Faith Middleton Show - Full Episode Archive

FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/06/2010
The stock market, the Times Square terrorism attempt, the economy and more are covered in this edition of Politics, Burgers & Beer!    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 05/06/2010
From Ad Hoc at Home: Buttermilk Fried Chicken If there's a better fried chicken, I haven't tasted it. First, and critically, the chicken is brined for 12 hours in a herb-lemon brine, which seasons the meat and helps it stay juicy. The flour is seasoned with garlic and onion powde... read more
FMS: Remembering Lynn Redgrave - 05/05/2010
Revisit a conversation from two years ago between Faith and Lynn about what it means to leave a mark before you die.    ... read more
FMS: The Children's Museum - 05/05/2010
Director Kevin Sullivan chats with Faith about upcoming events at The Children's Museum! The Children’s Museum provides rich learning experiences in science and nature for all ages. Exploration of our multi-level museum captures imaginations and develops a sense of curiosity about the nat... read more
FMS: CT Forensic Science Lab - 05/03/2010
Join Faith Middleton for a look inside a high-tech, crime-solving forensic laboratory in Meriden, Connecticut.    ... read more
FMS: "The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain" - 05/03/2010
Product Description from Amazon.com: A leading science writer examines how the brain's capacity reaches its peak in middle age For many years, scientists thought that the human brain simply decayed over time and its dying cells led to memory slips, fuzzy logic, negative thinking,... read more
FMS: "Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older" - 04/30/2010
From Amazon.com: Sooner or later, every older gardener faces a similar challenge. At some point, we all find ourselves asking “If I can’t get out there and dig, plant, and prune as I used to, what am I going to do?” The garden has been an everyday part of Sydney Eddison’s life for o... read more
FMS: "The Season of Second Chances" - 04/30/2010
From Amazon.com: A world of possibilities opens up for Joy Harkness when she sets out on a journey that’s going to show her the importance of friendship, love, and what makes a house a home Coming-of-age can happen at any age. Joy Harkness had built a university career and a safe lif... read more
FMS: Green Building with the Kantor Home - 04/30/2010
Get a preview of the Kantor home, a new energy-saving home opening soon in Connecticut for public inspection, sponsored by the CT Clean Energy Fund and PACE Clean Energy!  The tour is Saturday, May 15, 2010, rain or shine.    ... read more
FMS: "Mike Colameco's Food Lover's Guide to New York City" - 04/29/2010
Amazon.com Review The insider's food guide to New York City-from trusted New York food expert and TV/radio host Michael Colameco New York is the food capital of the United States, with an incredibly rich and diverse dining scene that boasts everything from four-star French restaurant... read more
FMS: "The Italian Farmer's Table" - 04/28/2010
Product Description from Amazon.com: 150 recipes from northern Italy’s agriturismi, with beautiful full-color photographs. The Italian Farmer’s Table is a sumptuously illustrated cookbook featuring authentic recipes from more than thirty working family farms in northern Italy.  ... read more
FMS: "I Can't Believe It's Not Fattening!" - 04/26/2010
From Publishers Weekly More a guide to smarter shopping than cooking, the latest from Alexander (The Biggest Loser Cookbook) gives dieters largely healthy options in 150 basic low-calorie recipes. Alexander admits her recipes are geared for convenience, unabashedly utilizing processed... read more
FMS Podcast - Sponsored by NewAlliance Bank - 04/25/2010
Funding for The Faith Middleton Show comes from our members and from: NewAlliance Bank, offering cash management services for businesses including automated reporting and collection / payment, allowing them to spend more time doing their thing. NewAllianceBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal housi... read more
FMS: "The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook" - 04/23/2010
From Amazon.com: The prevalence of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity among millions of adults and children has created the need for gluten-free recipes that are as nutritious and tasty as their traditional counterparts. Popular food blogger Elana Amsterdam offers ninety-nine famil... read more
FMS: "The Garden Primer" - 04/22/2010
From Publishers Weekly "Keep gardening simple" is the reassuring maxim invoked by Damrosch ( Theme Gardens ) time and again in this outstanding compendium of garden lore, information and advice for novices and old-timers. The author, an "old-fashioned dirt gardener," advocates common s... read more
FMS: The Coupon Mom - 04/21/2010
A book that pays for itself! The creator of couponmom.com, with 1.6 million subscribers and counting, shares her strategic money-saving techniques for saving big while living well Americans are hungry for bargains these days, but one woman has developed the ultimate strategy for e... read more
FMS: "Cast Iron Cookbook: Delicious and Simple Comfort Food" - 04/20/2010
From Publishers Weekly Though the Griswold company has been making top-of-the-line cast iron cookware since the 1800s, this is their first commissioned cookbook. The recipes, compiled by food writer and cookbook author Pruess (Seduced by Bacon) fittingly mirror the company's century-pl... read more
FMS: Mike Colameco's Food Lover's Guide to New York City - 04/19/2010
Amazon.com Review: Product Description The insider's food guide to New York City-from trusted New York food expert and TV/radio host Michael Colameco New York is the food capital of the United States, with an incredibly rich and diverse dining scene that boasts everything from four-... read more
FMS: "Fast Food My Way" - 04/16/2010
Amazon.com Review Over time, in his cookbooks, and on his TV series, Jacques Pépin has taught people how to cook simple, fully flavored dishes--food that reflects his French training while embracing American informality. Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way takes this approach one step furt... read more
FMS: New Haven's Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi - 04/15/2010
From MetroTaxiCT.com: MetroAccess, Connecticut’s first wheelchair-accessible taxicab means new freedom for people with mobility disabilities. The taxi complies with The Americans with Disabilities Act and is a rear-entry ramped vehicle that includes tie-downs to secure the passenger a... read more
FMS: "Overkill" - 04/15/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: At the start of West's sophisticated second Emma Streat mystery (after 2007's Without Warning), Emma, a former diva who still mourns her late husband as well as the loss of her singing voice and her house on the Connecticut River (now a pile of bombed out rubbl... read more
FMS: "A Time to Betray" - 04/15/2010
From Amazon.com: A true story as exhilarating as a great spy thriller, as turbulent as today's headlines from the Middle East, A Time to Betray reveals what no other previous CIA operative's memoir possibly could: the inner workings of the notorious Revolutionary Guards of Iran, as wit... read more
FMS: Grove Street Cemetery - 04/15/2010
Noah Webster, Roger Sherman, Eli Whitney and many other historical figures are buried in the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven, along with 14,000 other people, and plots are still for sale! Tune in to hear about the fascinating history of this land with John Edwards, a member of the Board... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 04/14/2010
Puttanesca sauce 2-3 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup minced red onion 8 cloves garlic minced 5-6 anchovies minced ½ cup white wine ¼ cup minced green olives ¼ cup minced kalamata olives 3 tablespoons capers Couple grinds black pepper 3 cups favorite marinara sauce 2 tables... read more
FMS: The Whole Green Catalog - 04/13/2010
From The Whole Green Catalog: Think of the choices we can make—do make—every day as small steps, in either a positive or a negative direction. Each choice can work to benefit you, me, and our whole community—and ultimately, our global environment. How can we make those right choices?... read more
FMS: "Prospero's America" - 04/12/2010
From Amazon.com: Prospero's America examines the transfer of alchemical culture to America by one of English colonization's early giants, John Winthrop, Jr. Winthrop participated in a pan-European network of natural philosophers who believed alchemy could improve the human condition a... read more
FMS: Hancock Shaker Village & the Gunn Library - 04/12/2010
Hear all about the "Library Luminaries" fundraiser to benefit the Gunn Library in Washington, CT, and great things to see at Hancock Shaker Village!    ... read more
FMS: "NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children" - 04/12/2010
From Publishers Weekly The central premise of this book by Bronson (What Should I Do with My Life?) and Merryman, a Washington Post journalist, is that many of modern society's most popular strategies for raising children are in fact backfiring because key points in the science of chil... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 04/09/2010
Get recommendations for great reads in all categories with Faith and her book buddies!    ... read more
FMS: Robert Kreitler & Your Money - 04/06/2010
From www.kreitlerassociates.com: We are an eight person, family owned, financial planning firm with over 20 years of experience. We are an independent branch office of Raymond James and have access to TIAA/CREF's Independent Advisor's program. Our emphasis on understanding risks inhere... read more
FMS: CT Photographer Sean Kernan - 04/05/2010
This exhibition features work from six portfolios by Sean Kernan. Pura Cara, Secret Books, Kampala Boxing Club, Pregnant Angel, From Prison and includes works from After The World, its first exhibit in the United States. March 25 - April 17, 2010    ... read more
FMS: Writing the Earth: 2,000 Years of Geography and Mapping - 04/05/2010
From the Bruce Museum: Writing the Earth: 2,000 Years of Geography and Mapping features a selection of world maps that were printed between 1511 and 1800 and are on loan from a private collection. The exhibition is supported by the Bruce Museum Youth Committee of Honor and the Char... read more
FMS: "Overboard!" - 04/05/2010
From Booklist Tougias, who with Ten Hours until Dawn (2005) rivaled Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm, 1997) in the telling of harrowing experiences at sea, returns with the tale of the yachts Almeisan and At Ease. Caught in a vast storm off the East Coast in spring 2005, the two exp... read more
FMS: "Sex, Lies & Handwriting" - 04/02/2010
From Amazon.com: Looks can be deceiving, but handwriting never lies. Handwriting profiling is an amazingly accurate tool for assessing how people think, feel, and act. In fact, handwriting profiling is so accurate that the FBI, the CIA, and the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad use it... read more
FMS: "Love What You Do" - 04/02/2010
From Amazon.com: Starting or changing careers can be an intimidating process. For those seeking their first job, there is much to learn, while career changers may face doubts about their options or obstacles in pursuing their dream. LOVE WHAT YOU DO demystifies the career decision proc... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer! - 04/01/2010
The latest on the future of health care reform in the Senate, the controversy with the Pope's immunity in child abuse cases, and what's in the pipeline to help with job growth.    ... read more
FMS: Michael Sloan - 03/30/2010
About Michael Sloan from his website: I spent several years working as a printmaker in Paris, France and Venice, Italy.  My illustrations first appeared on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times, where I remain a contributor to the Letters column (my 100th Letters illustration was publis... read more
FMS: Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary - 03/30/2010
From Amazon.com: A 40-year project in the making, the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary is the first historical thesaurus to include almost the entire vocabulary of English, from Old English to the present day. Conceived and compiled by the Department of English La... read more
FMS: "Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show" - 03/30/2010
From Booklist Delaney pulls out all the stops as he tips his hat to two great and all but indistinguishable Irish traditions: the theater and politics. Readers will be enchanted as the author spins a tale so glib, so charming, and so amusing that—begorrah—you can almost imagine him sly... read more
FMS: "Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show" - 03/30/2010
From Booklist Delaney pulls out all the stops as he tips his hat to two great and all but indistinguishable Irish traditions: the theater and politics. Readers will be enchanted as the author spins a tale so glib, so charming, and so amusing that—begorrah—you can almost imagine him sly... read more
FMS: "Working in the Shadows" - 03/29/2010
From Publishers Weekly Thompson (There's No José Here) details working alongside undocumented workers in this stirring look at the bottom rung of America's economic ladder. Thompson's project feels initially like a gimmick; that this middle-class white American can go undercover in the... read more
FMS: "Crown Island" - 03/29/2010
From R.J. Julia: Description - Crown Island, the most beautiful of the Granite Islands ranging out from Quarrytown, a harbor community in Connecticut, is the magical world of Marie Wainwright and Peter Chello. Their love defies their differences in class, status, age, and cultu... read more
FMS: Charlie Monagan & CT Magazine - 03/29/2010
Hear about the state unemployment fund that's almost empty, Governor Rell on her way out of office, and the landmark turbine that you may see more of with the editor of Connecticut Magazine, Charlie Monagan.    ... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 03/26/2010
Get recommendations for great reads in all categories!  Faith is joined by Rose Quiello and Lee Jacobus.    ... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer! - 03/25/2010
Get an update on the health bill, the package of fixes to the reform legislation, the violence faced by those who voted in favor of the healthcare bill, and more!      ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 03/24/2010
Faith chats with her Food Buddies, producers Cameron Henning and Lori Mack, about quick and easy cooking tips, recipes and flavors to brighten up any meal!  Get your pens and paper out to write down great treat suggestions, too!    ... read more
FMS: "Qualities of Light" - 03/23/2010
From Amazon.com: Review - How many writers have caught that lightning-in-a-bottle that is young love? And made it glow with all the sweetness, sweat, and anguished joy that characterize it? Very few, I venture to guess, but here's one to add to the list and love. In prose both elegan... read more
FMS: Homeschooling - 03/23/2010
How many people in the USA are homeschooling their children?  How does it work?  What are the upsides and downsides of homeschooling?  Faith chats with three parents who are taking it on themselves.    ... read more
FMS: "The Rise & Fall of the American Medical Empire" - 03/23/2010
From Amazon.com: There are four major dilemmas at work in the rapid decline of the United States' healthcare system: the disappearing primary care sector, healthcare insurance reform, the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on the practice of medicine, and reform of malpractice l... read more
FMS: "We Are Going to Pick Potatoes" - 03/22/2010
From www.andersonvision.com: "We are going to pick potatoes." That's what the family housekeeper told four-year-old Irene Levin when she was whisked off from her playgroup in the park to flee German-occupied Norway. In 1942, Irene Levin was one of 1,200 Norwegian Jews who escaped to S... read more
FMS: "Mark Twain: Man in White" - 03/22/2010
From Publishers Weekly Shelden (Orwell) centers on the writer's signature white suit—which first raised a ruckus when he donned it in the wintery month of December 1906 for an event at the Library of Congress. Shelden also sets the record straight with respect to Twain's continuing hum... read more
FMS: "Trust The Dog" - 03/22/2010
From Amazon.com: From a pioneering guide dog organization comes the first book to explore one of the most profound and inspiring relationships between humans and animals. In Trust the Dog, the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation introduces readers to a group of extraordinary people who,... read more
FMS: The Hartford Jewish Film Festival - 03/19/2010
A letter from Harriet Dobin, Director of the Hartford Jewish Film Festival: Dear Festival Friends, Welcome to the Mandell JCC’s Hartford Jewish Film Festival, our 14th annual celebration of Jewish life and people on the big screen. We are proud to present a record 30 superb films – m... read more
FMS: Winvian in the Litchfield Hills - 03/19/2010
In a series about Connecticut spas, inns and hotels, hear about Winvian in the Litchfield Hills.  Faith chats with Managing Director, Heather Smith and Executive Chef, Chris Eddy.    ... read more
FMS: Christian Burials - 03/19/2010
From Amazon.com: Long, a homiletics professor and well-regarded preacher, argues that funerals have become spiritually impoverished and need revitalization. Providing a comprehensive review of the history, traditions and theology of Christian funerals, Long notes that recent decades ha... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer! - 03/18/2010
Hear about the cost, spoilers and heroes of the rapidly unfolding healthcare debate.  Guests include Rich Hanley of Quinnipiac and David M. Walker, author of "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility".... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 03/17/2010
Grilled lamb pita: 6 flat pitas 12 ounces of grilled lamb leg sliced 1 romaine heart shredded 4 plum tomatoes 1 red onion sliced ¼ cup kalamata olives ¼ pound feta cheese FOR THE SAUCE ¼ cup sour cream Juice of 1 lemon ½ teaspoon celery salt 1 tablespoon tomato paste   First... read more
FMS: "Procrastination: Why You Do It, What To Do About It " - 03/15/2010
From Amazon.com: The classic guide to understanding and controlling one of the most common and frustrating behavioral problems. Based on years of counseling, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen offer a probing, sensitive, and sometimes humorous look at the problem that trouble... read more
FMS: "Making the Most of Your Money" - 03/15/2010
From Amazon.com: This classic book of solid and practical financial advice has been completely refocused to address new tax laws, new ways of paying for higher education, new forms of health insurance, and the completely new investment climate. As a financial planning tool, the original... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 03/12/2010
From classics to the newest releases, get suggestions and insights into some great books!    ... read more
FMS: "A Dawn Like Thunder" - 03/11/2010
