Randy and Keith discuss generations, labels, bridging generations and the risk of making assumptions. "OK, Boomer."
Stuart Kelter interviews Ramesh Chinnasamy about his Hindu and Indian religious and cultural heritage.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the most recent county commission and city council meetings. He also talked with Dr. Joseph Shonka, a senior health physicist and nuclear engineer with over 40 years of experience. He is an expert on the Trinity Site and the after-effects of the radiation from the nuclear testing in the 1940s.
Lisa Lucca and her guests Helen Hiatt and Carolyn Hiatt-Keene talk about their retirement moves to Las Cruces and the opportunities of this chapter is our lives.
On the November 13, 2019 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked about KTAL. Doug Adamz and Chris Sanders, who are among the scheduled headliners of The Roadrunner Revue at the Rio Grande Theatre on November 17, talked about the importance of community radio and played some of their songs, and we discussed the station's origins and history, current schedule, and plans with Bruce Ernst, Linda Hall, Kevin Bixby, and Rob McCorkle.
Nan Rubin interviews Cynthia Flynn, newly-appointed Senior Librarian for Quality of Life at Thomas Branigan Library, about the role and duties of an outreach librarian. Libraries are no longer just for books, they now serve all manner of digital research, periodicals, games, film, media, makerspaces, and just plain reading. Nan and Cynthia also discuss the issue of requests to remove materials some people object to and the process the Branigan goes through to resolve these requests.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley interview Dr. Kevin Glenn, PHD on the subject of Semiotics; the study of how meaning is created and how meaning is communicated in a culture's signs, words, and symbols.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the most recent city council meeting and recaps this week's local elections.
Lisa Lucca talks with CHOP - the Culinary Hospitality Occupation Professional students at the Dona Ana Community College with their instructor, Chef Tom Drake, and their participation in KTAL's Roadrunner Revue fundraiser 11/17, and their culinary and hospitality program. Special guest Zac Dalton joins the conversation about today's food and beverage industry.
Lynn Moorer conversed with Jennifer Cervantes about her New York Times bestselling book, The Storm Runner, which features a 13-year-old protagonist and hero who has a shape-shifter friend, a volcano in his back yard that contains demons, and who fights to outwit sneaky Maya gods.