#Thinkwing Radio: Mon, 10/12/2015, 9PM @KPFTHouston FM 90.1. TOPIC(s): Local Elections, Google Going Evil?, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Turkey in Crisis, and more. GUEST: Open Forum [AUDIO]

THINKWING RADIO MOVED TO MONDAYS @ 9-10 PM, BEGINNING 4/13/2015.

SHOW AUDIO: 

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Monday night from 9-10PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

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POSSIBLE TOPICS: TPP, Texas & Local Elections, Syria, Turkey, Russia, NATO, Iran, Google gives up on not being evil, and more

SOURCES WHICH MAY BE RELEVANT TO OTHER DISCUSSION:

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#Thinkwing Radio: Mon, 10/5/2015, 9PM @KPFTHouston FM 90.1. TOPIC(s): Local Elections, ‘Common Core’, Greenhouse Gases and Nature, Turkey in Crisis, Russia In Syria, and more. GUEST: Open Forum [AUDIO]

THINKWING RADIO MOVED TO MONDAYS @ 9-10 PM, BEGINNING 4/13/2015.

SHOW AUDIO: 

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Monday night from 9-10PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

OPEN FORUM

POSSIBLE TOPICS: 

Local Elections, Syria, Turkey, Russia, NATO, Iran, Oh My! Common Core: What the heck is it?; and More.

SOURCES WHICH MAY BE RELEVANT TO OTHER DISCUSSION:

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#Thinkwing Radio: Mon, 9/28/2015, 9PM @KPFTHouston FM 90.1. TOPIC(s): With John Boehner going, who if anyone should be cheering? Is your fish polyester or cotton?, and more. GUEST: Open Forum [AUDIO]

THINKWING RADIO MOVED TO MONDAYS @ 9-10 PM, BEGINNING 4/13/2015.

SHOW AUDIO: 

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Monday night from 9-10PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

OPEN FORUM

POSSIBLE TOPICS: 

Boehner and the ‘Catpublicans’; Hillary vs Media; Can Interest Rates Be Negative?; Fabric and Plastic in your Seafood; more

SOURCES WHICH MAY BE RELEVANT TO OTHER DISCUSSION:

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A Love Song About A Cat, by Larry Havluck

Cats just seem to bring out the amusingly strange in people.

I honestly have no idea what this song is actually entitled, or what the tune is, but I love the lyric. I scooped it from a reader comment from this article: http://newsfeed.time.com/2014/01/07/actually-your-cat-thinks-you-are-a-giant-cat/?iid=nf-article-mostpop1

If anyone has a link to a video or audio of this tune, I’d love to include it.

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dobe             5pts

>>> From the brilliant musical mind of Larry Havluck <<<

Half a field mouse on the back porch,
Quarter rabbit by the door.
A piece of some poor fish I didn’t see the day before.
To really be specific,
My cat is too prolific,
And I pray she doesn’t bring me any more.
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It’s such a pleasure in the morning when you stumble out of bed,
And your foot lands on a furry mound of something cold and dead.
It a treat your cat has brought you,
A snack that she has caught you.
It’s so nice of her to first remove its head.

The Cat On The Rack Meows Back [Photo]

Okay, this looks like a modern case of the Feline Inquisition, but it’s actually a common medical procedure for dogs and cats. It just looks creepy as hell.Read on. ~ Mike

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NPPA [Photo] award winner

La Shinda Clark,
©The Philadelphia Inquirer

In the photo, volunteer Cameron Tarzwell, 13, cleans loose hair that has been shaved from an anesthetized cat, Princess, in preparation for an operation.

La Shinda Clark, photographer at The Philadelphia Inquirer and 1995 Scholar, won third place for feature photos in the National Press Photographers Association 2003 Best of Photojournalism contest. In the photo, volunteer Cameron Tarzwell, 13, cleans loose hair that has been shaved from an anesthetized cat, Princess, in preparation for an operation. Tarzwell has been assisting a veterinarian for four years. The photo was one in a picture story on a spaying and neutering program in Chester County in Pennsylvania.

Duetto buffo di due gatti (“Humorous duet for two cats”) [VIDEOS]

The internet today is like looking something up in the Encyclopaedia Britannica used to be. You begin by searching for information on some obscure or famous battle or person or … something, and you end up browsing the thing like a catalog.

So it was when I was looking for information on foods dangerous to cats. I found a lot of information on that, but I also found these. They’re really funny and cute. By the way, the hard part was probably learning the lyric in Italian (“miau”).

There are more variations on the theme below the break, some quite creative. There is also a link to some background on the musical piece. Enjoy.


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