From Booklist: Novelist and former U.S. congressman Mrazek has written an admirable history of the Torpedo Squadron Eight, legendary to World War II buffs. Most of the squadron, flying off the U.S.S. Hornet for the Battle of Midway in obsolete Devastators, perished in a famous low-level a... read more
FMS: "Snark" - 03/11/2010
From Amazon.com: What is snark? You recognize it when you see it -- a tone of teasing, snide, undermining abuse, nasty and knowing, that is spreading like pinkeye through the media and threatening to take over how Americans converse with each other and what they can count on as true. Snar... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 03/10/2010
Chris Prosperi's Simple Fish Stew Recipe:   1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped fennel 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup diced fresh mushroom 4 garlic clove sliced 2 plum tomatoes chopped 1 tablespoon curry powder ½ teaspoon smoked paprika 1/8 teaspoon red pepper... read more
FMS: "Blind Faith" - 03/08/2010
From Publishers Weekly: Thanks to some studies and to accounts by physicians, patients and theologians, it has become popular to believe that prayer can heal the sick and that attending religious services regularly can extend one's life. But does the evidence for a link between religion a... read more
FMS: "Lies My Teacher Told Me" - 03/08/2010
From Publishers Weekly: Loewen's politically correct critique of 12 American history textbooks—including The American Pageant by Thomas A. Bailey and David M. Kennedy; and Triumph of the American Nation by Paul Lewis Todd and Merle Curti—is sure to please liberals and infuriate conservati... read more
FMS: The Danger of Tanning Salons - 03/05/2010
Tanning salons are popular, but what price is really paid for that golden glow?  Faith chats with Nancy Alderman of Environment & Human Health, Inc., of North Haven, CT about the latest legislation for a bill affecting who can use tanning salons.    ... read more
FMS: "A Chemical Reaction" - 03/05/2010
From pfzmedia.com: "A Chemical Reaction" is a documentary movie that tells the story of one of the most powerful and effective community initiatives in the history of North America. It started with one lone voice in 1984. Dr. June Irwin, a dermatologist, noticed a connection between her... read more
FMS: "Mission: Blacklist #1" - 03/04/2010
From Publishers Weekly: In 2003, Staff Sgt. Maddox was an army interrogation specialist on his first field assignment in Iraq gathering information on bad guys. The unexpectedly rapid collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime made that category a broad one. Sent to Tikrit, Saddams home town, Ma... read more
FMS: "Wired For War" - 03/04/2010
From Publishers Weekly: Brookings Institute fellow Singer (Children at War) believes that we resist trying to research and understand change in the making of war. Robotics promises to be the most comprehensive instrument of change in war since the introduction of gunpowder. Beginning with... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 03/03/2010
Attend the wine event of the year - the French Legends Wine Dinner at the French Culinary Institute, May 8 in NYC.  Email [email protected] for more information and to reserve your spot today!  Proceeds benefit WNPR and the Food Schmooze, and seating is filling up fast! Baking Unplugge... read more
FMS: "Bomb Power" - 03/02/2010
From Amazon.com: The demands of nuclear weapons policy have poisoned the American polity, according to this unfocused jeremiad. Historian Wills (Lincoln at Gettysburg) argues that the project of deploying and defending against nuclear weapons transformed America into a national security s... read more
FMS: True Colors - 03/02/2010
The True Colors conference brings workshops to LBGT youth, and is attended by over 3,000 students, volunteers, teachers and straight allies.  Faith speaks with founder and Executive Director of True Colors, Robin McHaelen. From www.ourtruecolors.org: True Colors is a non-profit organizat... read more
FMS: Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation - 03/02/2010
From the BWAF website: The mission of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is to expand the historical knowledge and cultural recognition of American women architects of the 20th century. BWAF supports research about women practitioners in the fields of architectural and envi... read more
FMS: Rating CT's Small Towns - 03/01/2010
Connecticut Magazine's Charlie Monagan joins faith to talk about the cover story, "Rating Connecticut's Small Towns".  What makes a small town great?  Listen and find out!    ... read more
FMS: "Crude World" - 03/01/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: Maass (Love Thy Neighbor) brings fresh detail to a familiar topic in this worrying but never sensationalistic look at the murky world of oil. Supplies of the resource may already have entered a period of rapid decline, with Saudi Arabia, long the world's largest o... read more
FMS: "Comeback America" - 03/01/2010
From Amazon.com: He's one of America's most capable, canny, candid, and independent financial experts. Now David M. Walker sounds a call to action. Comeback America is a tough-minded, innovative, inspiring guide to help us avoid the approaching economic abyss and put the country back on t... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 02/27/2010
It's the Book Show!  Get recommendations in all categories - fiction, non-fiction, memoirs and more!  Hear from Book Buddies Lee Jacobis and Roxanne Cody about the books they want to share.    ... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 02/25/2010
Get the latest analysis of Obama's bipartisan summit on health insurance reform at the Blair House in Washington, DC.  Also, hear opinions from David M. Walker, author of "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility".    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 02/24/2010
It's a busy, funny, sweet and spicy show today as Faith and her expanding collection of food buddies share recipes, cooking tips and wine suggestions on the Food Schmooze!  Hear about making original and beautiful sushi from Bun Lai of Miya restaurant in New Haven, and hear about affordabl... read more
FMS: The Art of Robert Reynolds - 02/23/2010
From ReynoldsArt.com: Robert Reynolds had a love of the arts from a very young age. At three years he took up the habit of drawing with a long, bent 16d nail. He'd carry his nail around with him everywhere he went, and draw on any surface at every opportun... read more
FMS: Investing in This Economy - 02/23/2010
Robert Kreitler from Kreitler Associates in New Haven to talk about investing in this economy with Faith. From Kreitler Associates: Robert Kreitler, CFP®, manages a New Haven branch office of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. where he has been a member of its elite Chairman’s Counci... read more
FMS: "Wah-Say-Lan" - 02/22/2010
From nhbooksellers.com: She is a Seneca, a unique, courageous and adventurous woman. He is a slave, a Continental soldier fighting for his freedom. In their journey, they fall in love and cross paths with Cornplanter, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Lafayette and R... read more
FMS: "The Bauhaus Group" - 02/22/2010
From www.powells.com: Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-three years head of the Albers Foundation, spent many years with Anni and Josef Albers, the only husband-and-wife artistic pair at the Bauhaus (she was a textile artist; he a professor and an artist, in glass, metal, wood, and photograp... read more
FMS: Animal Bereavement Therapy - 02/22/2010
A lot of people who don't have pets also don't understand how hard it is when your beloved companion passes away.  Dr. Jonathan Swift and his dog, Sophie, join Faith in-studio to talk about how to help people cope with their special loss.    ... read more
FMS: Barker Cartoon Museum - 02/19/2010
From The Barker Museum: The Barker Museum houses one of the country's largest collections of character toys & artifacts, spanning fifteen decades of American history. No matter how old or young you are, you will recognize something from your life, whether it's a cap pistol, Partridge Fami... read more
FMS: Bullying in School - 02/19/2010
"Just because it's common doesn't mean it's normal", so says Dr. Young Shin Kim of Yale University.  She talks with Faith about bullying in school, and what it could mean for a person psychologically.    ... read more
FMS: "Eating Animals" - 02/19/2010
From Amazon.com: The latest from novelist Foer is a surprising but characteristically brilliant memoir-investigation, boasting an exhaustively-argued account of one man-child's decade-long struggle with vegetarianism. On the eve of becoming a father, Foer takes all the arguments for and a... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 02/18/2010
The latest edition of Politics, Burgers and Beer include the latest updates on what's going on in Washington, and how it affects us here in Connecticut.  Also, hear from author of "Starting Over", talking about how to get the country back on track.    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 02/17/2010
From Amazon.com: Psilakis, highly acclaimed chef and owner of New York City's Kefi and Anthos, honors Greek cuisine in this nostalgic and charming book. More than a collection of recipes, this book is a celebration of Greek culture and its extraordinary effect on the author. Each section... read more
FMS: After School Arts & Pilobolus - 02/16/2010
The dance theater company, PILOBOLUS, will perform at Pomperaug High School Auditorium in Southbury on February 19 & 20, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00pm. From ASAP: The After School Arts Program is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing artistic opportunities for children, adults, and memb... read more
FMS: The Arthritis Affliction - 02/16/2010
Tens of millions of people have some form of arthritis, and with baby boomers aging, there's only going to be more people in need of therapy, medications and explanations.  Faith is joined by Dr. Robert Schoen, of the Connecticut Rheumatology Association to talk about the present and futur... read more
FMS: Singer/Songwriter Nancy Tucker - 02/16/2010
From www.NancyTucker.info: Nancy Tucker blends outrageous squeaky clean comedy, spirited guitar instrumentals and moving songs of human experience in her shows for people of all ages. Her music and comedy center around a passion for life and laughter. Her guitar instrumentals have been c... read more
FMS: The Book Show - 02/12/2010
Faith is joined by her book buddies, Lee Jacobis and Rose Quiello to bring you great titles to check out in all reading categories!   ... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 02/11/2010
Join Faith Middleton and Rich Hanley for a fresh edition of Politics, Burgers and Beer. Health insurance reform, the start of the primary season and what it means for the next elections, plus the latest on job creation.... read more
FMS: "Slow & Easy" - 02/10/2010
From Amazon.com: Slow cookers are incredibly popular among home cooks, and with good reason -- easy to use and cost, time, and energy-efficient, slow cookers are an ideal way to get dinner on the table fast. This book will provide slow cooker aficionados with expert advice on choosing the... read more
FMS: "Making Jack Falcone" - 02/09/2010
From Amazon.com: "Petey Chops wasn't kicking up. And if he didn't start soon, he was going to get whacked." So begins Making Jack Falcone, the extraordinary true story of an undercover FBI agent's years-long investigation of the Gambinos, which resulted in a string of arrests that cripple... read more
FMS: The Blizzard of '78 - 02/08/2010
Faith chats with meteorologist Dr. Mel Gol stein from WTNH and hears your stories about the epic Blizzard of '78!      ... read more
FMS: "True Confections" - 02/05/2010
From Amazon.com: In this winning, offbeat tale, Weber unfurls Alice Tatnall's insecure Unitarian adolescence, which leads to her approval-seeking adulthood as the wife of candy heir Howard Howdy Ziplinsky. Alice has felt ostracized by family and peers after accidentally burning down a cla... read more
FMS: "Wesley the Owl" - 02/05/2010
From Amazon.com: Owls permeate literature and mythology, an ancient animal ("some 97 million years" old) that has fascinated for centuries; still, few people have had as intimate an encounter with the mysterious night birds as biologist O'Brien. As a student researcher at Caltech, she fel... read more
FMS: "How We Decide" - 02/05/2010
From Amazon.com: The first book to use the unexpected discoveries of neuroscience to help us make the best decisions. Since Plato, philosophers have described the decision-making process as either rational or emotional: we carefully deliberate, or we blink and go with our gut. But as s... read more
FMS: "American Therapy" - 02/04/2010
From Amazon.com: Since 50% of Americans will reportedly undergo some form of psychotherapy in their lifetimes, Engel, a professor of health care policy and management at Seton Hall University, presents a complete survey of the 100-year-old history of American mental health practitioners.... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 02/03/2010
Hear from Faith and her food buddies, Cameron Henning, Lori Mack and Chris Prosperi of Metro Bis Restaurant on The Food Schmooze!  Get mouth-watering recipes and cooking tips, like how to use vinegar in your dish washer as an affordable, environmentally friendly rinsing agent!  Also, check... read more
FMS: "Luisa May Alcott" - 02/02/2010
From Amazon.com: Hailed as the first complete biography of Louisa May Alcott despite the fine previous work of Madeline Stern and Martha Saxton, Harriet Reisen's "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women" does valiantly portray the beloved author as a stalwart woman whose life, as... read more
FMS: "Law on Display" - 02/02/2010
From Amazon.com: Experience the multimedia and view the links featured in the book at lawondisplay.com Visual and multimedia digital technologies are transforming the practice of law: how lawyers construct and argue their cases, present evidence to juries, and communicate with each other... read more
FMS: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library - 02/02/2010
From the Beinecke website: The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library contains the principal rare books and literary manuscripts of Yale University and serves as a center for research by students, faculty, and other scholars, whether affiliated with Yale or not. Materials do not circul... read more
FMS: The Pension Bomb - 02/01/2010
Faith chats with Charlie Monagan, editor of Connecticut Magazine, about the issue no one wants to talk about - The gaping hole in Connecticut's pension fund.  Listen to the segment and read "The Pension Bomb" in Connecticut Magazine.  ... read more
FMS: "The Power of Women" - 02/01/2010
From Amazon.com: According to Yale psychology professor S (Women Who Think Too Much), women have unique mental strengths. Neither conformist nor rigid, women find many pathways to their goals and work toward getting a job done rather than getting their way. Women, the author says, utilize... read more
FMS: "Devotion" - 02/01/2010
From Amazon.com: Shapiro's newest memoir, a mid-life exploration of spirituality begins with her son's difficult questions-about God, mortality and the afterlife-and Shapiro's realization that her answers are lacking, long-avoided in favor of everyday concerns. Determined to find a more s... read more
FMS: "Salty Sweets" - 01/29/2010
From Amazon.com: Do opposites really attract? In the case of salty and sweet, you bet they do! Like peanut butter and jelly itself a classic salty-sweet duo these tastes were made for each other. Salt helps balance and heighten sweets, transforming ordinary cookies, cakes, and candies int... read more
FMS: "The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook" - 01/28/2010
From Amazon.com: The prevalence of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity among millions of adults and children has created the need for gluten-free recipes that are as nutritious and tasty as their traditional counterparts. Popular food blogger Elana Amsterdam offers 99 family-friendly cl... read more
FMS: "The Italian Slow Cooker" - 01/27/2010
From Amazon.com: Finally a book that combines the fresh, exuberant flavors of great Italian food with the ease and comfort of a slow cooker. Michele Scicolone, a best-selling author and an authority on Italian cooking, shows how good ingredients and simple techniques can lift the usual "c... read more
FMS: "Fine Cooking Fresh" - 01/26/2010
From Amazon.com: Fabulously fresh recipes for every season. Each issue of Fine Cooking is bursting with can't-miss recipes, time-saving tips, and proven techniques from the kitchens of Americas finest chefs and this volume of recipes celebrating the freshest of seasonal ingredients is a c... read more
FMS: "The Italian Farmer's Table" - 01/25/2010
150 recipes from northern Italy’s agriturismi, with beautiful full-color photographs The Italian Farmer’s Table is a sumptuously illustrated cookbook featuring authentic recipes from more than thirty working family farms in northern Italy. These agriturismi provide room and board to tra... read more
FMS: "The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen" - 01/22/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can be almost as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailed nutrition advice is usually not on the program. This informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out, from the senior chief... read more
FMS: "Cherries in Winter" - 01/22/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: As the economy tanked throughout 2008, magazine editor Colón began strategizing and was better prepared when she lost her job. At her mother's suggestion, she unearthed her grandmother's recipe file, and with it a greater sensitivity about a family history that sp... read more
FMS: "Rules Get Broken" - 01/22/2010
Dear Ms. Middleton, On August 17, 1980, my wife of 9 years died 17 days after she was diagnosed with lukemia, leaving me with a 3 year old daughter and an 8 month old son. My world was shattered. In September of 1992, I began to write about her death, and the months that followed, my mem... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 01/21/2010
Faith and Rich Hanley talk about Obama's scorecard after his first year in office; where the healthcare bill stands, and what happens now that Chris Dodd is leaving the Senate.    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 01/20/2010
Cameron Henning, Lori Mack and Chris Prosperi of Metro Bis Restaurant in Simsbury join Faith for the Food Schmooze! Try cocktails, wines, discover restaurants and taste sensations. Plus, just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Faith and Chris Prosperi will reveal the recipe for "Sneaky Chili"... read more
FMS: Jelle Zeilinga de Boer's "Stories in Stone" - 01/19/2010
From Wesleyan University Press: In a series of entertaining essays, geoscientist Jelle Zeilinga de Boer describes how early settlers discovered and exploited Connecticut’s natural resources. Their successes as well as failures form the very basis of the state’s history: Chatham’s gold pla... read more
FMS: Marlow Shami - 01/19/2010
From www.MarlowShami.com: Marlow Shami was born in New York City, New York, in 1953. She received her BFA in photography and video from the University of Hartford Art School in 1975 and her Masters in Science in Ecopsychology in 2001. During the mid 1970's and early 80's Marlow worked... read more
