FINALLY! I am so pleased to have been able to talk with NYC’s Janette Sadik-Khan about her work as Transportation Commissioner under Mayor Bloomberg. Then, out to CA to talk with the first female soigneur for the U.S. Riders going back to 7-Eleven and the 1984 Olympics, Shelly Verses.
Librarian John Piche talks about the Satanic Panic in the 1980′s, and the bizarre saga of Lauren Stratford and her “memoir”, Satan’s Underground.
Bicycle retailer’s Marc Sani talks about “Future Shock” and the independent bicycle dealer. Vision Zero Network’s Leah Shahum explains the organization – its roots, it’s ideals, and its goal.
Aaryn Bierly of the Coventry Village branch talks about the upcoming late-night release party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Jeff Mapes, who is the senior political reporter for Oregon Public Radio, was in town for the RNC and I had an opportunity to sit down with him to catch up about cycling – which is his “other” work. He is the author of the 2009 book “Pedalig Revolution” and we get to talk all-things-bike. Then, in a tribute to bike shop owner, father, husband, and all around amazing guy Jeff Archer, who was hit and killed by a drunk driver while crossing the street this week, we will be airing my conversation with him from December, 2012.
Robin Pease of Kulture Kids talks about the upcoming performance program she’ll be leading for children and families called Talk-Talk-Talk.
On this edition of Biblio Radio, Julia and local history librarian Amia Wheatly talk about Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.
Three interesting interviews this week! First up, Ben Freid from StreetsblogUSA talks about the deliberate murder of Matt van Ohlen in NYC. CEO and President of Peolotonia Doug Ulman tells us about this year’s event. Travel writer Jayme Moye talks about her experiences in Afghanistan and how a travel writer’s life works.
Spitting in the Soup – or, don’t bite the hand that feeds you. Author/journalist Mark Johnson talks to Diane about his new book and about a new way to think about the practices of doping in sports. Riveting conversation! New Perspective!
Julia and author Michael Clune discuss his most recent book, Gamelife, which will be the topic of an author talk at the Noble Neighborhood branch on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m.