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    The Free Speech Zone - April 1st - 7-8 pm - DJ Big Brother / Then Stay Tuned for “Lives in the Balance” 8-9 pm
    March 29th, 2012

    Tune in to The Free Speech Zone on Sunday night April 1st at 7 pm to hear part 3 of a 4 part documentary by Adam Curtis, The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires.  The film tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the US, how it was created, by  whom, and in whose interests? This award winning documentary focuses on how Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, & Edward Bernays influenced the way corporations and governments have analyzed, dealt with, and controlled people. Freud’s nephew Edward Bernays was the first to use psychological techniques in public relations. The series describes the propaganda that Western governments and corporations have utilized stemming from Freud’s theories. The Century of the Self asks deeper questions about the roots and methods of modern consumerism, representative democracy, commodification and its implications.

    On WSCA-LP 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio (streaming viawww.portsmouthcommunityradio.orgfor those outside the broadcast signal limits) 

    Then stay tuned for some great music on Lives In The Balance from 8 to 9 pm.

    Kind regards,  Brad  aka dj Big Brother
    djbigbrother@portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    “The people, unfortunately, are still very ignorant,
    and are kept in ignorance by the systematic efforts
    of all the governments, who consider this ignorance,
    not without good reason, as one of the essential
    conditions of their own power.”  ~ Mikhail Bakunin  1871
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    The Free Speech Zone   with dj Big Brother
              glimpses of sanity and truth
                     Sundays  7:00-8:00 pm
                       WSCA-LP   106.1 FM  

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    Lives In The Balance: songs of social and political import
        that you won’t hear on brain-dead corporate radio
                            with   dj  Big Brother                              
             Sundays  8:00-9:00 pm  WSCA-LP  106.1 FM 
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    “Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind”
    ~ Scott Nearing

    SUPPORT PORTSMOUTH COMMUNITY RADIO ~ JOIN NOW!
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

     

    The Free Speech Zone - Sunday - March 25th - 7-8 pm / Host: DJ Big Brother / Then Stay Tuned for “Lives in the Balance” 8-9 pm
    March 22nd, 2012

     

    Tune in to The Free Speech Zone on Sunday night March 25th at 7 pm to hear part 2 of a 4 part documentary by Adam Curtis, The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires.  The film tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the US, how it was created, by whom, and in whose interests? This award winning documentary focuses on how Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, & Edward Bernays influenced the way corporations and governments have analyzed, dealt with, and controlled people. Freud’s nephew Edward Bernays was the first to use psychological techniques in public relations. The series describes the propaganda that Western governments and corporations have utilized stemming from Freud’s theories. The Century of the Self asks deeper questions about the roots and methods of modern consumerism, representative democracy, commodification and its implications.

    On WSCA-LP 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio (streaming via
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.orgfor those outside the broadcast signal limits) 

    Then stay tuned for some great music on Lives In The Balance from 8 to 9 pm.  

    Kind regards,  Brad  aka dj Big Brother
    djbigbrother@portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    “The people, unfortunately, are still very ignorant,
    and are kept in ignorance by the systematic efforts
    of all the governments, who consider this ignorance,
    not without good reason, as one of the essential
    conditions of their own power.”  ~ Mikhail Bakunin  1871
    ************************************************************************
    The Free Speech Zone   with dj Big Brother
              glimpses of sanity and truth
                     Sundays  7:00-8:00 pm
                       WSCA-LP   106.1 FM  

    **************************************************************************
    Lives In The Balance: songs of social and political import
        that you won’t hear on brain-dead corporate radio
                            with   dj  Big Brother                              
             Sundays  8:00-9:00 pm  WSCA-LP  106.1 FM 
    ***************************************************************************
    “Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind”
    ~ Scott Nearing

    SUPPORT PORTSMOUTH COMMUNITY RADIO ~ JOIN NOW!
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    The Free Speech Zone - Sunday - March 18 - 7-8 pm / Host: DJ Big Brother / Stay Tuned for “Lives in the Balance” from 8-9 pm.
    March 15th, 2012

