Category Archives: News

Links from around the web, usually accompanied by ascerbic comments.

Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright, dies at 88

Remembering Edward Albee by Bob Edwards’ 2008 interview. Continue reading

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Daniel Schorr at 100

The Bob Edwards Show with guest Daniel Schorr. Continue reading

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RIP Gene Wilder

To honor the great Gene Wilder, here’s his interview from 2007 on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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RIP Elie Wiesel

From CNN: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dead at 87 In 2007, Bob Edwards hosted Mr. Wiesel for a full hour conversation. From the introduction: My guest today is Elie Wiesel, a man who has spent nearly his … Continue reading

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Guy Clark: Country songwriting legend dead at 74

RIP Guy Clark. The blog has two of his visits to The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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RIP Arthur Anderson

Derek Tague reports the passing of Arthur Anderson, best known for Let’s Pretend, The Mercury Theatre, and as the original voice of the Lucky Charms Leprechaun. I will be posting audio and video later today. He was not only an … Continue reading

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Merle Haggard Dead: Legend of Country Music Was 79

Pointer to The Hollywood Reporter’s obit, the 2006 Bob Edwards Show interviewing Mr. Haggard, the raw interview conducted by Bob Edwards, and even the script for that program. Continue reading

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icon for podpress  Bob Edwards interviews Merle Haggard - Unedited [56:58m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

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“Prince of Tides” author Pat Conroy dies at 70

From the Los Angeles Daily News: “Prince of Tides” author Pat Conroy dies at 70 Mr. Conroy was the guest of The Bob Edwards Show twice, once in late 2010 and again in early 2014. In December of 2014, Executive … Continue reading

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Obituary: Harper Lee

Link to Ms. Lee’s BBC obituary, and an episode of The Bob Edwards Show discussing the author. Continue reading

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Copy to close down. I am annoyed.

Lament for Copy closing down, and the lack of a good free alternative. Continue reading

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Bob Elliott, master of satire, dies at 92

Obituary for the great Bob Elliott, along with the conversation between Elliott and Bob Edwards from 2008. Continue reading

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Snow Day…

A couple of pics from today’s snow day, and the two members of the family who refused to help with the shoveling.

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Making progress…

Yes, I can now see my driveway…

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Frelling Winter Wonderland…

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Alan Rickman, Snape in ‘Harry Potter’ films, dies at 69

The Bob Edwards Show from December 24, 2007 with a conversation with Alan Richman. Continue reading

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Rafe Esquith vs. Goliath

If you are interested in education at all, you really need to educate yourself on the battle between famed teacher Rafe Esquith and the Los Angeles Unified School District: From The Washington Post: The outrageous treatment of one of the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape

From CNN: Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape Any idea how embarrassing it is to constantly read idiotic headlines like this one with my state in them? Honest to goodness, this stupid nonsense makes me want to move.

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Bob Edwards Show Ceases Production

A long post detailing my trip to Washington, D.C. and the studios of The Bob Edwards Show. Photos, videos, even a look at the final board. Continue reading

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icon for podpress  Bob Edwards Interviews John Feinstein September 8, 2014 [0:40m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

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The End of The Bob Edwards Show?

It sure sounds like my decades-long habit of waking up with Bob Edwards’ voice in my ear is a about to end… Continue reading

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High court: Police need warrant to search cell phones

Cell phones now have a little more privacy protection. Still… Continue reading

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