Radio Appearance

Doc appears on KMUD’s Monday Morning Magazine with host Dennis Huber, 88.1 FM, Eureka, 91.1 FM Garberville, Monday, 7:00- 9:00 AM August 18, 2014.

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Doc will read his short story “Here’s to Pete,” about his old, eccentric and enigmatic professor and will talk about his dad’s unpublished 850 page book entitled The Comic Tradition in the United States:  The History of Comedy as well as the psychology and philosophy of humor – and the death of comedic genius, Robin Williams.

Tune in and check it out or stream it at:

http://www.kmud.org/programs-mainmenu-11/listen-live-kmud

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

 Brazil,  Soccer, and Magical Realism

on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, August 18,  2014

 

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The great nation of Brazil’s ignominious 7-1 defeat by Germany at the World Cup semi-finals in July of 2014 in front of their home crowd was a thunderbolt from an angry god. But a little known children’s story by Brazil’s greatest novelist injects magical realism, innocence and perspective in contrast to Brazil’s fanatical worship on the altar of sport victory.

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Radio Appearance

Humboldt Homepage - Brazil, Soccer and the Magical Realism of Jorge Amado’s short story, The Soccer Ball and the Goalkeeper

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 1:00  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and host Danielle Orr for for their new monthly feature on Latin and Central American athletes, popular culture and politics.  This new feature is a outgrowth of Doc’s 12-part series on Latino athletes for the El Sol Bilingue Newspaper.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

 

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“The 1968 World Series” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, Eureka, CA, 7:55 AM, August 11, 2014

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The 1968 World Series featured two of the finest pitchers of the day, The St. Louis Cardinal’s Bob Gibson (1.12 ERA) and Detroit Tiger’s Denny McLain (31 wins).  But the beer-gutted, national-guardsman #2 pitcher for the Tigers, Mickey Lolich steals the show!  But, after that year, baseball and the nation are never the same again.

www.prx.org/pieces/85479- the-1968-world-series-version-2-times-are-changin