    Tune in to The Free Speech Zone on Sunday night March 18th at 7 pm to hear part 1 of a 4 part documentary by Adam Curtis, The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires.  The film tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the US, how it was created, by whom, and in whose interests? This award winning documentary focuses on how Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, & Edward Bernays influenced the way corporations and governments have analyzed, dealt with, and controlled people. Freud’s nephew Edward Bernays was the first to use psychological techniques in public relations. The series describes the propaganda that Western governments and corporations have utilized stemming from Freud’s theories. The Century of the Self asks deeper questions about the roots and methods of modern consumerism, representative democracy, commodification and its implications.

    On WSCA-LP 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio (streaming via
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.orgfor those outside the broadcast signal limits) 

    Then stay tuned for some great music on Lives In The Balance from 8 to 9 pm.  

    Kind regards,  Brad  aka dj Big Brother
    djbigbrother@portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    “The people, unfortunately, are still very ignorant,
    and are kept in ignorance by the systematic efforts
    of all the governments, who consider this ignorance,
    not without good reason, as one of the essential
    conditions of their own power.”  ~ Mikhail Bakunin  1871
    ************************************************************************
    The Free Speech Zone   with dj Big Brother
              glimpses of sanity and truth
                     Sundays  7:00-8:00 pm
                       WSCA-LP   106.1 FM  

    **************************************************************************
    Lives In The Balance: songs of social and political import
        that you won’t hear on brain-dead corporate radio
                            with   dj  Big Brother                              
             Sundays  8:00-9:00 pm  WSCA-LP  106.1 FM 
    ***************************************************************************
    “Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind”
    ~ Scott Nearing

    SUPPORT PORTSMOUTH COMMUNITY RADIO ~ JOIN NOW!
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    PAWsitive Thoughts - Thursday - March 15th - 2-3 PM - Host: Jean Proulx - Topic: Amazing and Misunderstood Wildlife
    March 14th, 2012



    Did you know that bats play a large role in supporting human health, forestry, and agriculture?  Or that snakes maintain small mammal populations which in turn helps to grow the crops we rely on for food?  These amazing and often misunderstood animals will be celebrated as we discuss their natural histories and dispel common myths with inspiring host Jean Proulx on her PAWSitive Thoughts radio show.

    Listeners are encouraged to come down and visit, and may be able to meet “Brownie” the big brown bat, and “ZIpper” the corn snake!  We’ll also discuss turtles and how to help them this spring, and upcoming events like our 4th annual Make Way for Ducklings program!  FMI visit: www.wscafm.org.

    “Fine Aged Rock” - Thursday - March 15th - 10 am to Noon - Guest Host: Gordon Sharpless
    March 14th, 2012

     

    I’ll be doing Burt’s show again this Thursday. Last week I played what I call “Bubble Gum Music” from the early 1960’s… This week we’ll move to the end of the 1960’s decade, to 1968 and 1969, and play some psychedelic and Viet Nam protest music.

    On the WSCA stage will be the likes of: Eric Burdon & The Animals; Country Joe & The Fish; Jerry Lee Lewis; Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon; The Ronnetts; The Amboy Dukes; The Blues Project; The Blues Magoos; Barry McGuire; Dell Shannon; The Vanilla Fudge; It’s a Beautiful Day; The Moody Blues; and The Iron Butterfly.

    Hope to see you all Thursday on the radio! We are: WSCA, Portsmouth Community Radio, 106.1 FM – LP. Catch it on the net at our web site, just click listen on line.

    I happens Thurs March 15th, 10am to 12 noon.  It’s the Ides of March!

    The Burt Cohen Show will follow at noon to 1pm.