FMS: "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" - 01/19/2010
From Amazon.com: Love, in its many forms and complexities, weaves through this collection by Amy Bloom, the New York Times bestselling author of Away. Bloom's astonishing and astute new work of interconnected stories illuminates the mysteries of passion, family, and friendship. Propell... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 01/15/2010
If you're in the market for great reads, books that bring you into worlds you know, and ones you don't, catch Faith Middleton's Book Show, recommending terrific titles in all categories.    ... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer! - 01/14/2010
Analysis, debate and opinion from Faith and her political expert, Rich Hanley.  Also, hear the latest on the devistation in Haiti, the job market, bank bonuses, Prop 8 in California, Senator Dodd's withdrawl from the senate race, new terror threats, the economy, and more.  ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 01/13/2010
Discover taste treats from around the world, right here at home, and terrific local restaurant experiences. We'll also be tasting raviolis and steak with a common ingredient for their sauces - browned butter!  Also, hear from chef Mark Peel, author of "New Classic Family Dinners".    ... read more
FMS: "The Blue Sweater" - 01/12/2010
From TheBlueSweater.com:   How does one person change the world? Jacqueline Novogratz gave up the rewards of Wall Street to pursue a moral vision that would enable the poor to help themselves by putting their individual destinies in their own hands. Trained as an international banker and... read more
FMS: Pursuing Your Passions - 01/12/2010
If you have a passion, you'll find a way to pursue it!  Faith chats with musician, Kipp Sturgeon, a mailman of over 20 years for the town of Colchester by day, and a musician at the Bee & Thistle Inn by night!  Hear inspiring and funny stories from his experiences sharing his passion with... read more
FMS: A Recession Update - 01/12/2010
It looks as if the recession is finally over, but how can we be sure?  Faith is joined by financial analyst, Robert Kreitler of Kreitler Associates for special insight on the current state of our economic system.    ... read more
FMS: "The Violet Hour" - 01/11/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: Shamus-winner Judson (The Water's Edge) once again successfully mines Long Island's south fork for glittering noir nuggets. Auto mechanic Caleb Rakowski, the lone survivor of a criminal family, lives on the fringes of respectability in a two-room apartment above t... read more
FMS: "How to Save Your Own Life" - 01/11/2010
From www.92y.org: In the midst of the current recession, more and more people are losing it all—and surviving. Michael Gates Gill's story is an example of how a life turned upside down can become one fulfilled. The son of New Yorker writer Brendan Gill, Michael grew up meeting the likes... read more
FMS: "Read Me: A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements" - 01/11/2010
From Amazon.com: This witty and heavily illustrated volume features more than 300 vintage book advertisements—startling and strange, beautiful and funny—that together reveal a kind of secret history of American literature over the last century. New York Times book critic Dwight Garner br... read more
FMS: "The China Study" - 01/08/2010
From Amazon.com: This exhaustive presentation of the findings from the China Study conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Referred to as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variabl... read more
FMS: "The Lion's Eye: Seeing in the Wild" - 01/07/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: Greenfield's memoir recounts the summer between her junior and senior years at college when she traveled to Kenya and Uganda to pursue her study of chimpanzees. Infused with a sort of magical realism that readers will find charming or annoying, according to their... read more
FMS: "Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking" - 01/07/2010
From Amazon.com: Powerful, practical strategies to build a lifetime of resilience, flexibility, and happiness. Several years ago Dr. Tamar Chansky, one of the nation’s leading clinical experts on children and anxiety disorders, realized that roughly half of the children she sees in her c... read more
FMS: Celebrating Fat! - 01/06/2010
From Publisher's Weekly: Persuasively arguing that the never-ending quest for "health" has gone too far, McLagan's elegant and informed look at this most maligned ingredient is appropriately unctuous. A crucial part of our diets, fat not only provides health benefits but pure pleasure: fe... read more
FMS: "Factory Girls" - 01/05/2010
Faith dives deeper to find out what's behind the "Made In China" stamp, speaking with Leslie T. Chang, author of "Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China".   From Publisher's Weekly: Starred Review. Chang, a former Beijing correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, explo... read more
FMS: "The Deniers" - 01/05/2010
Faith speaks with Lawrence Solomon, author of "The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud**And those who are too fearful to do so", about global warming, environmental statistics and the controversy brewing abou... read more
FMS: "Saved: Rescued Animals and the Lives They Transform" - 01/04/2010
Faith talks with Karin Winegar about her book, "Saved: Rescued Animals and the Lives They Transform". From Amazon.com: The world is full of starving, abused animals. It is also full of people who need a loving friend. How these two worlds come together and the positive changes rescued an... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 12/30/2009
Tune in and listen to the final Food Schmooze of 2009!  Faith brings you great recipes and food ideas with her Food Buddies, Cam Henning, Lori Mack and Chris Prosperi. Also, check out the book, "Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing" by Heather Whaley.    ... read more
FMS: Great Things in CT with Charlie Monagan - 12/29/2009
Chalie Monagan, editor of Connecticut Magazine, highlights the best of our state, and what great things there are to see and do!    ... read more
FMS: "A Stopover in Venice" - 12/29/2009
Author, actress and director from Connecticut, Katheryn Walker, joins Faith to talk about her book, "A Stopover in Venice". From Publisher's Weekly: Walker's debut of love, loss, renewal, art and history is set in a sensually realized Venice and follows the physical and emotional wanderi... read more
FMS: "Green Metropolis" - 12/29/2009
Faith chats with staff writer for the New Yorker and author of the book, "Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability", David Owen. From Publisher's Weekly: While the conventional wisdom condemns it as an environmental nightmare, M... read more
FMS: Kayaking Cats! - 12/28/2009
Hear about the adventures of the kayaking cats (who do the dog paddle!) as Faith chats with owner of Coco and Boo, and author of "Made for Each Other: The Biology of the Human-Animal Bond", Meg Daley Olmert.    ... read more
FMS: Great Things to See and Do in CT - 12/28/2009
Check in on this continuing series about great things to see and do in Connecticut!  Discover sculptures made out of native tree saplings, impressionist art, and the fantasy trees at the Florence Griswold Museum. Also, educational fun at Mystic Seaport, a maritime history museum spanning... read more
FMS: Ira Gershwin - 12/28/2009
Faith chats with Robert Kimball, editor of "Ira Gershwin: Selected Lyrics".    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 12/23/2009
Faith chats with her food buddies, Chris Prosperi, Cam Henning and Lori Mack, with special guest, Terry Walters, author of "Clean Food"! Featured recipes from today's show: Hollandaise sauce has a bad rap. It's temperamental, difficult to make and fattening - or so they say. Actually hol... read more
FMS: "Evil for Evil" - 12/21/2009
Set in World War II, James Benn's mystery series continues with "Evil for Evil: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery".   From Publisher's Weekly: A twisting, turning plot drives Benn's gripping fourth WWII mystery to feature Lt. Billy Boyle (after 2008's Blood Alone). Billy, a former Bosto... read more
FMS: Kennedy's "Kitchen Cabinet" - 12/21/2009
The president's advisors play a key role in helping the president making decisions - Hear from Philip Goduti, author of "Kennedy's Kitchen Cabinet and the Pursuit of Peace: The Shaping of American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963" about Kennedy's support system, and insight into Obama's current a... read more
FMS: Antiques Road Show - 12/21/2009
Faith chats with Marsha Bemko, executive producer and author of "Antiques Roadshow Behind the Scenes: An Insider's Guide to PBS's #1 Weekly Show".  ... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 12/18/2009
Faith is joined by her book buddies, Lee Jacobis, Rose Quiello, and Roxanne Cody to talk about classics, new releases and everything in between.  Also, check out JustTheRightBook.com - a yearly book club for any avid reader!   Some of the books mentioned on the show: -"Mother California... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 12/17/2009
Faith and Rich Hanley get together for a rousing hour of Politics, Burgers & Beer!  Get the latest insights into what's going on in Copenhagen, policical opinion polls, the back & forth of Joe Lieberman, and special guest, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, author of "The Predictioneer's Game: Using... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 12/16/2009
Faith chats with her food buddies, Cameron Henning, Lori Mack and Chris Prosperi!  Learn to make truffles for the holidays (or any other time of the year), and how to roast a goose!    ... read more
FMS: David Bosco - 12/15/2009
Author of "Five To Rule Them All", David Bosco, chats with Faith about writing the book, and the inner workings of the United Nations. From Publisher's Weekly: Bosco, former senior editor at Foreign Policy, examines the United Nation's global salience—from its roots in the League of Nati... read more
FMS: Gail Collins - 12/15/2009
Faith sits down with Gail Collins from the New York Times to talk about her book, "America's Women: Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines". From Amazon.com: Well researched and well written, America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines is... read more
FMS: "Souvenirs" - 12/15/2009
Faith is joined by documentary film makers, Vera Graff and Max Scott, to talk about the new documentary, "Souvenirs", which Faith narrated! From www.SouvenirsMovie.com: SOUVENIRS - the many worlds of Micky Wolfson is a new and exciting one hour documentary, chronicling young Wolfson's ri... read more
FMS: Fun Things To Do in Connecticut! - 12/14/2009
Faith finds great things to see and do in Connecticut, including a visit to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, and a hearty meal at Mediterraneo of Greenwich.    ... read more
FMS: Winter Energy Workshop - 12/14/2009
Faith is joined by E. Vagos Hadjimichael, Dean of Fairfield University's School of Engineering with tips on lowering energy use this winter and beyond!     ... read more
FMS: Sports Medicine with Peter Jokl - 12/11/2009
Faith invites Dr. Peter Jokl, Professor and Vice-Chairman of Yale Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, to talk about exercise and sports medicine.  What are the tactical decisions involved in surgery on professional athletes?  Are the performances of older athletes improving?  At what cost com... read more
FMS: Backstage at the Dog Show - 12/11/2009
From primping to sneaky show tactics, Faith chats with Dede Wilson, blogger and handler for Marion Dussault's bull terriers from Somers, CT. Her blog can be found at legacybts.blogspot.com.  This is a sport about passion, breeding, conditioning, training and attention to detail, which bri... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers and Beer - 12/10/2009
Faith teams up with Rich Hanley to talk about the future of Joe Lieberman, Dick Cheney's opinion of Obama, heath care, joblessness, and paying down the debt versus raising the debt ceiling.  It's a loaded hour of Politics, Burgers and Beer!    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 12/09/2009
Now that the holiday season is in full swing we thought we would start by looking at Hanukah. This is a holiday deeply rooted with food tradition. Weather it is sitting in the kitchen to get the first latkes out of the frying pan or memories of your grandmother's brisket, the food of this... read more
FMS: Explaining Cancer to Kids - 12/08/2009
Faith speaks with cancer survivor and the author of "Nana, What's Cancer?", Beverlye Hyman Fead, about how to tell children about cancer factually, while not keeping them up at night.      ... read more
FMS: Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame - 12/08/2009
Faith speaks with the Executive Director of the CT Women's Hall of Fame, Katherine Wiltshire, about the latest inductees - Practitioners, providers, policy makers and leaders in health care.  Also joining the show are two of the latest members to be honored, Dr. Helen Smits and Dr. Carolyn... read more
FMS: Crazy Connecticut Weather With Dr. Mel - 12/08/2009
Snow storms, heat waves, arctic blasts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts... Sounds like Connecticut!  Faith chats with Dr. Mel Goldstein, chief meteorologist from News Channel 8 about Connecticut's wild weather history. Check out his book, "Dr. Mel's Connecticut Climate Book".  ... read more
FMS: Kim Powers' "Capote in Kansas: A Ghost Story" - 12/07/2009
Overview from Barnes & Noble: Truman Capote and Harper Lee were children when they met. Twenty-five years later, Capote had taken New York's literary world by storm, while Lee struggled to put pen to paper and sweat out the story of her childhood in the same city. They would reunite i... read more
FMS: Both Sides of Criminal Justice - 12/07/2009
Catch a glimpse into both sides of the court - Faith chats with prosecutor Walt Lewis and public defender Thomas Ullmann to get an insight into how each aspect of our law system works together, and against each other.  ... read more
FMS: Tim Page's "Parallel Play" - 12/07/2009
Faith chats with Pulitzer Prize winning writer and music reviewer, Tim Page, who found out late in life that he has Asperger's syndrome. From the Washington Post: Tim Page's short memoir, "Parallel Play," might just as easily be called "The Mysterious and Disconcerting World of Tim Page... read more
FMS: Cast Iron Cookbook - 12/03/2009
From Amazon.com: A cast iron cookbook as original as its namesake: Griswold. Cast iron is an original material that evenly holds even heat and lasts virtually forever. Yet there has not been a cookbook that lives up to cast iron’s versatility and timeless appeal. Until now. With this gorg... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 12/02/2009
Join Faith and her food buddies for holiday food tips and tricks! Sweetened Condensed Milk Trick: -Take one can of SWEETENED condensed milk -Submerge in a pot of water (on its side or standing up), so that the water is 1 inch above the can -Bring to a boil, then reduce to a medium s... read more
FMS: Love, love, love - 12/22/2009
Hear from Faith, author Bruce Clements and our listeners all about love.  Are you love sick?  Newly in love?  Or totally turned off?   Featured quote from fiction writer, Amy Bloom: "Love at first sight is easy to understand.  It's when two people have been looking at each other for a lif... read more
FMS: Joel Richard Paul's "Unlikely Allies" - 02/23/2010
Join Faith as she speaks with author and law professor, Joel Richard Paul, about his book with a Connecticut connection, "Unlikely Allies". Description from Amazon.com: Unlikely Allies is the story of three remarkable historical figures. Silas Deane was a Connecticut merchant and delegat... read more
FMS: George Gilder's "The Israel Test" - 11/30/2009
Faith chats with author George Gilder about his book, "The Israel Test". Description from Amazon.com: Israel is the crucial battlefield for Capitalism and Freedom in our time. George Gilder's global best-seller "Wealth and Poverty" made the moral case for capitalism. Now Gilder makes th... read more
FMS: Wally Lamb's "Wishin' and Hopin'" - 11/30/2009
Faith welcomes Connecticut native Wally Lamb to talk about his new book, "Wishin' and Hopin'". From Amazon.com: It's 1964 and ten-year-old Felix is sure of a few things: the birds and the bees are puzzling, television is magical, and this is one Christmas he'll never forget. LBJ and Lad... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 11/25/2009
Cameron Henning, Lori Mack and Chris Prosperi from Metro Bis in Simsbury join Faith on The Food Schmooze!  Hear great ideas about what to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers, and some unique holiday gift ideas.   Featured Recipe - Cranberry Toddy: 1 oz  - Tequila 1 oz  - Triple... read more
FMS: Harold Evans' "My Paper Chase" - 03/16/2010
Faith speaks with Sir Harold Evans about his memoir, "My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times"    ... read more
FMS: Joyce Carol Oates - 03/16/2010
Faith chats with National Book Award winner, Joyce Carol Oates, about her new novel, "Little Bird of Heaven".    ... read more
FMS: "So Damn Much Money" - 03/16/2010
Hear about the exponential growth and triumph of lobbying in Washington, DC, and the corrosion of the American government as Faith speaks with Robert Kaiser, Washington Post reporter, and author of "So Damn Much Money: The Triumph of Lobbying and the Corrosion of American Government".  ... read more
FMS: Dinner & a Musical at Goodspeed - 11/23/2009
Faith chats with actors from Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam about the upcoming season, including Jim Henson's "Emmet Otter".... read more
FMS: Joan of Arc - 11/23/2009
Separate facts from fiction, as Faith chats with Larissa Juliet Taylor about the life and times of Joan of Arc.  Her book, "The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Times of Joan of Arc" is published by Yale Press.... read more
FMS: Buzz Bissinger's "Shooting Stars" - 11/23/2009
Faith gets an inside look at the writing of "Shooting Stars" about the life and living of basketball superstar, Lebron James.  Co-author Buzz Bissinger (author of "Friday Night Lights") talks about writing the book and the story it tells.    ... read more
FMS: The Book Show - 11/20/2009
Join Faith as she chats with her book buddies, Roxanne Cody of R.J. Julia Booksellers and Rose Quiello of Southern Connecticut State University about new releases, some classics and everything in between.  Also, a special interview with Caryl Hallberg from Covenant to Care. (A letter from... read more
FMS: Politics, Burgers & Beer - 11/19/2009
Hear the latest on health care reform, public policy, the economy and more with Quinnipiac's Richard Hanley and author of "The Death of Conservatism", Sam Tanenhaus.    ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 11/18/2009
It's The Food Schmooze!  Hear the latest mouth-watering recipes and clever meal ideas from Faith, Cam, Lori and Chris Prosperi from Metro Bis in Simsbury, Connecticut! ... read more
FMS: "The Island at the Center of the World" - 11/17/2009
