THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Americans like their jobs, but worry about keeping them

Unemployment Is Driving Males to ISIS, Not Poverty, Illiteracy

World Leaders at IMF Meeting Face Existential Threat to World Order

Dodging Taxes? Trump’s Got Nothing on Apple, Citigroup and Nike

Basically All Big Tech Companies Deny Scanning Communications For NSA Like Yahoo Is Doing

Fake news and false flags: How the Pentagon paid a British PR firm $500M for top secret Iraq propaganda

Mother Nature’s myth: Why are Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh pushing Hurricane Matthew conspiracy theories?

Mike Pence and the Year of Disinformation

  • Thu
    Oct 06
    2:00 pm -
    4:00 pm
  • Wed
    Oct 12
    2:00 am -
    4:00 am

Let's Keep The Boogie Going

G ManLove that picture on the deep tracks blog below. Shimmy down the road a bit with me today as we cut a deep groove on nineteen tracks. The Grateful Dead, Canned Heat, Little Feat, and Creedence Clearwater Revival set the tone. Plus The Shags, The Lemon Pipers, and Elvin Bishop of all people. Guaranteed to make you feel like you just gotta move around.... The G Man

Adia VictoriaHear what's been kicking around in the head of DJ Andy Bargerstock during the past year.  Yes, this is year 10 of Fringe Toast Music!  On this Wednesday (10/5) and also on Wednesday, October 12, you will hear the very best tracks discovered in the past 50 weeks by our DJ.  Click here for playlist.

First hour will highlight singer-songwriters including The Wooden Birds, Moon Jake BuggTaxi, Amos Lee, Erykah Badu, Lina, Adia Victoria (photo left), Jake Bugg (photo right) and Laura Marling with Johnny Flynn

Second-hour Chill Zone drops in with marvelous electro-acoustic tracks from Stick Figure, Stupead, Rocket Empire, Bob Moses, Hot Steppa, Parov Stelar, Stavroz, and Japanese Wallpaper.   Oh, this will be so good; you don't want to miss it!

Invite friends to enjoy the live stream at  It's the best music you never hear ..... unless you are tuned to Fringe Toast Music!!

  • Thu
    Oct 06
    8:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Sun
    Oct 09
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

laid back tunes

keep on truckin'this week, as fall moves in...we feel the need to keep warm, stay cool, keep going, and stay laid back...

these are songs that you'll humm, sing, or maybe smile to....

laid back tunes. keep on...

  • Wed
    Oct 05
    7:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  • Fri
    Oct 07
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am


Sheila Higgins/Kris JohnsonKris Johnson's greenhouse provided some fun fall surprises at this week's LIVE Great Taste show.  Kris grew and harvested mixed greens and strawberries (that's correct strawberries the first week of October).  Sheila Higgins, baker/cook extraordinaire, added the creative element, turning out sorrel soup, a tangy dressing for the greens, and some showstopping quinoa mini cupcakes.  

Obvious World ~ Sunday Nights ~ 9e/8c/7m/6p ♥

In my early days in Chicago(mid-eighties) once I coughed up the lucre and bought a car, I came to Fairfield fairly regularly...once or twice a year at least. These days my life is as complex as the next feller's and I don't make it to the Hawkeye state as often as I should. I will be flying solo(no wife in tow) to Iowa several times in the coming months to fulfill family obligations. And I couldn't be happier. I will only make it all the way to FF for Thanksgiving weekend. But that means I get to see the Xmas lights on the Square. And that's about as good as it gets in my book.

  • Sat
    Oct 01
    2:00 am -
    4:00 am
  • Mon
    Oct 03
    4:00 am -
    6:00 am

Middle of The Night Tonight

RRTwo to Four A.M. tomorrow morning, with a replay Monday morning at 4 A.M.: We're Jammin'. Orange Peel, The Paperhead, Creepy John Thomas, US 69, Psychic Ills, and Johnny Winter all contribute some great vamping for the nighttime. Also an unnamed track from Paul Kantner, blues from Siegel-Schwall and Hiss Golden Messenger, and The Host Country takes us out at the end of the show. Playlist on the left column, enjoy. Cool Breeze

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

How Did We End Up With Such Unpopular Candidates?

Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf, Head of Community Bank Hit With Multi-Million in Clawbacks

Cracks in the Kingdom: Saudi Arabia Rocked by Financial Strains

U.S.-led Airstrikes Have Allegedly Killed Over 850 Syrian Civilians. So Where Is the Outrage?

Nuclear-armed neighbors, both U.S. allies, exchange fire

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

World's first baby born with DNA from 3 people

  • Fri
    Sep 30
    12:30 pm -
    1:00 pm
  • Sun
    Oct 02
    11:30 am -
    12:00 pm

The Filmosophers movie talk

The Filmosophers are avid Tim Burton fans and have been anticipating his new film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children poster Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children for months. "Tim Burton's love of ornate visuals and dark whimsy hasn’t always jibed with the mainstream, but with his adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, he’s tackling a property that’s not only squarely in his wheelhouse, but has enough of an audience to encourage hopes for a blockbuster." - RT. It's not getting outstanding reviews but we like it when reading lines like: "Miss Peregrine' is the perfect brand of peculiar for Tim Burton." - USA Today. The story includes "a girl with a maw of sharp teeth in the back of her head, a boy with bees living in him, an invisible kid and a headmistress can turn into a falcon."

This weeks expressions of the golden age of documentaries include Danny Says. "DANNY SAYS is a documentary on the life and times of Danny Fields. Since 1966, Danny Fields has played a pivotal role in music and "culture" of the late 20th century: working for the Doors, Lou Reed, Nico, Judy Collins and managing groundbreaking artists like the Stooges, the MC5 and the Ramones. DANNY SAYS follows Fields from Harvard Law dropout, to the Warhol Silver Factory, to Director of Publicity at Elektra Records, to "punk pioneer" and beyond." "Music buffs will want to see all these now-famous folks in their obscure early days. But they'll come away admiring a man they've barely heard of before." - LA Times. Also: Harry & Snowman "Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods." "Davis' film is a disarming underdog story that doubles as an animal-rescue advocacy tool." - Hollywood Reporter

We'll talk about this, another intriguing animated film and more on the Filmosophers, with Chris Busch & Bruce Miller where we give our filmosophy of the movies and have filmosophical discussions. -"Because our abilities don't fit in the outside world, we live in places like this, to keep us safe." - Miss Peregrine

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