    Gordon

    The Free Speech Zone - Sunday - March 11th - 7-8 pm - Host: DJ Big Brother / Then Stay Tuned for “Lives in the Balance” 8-9 pm
    March 9th, 2012

    Tune in to The Free Speech Zone on Sunday night March 11th at 7 pm to hear a Media Matters/Bob McChesney interview with Michael Hastings, author of The Operators: The Wild And Terrifying Inside Story Of America’s War In Afghanistan. During a spring 2010 trip across Europe to garner additional allied help for the war effort, General Stanley McChrystal was accompanied by journalist Michael Hastings of Rolling Stone. For days, Hastings looked on as McChrystal and his staff let off steam, partying and openly bashing the Obama administration for what they saw as a lack of leadership. When Hastings’s piece, The Runaway General, appeared a few months later, it set off a political firestorm: McChrystal was ordered to Washington, where he was fired unceremoniously.  In The Operators, Hastings picks up where his Rolling Stone coup ended. He gives us a shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of our military commanders, their high-stakes maneuvers and often bitter bureaucratic infighting. Hastings takes us on patrol missions in the Afghan hinterlands, to late-night bull sessions of senior military advisors, to hotel bars where spies and expensive hookers participate in nation-building gone awry. And as he weighs the merits and failings of old-school generals, Hastings draws back the curtain on a hellish complexity and, he fears, an unwinnable war.

    On WSCA-LP 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio (streaming via
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.orgfor those outside the broadcast signal limits) 

    Then stay tuned for some great music on Lives In The Balance from 8 to 9 pm.  

    Kind regards,  Brad  aka dj Big Brother
    djbigbrother@portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    “The people, unfortunately, are still very ignorant,
    and are kept in ignorance by the systematic efforts
    of all the governments, who consider this ignorance,
    not without good reason, as one of the essential
    conditions of their own power.”  ~ Mikhail Bakunin  1871
    ************************************************************************
    The Free Speech Zone   with dj Big Brother
              glimpses of sanity and truth
                     Sundays  7:00-8:00 pm
                       WSCA-LP   106.1 FM  

    **************************************************************************
    Lives In The Balance: songs of social and political import
        that you won’t hear on brain-dead corporate radio
                            with   dj  Big Brother                              
             Sundays  8:00-9:00 pm  WSCA-LP  106.1 FM 
    ***************************************************************************
    “Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind”
    ~ Scott Nearing

    SUPPORT PORTSMOUTH COMMUNITY RADIO ~ JOIN NOW!
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    Fine Aged Rock - Thursday - March 8th - 10 AM - Noon - Guest Host: Gordon Sharpless - Burt’s Away and this Cat’s Gunna’ Play!
    March 7th, 2012

    Burt’s away…. and the Cats are gunna play….  antique Old Time Rock and Roll music, that is!!!!

    I’ll be dusting off the 1960s Juke Box and playing as many  tunes I can cram into 2 hours …with as little  talk as possible

    Its this Thursday, 10am to noon, right here on  WSCA, Portsmouth Community Radio, 106.1 FM!

    Yes we are also streaming on the net. Go to the PCR website and click, “Listen Now”.

    Its Oldies but Goodies Time, and I’m a SuperSport wanna be!   Put on your dancin’shoes!

    and it looks to be a great day to put the top down on the Chevy and do some serious cruzin’ with the radio blasttin!.

    Thurs  3/8, 10 to noon…….Oldies ROCK AND ROLL!  Fine Aged ROCK!!

    Gordon

    PAWsitive Thoughts - March 8th - Thursday - 2-3 pm - Host: Jean Proulx - Guest: Author Layne Case from Barrington, NH - Author of “Charlie” Books
    March 6th, 2012

    Jean’s special guest will be Author Layne Case from Barrington, NH.

    In Layne’s words..

    “Yes, my main character is “Charlie”, a dog who is different from other dogs.  He has a three foot tail.  In the first book, his tail gets him in trouble so he decides to run away from home because he’s feeling unloved and unwanted.  My message…how our feelings and emotions affect our decisions and that being different is okay.

    In the sequels (“Charlie and His New Friend” and “Charlie and His Neighbor”), Charlie’s tail (his difference) will always do something positive.  My message…our differences are to be celebrated and can influence our lives in a positive way.  The next two books that are in draft form are “Charlie and the School Bully”, (this is from the perspective of the bystander), and “Charlie and His Lost Friend” (addresses abandonment issues). ”

    “Author Layne Case is from Barrington, NH. Her first children’s book “Charlie” was written during the early 1970’s while working towards her Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science. She has also been writing poetry since 1983 and always planned to publish them one day.