From Russell Shorto's website: "The Island at the Center of the World", my most recent book, is a narrative history of Manhattan’s founding. The argument, basically, is that the Dutch founding of Manhattan—and of the colony of New Netherland, which extended across the whole Middle Atlant... read more
FMS: Eye Health With Scott Soloway - 11/17/2009
Hear about the latest news and developments in Ophthalmology with Dr. Scott Soloway, from Yale. ... read more
FMS: "Cancer Vixen" - 11/17/2009
From Publisher's Weekly: In 2004, cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto, a hyperstylish "terminal bachelorette," was busy capturing "fabulista" humor, in the New Yorker and Glamour. She was engaged to a fabulous guy, perennially cool restaurateur Silvano Marchetto, whose personal style per... read more
FMS: "Telex From Cuba" - 11/16/2009
Overview from Amazon.com: Rachel Kushner's first novel, Telex From Cuba, doesn't read like your usual debut. Using family stories, extensive archival research, and all the tools of the novelist's imagination, she creates a portrait in many voices of a small society at a crucial moment in... read more
FMS: Places to Dine & Be Entertained in New Haven - 11/16/2009
Faith chats with the Long Wharf Theater's artistic director, Gordon Edelstein, about the theater's upcoming show, "Have You Seen Us?", starring Law & Order's Sam Waterston.  Plus, great places to dine in New Haven!... read more
FMS: The Greeting Card Guru - 11/16/2009
Faith chats with David Ellis Dickerson about his book, "House Of Cards: Love, Faith, and Other Social Expressions".  A self-described word nerd, he describes his curious adventures while working for Hallmark. ... read more
FMS: Essayist Tracey O'Shaughnessy - 03/09/2010
Faith chats with Tracey O'Shaughnessy, author of a book of essays called "Every Little Thing: Reflections on Family, Faith and Friendship".   ... read more
FMS: Padgett Powell's Interrogative Mood? - 03/09/2010
What kind of questions would you find in a book comprised of only questions?  Would it be insightful or drive you crazy?  What questions would Faith ask Padgett Powell, author of the book, "The Interrogative Mood: A Novel?"?... read more
FMS: "Lifelines" - 03/09/2010
From Amazon.com: This little book contains the wisdom of the ages, and is guaranteed to produce a smile of appreciation at the sheer sense of the proverbs you will find inside. From advice you wish your mother had given you, to things you probably suspected, but had never put into words,... read more
FMS: Ted Kennedy Jr. - 11/12/2009
On a special edition of Politics, Burgers and Beer, Faith welcomes Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, to talk about his father's legacy and his memoir, "True Compass". ... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 11/11/2009
Now that it is November and thanksgiving is right around the corner who thought we would come up with a couple of dishes to make the holiday a little easier. Doing things ahead of time is the key to a really successful holiday dinner. Spread the work out over a few evenings instead of tryi... read more
FMS: Do Musicians Hear Music Differently? - 11/09/2009
Faith is joined by Connecticut jazz musicians David Chevin and Warren Byrd to discuss whether musicians listen to music differently than non-musicians. ... read more
FMS: Deep Cover CIA Agent, "Ishmael Jones" - 11/09/2009
Ex CIA deep cover agent, Ishmael Jones (a pseudonym), has published a book called "The Human Factor: Inside The CIA's Dysfunctional Intelligence Culture".  Published against the wishes of the CIA, Jones' book answers the questions of what's wrong with the CIA. All author profits go to vet... read more
FMS: The Book Show! - 11/06/2009
Get great insights into books that have been just published, alongside classics that you keep going back to.  Faith is joined by her book buddy, Roxanne Cody of R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut.  In the third segment, hear from the Senior Associate for U.S. Policy at the Inte... read more
FMS: "What the Nose Knows" by Avery Gilbert; "White Heat" by Brenda Wineapple - 11/05/2009
Scientist and author Avery Gilbert talks about the sensitivity of the human nose in his book "What the Nose Knows"; Faith talks with author Brenda Wineapple about her book "White Heat", which explores the friendship between poet Emily Dickenson and social activist Thomas Wentworth Higganso... read more
FMS: The Food Schmooze! - 11/04/2009
Faith is joined by producers Cameron Henning and Lori Mack as they schmooze all about food!  Guests also include Chris Prosperi of Metro Bistro Restaurant in Simsbury, and chef Manuel Romero of Ibiza Restaurant in New Haven.  How do you make a Tuscan roast pork with apples?  How easy is it... read more
FMS: Paula Poundstone - 11/03/2009
From MarkTwainHouse.org: Paula Poundstone Lights Up Our Annual Gala with Laughter This year's Annual Fall gala on Saturday, November 7. Starts at 6:00 p.m. and features stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone, the American Comedy Award-winner and two-time recipient of the CableACE award and... read more
FMS: Connecticut Town Rankings - 11/02/2009
Charlie Monagan from Connecticut Magazine reveals Connecticut town rankings, from top to bottom!... read more
FMS: Is Multitasking Making Things Worse? - 11/02/2009
Faith speaks with The Boston Globe's Maggie Jackson, about her book, "Distracted".  ... read more
FMS: Horton Foote - 11/02/2009
Faith Middleton speaks with Wilborn Hampton of the New York Time, author of  "Horton Foote: America's Storyteller". ... read more
FMS: John Shelby Spong - 10/30/2009
***John Shelby Spong, author of "Eternal Life: A New Vision" will be speaking at Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford on November 14th and 15th.***   John Shelby Spong, whose books have sold more than a million copies, was bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years before his... read more
FMS: "The Secret of The Great Pyramid" - 10/30/2009
Get some interesting insight into the possible methods of how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built.   Former architect and pyramid-obsessed Jean-Pierre Houdin spent five years researching the Great Pyramid of Giza, and produced a 3-D computer model of the interior mechanisms of the pyramid... read more
Secrets of the Great Pyramid & Bishop John Shelby Spong - 10/30/2009
Egyptologist and author Bob Bryer talks with Faith about the secrets of the the Great Pyramid; And Bishop John Shelby Spong talks about his views of Christianity and life after death... read more
FMS: The Food Lover's Guide to NYC - 12/04/2009
   Mike Colameco, the man who knows every great food neighborhood in New York, joins Faith for a look at his new guide to eating in New York City. ... read more
FMS: Salty Sweets! - 10/28/2009
A new cookbook for the treat lover in your life  - 144 pages of  "Salty Sweets" by Christie Matheson!... read more
FMS: The Perfect Body Diet - 10/26/2009
Conversation with Cassandra Forsythe about her book, "The Perfect Body Diet". ... read more
FMS: Cast Iron Cooking - 10/23/2009
A sensational collection of cast-iron skillet recipes by one of the best recipe creators in the nation. If you want a simple meal, with the flavor only cast iron can give you, don't miss these recipes that explode with flavor. Faith is joined by Joanna Preuss, author of "The Cast Iron Cook... read more
Food Schmooze Special: The Cast Iron Cookbook - 10/23/2009
A sensational collection of cast-iron skillet recipes by one of the best recipe creators in the nation, JoAnna Preuss. Simple meals with the flavor only cast iron can give you,  ... read more
Fine Homebuilding Magazine Special - 10/22/2009
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine join Faith as they cruise through all the valuable information to be found in each month's issue. You'll also hear how to have a one-year subscription sent to someone you love.... read more
FMS: Fine Homebuilding Magazine - 10/22/2009
Brian Pontolilo from Fine Homebuilding Magazine joins Faith with tips and tricks!  Get expert suggestions for flooring tools, window installation, lighting, and more.  ... read more
Food Schmooze Special: Mike Colameco's new guide to eating in NYC - 10/21/2009
Mike Colameco, the man who knows every great food neighborhood in New York, joins Faith for a look at his new guide to eating in New York City. It'll clue you in on where to go for the best food in one of the great eating capitals on the planet.  ... read more
FMS: Cast Iron Cooking - 10/20/2009
A sensational collection of cast-iron skillet recipes by one of the best recipe creators in the nation. If you want a simple meal, with the flavor only cast iron can give you, don't miss these recipies that explode with flavor. Faith is joined by Joanna Preuss, author of "The Cast Iron C... read more
Food Schmooze Special: Pizza on the grill or in the oven - 10/19/2009
Learn how easy it is to make pizza on the grill or in the oven. We'll give you the most imaginative pizza toppings for inexpensive, healthy, and delicious meals to please friends and family.... read more
FMS: Fast Food My Way with Jacques Pepin - 10/27/2009
   It's The Food Schmooze with Faith Middleton!  Hear from Food Schmooze favorite, Jacques Pepin, about fast, easy recipes to excite the pallet of even the pickiest eaters.  Also, get some tips and tricks from his book, "More Fast Food My Way".... read more
The finished healthcare bill - and will Democrats lose seats next year? - 10/15/2009
Find out whether you're going to like the finished healthcare bill, and if democrats are likely to lose seats in next year's congressional races.... read more
Food Schmooze: Wines from Runquist Winery, Halloween party food, and Lucinda Scala Quinn - 10/14/2009
Selections from California's Runquist winery, plus halloween party food, and Lucinda Scala Quinn of Martha Stewart Living.... read more
FMS: Thelonious Monk - 10/13/2009
Thelonious Monk is considered to be one of the greatest musicians of all time.  Hear about his life and music with guests, Robin Kelley, author of "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original", and Professor of Music at Southern Connecticut State University and Jazz musicia... read more
FMS: Yale University Press celebrates 100 years - 10/13/2009
Join Faith as she interviews Nicholas Basbanes, author of "A World Of Letters", celebrating 100 years of the Yale University Press.  Over 8,000 volumes have been published, containing hundreds of bestsellers and award winning books.... read more
FMS: The Gibney Dance Company's "View Partially Obstructed" - 10/12/2009
The Gina Gibney Dance Company in New York City premieres a performance of "View Partially Obstructed" October 13-17 at the Baryshnikov Arts Center.   "View Partially Obstructed" is about the inner workings of relationships, features male and female dancers, original music and lighting, li... read more
FMS: The odyssey of Homer, the blind cat - 03/05/2010
Once in 9 lives, something extraordinary happens. This is the story of Home, a cat named after "The Odyssey". He lost his sight as a kitten and the vet refused to euthanize him, but then came the problem of who might adopt a blind kitten, and also what kind of care he might require during... read more
FMS: Dr. Stephen Meyer seeks intelligent design in DNA. - 10/12/2009
Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for Science and Culture, says he has information that verifies that there is an intelligent designer at the root of our DNA. He discusses his hypothesis and his book, “Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligen... read more
Dr. Steven Meyer claims to find proof for intelligent design in DNA. - 10/12/2009
Dr. Steven C. Meyer, Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for Science and Culture, says he has information that verifies that there is an intelligent designer at the root of our DNA. He discusses his hypothesis and his book, Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligen... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Ken Dautrich & Ted Mann - 10/08/2009
A story in today's edition of the New London Day says Governor Jodi Rell is being accused by Democratic leaders of spending taxpayer money for personal political purposes by hiring veteran pollster Ken Dautrich to conduct focus groups on the state budget. Faith talks with Ken about the sto... read more
Food Schmooze: Casseroles! - 10/07/2009
“Bake until Bubbly” tells how to make casseroles for breakfast, lunch and dinner…and features international casserole recipes. And, the woman who runs an annual casserole competition in Brooklyn shares her favorite recipes including some from Bobby Flay and Paula Deen.... read more
Failed inventions, and the book "Wired for War" - 10/06/2009
There is something charming and hilarious about failed inventions.  We will look at some of the world’s design disasters.  And, a look inside our military units using remote controlled drones against terrorists around the world.  It’s a riveting story.  The book is called, “Wired for Wa... read more
The History of Virginity; The Search for, and Capture of Saddam Hussein - 10/05/2009
The history of virginity in western culture. And, the real story of the search for, and capture of Saddam Hussein by the soldier who master-minded the hunt.... read more
"Stuffed" and "The World is Fat" - 10/02/2009
Two books explore what's causing America, and the rest of the world, to become obese. A former food executive explains what it’s like inside our food corporations, in his book “Stuffed”. And, in “The World Is Fat”, an obesity researcher says what’s making us fat is not what you think.... read more
The story of Darwin in "Banquet at Delmonico's"; Also, "The Man Who Made Vermeers" - 10/01/2009
Celebrate the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and the continuing debate of evolution vs. creationism. The story of Darwin and his famous friends is told in the book, “Banquet At Delmonico’s”. Plus, Jonathan Lopez paints a chilling portrayal of the man behind one of the most famou... read more
Anti-Cancer, by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber; Also, rich people and their success - 09/29/2009
Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, one of the nation’s most talented cancer researchers, talks about his potentially life saving recommendations in his book “Anti-Cancer”. Also, an Esquire Magazine editor travels through affluent zip codes to get rich people to explain why there so successful.... read more
Daniel Tammet's "Enbracing the Wide Sky"; also, astrophysicist and planet hunter Alan Boss - 09/28/2009
Conversation with one of the world’s 50 living autistic savants, Daniel Tammet, who, in his book “Embracing The Wide Sky”, says we can borrow his way of thinking to experience the world in new ways. And, planet hunter and astrophysicist Alan Boss argues that life elsewhere in the univer... read more
"The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card" - by Pat Tyre - 09/25/2009
In her book " The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card, author Peg Tyre looks at how boys are faring today in American culture.... read more
Steven Johnson, author of "The Invention of Air" - 09/24/2009
Steven Johnson, author of “The Invention Of Air”, explores a story of science, faith, revolution, and the birth of America through the life of Englishman Joseph Priestly. His experiments led to the discovery of oxygen.  ... read more
Peggy Fallon's book, "Great party Fondues"; And the search for America's Pinot Noir country - 09/23/2009
Fondue is back in favor with flavor combinations that will surprise and delight. Peggy Fallon, explains modern fondue from appetizer to dessert in her book “Great Party Fondues”. And, travel country roads and busy highways in search of America’s Pinot Noir country.... read more
"A Dawn Like Thunder"; "Snark" - 09/22/2009
The gripping story of Torpedo Squadron 8, who helped change the course of  WWII in the Pacific, from the author of their story “A Dawn Like Thunder”. Also, New Yorker film critic David Denby, author of “Snark”, is fed up with the cheap shots and biting, clever put downs that is “spreadi... read more
Authors Will Bunch and Nora Vincent - 09/21/2009
Author Will bunch talks about his new book, "Tear down this myth", and Norah Vincent tells what it was like to be locked away in a mental institution for her book, "Voluntary Madness".  ... read more
Beyond Time out - Restoring the balance of power within the family - 09/18/2009
Join Faith Middleton and the author of Beyond Time-Out who means to challenge the past 30 years of parenting advice by restoring the balance of power within the family more towards those who should be in charge…the parents... read more
The Essentials of Life; The Brenner Assignment - 09/17/2009
If you ever wonder what makes up the essentials of life… join Faith Middleton and her guest, poet David Whyte, who says it’s all about the three marriages; work, self and relationship. And, it sounds like the plot of a movie…documents preserved in glass bottles and buried, telling of a... read more
The Food Schmooze: "Great Peasant Dishes of the World", and "Baking Unplugged" - 09/16/2009
Thanks to many immigrants who have come to our shores America’s food personality is constantly evolving. Howard Hillman offers us a taste in his cookbook, Great Peasant Dishes of The World. Also, here’s a baking book that takes us back to simpler recipes, just like grandma used to make.... read more
Making Jack Falcone - 09/15/2009
Join Faith Middleton as she goes underground to tell the here to untold true story of the highly decorated FBI agent, Joaquin “Jack” Garcia, who went deep undercover to bring down one of La Costra Nostra,s most notorious crime families. The book is Making Jack Falcone.... read more
"How to Break a Terrorist" - 09/11/2009
The author of "How To Break A Terrorist", a former military interrogator, describes his techniques, and explores whether harsh methods ever work.... read more
Hall of Fame Special: Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen - 09/10/2009
It's a Faith Middleton Hall of Fame special: The food director of Martha Stewart Living offers her book, Lucinda’s Rustic Italian Kitchen, a collection of recipes that anyone can make... read more
Food Schmooze: Jaques Pepin & his sensational collection of Fast Food recipes - 09/09/2009
Faith features Jacques Pepin and the latest edition of his sensational collection of Fast Food recipes. Listeners will be able to get copies personally autographed by Jacques.... read more
"American Eve" ; Also, scandal in the UN's 2004 Oil for Food program - 09/04/2009
A story about the project coordinator for U.N.’s 2004 Oil-For-Food Program, who blew the whistle on the greatest scandal in that organization’s history. And, a scandal of a different sort lies at the heart of “AMERICAN EVE: Evelyn Nesbit, Sanford White, the Birth of the “It” Girl and the C... read more
Wine writer Alice Feiring; Mind-blowing predictions from "Technology's Promise" - 09/03/2009
Wine writer and blogger Alice Feiring shares her thoughts on wine, the industry and their willingness to do anything for critic Robert Parker’s approval.  Also, a futurist’s mind-blowing predictions for the next fifty years in “Technology’s Promise”... read more
The Food Schmooze: "Hungry Monkey", and artisan and farmhouse cheeses - 09/02/2009
The author of “Hungry Monkey” describes what it was like to spend a year as a stay at home dad, introducing his young daughter to the pleasures of being an adventurous eater. Plus, cheese expert Clark Wolf celebrates America’s artisan and farmhouse cheeses coast to coast.... read more
"Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes"; Also, "Animals Make Us Human" - 08/27/2009
The author of “Don’t Sleep There Are Snakes” recounts his remarkable journey into another remote culture, and what he discovers about his hosts and himself. And scientist Temple Grandin, who is autistic and has a special way of understanding animals, explains in her book “Animals Make Us H... read more
The Food Schmooze: "Real Food for Healthy Kids", and "The New Mediterranean Cookbook" - 08/26/2009
Learn how to get healthy ingredients into your child’s diets without compromise or trickery, with the cookbook “Real Food For Healthy Kids”. And, one of the world’s great authorities on Mediterranean food, Nancy Harmon Jenkins shares her latest update of “The New Mediterranean Diet Cookboo... read more
The Secret of the Great Pyramid & Finding Iris Chang - 08/25/2009
How an obsessed French architect solved the 4500 year old mystery of it’s construction. Plus, Paula Kamen’s intimate psychological biography, “Finding Iris Chang”, about her search to understand her friend, the author of “The Rape Of Nanking”, and her perplexing suicide.... read more
The Secret of the Great Pyramid; Finding Iris Chang - 08/25/2009
How an obsessed French architect solved the 4500 year old mystery of it’s construction. Plus, Paula Kamen’s intimate psychological biography, “Finding Iris Chang”, about her search to understand her friend, the author of “The Rape Of Nanking”, and her perplexing suicide.... read more
ConnCAN, and our education system; Also, the Tanglewood Jazz Festival - 08/24/2009
You'll hear about ConnCAN, an advocacy organization that offers a platform for concerned citizens to create fundamental change in our education system. Also, clarinetist Paquito d’Rivera and guitarist John Pizzarelli are both playing at The Tanglewood Jazz Festival... read more
How a few bankers helped create the Great Depression; Also a look at one of the most important Marine battles - 08/21/2009
A former World Bank executive says the Great Depression was brought on by just a few of the most powerful bankers of the day. Also, a look at one of the most important, and courageous Marine battles in modern history.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Debbie Moose's cookbook "Wings"; Also cultural historian Josh Ozerski talks hamburgers - 08/19/2009
Debbie Moose’s latest cookbook "Wings" has 55 high-flying recipes that go way beyond the basics. Also, the hamburger, with cultural historian Josh Ozerski.... read more
Nutritional biochemist Dr. Colin Campbell and his book "The China Study" - 08/18/2009
Nutritional biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell tells about the link between animal protein and disease, and how to reverse it with a plant based diet. His book The China Study, is the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted.... read more
Cancer myths, mysteries and truths, and how to fight it - 08/17/2009
Two doctors help uncover some truths about cancer, it’s myths and mysteries, what to look for, and how to fight it. First, Dr. David LeFell, Yale dermatologist, tells how you can literally save your skin, then it’s Dr. Richard Frank, author of Fighting Cancer With Knowledge And Hope.... read more
Woodstock Revisited - 08/14/2009
40 years ago, Max Yasgur’s Farm became the center of the Flower Power universe. A trip back to the days of music, love and mud, on Woodstock Revisited.  ... read more
How America saved post WWII Europe; And the book Samuel Adams: A Life - 08/20/2009
Author Greg Berman book,"The Most Noble Adventure", looks back to the time to when America saved Post WWII Europe with The Marshal Plan. Also, the book "Samuel Adams: A Life", shows how the Founding Father, with his fiery rhetoric and religious fervor, was in many respects the moral cons... read more
Dr. Julie Silver and her book "What Helped Get Me Through"; And MIT Professor Henry Jenkins - 08/13/2009
Dr. Julie Silver, a cancer survivor, shares the collective insights from 300 cancer patients in her book, "What Helped Get Me Through". Also, MIT professor Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, introduces a world where every story gets told and every brand gets sold across multiple... read more
Food Schmooze: Great Party Dips, and entertaining on a budget - 08/12/2009
Peggy Fallon shares fun ways to feed your next party crowd in her book Great Party Dips. Plus, Matthew Mead offers advice on creating a casual backyard brunch, or a sophisticated dinner party on a budget in his book, Entertaining Simple.... read more
Dr. Irene Pepperberg and her work with Alex,, the most famous parrot in the world - 08/11/2009
Dr. Irene Pepperberg talks about her groundbreaking work in animal cognition, with her star pupil, Alex, the most famous parrot in the world.... read more
Women's health and the future under the Obama administration; The memoir, "Black Girl Next Door" - 08/10/2009
Faith Middleton talks with Teresa Younger of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women about the future under the new Administration. Also, a look at some of the latest research on women’s health; and the terrific memoir, Black Girl Next Door. ... read more
Jet flying packs and "unreadable" books of world wisdom - 08/06/2009
We all came of age thinking jet pack travel was just around the corner, so join Faith and the author of “Jet Pack Dreams”, to find out if it’s finally here. And, in the 1950’s, door-to-door salesmen offered all the world’s wisdom in a set of books – but was it even readable?... read more
Man-bats & unicorns on the moon in 1835! Also, build a lifetime of resilience in your children - 08/04/2009
The true story of an 1835 newspaper hoax describing life on the moon, complete with flying man-bats and unicorns – and with pictures to prove it! Also, Dr.Tamar Chansky tells in her new book how to free your child from negative thinking and build a lifetime of resilience... read more
The labyrinthine process of college admissions - 08/03/2009
Author Rachel Toor and WNPR's Education Reporter Diane Orson, discuss the complicated processes, myths and mysteries of college admissions facing students and their parents today.... read more
"Healthy Home Tips", by Jeff May; The effects of karaoke on Brian Raferty from his book "Don't Stop Believin'" - 07/30/2009
Jeff May's book, "Healthy Home Tips", shows what you need to know and do to clean up your indoor environment. Plus, Brian Raferty tells how karaoke conquered the world and changed his life, in his book “Don’t Stop Believin’”.... read more
Food Schmooze: Chef Andrew Carmallini's "Urban Italian" recipes; Also, the cookbook "Simple Food for Busy Families" - 07/29/2009
Chef Andrew Carmallini shares his updated Italian recipes designed for the average home cook in his latest cookbook “Urban Italian”. Also, the author of "Simple Food for Busy Families " describes how do you can quickly put together simple food that is delicious and nutritious.... read more
Educator Bernie Schein; And why America is losing the tech race - 07/28/2009
Educator Bernie Schein shares his provocative methods for inspiring love, creativity, and intelligence in middle school kids. And, why America is losing in the technology race, and how we can once again compete and succeed around the world.... read more
The progress of the electric car; Nanotechnology in our lives - 07/27/2009
A discussion with Jim Motavalli, automotive expert and E Magazine editor, about the progress of the electric car, and the consequences of nanotechnology in our lives.... read more
Speaking for Spot: How you can build a healthy relationship with your pet - 07/23/2009
Veterinarian Dr. Nancy Kay, author of Speaking For Spot, shares how you can create a healthy relationship with your pet; And the book about how and why animals and humans became friends.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Pies with Julie Hassan & Vegan recipes from The Accidental Vegan - 07/22/2009
Be prepared for fantastic pie recipes, including fresh glazed strawberry pie and chocolate chip coconut pie from Julie Hassan, a contributor to Bon Appetite Magazine. Plus, the author of The Accidental Vegan demonstrates that good food is good food regardless of what's in it. Vegan recipes... read more
Analysing Handwriting; Astronaut Painter Jan Cunningham - 07/21/2009
The woman police departments and The F.B.I. use for analyse handwriting. She has an extraordinary track record. Also, Jan Cunningham explains a day in the life of an astronaut painter.... read more
"Best Buddies", and the documentary "Boy Interrupted" - 07/20/2009
A program that helps highschoolers with intellectual disabilities. It’s an international organization called Best Buddies that pairs up volunteers with kids who need the help. We’ll also hear about a film called Boy Interrupted. It’s a powerful documentary about the impact and too often th... read more
Becoming a Buddhist to soothe wild elephants; Also, the quest for mystical experiences - 07/24/2009
The American who became a Buddhist monk in Thailand, and learned to chant to soothe wild elephants. Plus, understanding the quest for mystical experience with religion professor Peter Gardella.... read more
Mark Matousek's "When you're falling, dive!", and Luke Dempsey and birdwatching - 07/16/2009
There aren't many books available about how the most profound challenges can strenghtn us, but Mark Matousek's "When you're falling, Dive." is one of them. And, Luke Dempsey, writes about how amazed he is to find himself falling madly in love with something he viewed as way t... read more
Food Schmooze: Cookbook authors Katie Browm and Maria Sanchez - 07/15/2009
Cookbook author Katie Brown talks about winning celebrations filled with delicious food...your children will love these recipes. And Maria Sanchez of "Sweet Maria's" shares classic recipes, and lasagnas for anytime of year from her New Lasagna Cookbook... read more
The history of psychotherapy with Jonathan Engel - 07/14/2009
A look at the history of psychotherapy through the lens of Jonathan Engel. His book is titled "American Therapy: The Rise of Psychotherapy in the United States"... read more
Elm City Baseball? How to improve your credit score, and ABC News correspondent Jim Sciutto - 07/13/2009
Two New Haven residents want to bring baseball back to the Elm City, but with a little bit of a twist. Also the credit industry has been hit hard by the recession - find out how you can improve your credit score. And ABC News correspondent Jim Sciutto talks about his book, Ag... read more
Preventing and reversing heart disease through diet - 07/10/2009
Preventing and reversing heart disease through diet, featuring the former head of cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic ... read more
A CIA operative says the agency is suffocating from silly rules. And a waiter tells about his worst customers - 07/09/2009
A deep cover CIA operative has written a memoir saying the spy agency is suffocating from silly rules that endanger America's safety. And, a waiter who has stories to tell about the worst customers on the planet. ... read more
Food Schmooze: Barbara Fairchild's cookbook Fast, Easy and Fresh. Also, recipes from Almost Meatless. - 07/08/2009
Barbara Fairchild, editor for Bon Appetit magazine, gives recipe ideas from her cookbook Fast, Easy and Fresh. Also, recipes using less meat, from Almost Meatless. Good for your health and your budget.... read more
The Science of Smell: Poet Emily Dickinson reaches out ot a political radical - 07/07/2009
Avery Gilbert is the man to listen to about the science of smell. He says we humans will believe anything we're told about a smell. Also, find out why recluse poet Emily Dickinson reached out to a political radical for friendship.... read more
The history of pandemics and fear - 07/06/2009
The history of pandemics and fear, and what the past says about the fear we might feel now for the swine flu. Also, a new documentary about the mid-century remaking of New Haven as the model city.... read more
The Faith Middleton Show features NPR's Talk of the Nation. - 07/03/2009
The Faith Middleton Show features NPR's Talk of the Nation.  ... read more
How to Break a Terrorist - 07/02/2009
How to Break a Terrorist. A former military interrogator describes his techniques, and explores whether harsh methods ever work.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Flavoring any dish to give it snap, and making cheater barbecue in no time at all - 07/01/2009
Ideas for flavoring any dish to give it snap, and the secret behind making cheater barbecue in no time at all... read more
Playright Marsha Norman, and an endurance athlete who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean alone. - 06/30/2009
Pulitzer prize-winning playright Marsha Norman about her experiences writing for HBO's hit drama series, "In Treatment." And, an endurance athlete describes why she wanted to be the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean alone, while facing storm waves as big as buildings.... read more
Playright David Rabe's novel, "Dinosaurs on the Roof". Plus, scary children's stories help them in the real world. - 06/29/2009
Conversation with one of America's greatest living playrights, David Rabe. His novel, "Dinosaurs on the Roof", is one terrific read. Plus, an exploration of unusual words, and why scary stories for children help them understand how to negotiate a complex world.... read more
Hospice of Branford: Making our last days tolerable - 06/26/2009
Join Faith Middleton for a special interview about one of Connecticut's treasures, Hospice of Branford. Learn why its skilled medical staff and volunteers devote themselves to making our last days tolerable, even enlightening.... read more
Hall of Fame Selection: The Garden Primer - 06/25/2009
If you'd like expert help making your yard and garden the best they can be, don't miss Faith Middleton's conversation with the author of The Garden Primer. It's a bible among novice and experienced gardeners, a Hall of Fame Selection... read more
Hall of Fame Selection: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking - 06/24/2009
Delicious conversation centered around "Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking" - a Hall of Fame Selection.... read more
I. M . Destler, co-author of "In the Shadow of the Oval Office" - 06/23/2009
Faith talks with I. M. Destler, co-author of  "In the Shadow of the Oval Office", about how National Security Advisors can influence the President's decision to go to war, or stay neutral. Also, more great staycation recommendations of things to see and do in Connecticut.... read more
A portrait of the life of President Abraham Lincoln; And the novel Four Corners of the Sky - 06/22/2009
Faith Middleton talks with one of the nation's most respected historians, Michael Burlingame, about the revelations in his two-volume portrait of the life of President Abraham Lincoln. Understand why Lincoln continues to inspire. And, the novel, Four Corners of the Sky, plus, staycation... read more
The Book Show - 06/19/2009
Faith and her book buddies share their recommendations of great books to read in all categories. Get your reading list ready for summer weekends and vacation!... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: The Democrats' rush to complete a health care bill, and more. - 06/18/2009
Ken Dautrick and Rich Hanley join Faith to talk about the Democrats' rush to complete a health care bill, and what will it mean for consumers and small business. Plus, the latest on the supreme court nominee, President Obama's Cairo speech, and the economy.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Faith's feta-watermelon salad recipe, plus, a look at a new collection of potato salad recipes. - 06/17/2009
Faith's feta-watermelon salad recipe appeas nationally this month in Food & Wine magazine. Plus, cocktails, wine, and restaurant recommendations, and a look at a new collection of potato salad recipes to spark up your summer picnics.... read more
How to position your investments in these unpredictable times; Also,searching for natural silence in a noisy world. - 06/16/2009
Bob Kreitler shares the latest on the economy, and how to position your investments in these unpredictable times.And, an author talks about his search for natural silence in a noisy world. The latest  staycation recommendations, too.... read more
Getting bananas to your local market; The power of dreams, imagination and coincidence - 06/15/2009
What it takes to deliver bananas to your local market, And  a fascinating look at the power of dreams, imagination, and coincidence.... read more
How science is manipulating height in children; Also, is forgiveness possible in the face of tragedy? - 06/12/2009
More "staycation" recommendations, plus a look at how science is manipulating height in children; Also, to what extent forgiveness is possible in the face of tragedy?... read more
Politics Burgers & Beer - 06/11/2009
Ken Dautrick and Rich Hanley join Faith to talk about the latest in Washington, and how it affects us here at home.They'll examine the President's speech in The Middle East, the sniping at the Supreme Court nominee, and news about the economy,... read more
The Food Schmooze: How to make refreshing flavored waters, and a new grill discovery, The Evo. - 06/10/2009
Learn about a new wine, how to make refreshing flavored waters, and a new grill discovery, The Evo.... read more
Volunteers who saved a Connecticut river. Also, how we make decisions in all realms of life. - 06/09/2009
Great "staycation " ideas. Also, volunteers who saved a Connecticut river. And, Jonah Lehrer explains the latest thinking on how we make decisions in all realms of life.... read more
The future of libraries in the internet age, and Connecticut residents struggling to survive an ailing health care system - 06/08/2009
The latest "Staycation" ideas - great things to see and do this summer. Plus, a look at the future of libraries in the internet age, and the heartfelt stories of Connecticut residents who are sick and struggling to survive an ailing health care system.... read more
Hall of Fame: The Garden Primer, considered a life-saver by garden enthusiasts everywhere. - 06/05/2009
In time for the coming season, The Garden Primer, considered a life-saver by garden enthusiasts everywhere.... read more
Hall of Fame: Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen, from the food director from Martha Stewart Living - 06/04/2009
The food director of Martha Stewart Living offers her book, Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen, a collection of recipes anyone can make... read more
Hall of Fame: Jacques Pepin's newest edition of his collection of Fast Food recipes! - 06/03/2009
Jacques Pepin and the newest edition of his sensational recipe collection of Fast Food recipes. Listeners will be able to get copies personally autographed by Jacques!... read more
Hall of Fame: Baking With Agave Nectar & the world's best black bean brownie recipe. - 06/02/2009
Hall of Fame: Baking With Agave Nectar, and the world's best black bean brownie recipe.... read more
Great "staycation" ideas. Also, remarkable medical advances coming our way - 06/01/2009
Find out about great things to see and do by catching The Faith Middleton Show's Staycation series. Also, learn about the remarkable medical advances coming in the next decade, and how to stay healthy until they arrive.... read more
