Writer and Environmentalist Rick Bass was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in Houston, the son of a geologist. He studied petroleum geology at Utah State University and while working as a petroleum geologist in Jackson, Mississippi, began writing short stories on his lunch breaks. Bass won the 1995 James Jones Literary Society First Novel Fellowship for his novel, “Where the Sea Used to Be” and was also a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for “Why I Came To The West.” Rick Bass join Talk at Ten to discuss his work in the literary world.
Saturday, 5 September, 2015
Today on KRTS
midnight-5 am | Undercurrents, Public Radio’s freewheeling eclectic music mix of Triple A, Rock, Folk, Blues, Native, Americana, World, Reggae, Dub and Electronica with host Gregg McVicar
5-7 am | Classical Morning
7-10 am | Weekend Edition, wraps up the week’s news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories
10-11 am | The Best of Car Talk, an often humorous call-in show where callers ask about their car problems and the hosts, Tom and Ray Magliozzi, try to diagnose the problem
11 am-noon | Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, weekly quiz program where you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what’s real news and what’s made up
noon-1 pm | This American Life, each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound
1-3 pm | World Cafe, host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists
3-4 pm | Radiolab, a curious show where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience
4-5 pm | All Things Considered, each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound
5-6 pm | On The Media, hosted by Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone, covering journalism, technology, and First Amendment issues
6-7 pm | Fronteras + Alt.Latino, a collaboration between some Southwest stations that directly impact the area from everything from border issues to immigration and more + a voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases
7-9 pm | Texas Music: Hour of Power, showcasing all kinds of Texas sounds created over the past century of recorded music
9-11 pm | Texas Music: Boy Howdy11 pm-midnight | Music XWT “Across West Texas”
NPR Newscasts: Daily at the top of most hours.
Star Date: Daily at 10am and 7pm.
West Texas Talk: Weekdays at 6:30 PM
- Rep Hurd (R-Texas) To Ask State Dept To Revisit Ojinaga Travel Warning
- Texas Railroad Commission Refutes Study Linking Quakes to Oil and Gas Industry
- What’s Contaminating the Water in Midland County, near Interstate 20?
- Residents Concerned over Industrial Pollutants in Midland County Groundwater
- County Officials Address Residents Affected by Groundwater Contamination
- RT @sarahmvasquez: Presidio County Sheriff & other local law enforcement join the statewide Stand Up for Law Enforcement this morning. http… about 22 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @TexasStandard: Set In West Texas, A Wagner Opera Makes Waves At Bayreuth http://t.co/TeX9d4DEwR 11:03:35 AM September 04, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- #TX23 Rep. @HurdOnTheHill says #Ojinaga, Mexico isn't as dangerous as @StateDept says it is: http://t.co/ZmXixi5q3l http://t.co/ywxC1IhTH3 08:58:21 AM September 04, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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