    Layne started AMITY Publications in 2007 when she decided to publish her poetry and children’s book. That was the beginning of her career as a published author. And, that is what started her on her journey as a child advocate.

    Layne’s first edition of “Inspirations from My Family & Friends” and “Charlie” were released in June 2007. She designed a literacy program that would hold the attention of the children with whom she would be sharing her story. So, she created large poster board size illustrations to help tell them about “Charlie”.

    In 2009, “Charlie and His New Friend” was released when Layne and Pat Sciacca, the original illustrator of “Charlie” and Layne’s sister, collaborated once again after 35 years.

     

     

    In 2011, “Charlie and His Neighbor“    was released.  In this third book, Charlie befriends little Meezer, a Siamese kitten, who is “different” from his siblings.  And, he can’t seem to stay focused.

    Each book was written to help children understand that our differences is what makes us who we are and should be celebrated.  Charlie will always use his “tail” which is what makes him different, to do something positive.

     

    Layne designed her literacy program “Read Up! Write On! Literacy Rules!” for schools and child care centers as a way of keeping literacy at the top of the list of what is most important in our educational system. Her theme “Celebrating Our Differences” was developed as she became more and more immersed in the world of Autism, becoming a representative for Future Horizons, the world leading publishers of resources for autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. And, with bullying. reaching epidemic proportions because of people being “different”, this confirmed that her program was of the utmost importance now more than ever.

     

    Layne has years of teaching experience in many different environments. She has taught children in the traditional school setting classroom as well as in her health care facility, offering skill building “Gymboree” exercise programs. She also taught adult health & fitness programs, marketing and motivational workshops. One of her most rewarding experiences was teaching computer courses which she designed for inmates at the Strafford Country Jail in Dover, NH. It was here that she knew she could make a difference.

    Be sure to tune in and listen to this most interesting guest on PAWsitive Thoughts… 2 to 3 pm - on March 8th.

     

     

    The Free Speech Zone - Sunday - March 4th - 7-8 PM - DJ Big Brother - Then Stay Tuned For “Lives in the Balance” - 8-9 PM
    March 2nd, 2012

     

    Tune in to The Free Speech Zone on Sunday night March 4th at 7 pm to hear a Bonnie Faulkner-Guns and Butter interview with William K. Black, entitled: The Greatest Bank Robbery Ever.  Covered are:  Banks and the intensifying financial crises, money manager capitalism, sovereign currency, crony capitalism, theoclassical economists, control fraud, the Commodities Future Modernization Act of 2000,  deregulation, desupervision,  defacto decriminalization and much, much more.

    On WSCA-LP 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio (streaming viawww.portsmouthcommunityradio.orgfor those outside the broadcast signal limits) 

    Then stay tuned for some great music on Lives In The Balance from 8 to 9 pm.

    Kind regards,  Brad  aka dj Big Brother
    djbigbrother@portsmouthcommunityradio.org

    “The people, unfortunately, are still very ignorant,
    and are kept in ignorance by the systematic efforts
    of all the governments, who consider this ignorance,
    not without good reason, as one of the essential
    conditions of their own power.”  ~ Mikhail Bakunin  1871
    ************************************************************************
    The Free Speech Zone   with dj Big Brother
              glimpses of sanity and truth
                     Sundays  7:00-8:00 pm
                       WSCA-LP   106.1 FM  

    **************************************************************************
    Lives In The Balance: songs of social and political import
        that you won’t hear on brain-dead corporate radio
                            with   dj  Big Brother                              
             Sundays  8:00-9:00 pm  WSCA-LP  106.1 FM 
    ***************************************************************************
    “Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind”
    ~ Scott Nearing

    SUPPORT PORTSMOUTH COMMUNITY RADIO ~ JOIN NOW!
    www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

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