The Morning Show

Dr. Anthony Barnart,  Associate Professor of Psychological Science at Carthage, talks about his J-Term course "The Cognitive Science of Magic." 

Nan Calvert pays her first monthly visit of 2022.  

Peter Boni, author of "Uprooted: Trauma, Unknown Origins, and the Secretive History of Artificial Insemination. 

Emily St. John Mandel, author of "Station Eleven."  This award-winning novel has just been adapted into a highly regarded miniseries on HBO-Max.  The book imagines a world completely devastated by a flu pandemic and trying to rebuild itself. 

Debby Irving, author of "Waking up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race." 

Katie Kowbel, director of the Racine Theater Guild's production of the musical "Nunsense."

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College - with Doug Bartz, director of the Kenosha County Job Center - and Beth Norris, operations manager for Southeast Wisconsin Workforce System.

Michael Cottman, author of "Segregated Skies: David Harris's Trailblazing Journey to Rise Above Racial Barriers."   

Dr. Jonathan Shailor from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on his ongoing and expanding work with prisoners.

 Mark Bowden, co-author of "The Steal: The Attempt to Overturn the 2020 Election and the People who Stopped It." Creek Stewart, author of "The Disaster-Ready Home: a Step-by-step Emergency Preparedness Manual for Sheltering in Place."

Joe Loizzo and Elazar Aslan, co-authors of "Boundless Leadership: The Breakthrough Method to Realize Your Vision, Empower Others and Ignite Positive Change." 

John Grogan, author of "The Longest Trip Home." 

Morning Show preempted for NPR's Coverage of the remembrance of the January 6th Capitol Attack.

Poet Ravi Shankar, author of "Correctional: A Memoir." 

Michael Perry, author of "Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy"

Donald Cohen, author of "The Privatization of Everything: How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and how we can fight back." 

PODCAST ONLY: Renowned Choral Composer and Arranger Rollo Dilworth.  

Tim O'Brien, author of "Dad's Maybe Book." 

Fern Schumer Chapman discusses her book "Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation." 

U.S. Olympic diver Jordan Windle and his father, Jerry WIndle. 

Composer Jim Stephenson talks about his fanfare that was played at President Biden's inauguration.

Bryan Albrecht,  president of Gateway Technical College

Nan Calvert, from Root PIke WIN.

James Schatzman from Racine Vocational Ministries

Several interviews about cooking and baking. 

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business, offers his analysis of current events and issues. 

Tim Jeal, author of "Stanley:  The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer." 

We preview the next concert of the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra

Valerie Tripp discusses the latest book in her Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad series.

Jeffrey Korzenik, author of "Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for your Business and the Community." 

Jay Tunney (son of former boxing champ Gene Tunney), author of "The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard Shaw." 

A preview of the Racine Theater Guild’s production of "A Christmas Story."

Trista Piccols from the Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services with a COVID update. 

Carthage College’s Dr. Peter Dennee and UW-P’s Dr. James Kinchen talk about their respective schools’ holiday concerts. 

Brisk Gill talks about UW-Parkside’s next production, “The Thanksgiving Play.” 

Kara Cooney, author of “The Good Kings,” an examination of five of Egypt’s most notable Pharaohs.  

Edel Rodriguez and Charles R. Smith, author and illustrator for "Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix." 

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, author of "Beyond Biden: Rebuilding the America We Love." 

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business, offers his analysis of current events and issues. 

Nan Calvert pays her monthly visit to the program.  With her is Monte Osterman, chair of the Racine County Land Conservation Committee.  


A look at the Chiwaukee Preservation Fund with Dana Garrigan, biology professor at Carthage, Sharon Fandel, ecologist for the Wisconsin DNR, and Pam Holy, president of the Chieaukee Prairie Preservation Fund. 

Dr. Lydia Kang, co-author of "Patient Zero: a Curious History of the World's Worst Diseases." 

Renowned choral conductor/arranger Rollo Dilworth, and Dr. Peter Dennee from the Carthage music faculty. 

 Marcus Thompson II, author of "Dynasties:  The Ten G.O.A.T. Teams that Changed the NBA Forever."   

 WGTD's own Dave McGrath talks about his new book "Gene Pitney: The Singer, the Songs, the Songwriters," which has just been published. Dave worked closely with Pitney for many years.


Deborah Karp and Undraye Howard preview the upcoming Non-Profit Leadership Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on November 17th.

Tamara Winfrey Harris, author of "The Sisters are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America." 

Tom Clavin, author of "Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival." 

Sean Riordan, Manager of Business Intelligence at Gateway Technical College.  

Former Al Qaeda recruiter Jesse Morton and former White Aryan Resistance recruiter Tony McAleer.