The Thanksgiving Podcast Available Now

You don’t have to eat turkey for Thanksgiving. Dinning expert and restaurant blogger, Jeff Houck offers alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving fare, Dr. Gina Barreca explains her “Six Things Not To Do At Thanksgiving” and John Sarrouf of The Family Dinner Project wants families to dine together everyday, not just on Thanksgiving. Plus this week’s Hit That Never Was, suggested by a listener, featuring Ray Davies with Thanksgiving Day.

Download The Thanksgiving Podcast here

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Thanksgiving Surprise.

Surprise! Not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving. On the next edition of Life Elsewhere, Professor Francois Grosjean explains what a Bi-Cultural Thanksgiving means. Surprise! Thanksgiving dinner may be the only time families actually sit down together to eat. John Sarrouf of The Family Dinner Project wants to change that. Surprise! You don’t have to eat turkey for Thanksgiving. Dinning expert, restaurant critic and blogger, Jeff Houck offers alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving fare. Plus! The Hit That Never Was featuring Ray Davies of The Kinks with, wait for it, Thanksgiving Day!

The Thanksgiving Edition of Life Elsewhere airs 9.00am EST, Monday 25

WMNF 88.5 fm

streaming: http://www.wmnf.org

Veterans Day Edition


Life Elsewhere presents a very special Veterans Day Edition with thoughts from two Veterans. A monologue of remembrances about Norman B‘s Veteran father. Hugh Gusterson, Professor of Cultural Studies and Anthropology at George Mason University will help us try to understand why we have wars? What have learnt from centuries of conflict? And how can we better serve Veterans? Plus this week’s Hit That Never Was featuring The Twinkle Brothers

Life Elsewhere airs Monday, November 11 at 9.00am EST

WMNF 88.5.fm

Streaming: www.wmnf.org


Celebrating Earth Day at Life Elsewhere

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Interviews with actors Jason Matthew Smith, Matthew Ziff, as well as getting into some Earth day issues with climate change attorney Andrea Rogers Harris with us all the way from Seattle. We’ve also got intellectual property attorney Joseph Englander relating intellectual property to the tragedy last week in Boston. Plus, as always, we are bringing you the Hit That Never Was

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