The author of the book, "Stopover in Venice". Plus, a magazine of other interesting stories. - 05/29/2009
Faith interviews the author of Stopover in Venice. It's like taking a vacation without leaving your seat. Plus, a magazine of other interesting stories.... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/28/2009
Find out what you need to know about the political world, and how what happens in Washington affects us here at home.... read more
Great "staycation" ideas: A Wesleyan weekend on how to make movies & TV shows - 05/26/2009
Great things to see and do in our region now through the end of summer. There's a Wesleyan University weekend of instruction by experienced writers, editors, and directors, on how movies and television shows are made.... read more
Special Holiday Program: Churchill: "Into the Storm" - 05/25/2009
"Into the Storm" - In this hour-long special, David D'Arcy examines the man whose name is known the world over, but whose essence is lost in the fog of history. Follow Churchill in World War II from his appointment as Prime Minister through the victory of the allies to his defeat at the ha... read more
The Book Show - 05/22/2009
Books getting rave reviews from readers, and  great reads in all categories... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/21/2009
Does the Obama administration have a real chance of passing top notch health care soon? Will they add revising social security and medicare to the mix? And, has the economy really hit bottom?... read more
The Food Schmooze - 05/20/2009
Food and cocktail recipes, and a delicious, inexpensive wine discovery... read more
Programming human emotions into robots; Also, science writer Chip Walter. - 05/19/2009
How science is programming human emotions into robots, and science writer Chip Walter talks about his adventures in search of interesting subjects.... read more
"Standing Ovation" - why is it art? Also, President Obama's likely Supreme Court pick - 05/18/2009
A Connecticut artist creates the piece, Standing Ovation, installed at crosswalks. Press the button and hear roaring applause. Join Faith Middleton as she explores why it's art. And, a former Supreme Court clerk talks about Obama's likely pick for the highest court in the land.... read more
Becoming an elite soldier in the top secret special forces. And, are Connecticut's museum houses haunted? - 05/15/2009
A man who fulfills a lifelong dream of becoming an elite soldier in the top secret special forces. And, a so-called expert in paranormal experiences talks about whether our museum houses in Connecticut are haunted... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/14/2009
Find out how the latest Obama adminstration actions are likely to affect us here at home.... read more
The Food Schmooze - 05/13/2009
Discover taste treats from around the world and right here at home. And terrific local restaurant experiences... read more
Investigations into ghosts, poltergeists, telepathy, and other unseen phenomena - 05/12/2009
NPR contributor Stacy Horn, author of Unbelievable, talks about investigations into ghosts, poltergeists, telepathy, and other unseen phenomena... read more
A look at the death penalty with a death row survivor. Also, a Connecticut humorist's book, It's Not That I'm Bitter. - 05/11/2009
A look at the death penalty with a death row survivor. And an artist talks about her performance piece involving a series of standing ovations. Also, a Connecticut humorist writes a book called, It's Not That I'm Bitter.... read more
The Book Show - 05/08/2009
Great reads, books that bring you into worlds you know, and ones you don't... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/07/2009
An update on the politics of the swine flu, the latest moves from the Obama administration, and prospects for real change in our health care system. Analysis, opinion, and information about how what happens in Washington affects us here at home... read more
The Food Schmooze - 05/06/2009
Learn about the most delicious recipes for dishes and drinks, and discover how to make simple Mexican at home.... read more
The new Democracy index; Also, how our schools can change Connecticut's economic future - 05/05/2009
The new democracy index, created by a Yale professor, showing the best cities and states in America for casting an absentee ballot, accurate voting machines and more. And, despite the myths and tv shows, who was the real Daniel Boone? Plus, the chancellor of the state university system... read more
Pandemics and fear; Also, Connecticut issues and events with the editor of Connecticut Magazine - 05/04/2009
A look at the history of pandemics and fear, and what the past says about the fear we might feel now about swine flu. And, a look at Connecticut issues and events with the editor of Connecticut magazine. Plus, the New Haven show of art by Connecticut prison inmates -- what it says about... read more
If women with dense breast tissue knew they had it more lives would be saved; Also, a new novel, the Sweet By and By - 05/01/2009
Experts say more lives would be saved if women with dense breast tissue knew they had it. You'll learn why they're fighting for a bill in the Connecticut legislature. And, Broadway producer Todd Johnson talks about his new novel, the Sweet By and By.... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Questions about the wars, health care, and the economy - 04/30/2009
Are we in another long-term war? Can President Obama get health care passed? Is the economy turning around, or is more trouble around the corner?... read more
The Food Schmooze: Great restaurants, chocolate, taste treats and events you won't want to miss! - 04/29/2009
Great restaurants, chocolate, taste treats and events you won't want to miss!... read more
Great "staycation" ideas! Plus, how to manage your money in this turbulent economy - 04/28/2009
Celebrate great things to see and do in Connecticut this spring and summer.Recommendations for theater, musems, dance, feativals, food and wine events, and more. Plus, how to manage your money in this turbulent economy... read more
How lobbying really works in Washington; A New Haven doctor writes her first mystery novel - 04/27/2009
Hear how lobbying really works in our nation's capital. And, a New Haven doctor writes her first mystery about a suspicious death in the hospital. Plus, a day in the life features an inside look at a variety of professions. This time, the president of a Connecticut university.... read more
A scientist who kayaks with an unusual companion. Women who start careers, leave, and later re-start them - 04/24/2009
A scientist who kayaks each day with a very unusual companion. Plus, a look at women who start careers, leave to raise their kids, and later manage to re-start their careers. And, the latest research showing that trauma in childhood is at the root of most problems experienced by young p... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 04/23/2009
The latest moves in Washington, and how they affect us here at home... read more
The Food Schmooze - 04/22/2009
A guide to dinner survival for busy people. Also, restaurants, cooking, wine, and cocktails, and events not to be missed!... read more
A way to get alienated kids to take part in after school programs. Helping companies and CEO's adapt to change - 04/21/2009
A youth worker in Waterbury, Ct., who found a way to get alienated kids to take part in her after school programs. And, executive coach Dawn Robertson explains how she helps companies and CEO's adapt to change. Plus, the chief of heart surgery at Yale writes a top-notch medical thriller... read more
The night sounds of insects in New England;.What to expect from our increased involvement in Afghanistan - 04/20/2009
A Connecticut naturalist who explores the night sounds of insects in New England, and hear what he hears. Also, a look at what to expect from our increased involvement in the Afghanistan war. Plus, an appreciation of actor-director Clint Eastwood.... read more
The children's poet laureate; The Bow Tie Banker; A comedian who found humor in his cancer - 04/17/2009
The children's poet laureate; Also, meet the man they call The Bow Tie Banker; A comedian who managed to find humor in his battle with cancer... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 04/16/2009
What you need to know in the world of politics... read more
The Food Schmooze: New taste treats, restaurants, and a new cookbook for people who love Mexican. - 04/15/2009
Discover new taste treats, restaurants, and a new cookbook for people who love Mexican.... read more
A Day in the Life: A Greenwich hairstylist; Also, patients doctors can't forget - 04/14/2009
A Day in the Life: A Greenwich hairstylist; Also, the patients doctors can't forget; and the student who lived inside one of the country's moist dangeous drug gangs.... read more
Stories of women's first menstrual periods; Also a Yale student's parents were Weather Underground members - 04/13/2009
A taboo-breaking book meant to help young girls - the stories are of women remembering their first mentrual periods; Also, a Yale law student whose parents were imprisoned for their activities as Weather Underground members. He was raised by Chicago's Bill Ayers, and has written a memoir,... read more
Mona Lisa in Camelot; How Jackie Kennedy got the Mona Lisa to America - 04/10/2009
Mona Lisa in Camelot - How Jackie Kennedy persuaded the French government to send the Mona Lisa to America, using a dramatic, secret operation.... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - Now on EVERY Thursday! - 04/09/2009
Faith's team of political junkies tells you what you need to know about the latest power plays in Washington, and how it could affect us here at home.... read more
The Food Schmooze: The Canyon Ranch Spa cookbook - 04/08/2009
The latest food, wine, and cocktail finds. Also, the Canyon Ranch Spa cookbook.... read more
Hands of My Father; The Montessori method creates resilient children; Connecticut & manufacturing - 04/07/2009
The author of the book Hands of My Father recounts his experiences of growng up as the hearing child of a deaf couple; Also, how and why the Montessori method creates resilient children; And a look a ways Connecticut can regain it's manufacturing prowess.... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: It Must Be My Metabolism - A guide to weight loss and control - 04/06/2009
It Must Be My Metabolism - A guide to weight loss and control, by Dr. Reza Yavari, with recipes by Jaques Pepin. Get YOUR own copy, for a pledge of $60. Help support Faith Middleton, and all the programming you enjoy on WNPR!... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking - 04/03/2009
Hall of Fame presentation: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking, a must-have for busy people  ... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: The Garden Primer - 04/02/2009
Hall of Fame presentation: Just in time for the coming season - The Garden Primer, considered  life-saver by garden enthusiasts everywhere... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen - 04/01/2009
Hall of Fame presentation: The food director of Martha Stewart Living offers her book, Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen, a collection of recipes ANYONE can make!  ... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: Jaques Pepin and the newest editon of his Fast Food Recipes - 03/31/2009
Hall of Fame presentation: Jaques Pepin and the newest editon of his Fast Food Recipes... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: A guide to achieving happiness - 03/30/2009
A Hall of Fame presentation: A guide to acheiveing happiness, presented by the Harvard professor who teaches the course... read more
Hall of Fame presentation: The Women's Health Perfect Body Diet - 03/27/2009
Hall of Fame selection: The Women's Health Perfect Body Diet - featuring powdered yam capsules for health and weight loss... read more
The Home Show: Special fundraising edition - 03/26/2009
The editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine join Faith for this special edition of the Homebuilding Show...with a special offer: order a gift subscripton for someone you love for Father's Day!... read more
Hall of Fame selection: Baking with Agave Nectar - 03/25/2009
Hall of Fame selection: Baking with Agave Nectar - and quite possibly the world's best brownie recipe!... read more
Hall of Fame selection: It Must Be My Metabolism - A guide to weight loss and control - 03/24/2009
A Hall of Fame selection: It Must Be My Metabolism - A guide to weight loss and control... read more
Three ways of understanding ourselves; People who battle chronic illness; Are we obsessed with punishment? - 03/23/2009
A leading psychiatrist says if we can master three levels of understanding ourselves, we'll know happiness. Also, journalist Richard Cohen looks at the intimate lives of people battling chronic illness. And an investigative journalist says we're becoming a nation obsessed with punishment.... read more
How religion has infiltrated science and healthcare policry - 03/20/2009
Columbia University professor Dr. Richard Sloan talks with Faith about how religion has infiltrated science and healthcare policy. He says it's interfering with fact-based research... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 03/19/2009
Faith and her politicos take a look at the Obama administration, and Congress... read more
The Food Schmooze: A wall-to wall celebration of all things cheese! - 03/18/2009
It's a Cheese-a-palooza! A true celebration of cheese with Darien cheese and fine foods. Also, learn how to make a Monte Christo sandwich at home, and the vending machine of your dreams... read more
Food as medicine; Also, Is President Obama's vision a form of Socialism? - 03/17/2009
A culinary M.D. talks with Faith about the idea of food as medicine; A political philosopher who lived under Communism and Nazism says President Obama's vision for America is really Socialism... read more
Dyslexia - Learn the signs, and how to overcome it; Also, actor Matthew Modine - 03/16/2009
One of the world's most sought-after researchers talks with Faith about dyslexia - how to recognise it, and how students can overcome it; Also, Actor Matthew Modine talks about his role in the Hartford Stage production of To Kill a Mockingbird... read more
The Book Show - 03/13/2009
Recommendations of great books in all categories, including classics you might have missed... read more
The Home Show: Making an accessible home - 03/12/2009
Learn how one Connecticut resident changed his home to make it accessible for a disabled relative... read more
The Food Schmooze - 03/11/2009
Inexpensive wines, restaurants, food events and must-have recipes... read more
Pursuing your creative dream; A political commercial writer pens a gritty novel set in L.A. - 03/10/2009
Pursuing your creative dream; A Connecticut man who makes commercials for national political candidates writes a gritty thriller set in Los Angeles... read more
Start your own vegetable garden and beat the economy; Preserving family farms - 03/09/2009
Large numbers of people are planning their own flower and vegetable gardens as a way to beat the economy; Finding innovative ways to preserve family farms in Connecticut... read more
Improving the look and feel of your home - 03/06/2009
Caroline Wharton, design director of the award-winning firm Deborah Berke Architects, shares tips on how to improve the look and feel of your home... read more
Encounters with death row inmates; Amish families finding forgiveness - 03/05/2009
Faith talks with Sister Helen Prejean about her encounters with death row inmates; Amish families who lost their childern in a violent shooting...how they were able to forgive the killer... read more
The Food Schmooze: Fantastic flavor combinations for your next meal! - 03/04/2009
The latest cocktail recipes, a tasty, inexpensive wine, and fantastic flavor combinations for your next meal... read more
The success of Yale University Press; Tackling tinnitus, and technology for the hard-of-hearing - 03/03/2009
A look at the success of Yale University Press; The latest advances in technology for the hard-of-hearing, and tackling tinnitus... read more
The Stressed Student's Guide; Over-fishing new England waters - 03/02/2009
Combine adolescents and peer pressure, and you get the Stressed-out Student's Guide; And a look at the problem of over-fishing New England waters... read more
The Book Show - 02/27/2009
Books in all categories that are great reads... read more
The Home Show: Saving energy to help your budget, and the planet - 02/26/2009
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine share smart, money-saving tips on home projects, and advice on saving energy to help your budget, and to help the planet... read more
The Food Schmooze:Sneaky ways to make entertaining easy, Also, It's a Bacon Celebration! - 02/25/2009
Chef Chris Prosperi joins Faith to talk about sneaky ways to make entertaining easier; Also, James Villas and his Bacon Cookbook....it's bacon, bacon bacon, bacon, BACON!!  ... read more
Managing stock portfolios in a rollercoaster economy; A chaplain sent to Ireland to avoid revealing corruption - 02/24/2009
A financial analyst tells how you can manage your stock portfolio in this rollercoaster economy; Also, a new novel tells the story of a wartime chaplain who is sent to Ireland so he can't reveal corruption in the Catholic diocese in Boston... read more
A Freedom Rider in Connecticut; "Free Market Madness" - 02/23/2009
Also, why do humans behave irrationally when making major decisions? ... read more
One of the most important marine battles in modern times; Also the author of Lords of Finance - 02/20/2009
A look at the drama of one of the most important marine battles in modern times; Also the author of the book, Lords of Finance, who says the Great Depression was precipitated by bankers around the world... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: The stimulus package & Wall Street's reaction - 02/19/2009
A look at the stimulus package and Wall Street's reaction to it. Also, the latest action in the Obama administration... read more
The Food Schmooze: Leftovers from St. Patrick's Day; Amy's bread - 02/18/2009
Make a grilled reuben sandwich with leftover St.Patrick's Day corned beef; A visit with the creator of Amy's bread... read more
The latest on women's health; The new memoir, Black Girl Next Door - 02/17/2009
An examination of some of the latest research on women's health; The new memoir, Black Girl next Door... read more
"White House Tapes", a new documentary - 02/16/2009
A new documentary, "White House Tapes", explores how U.S. Presidents have used the phone to cajole, command and conceal... read more
A surgeon and mysterious, spiritual events; The first sex-change operation - 02/13/2009
Conversation with a science-oriented surgeon who can't explain the mysterious, spiritual events he has witnessed in his practice. And, the book about the first sex-change operation and the little-known people involved in this life-changing event.... read more
The Home Show: Green living and avoiding renovation disasters - 02/12/2009
The latest advances in green living, new products, and how to avoid making mistakes when renovating... read more
The Food Schmooze: Slow Cookery - 02/11/2009
Slow cookery, including how to make corned beef and cabbage, and lots of tips on other quick meals you can make, too!... read more
Maintaining your balance in this unstable economy - 02/10/2009
