HearSay Programming August 13-16


Budget Priorities|How Should the Media Cover Trump?

Monday, August 13, 2018

How should your city spend its money? What new projects do you want to see and what long-standing problems do you want to disappear? We will interview Virginia Beach City Councilwoman Rosemary Wilson and Elizabeth Psimas, the Vice Mayor of Portsmouth. Then, do you want the media to cover the political rallies of President Trump? We will discuss the issue with Pete Vernon of the Columbia Journalism Review. Please call us during this show at 440-2665 or (800) 940-2240.

Today's Guests:

Rosemary Wilson - Virginia Beach City Council
Elizabeth Psimas - Vice Mayor of Portsmouth
Pete Vernon - Columbia Journalism Review

Coming up after HearSay: Left, Right & Center


Family Secrets

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

We all have secrets we keep within our families, or secrets our families keep from us. Steve Luxenberg discovered that the people closest to him had been lying for years when a form letter from his grandparents' cemetery revealed the existence of an extra grave. We'll hear his story, and then Dr. Lisa Mazzio will join us as we listen to yours. Please call us during this show at 440-2665 or (800) 940-2240.

Today's Guests:

Steve Luxenberg - Author of Annie's Ghosts
Dr. Lisa Mazzio - Psychologist, Watermark Psychological Services

Coming up after HearSay: The Thomas Jefferson Hour


Have the Oscars Jumped the Shark?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

ABC pressured the Oscars to cut their airtime to three hours. Meanwhile, the Academy has announced a new and controversial "Popular Film" category. Is this show still relevant, and what does its future look like? Our resident pop culture guru, ODU Associate Professor Myles McNutt, will break it down for us. We hope you'll join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Myles McNutt - Associate Professor, ODU

Coming up after the show: Radio Lab


In the Garden

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jim Orband, our resident plant sensai, will be in the studio to tackle all your gardening questions and problems. We hope you'll join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. You can always get your questions in to the show early by emailing, tweeting or leaving us a message on our Facebook page. During the show call 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 to get some help. After that, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests: 

Jim Orband - Senior Extension Agent Emeritus

Coming up after HearSay: A Way with Words