The Holtzman's band is Dengue Fever. They have a new album, Venus on Earth. Their music is inspired by Cambodian pop of the sixties and seventies, which itself was inspired by American pop played over U-S Armed Forces Radio during the Vietnam War.
Then, David Bianculli reviews two live network television events from this past weekend. The 80th Annual Academy Awards telecast on ABC and a new episode of Saturday Night Live on NBC were able to proceed because the writers' strike ended.
Finally, Maureen Corrigan reviews Fanon a novel by John Edgar Wideman. [Broadcast Date: February 25, 2008]
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