October 17 2008 show notes

Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.

Friday 17 October '08 show

  • The show was guest hosted by Nicole Sandler from Miami.
    "After a year of hosting mornings on Miami's WINZ, Nicole Sandler takes her blog and commentaries to the net.

    The Radio Or Not Podcast began as a place for Nicole to share some of her favorite artist interviews from Los Angeles' KSCA. Radio Or Not now follows the path Nicole has taken on the air, to talking and blogging about what's happening in our country and our lives!
  • Bumper Music: God Bless America, Melissa Etheridge (video).
  • Guest: Melissa Etheridge, rock singer-songwriter, recorded yesterday as today is her kid's birthday. She did a medley specially for the DNC, felt part of history. Lesbian rock star. "God Bless America", "The Times They are a changing", "Born in the USA", "Give Peace a Chance". Musicians telling Republicans not to use their music, and doing benefits for Democrats. Using their voice. Obama will be the first black western leader. Marriage Equality is coming. She has an event Wednesday night in Cleveland with Dennis Kucinich. She has a Christmas album, old and new songs. Cancer. The winter solstice, December 21, was celebrated long before Christmas Christmas. Peace on Earth. "Ring the Bells" co-written with Salman Ahmad. Ring the Bells of Peace.
  • Upcoming Event: October 17 @ 7:00 PM Thom is talking about his book, "Cracking the Code: The Art and Science of Political Persuasion" & Book signing - Democratic Headquarters - San Fernando Valley 14529 Archwood Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 995-DEMS.
  • Upcoming Event: October 19

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