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Interested in space exploration? Ruckzuck might be the band for you. The psychedelic trio hailing from Long Island, NY, has the power to transport you to alternative dimensions. Ruckzuck consists of lead singer Faith Kelly (who also plays the keys, ukulele, and kazoo), Nick Bedo (guitar), and his brother Matt (drums).
The documentary ‘Never Get Tired’ chronicles the success of DIY punk band Bomb the Music Industry! and other elements of the scene. Samantha Spoto watched the film recently at the SVA Theatre in NYC.
The Chequit Inn serves a breakfast/brunch buffet every morning in the lobby, where guests of the hotel can enjoy fresh juice, fruit, coffee, freshly baked goods, and a pleasant time on the porch.
SALT Waterfront Bar & Grill is located on Menantic Road on Shelter Island, NY. The restaurant and bar serves fresh fish, burgers, cocktails, beer, and wine to big crowds alongside Menantic Creek.
Red Maple is located within The Chequit Inn on the corner of Grand Ave in Shelter Island Heights in Shelter Island, New York. Just this past weekend, Dane Feldman spent four days on Shelter Island eating his weight in lobster rolls, touring the back roads of the island, and vegging out on its isolated beaches.
Photographer Meryl Meisler grew up on the South Shore of Long Island, and in the 1970s she began photographing her family, friends and neighbors around her suburban home town. As a photographer, Meryl is drawn to the antics of everyday life, and in her intimate and often hilarious photos we’re treated to scenes like a man juggling cardboard boxes after the prom, her young cousin grimacing at the camera from atop a toilet seat, or an amazing image of a couple smiling to the camera from a bedroom decked out in butterfly print wallpaper and matching bedspread.
The members of Scout Boys may spend as much time trying to convince you that aliens exist as they do playing music. Sometimes, they manage to do both simultaneously. BTR chats with members of the Long Island-based band about their debut LP.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the war on higher education and the new rules for the economy, the USA Freedom Act becomes law, and listener mail.
This week, Mr Jason will be playing some old stuff, some new stuff, and everything in-between, whilst whittering on about what he’s been upto this past week. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you? How will it all turn out???

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