Bruce Clements, Dr. Nancy Horn, and Dr. Sid Spiesel join Faith to talk about how to maintain your balance in this unstable and unsettling economy.... read more
Arts events at Wesleyan; How many athletes are graduating with a good education? - 02/09/2009
Exciting global arts events on the Wesleyan University campus; How many athletes are graduating with a good education?; A mystery set in psychiatric hospitals by a Connecticut therapist who knows the scene intimately... read more
Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo; Connecticut issues and events - 02/06/2009
Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo, and a round-up of Connecticut issues and events... read more
Politics, Bugers & Beer: Analysis of the Obama admisistration's first days - 02/05/2009
Faith and her politicos dissect and discuss the Obama administration's first days... read more
The Food Schmooze: Chris Prosperi prepares an on-the-air Caesar salad - 02/04/2009
Chef Chris Prosperi from Metro Bis prepares a real, table-side Caesar salad, live on the air! Also, cocktails, recipes, and the latest food finds.... read more
Analysis of the national economy; An incredible marching band musician - 02/03/2009
Two state economists join Faith for an analysis of the national economy, and the impact it will have on Connecticut's economy in the next two years. Also, you'll meet a marching band musician born without eyes or the ability to walk.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Special edition - Whole Grains for Busy People - 02/02/2009
Learn how quickly you can incorporate healthy grains into your meals, and add a feeling of comfort to every eating experience... read more
The Food Schmooze: Whole grains for busy people - 01/28/2009
Learn how quickly you can incorporate healthy grains into your meals, and add a feeling of comfort to every eating experience... read more
The Food Schmooze: Pizza: Grill it, bake it, love it! - 01/30/2009
Learn how easy it is to make your own grill or oven pizzas.The Connecticut authors of the book tell how to make appetizer pizzas, salad pizzas, deep dish, and international pizza favorites.... read more
A Food Schmooze Special Edition: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking - 01/27/2009
The cookbook that's a hit with busy people everywhere. An inspiring collection of recipes, designed to help you cook delicious dishes after a hectic day at work.... read more
New energy programs for southern Africa; Helping women escape sex trafficking - 01/26/2009
An American woman helps bring new energy programs to southern Africa; A Connecticut program that helps women escape sex trafficking... read more
Connecticut's Professor of the Year; Yale's Whiffenpoofs prepare for their Centennial Concert - 01/23/2009
Meet Connecticut's Professor of the Year; Also, Yale's Whiffenpoofs get ready to celebrate their Centennial with a concert on January 31st.... read more
Solving the problem of killing of elephants for their ivory - 01/22/2009
A Connecticut wildlife expert, who tracks the world-wide killing of elephants for their ivory, talks with Faith about poor economies and the web of relationships and needs that make ivory hunting a complex problem to solve.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Cheap & Delicious with Chris Prosperi; Home-made food and drink - 01/21/2009
Chef Chris Prosperi from Metro Bis restaurant in Simsbury has another great idea for Cheap & Delicious food; Also, how to whip up all sorts of home-made food & drink, including vinegar... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: An Inauguration Day Special - 01/20/2009
Ken Dautrick reports live from Washington, D.C., and Rich Hanley joins Faith in the studio to take calls on this historic day... read more
A Tribute to the President-Elect - 01/19/2009
Connecticut poet Marilyn Nelson reads her tribute to President-elect barack Obama in honor of his inauguration... read more
The Book Show - 01/16/2009
Faith talks about her new favorite book, "Mona Lisa in Camelot", the true story of how Jaqueline Kennedy convinced the French government to allow the famous Mona Lisa painting leave the country for the first time. The U.S. showing was the beginning of the blockbuster museum show phenomenon... read more
The Home Show - 01/15/2009
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine join Faith for smart, money-saving tips on the Home Show... read more
The Food Schmooze: Restaurants, must-have recipes, & entertaining ideas - 01/14/2009
More fabulous fun on the Food Schmooze - including restaurants, must-have recipes, entertaining ideas, wine and cocktails... read more
Abuse in the Hamptons; Correcting low testosterone levels in men - 01/13/2009
An author desribes enduring years of an abusive relationship in the glorious Hamptons; A Harvard doctor says men can dramatically improve their lives by correcting low testosterone levels... read more
Truman Capote & Harper Lee; Fashion & Culture; Pain is not a disease - 01/12/2009
A controversial novel imagines a relationship between Truman Capote and Harper Lee of To Kill a Mockingbird. Would the still-living Lee see the book as an invasion of her privacy? Also, what does fashion tell us about culture? And a Connecticut doctor says pain is NOT a disease... read more
Jo Ann Freiburg from the State Department of Education; Stewart O'Nan's "Songs for the Missing" - 01/09/2009
Faith and Jo Ann Freiburg from the State Department of Education discuss bullying, improving school climate and character education; also Connecticut's own Stewart O'Nan with his latest novel, "Songs for the Missing"... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: The new President & his team of advisors - 01/08/2009
Faith and her political team examine the team of advisors put together by President-elect Obama, and speculate on how they will handle the unfolding crises in the Middle-East, and the failing economy... read more
The Food Schmooze: A celebration of Hartford's Carbone's Ristorante; A visit from the Cupcake Truck - 01/07/2009
A celebration of Hartford's Carbone's ristorante...their 70th anniversary! Also, a snack from the Cupcake Truck, and something new that's Fast, Easy and Delicious!... read more
Online bookkeeping; Marion Wright Adelman; Joseph Epstein's "Fred Astaire" - 01/06/2009
Join Faith Middleton for a discussion with Kevin Reeth, who developed a simple, online bookkeeping website for companies big and small; Also, child poverty expert Marion Wright Adelman; And Joseph Epstein's book, "Fred Astaire" presents a portrait of the man who was considered America's m... read more
Exploring the group "True Colors"; Jim Sciutto's new book "Against Us" - 01/05/2009
Faith talks with the founder of the group True Colors, whose mission is to create a world where youths, adults, and families of all sexual orientations and gender identities are valued and affirmed. Also, ABC News foreign correspondent Jim Sciutto talks about his new book, Against Us, whic... read more
The Food Schmooze: Small plate party food; And Gourmet Magazine columnist Jane Stern - 12/31/2008
Small plate party food from the Culinary Institute of America; Gourmet Magazine columnist Jane Stern shares interesting, and funny, adventures in the world of food... read more
Robots with human emotions? Also science writer Chip Walter - 12/30/2008
A fascinating look at how science is working on programming human emotions into robots; Science writer Chip Walter talks about his adventures in search of interesting subjects to write about... read more
Stem cell research; Family Ties creator Gary Goldberg - 12/29/2008
The latest developments in stem cell research; Faith also talks with Hollywood writer and producer Gary Goldberg about creating the television series Family Ties, and other shows... read more
The Faith Middleton Show: Humankind - Answering the need - 12/26/2008
With the tightening economy, increased middle class anxiety, home foreclosures and lengthening lines at soup kitchens throughout the United States, more and more and more Americans will be relying on the good will of their neighbors. This documentary examines why people decide to offer... read more
Special Holiday Program: Tinsel Tales - NPR Christmas Favorites - 12/25/2008
This year a new radio tradition - stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk--these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary... read more
The Food Schmooze: Spectacular food finds: A new Healthy & Delicious recipe - 12/24/2008
A new Healthy & Delicious recipe; Cruising the food world for spectacular finds... read more
Alice Mattison's new novel; A psychiatrist examines the creative genius of Charlie Chaplin - 12/23/2008
Alice Mattison's new novel; A conversation about a dog named Christmas; A psychiatrist writes about the creativity of Charlie Chaplin's life... read more
9/11 Firemen's chaplain; Dangers and anxieties of being a fireman; British attempts to bring U.S. into WWII - 12/22/2008
The story of the friemen's chaplain who gave his life to save others on 9/11; A Connecticut fireman talks about living with the anxieties from a dangerous job; The British spy ring that came to America to convince us to fight the Nazis in WWII... read more
The Book Show - 12/19/2008
Suggestions for great reads in all categories, including mysteries, history, pop culture, romance and science... read more
The Home Show: Energy programs in CT; Saving on energy bills - 12/18/2008
The editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine join Faith for a look at energy programs being offered in Connecticut; Also, new plans for saving on energy bills... read more
The Food Schmooze: Lasagnas! Also, chef Chris Prosperi - 12/17/2008
Innovative ways to make delicious lasagnas; Also, chef Chris Prosperi of Metro Bis has a new idea for the show's on-going segment, "Cheap and Delicious!"... read more
Important legal issues of the day - 12/16/2008
Faith focuses on impoirtant legal issues, including judges who legislate from the bench. Also, should we dispose of the electoral college system of electing presidents?... read more
Women & Heart Health - 12/15/2008
Faith talks with the chief of heart/lung surgery at Yale about women and heart health. You'll hear which tests are important, and why it's better to call for an ambulance and be mistaken than to say to yourself, "It's probably nothing".... read more
Loneliness can make you sick; Talented, modernist architect Deborah Berke - 12/12/2008
How loneliness can literally make you sick; Also, talented modernist architect Deborah Berke, who teaches at Yale, designs in New York, and creates buildings and homes nationwide that are elegant, timeless and unforgettable... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: A possible attack on the U.S.? - 12/11/2008
Faith and her political analysts discuss the recent startling report about the possiblity of an attack on the U.S. with weapons of mass destruction. Oh, and they sample some very tasty beers, too!... read more
The Food Schmooze: The art of enjoying tea; Easy entertaining ideas and a visit from the Cupcake Truck - 12/10/2008
Faith shares her recomrndations for holiday sparklers; the art of enjoying tea; easy entertaining ideas; holiday gift ideas, and a visit from the Cupcake Truck... read more
The world of designer babies; Lowering the Medicare coverage age to 55? - 12/09/2008
Faith looks into the world of designer babies and the ethical questions raised by this new science; Also, economist James Galbraith, who may become one of President-elect Barak Obama's economic advisors, talks about the possiblity of lowering the Medicare coverage age to 55.... read more
Training women beginning businesses; Going to court to pass as white to gain power - 12/08/2008
A Connecticut program with a high success rate that trains women in the art of starting or growing a business; Also, a look at the history of people going to court to prove they are white, in order to pass and have access to power.... read more
The Book Show - 12/05/2008
Faith and her book buddies share their laterst discoveries of great reads in all categories... read more
The Home Show - 12/04/2008
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine join Faith to talk about money-saving tips, and tell you how to have a subscription sent to someone you love for the holidays.... read more
Livehopelove - HIV/AIDS in Jamaica - 11/28/2008
LiveHopeLove looks at the universal problems faced by people with HIV/AIDS, through the specific lens of Jamaica, where almost no one is unaffected by the disease. What are the unique realities of this small island state that set its HIV/AIDS sufferers apart from those in the rest of th... read more
BackStory - American as Pumpkin Pie: A History of Thanksgiving - 11/27/2008
On this holiday edition of BackStory, the History Guys search for the true roots of Thanksgiving. They discover that the holiday we celebrate today begins not with the Pilgrims, but with the Victorians, who in the midst of the Civil War sought a national holiday honoring home and family... read more
The Food Schmooze: Gourmet pot luck and contemporary breadmaking - 11/26/2008
Florence Fabricant of the New York Times discusses gourmet pot luck, and chef Richard Bertinet talks with Faith about contemporary breadmaking... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer Post-Election Special - 11/05/2008
Analysis of voter turnout, election results, and what's next... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 11/25/2008
Faith and her fellow political "scrutineers" take a close look at the latest moves of the Presidency-in-Waiting. They also kick around the question of which decisions have the best chance of changing America for the better. It's more fun than a scrum on a muddy rugby field!... read more
A look at the people, places & issues that make us Connecticut - 11/24/2008
Charlie Mohagan and Faith take a look at the people, places and issues that make us Connecticut. Plus, remembering Father Mychal, the priest who literally sacrificed his life for others on 9/11. Also, why small businesses could be the key to an economic recovery... read more
The Home Show: Tax breaks for joining the Green movement - 11/20/2008
Faith and the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine talk about tax breaks and money-saving programs availble to Connecticut residents who go green.... read more
The Food Schmooze: A new segment, plus cooking ideas from the food editor at Yankee Magazine - 11/19/2008
The new "Fast, Easy & Delicious" segment; plus cookijng ideas from the food editor of Yankee Magazine... read more
Shopping in Italy, and the new patient-centered medical movement - 11/18/2008
One of the best guides for shopping in Italy, and the new patient-centered movement among an increasing number of doctors who think it's time to give up the old ways of practicing medicine.... read more
The Art & History of Keeping Scrapbooks - 11/17/2008
A magazine of stories, including the art and history of keeping scrapbooks, which can be visual biographies of people and events... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 11/14/2008
Conversation and analysis about the local and national political scene, and its impact on our lives... read more
A call-in show on what makes an ideal community - 11/13/2008
Join Faith for a call-in show on just what makes a block, or neighborhood, an ideal community... read more
The Food Schmooze: Fast & easy recipes for busy weeknight cooks - 11/12/2008
Barbara Fairchild, editor of Bon Appetit magazine shares fast, easy & fresh recipes for busy weeknight cooks... read more
How a job at Starbucks saved a man's life, and the impact of The Grapes of Wrath - 11/11/2008
The son of a famous writer takes a job at Starbucks, and explains how it saved his life. Also, a look at the time when Grapes Of Wrath was published. In rural California, critics of the book worked to ban it from local library shelves - and held book-burning bonfires. At issue was the st... read more
Oil Politics & alternative fuel choices on new cars - 11/10/2008
Faith takes an in-depth look into oil politics, and how a new bill in Congress will guarantee fuel choices on new cars sold in America.... read more
The Book Show - 11/07/2008
Faith and her book buddies recommend books in all categories that are great reads... read more
The Food Schmooze: Thanksgiving boot camp - 11/06/2008
Faith and the editors of Fine Cooking magazine take you through Thanksgiving boot camp to get you ready for holiday cooking... read more
The Food Schmooze: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking - 12/03/2008
A new book "Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking". It's filled with quick, easy and wholesome recipes for a busy household.... read more
Playwright Paula Vogel; America's progress threatened, and shopping locally to improve local economies - 12/02/2008
Faith talks with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel about her Christmas production at the Long Wharf Theatre; A Nobel-laureate scientist says too much information is off-limits, and it's threatening America's progress. Plus, a look at the new consumer movement - shopping locally... read more
A Special Election Day Politics, Burgers & Beer - 11/04/2008
Reports on early returns, where undecided voters are going, and the intensity of get-out-the-vote operations in both campaigns... read more
Wally Lamb's new novel; Advice to the Obama's from a Roosevelt; The new series "Courtroom Stories" - 12/01/2008
Faith talks with author Wally Lamb about his newest novel, set in Eastern Connecticut; A Roosevelt offers advice to the Obama family about the complications of childhood in the White House; The debut of a new series, "Courtroom Stories"... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 11/03/2008
A look at the tightening polls, the last-minute strategies of the campaigns, and the potential for challenges at polling places in the battleground states. Also analysis and opinion about this all-important race for the presidency... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Special edition - 10/30/2008
Faith and her politicos present a special edition of Politics, Burgers & Beer... read more
The Food Schmooze: A wine event and the Complete Book of Pies - 10/29/2008
Find out about a special event pairing wines and violins, also Chef Julie Hasson and her Complete Book of Pies... read more
Connecticut's Top High Schools, actor Brian Dennehy, and playwright Tony Kushner - 10/28/2008
Connecticut Magazine editor Charles Monagan joins Faith to take a look at the top high schools in Connecticut, also conversation with actor Brian Dennehy, and acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 10/27/2008
Faith and her political buddies look at the latest in this historic race for the Presidency of the United States. Plenty of analysis, debate and opinion as we head into the home stretch of what is arguably the most momentous election in several decades... read more
The Book Show: Did not air - 10/24/2008
Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to air this edition of the Book Show... read more
The Home Show: Special fundraising edition - 10/23/2008
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine join Faith for a special fundraising edition of the show... read more
Faith's on-air beer fest (Repeat of 10-17) - 10/22/2008
Faith and beer expert Garett Oliver explore the incredible world of hand-crafted beers, and tickets will be offered for WNPR's upcoming beer-a-palooza...it's not to be missed! ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Creating your own luscious liqueurs - 10/21/2008
