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3:02 pm
Sat March 29, 2008

The Uncoolest People in the World

As hosts of Sound Opinions, (Sundays at 8 PM on WUKY), Greg Kott and Jim DeRogatis have interviewed the hottest bands around, but they're quick to admit it hasn't made them any cooler. Here Jim and Greg chat with Josh James about the many perks of being utterly obsessed with music.

Lexington, KY – Tonic 2008

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2:44 pm
Sat March 29, 2008

The Complicated South

Hillary Jordan, author of Mudbound, talks with Tonic's Tiffany Reisz about the book and what drew her to the "darkness" of the South.

Lexington, KY – Tonic 2008

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2:58 pm
Tue March 11, 2008

Things I've Learned from Things I've Learned from Women Who've Dumped Me

Tonic's intrepid book reviewer, Tiffany Reisz, dives into the painful (and often funny) world of break ups as she reviews a collection of essays from former Daily Show executive producer Ben Karlin called "Things I've Learned from Women Who've Dumped Me."

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1:07 pm
Tue March 11, 2008

Merritocracy

Singer/songwriter Tift Merritt explains the ins and outs of playing on The Tonight Show, hosting a monthly public radio show, and how a vacation in France spawned an entire album.

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3:15 pm
Tue February 26, 2008

Casing the Joint

Grammy-nominated New York native Peter Case has run the gamut from New Wave to solo acoustic work. In 2006, Case began publishing sections of a memoir entitled "As Far As You Can Get Without a Passport," which eventually found its way to publication. Hear Mike Graves interview the songwriter and musicologist live on WUKY.

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11:52 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Angel on a Bicycle

Singer, songwriter, and violinist Carrie Rodriguez creates a new intimate spin on alternative country and bluegrass. In the WUKY studio, Rodriguez chats with Rusty Sharp about the trials and tribulations of touring and debuts a new song.

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2:17 pm
Thu February 21, 2008

Outfitted for Success

Mike Graves chats it up with the Belleville Outfit.

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12:01 pm
Mon February 18, 2008

Leading the Blind

Mike Graves talks with veteran member of The Blind Boys of Alabama, Jimmy Carter.

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4:03 pm
Sun February 3, 2008

A Funky Operation

In his 16th feature, Honeydripper, writer/director John Sayles immerses the audience in the world of the Jim Crow south. Tonic's Joe Conkwright talks to Sayles about his rock'n'roll fable.

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2:56 pm
Sun February 3, 2008

The Sebold Challenge

Tonic's Tiffany Reisz boldy goes where she's never gone before - the last page of an Alice Sebold book.

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