Three Junes is a vividly textured symphonic novel set on both sides of the Atlantic during three fateful summers in the lives of a Scottish family. Three Junes "almost threatens to burst with all the life it contains...extraordinary," says Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours.
"Beautiful Narration of a Wonderful Story!"
Howard Phillips Lovecraft has been hailed by literary critics as the inventor of modern horror and a cultivating force behind such modern writers as Robert Bloch, Wes Craven, and Stephen King, just to name a few.
Bob talks with writer Malcolm Gladwell about rapid cognition, the kind of thinking that happens in a blink of an eye. Gladwell's book Blink examines how we think about thinking. He's also the author of other bestsellers like The Tipping Point and Outliers.
There’s something very special about the house Maggie grew up in. It’s sort of... alive. With a mind of its own. And it has plans for the people living there now. All Maggie Halliday has left after the divorce is the family dog and the home her grandmother left to her when she passed away two months ago.
Patrice O'Neal fills in for Jim Norton. Opie went to the U.S. Open yesterday. Anthony heats up his pool. We talk about divorce. We discuss Hulk Hogan's divorce. Anthony raises his age demo for girls he likes. Anthony gets the new iPhone. We debate whether the iPhone is better than the Blackberry. Perez Hilton gets punched by the Black Eyed Peas manager. We listen to Perez's video he made about the incident. Ed McMahon dies. We talk about the movies that are out right now and see if Patrice has seen any.
We talk about summer weather. F. H. Riley's gets new doors. We talk about the Air France plane crash. We try to figure out how many people are flying at any given time. We try to figure out how many loads it takes to fill up our studio. Opie talks about his $10,000 giveaway. Anthony gets a letter from the NRA. A woman survives being hit by a train. We talk about horrific stories that happened to us or people we know. Brooke Hogan stops by to promote her reality show.
G-8 and his Battle Aces rode the nostalgia boom ten years after World War I ended. These high-flying exploits were tall tales of a World War that might have been, featuring monster bats, German zombies, wolf-men, harpies, Martians, and even tentacled floating monsters. Most of these monstrosities were the work of Germany’s seemingly endless supply of mad scientists, chief of whom was G-8’s recurring Nemesis, Herr Doktor Krueger.
Finding comedy in everything and everything in comedy. Ron Bennington has been a stand-up comedian and comedy club owner and promoter. He's also been part of two legendary radio shows, the Ron and Ron Radio Network and the Ron and Fez show. All of that experience comes together for Bennington. Three hours of talk entertainment with nationally known comedians.
Today on Bennington, the show talks about this Summer's television hype, we watch a video of a sword chopping off someone's nose, legendary comedian Barry Crimmins drops by for an interview, and Tammy Pescatelli is in studio for an hour to talk about Prince, the 1980s and her new stand-up special.
This week on Car Talk, kids give the "Golden Rule" and a few other maxims an innocent (yet funny) twist. Then it's off to Arizona where Lily's Taurus is making a noise that she hopes will lead her husband to make another noise-- namely, "Let's buy you a new Mustang." But all is not well in Mustang-land for Martin--his is emitting blue smoke, so his wallet may be emitting a large boat payment.
Today on O&A, Sam hosts the Pre Show, Jonah Hill might be in trouble for what he said to a photographer, we recap the Barry Williams phone call, MSNBC apologizes for their Ann B. Davis coverage, we try to find out why Jonah Hill won’t come on the show, and we talk about Star Wars.
Anthony trades in his Mustang for a Jaguar, we talk to Kenny, there’s lots of sex crimes at Grand Central Station, Anthony goes to the DMV, we check to see if we’re on our high school’s lists of famous people, we talk about the Commack Motor Inn, Jim makes the news with his MSNBC comments, we go over a list of offensive patents, and the Supreme Court rules on patent trolls.
A look at the rise of Jordan Spieth, the youngest golf player to win the U. S. Open since Bobby Jones did in 1923. Charlie is joined by Jaime Diaz, editor-in-chief of Golf World, and John Feinstein of The Washington Post.
Welcome to the mountains of Pennsylvania, one of the last vestiges of the human race. Lance York, a self-described loser in another life, has rediscovered himself in the midst of the apocalypse. Along with a cadre of other survivors, including the hardened, sexy Cass, Lance has taken refuge in a compound, struggling to survive the onslaught of monstrosities descending upon them each night.
"If you haven't heard all 3 books---"
Today on Opie and Jimmy, we start the show discussing a new Brian Wilson movie, we talk about Roland falling asleep at movies, Tom Papa joins the show, we talk more about music, Dennis Falcone stops by, and we talk more about music.
The author of this book, Arthur James Lyon Fremantle, has, perhaps, achieved more renown in recent years than at any time since the publication of his literary efforts. Those familiar with the film Gettysburg will recall the unusual figure of a British Guards officer attired (inaccurately) in his full dress Guardsman's scarlet uniform among the ranks of the Virginians at the famous and pivotal battle.
"Wider War" by Dexter Filkins; "Poll" by Ian Frazier; "The Disruption Machine" by Jill Lepore; "Liner Notes" by George Saunders; "The Id Girls" by Nick Paumgarten; "The Skeptic" by Sasha Frere-Jones.
Today on O&A, we talk about Sandy Kane being sued by the Naked Cowboy. We listen to some news reports about it. Sam interviews Sandy. We watch Sandy on the morning news. The top US general in Afghanistan is in trouble for criticizing the president. Comedian Patrice O'Neal joins the show. We talk about the documentary I Am Comic and discuss Carlos Mencia stealing material. Sandy Kane and The Naked Cowgirl both stop by.
From out of the pages of Operator #5 magazine steps a dramatic hero who pits himself against threats to national security from all origins. Whether it's a subversive internal threat, or a full-scale invasion from an enemy land, James Christopher stood ready and resolute to defeat it. James Christopher did not technically belong to the U. S. Secret Service. He was a top agent for an America's unnamed Intelligence Service. It was in his blood.
Today on O&A, we start the show by recapping yesterday’s Paris Hilton interview. We talk about some old fashion slang terms and try to get definitions on them. We talk politics and update everyone on the Anthony Weiner situation. Ant gives everyone a Casey Anthony update and talks about one of his new favorite shows, Breaking Bad.