On Monday's midday report: Buried inside hundred of pages of state budget is an item that would require big box stores to pay their fair share of state income tax. We'll find out from the legislation's sponsor how it works...What was once the world's biggest, fastest computer has been put to pasture. A report from the Los Alamos national lab...
It's April Fools day so we'll take a few minutes to have some fun and find out where this absurd observance came from in the first place....
Audio Saucepan: “The Episode of Missing” includes the poems “We Married in a Taxi” by Shane McCrae from Mule, Cleveland State University Poetry Center), “Poet Emeritus” by Tadeusz Rozewicz (from Sobbing Superpower, W.W. Norton), and “Prayer at Winter Solstice” by Dana Gioia (from Pity the Beautiful, Graywolf Press)
On Friday's midday report: A new report from an important legislative committee says New Mexico isn’t keeping up with the rest of the nation in restoring jobs lost during the recession. We’ll talk with a top lawmaker on that committee…Folk lore abounds in New Mexico and now an exhibit on the UNM campus shows some of it…And audio of a Santa Fe police shooting where the innocent suspect was just wounded….
On Thursday's midday report: A busy night at Santa Fe city hall as supporters and a few opponents of same-sex marriage turn out to voice their opinions.....No water has gone into or come out of the water treatment plant on Canyon Road for more than a month. We'll find out about plans to fix a broken pipe, first, then later re-do the city's two reservoirs...And how's the water in the Rio Grande holding up?...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...
3/24/13 — Audio Saucepan: “The Sky High Episode” includes the poems “A Common Ground” by Blas Falconer (from The Foundling Wheel, Four Way Books); “Wings” by Dmytro Pvlychko (from Two Colors of the Soul, Cervená Barva Press); and “Cloud Continued” by Bin Ramke (from Aerial, Omnidawn Publishing).
3/17/13 — Fundraiser // Audio Saucepan: “The Episode That Owns You” includes the poems “Suitcases” by Sarah Arvio (from Night Thoughts, Knopf); “Tipsy” by Michael McFee (from That Was Oasis, Carnegie Mellon University Press); and “We Do Not Own” by Victor di Suvero (from A Gathering of Some of My New Mexico Poems, Pennywhistle Press)
3/10/13 — Audio Saucepan: “The Royal Episode” includes an excerpt from Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s epic book-length poem Time of Useful Consciousness (New Directions), “Dissolve” by Elizabeth Jacobson (from Her Knees Pulled In, Tres Chicas Books), and “The Pleasures of the Door” by Francis Ponge (from the Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, Ecco).
Audio Saucepan: “The Expected Pie Episode” includes the poems “Untitled (This town / works / at dawn)” by Charles Olson (from The Maximus Poems, University of California Press); “Sorrows” by Lucille Clifton (from Voices, BOA Editions, Ltd.); and “Visitor” by Brenda Shaughnessy (from Our Andromeda, Copper Canyon Press).
“Audio Saucepan: The Gathering Episode” -- including the poem “Boston Year” by Elizabeth Alexander (from The 100 Best African-American Poems; Sourcebooks); an excerpt from the short story “Loot” by Nadine Gordimer (from Life Times; Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and an a quote from the artist Thornton Dial (from Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial; Prestel)
"Audio Saucepan: The Going Places Episode" -- including an excerpt from “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Suess (read by John Lithgow, Random House Audio), “I Love Speaking” by Michael McClure (an excerpt from the long poem “Swirls in Asphalt” in the book Of Indigo and Saffron, University of California Press), and “The Bohemian Dinner Poem” by Charles Green Shaw (from Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Collections of the Smithsonian Museum, Princeton Architectural Press).