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, 28 November, 2015
Today on KRTS
midnight-4 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
4-7 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
11 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
- Tuesday: NPR Reporter Tom Gjetlen On the History of U.S. Immigration
- Wednesday: Alpine Art Walk 2015
- Thursday: A Talk with Diana Acosta
- Friday: Lannan Foundation resident writer, Portland poet Mary Szybist
- Monday: Big Bend Artist in Residence: Dawn Baker
- Wednesday: A Lumbee Thanksgiving: Adaptation, Survival, Gratitude
- Thursday: My Life As A Wild Turkey
- Blue Origin Reaches Space, Safely Returns Craft and Rocket in Second Test Flight
- West Texas Nuclear Site Changing Hands in $367 Million Deal
- Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer, Appointed to Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
- Clayton Williams Will Appeal Ruling in Years-long Water Fight
- After Paris, Governors Say They Will Oppose Efforts To Resettle Refugees
- RT @NWSMidland: Moisture from #Sandra & an arctic cold front are culprits in the messy weather today & tomorrow. #txwx #nmwx https://t.co/9… about 6 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Via @NPR: Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan https://t.co/lbbEfTpTuN 06:32:53 AM November 25, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- At 10:20a CT we'll broadcast @nprnews on press conference with @BarackObama and French President Francois Hollande, regarding #ParisAttacks. 10:55:23 AM November 24, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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