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2010-11-17 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
“Superman never made any money…”

Mention the name “Andrei Berman” to some Northampton progressives, and you may see a flash of annoyance. The former Northampton high school student is notorious for what may have been a key role in the defeat of the 2004 override. These days, Mr. Berman is finishing up a stint in “Teach for America,” and has some interesting opinions on education reform; especially the way the issue is dealt with in Waiting for Superman.

 

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Wednesday 17 November 2010 Audio
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2010-10-28 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Study guide for your midterm (elections)

Our favorite political analyst Bill Scher stops by the bunker to chat about the various races that will be decided this Tuesday – from the national to the local level.

 

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Thursday 28 October 2010 Audio
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2010-10-05 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Tom Pappalardo makes things…

…and sometimes he bitches about things that other people make. But whatevah; the guy’s hilarious and a wicked good ahtist. Maybe you’ve heard the radio ads he does for Turn It Up (Seriously, check out the “Gift Cards: Suspicious” ad. It’s a friggin’ masterpiece). Anyway, he stops by and we talk about stuff like the landfill and those asinine purple bag papers and dead malls and stuff. Oh, and if you’re from Lawrence…we’re wicked sorry.

 

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Tuesday 5 October 2010 Audio
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2010-09-21 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Using My Religion

Rabbi Riqi Kosovske of the Reform Synagogue of Greater Northampton talks about why Jewish people are sensitive about burning books, and how her congregation used their High Holydays celebrations to respond to a pastor’s threat to burn a Koran.

 

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Tuesday 21 September 2010 Audio
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2010-09-15 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Round and around and around we go…

Some of the responses to the new roundabout at Look Park – including a letter in the Gazette – are making Jaz feel particularly ranty.

Incidentally, here’s a handy info guide about roundabouts.

 

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Wednesday 15 September 2010 Audio
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