A book on how to create your own luscious liqueurs, by infusing them yourself with fruits, vegetables and herbs. And you'll get lots of innovative cocktail recipes, too. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 10/20/2008
Faith and her politicos give forth as the country poises on the edge, getting ready to vote in what is being called one of the most inportant elections in decades ... read more
Faith's on-air beer fest - 10/17/2008
Faith and beer expert Garett Oliver explore the incredible world of hand-crafted beers, and tickets will be offered for WNPR's upcoming beer-a-palooza...it's not to be missed! ... read more
Creating your own cook book - 10/16/2008
Faith has found a kit that will help you create your own cook book from start to finish. Discover how easy it is to put together a recipe-filled treasury that your friends or family will enjoy receiving for the holidsys ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Quick and easy desserts - 10/15/2008
Faith and her food friends nosh their way through quick and easy desserts. Find out how easy it is to whip up something fabulous as the perfect end to your next meal ... read more
Party Snacks, a new book to help make your party a winner - 10/14/2008
We're entertaining at home more than ever, due to the rollercoaster ups and downs of the economy. Faith has found a new book, Party Snacks, filled with delicious ideas for small plate tastes that will make your next shindig a sure thing ... read more
The Book Show: Great reads in all categories - 10/13/2008
Faith and her book buddies recommend great reads in all categories when the book store or the library present difficult choices ... read more
Mad cow disease in the U.S., and a history of the beef industry - 10/10/2008
The prevalence of mad cow disease in the United States, and food historian Betty Fussel's new book Raising Steaks explores the history of the beef industry ... read more
The Home Show: Interior & Exterior home projects - 10/09/2008
The editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine are back to share smart, money-saving tips on interior and exterior home projects ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Creating a monthly food magazine - 10/08/2008
Hamptons winemaker Roman Roth and an editor of Fine Cooking magazine join Faith for a behind-the-scenes exploration of how a monthly food magazine is created ... read more
How to invest and protect your portfolio; Branding houses of worship to increase audience - 10/07/2008
Faith talks with financial advisor Robert Kreitler about how to invest, and protect your portfolio in these uncertain times. Also, a former ad executive describes how houses of worship are branding and marketing themselves to bring more people in the door... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 10/06/2008
Faith and her politicos discuss the latest developments in the 2008 Presidential race. You'll hear analysis, debate and plenty of opinions about what is shaping up to be the most momentous election in many decades. ... read more
Travelling with a priceless Stradivarius violin; Addiction-proof your child - 10/03/2008
Faith talks with a violinist Ani Kavafian about the complications of caring for and travelling with a rare Stradivarius violin, also advice on how you can addiction-proof your child   ... read more
Ethical questions about designer babies; Twinkie Deconstructed, what modern eating has become - 10/02/2008
A look at the world of designer babies and the ethical questions raised by this new science, and Twinkie Deconstructed, whose author traces every ingredient in the recipe as a commentary on what modern eating has become ... read more
The Food Schmooze: One-dish vegetarian meals, plus Lost Desserts - 10/01/2008
Faith explores on-dish vegetarian meals, Plus, Lost Desserts, how to make classics like Strawberries Romanoff ... read more
Pulitzer prize-winning stories - 09/30/2008
Faith looks at the riveting stories behind the investigations that won the coveted Pulitzer Prize gold medal for public service ... read more
The Book Show; mystery writer Laurie King - 09/29/2008
The Book Show, with Faith and best-selling mystery writer Laurie King ... read more
Sleep difficulties in children; Starting a modern music group and touring the world - 09/26/2008
Experts from the Yale Pediatric Sleep Center talk with Faith and give advice to parents whose children have sleep difficulties. Also find out what it's like to start up a modern music group and travelling the world giving concerts ... read more
A man in prison for supposedly causing a flood - 09/25/2008
The shocking story of a man inprisoned for life because his neighbors believe he single-handedly caused a flood, but the evidence casts serious doubt about whether he actually did it ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Dr. Dean Ornish and a new weight control plan - 09/24/2008
A special edition of The Food Schmooze featuring Dr. Dean Ornish and his revolutionary approach to weight control, The Spectrum, featuring five different eating plans so you can choose the one that's right for you ... read more
The Grown-Up's Guide to Running Away Overseas; Katha Pollitt's memoir Learning to Drive - 09/23/2008
You may have dreamed of doing it, now hear how to do it from the author of the grown-up's guide to running away overseas. And provacative essayist Katha Pollitt's memoir Learning to Drive ... read more
Issues Facing Journalists Today; State Historian Walt Woodward - 09/22/2008
Faith examines issues faced by today's working journalists, also, Walt Woodward talks with Faith about being the state's official historian ... read more
An American Buddhist monk in Thailand; The quest for mystical experience - 09/19/2008
Learn about an American who became a Buddhist monk in Thailand, and learned the chant to soothe wild elephants. Also, understanding the quest for mystical experience with religion professor Peter Gardella ... read more
The Beecher sisters and a sex scandal; Naturalist Robert Finch - 09/18/2008
Faith explores an historical novel featuring the Beecher sisters, Harriet and Isabella, and the sex scandal they endured. Also, a meditation on the beauty of Newfoundland with naturalist Robert Finch ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Jewish cooking with Arthur Schwartz and Bubby's Pies - 09/17/2008
Known as the real deal when it comes to Jewish cooking, Arthur Schwartz plies Faith with kugel, brisket, latkes, and more. Plus great pie recipes from Bubby's pies in NYC ... read more
Preventing & healing heart disease through diet - 09/16/2008
Faith talks with a former head of cardiology at the Cleveland clinic about preventing and healing heart disease through diet ... read more
Nim Chimpsky; Understanding Abraham Lincoln - 09/15/2008
The story of Nim Chimpsky, a primate scientists tried to make human...find out what happened to him after the experiment ended. Also, the hilarious questions the public has asked through the years to understand Abraham Lincoln ... read more
Mysterious experiences in surgery; The first sex change operation - 09/11/2008
Conversation with a science-oriented surgeon who can't explain the mysterious, spritual events he has witnessed in his practice. Also, the book about the first sex change operation, and the people involved in this life-changing event. ... read more
Healthful Baking with Agave Nectar - 09/10/2008
Faith talks with nutritionist and caterer Ania Catalano of Milford, CT about her cookbook featuring recipes using agave nectar, a healthful, sweeter, sugar substitute. Available in health food stores and supermarkets, agave nectar produces no sugar surge in the body even though it's sweete... read more
A Food Schmooze Special Edition - 09/09/2008
A special edition of The Food Schmooze, featuring a cookbook of delicious recipes to add variety to your meals ... read more
Bananas; The Power of Dreams - 09/05/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at America's most popular fruit -- the banana -- and why its constant low cost at the market covers up a story of sad lives on the banana plantations. Plus, a fascinating look at the power of dreams, imagination, and coincidence ... read more
Nerds are Great; Anatomy of Deception - 09/04/2008
Faith explores issues of nerdiness with a psychologist who has seen the damage that can result when popular culture and students make fun of nerds. And, the mystery thriller Anatomy of Deception, set in the 17th century morgues of Philadelphia ... read more
The Food Schmooze: International Flavors - 09/03/2008
Faith's guest, Eric Gower, uses international flavoring agents like Japanese plum sauce, special salts, and pomegranite molasses to transmogrify ordinary dishes into something really special ... read more
Comedians Behind the Scenes; Human Behavior - 09/02/2008
Faith Middleton talks with Richard Zoglin about the fun he's been having, collecting behind-the-scenes stories from some of America's best comedians. ... read more
The impact of the Freedom of Information Act on us - 08/29/2008
A discussion with Quinnipiac University Professor Rich Hanley about the Freedom of Information Act and what it means to us as citizens ... read more
Victory and Defeat; Problem Drinking; History of Play - 08/28/2008
This time she looks at how victory can be as painful for an athlete as losing. And, methods for handling problem drinking. Plus, a history of how children have played through the centuries, and what our contemporary play activities say about us. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Cocktails, Worldwide Recipes - 08/27/2008
This time, terrific cocktail recipes, and the best immigrant recipes in the nation. ... read more
Bella Abzug; Dark Victory - 08/26/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a magazine of interesting stories. This time a look at why Bella Abzug was a one-of-a-kind leader. And, Dark Victory, the life of Betty Davis. ... read more
America's best acoustic performers in New Haven; Including Samuel - 08/25/2008
Faith Middleton talks with Chris Wuerth, founder of GuitartownCT, which aims to bring America's best acoustic performers to New Haven's Little Theater. Also, film maker Dan Habib discusses his film Including Samuel ... read more
Pros & Cons of Kids in Early Competitive Activities; A Conversation with Pete Seeger - 08/22/2008
Faith talks with Yale University child psychiatrist Dr. Kyle Pruett about the pros and cons of entering children in competitive activities early in life. Also a conversation with Pete Seeger ... read more
Seduction of the Crimson Rose; Ending Poverty - 08/21/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a magazine of interesting stories. She looks at the novel, The Seduction of The Crimson Rose. And, conversation about a revolutionary approach to ending poverty. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Italian Cuisine, Grilling Tips - 08/20/2008
Join Faith Middleton for The Food Schmooze, featuring Italian food and great grilling ideas. ... read more
Choreographer Paul Taylor; Mystical Experiences; Laughable Art - 08/19/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with famed choreographer Paul Taylor. Also, a look at why we seek out mystical experiences; plus, the Connecticut art world's comedian, Aidan Moran, creator of Laughable Art. ... read more
Take a Nap, Change Your Life; How to Watch TV News - 08/18/2008
Faith Middleton talks with Dr. Sara Mednick about the importance of sleep in her book, Take a Nap, Change Your Life. Also, Steve Powers talks about the updated version of his book, How to Watch TV News... read more
Inside the Cosmetics Industry; Puppetry at UConn - 08/14/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look inside the controversial cosmetics industry. And why they come from across the country to attend UConn's Ballard Institute of Puppetry. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: New England Soup Factory, Slow Cooker Recipes - 08/13/2008
Join Faith Middleton for The Food Schmooze, including more ideas for seasonal soups from the New England Soup Factory, and some slow cooker recipes for parties. ... read more
CT Archaeology; Saints Behaving Badly; The First Wave - 08/12/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at the daily adventures of the chief state archaeologist in Connecticut. And, the unsaintly lives of those declared saints by the Catholic church. Plus, the World War II mystery The First Wave. ... read more
Sustainable Energy Lifestyles; Super Crunchers - 08/11/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a conversation with former sailing magazine editor Doug Logan, who has launched a new website concerning sustainable energy lifestyles. Also, Prof. Ian Ayers, author of Super Crunchers and Why Not?. ... read more
Carrie Fisher; Frederica von Stade - 08/08/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a talk with Carrie Fisher about her life, and her SummerStage production of Wishful Drinking at The Hartford Stage, August 6-17th. Also, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, one of the world's most beloved musical figures of our time, talks about her life... read more
The Flower Industry; New Age Nursing Homes; Raising Great Kids - 08/07/2008
How did those cheap flowers get to your local supermarket? Join Faith Middleton for a look at the flower industry around the world. And, new-age nursing homes providing quality of life as part of care. Plus, a psychologist explains the techniques for raising great kids. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Florence Fabricant, Last Meals - 08/06/2008
The ladies of Park Avenue have been doing pot luck, and they're sharing more of their personal favorites on The Food Schmooze with Faith Middleton, with returning guest Florence Fabricant of The New York Times. Plus, the great chefs on what they would choose for their last meals on ea... read more
Robin Davis; Judy Dworin Dance Company; Anthony Weston - 08/05/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with financial planner Robin Davis and advice on selecting a financial analyst with wisdom and integrity. And, a look at the Judy Dworin Dance Company. Plus, the man who says we can change the world if we can re-imagine the world -- visionary Ant... read more
Multi-Generational Workplaces; Jazz Singer Neena Freelon - 08/04/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a discussion concerning the challenges in managing a four generational workplace. Also, jazz singer Neena Freelon on her life in song, and her appearance at The Tanglewood Jazz Festval August 30th to  celebrate the 90th birthday of her mentor, Marian McPartl... read more
Blogger Lyle Estill; Author Doug Malan - 08/01/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with blogger Lyle Estill, author of Small Is Possible, as they look at how to make a local economy work. Also, Doug Malan talks about his book, Muzzy Field, which chronicles the history of Bristol, Connecticut's famed baseball field. ... read more
Whaling; Fire Engines; Connecticut Landmarks - 07/31/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at the dangerous world of eco-activists who go to almost any length to fight international whaling. Plus, the history of fire engines, and visiting Connecticut landmarks. ... read more
Breast Cancer; Cars and the Environment - 07/29/2008
Join Faith Middleton and Dr. Kenneth Miller for a look at the latest in breast cancer treatment. And, the first environmental history of the automobile ever published. ... read more
Fashion @ Work; Online Journalism; Middle East - 07/25/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a discussion about fashion in the workplace with fashion consultant Andrea Ward. Also, Marcia Chambers, journalist-in-residence at The Yale Law School, reports about her past as a newsperson and the future of journalism. ... read more
Jon Welshons; Helen Thayer - 07/24/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with Jon Welshons about a spiritual approach to life's challenges. And adventurer Helen Thayer describes her remarkable, sometimes life-threatening experience walking across the Gobi Desert. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Roxanne Gold; Fanfare - 07/23/2008
Join Faith Middleton and friends for The Food Schmooze, featuring Roxanne Gold, an expert in making delicious dishes using just three ingredients. Plus, more outdoor picnic food ideas from Debbie Moose, author of Fanfare. ... read more
Have a Nice Doomsday - 07/22/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with the author of "Have a Nice Doomsday", an exploration of what, specifically, fundamentalists believe about the end of the world. ... read more
Paula Poundstone; Adjusting to College Life - 07/18/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with comedienne Paula Poundstone about her life in comedy and her role as spokesperson for Friends of Libraries USA, for which she is doing a benefit at the Ridgefield Playhouse on July 19th. Also, Trinity College Dean of Students Frederick Alford... read more
Sister Helen Prejean; Amish Grace - 07/17/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with Sister Helen Prejean about her encounters with death row inmates - and with Justice Scalia. Also, the author of the new book Amish Grace visits Amish families who lost children in a tragic shooting to discover how they forgave the killer and his... read more
The Food Schmooze: Martha Stewart Living Recipes - 07/16/2008
Join Faith Middleton and friends for The Food Schmooze. You'll hear about great classic recipes from Martha Stewart Living, and a waitress at a famous high-end restaurant gives a look behind the scenes. ... read more
John Boggle on Investing; Jezebel - 07/15/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with John Boggle of Vanguard Investments about his philosophy of investing in stocks. And a look at the little-known life of Jezebel, the bible's so-called 'harlot queen.'   ... read more
Scott McClellan - What Happened - 07/14/2008
Faith talks with former Bush White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan about his new book, What Happened. ... read more
Fred Carstensen; Rob Gifford - 07/11/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a discussion with UConn Professor of Economics and Director of the Connecticut Center of Economic Analysis, Fred Carstensen on the health and future of the state’s economy. Plus, an NPR China correspondent explains the everyday people of China, and... read more
Felix Rohatyn; Hedda Nussbaum - 07/10/2008
Join Faith Middleton and Felix Rohatyn~for a look at why America's infrastructure is crumbling, and what state and federal governments need to do about it. Plus, battered woman Hedda Nussbaum tells a harrowing tale of her life with a man imprisoned for abusing her. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Kebabs - 07/09/2008
Whether you're planning an indoor or outdoor dinner, join Faith Middleton for a Food Schmooze on kebobs. They're a wonderful way to go -- easy to prepare, and fun for guests. And you'll be the envy of the neighborhood. ... read more
The Psychology of Weight Loss; Birds in the Wild - 07/08/2008
Join Faith Middleton and weight coach Dr. Paul Lessack for a look at the psychology of weight loss, and why he thinks most diets are doomed to fail. Also, Miley Bull of The Connecticut Audubon Society has fascinating stories to tell about birds in the wild, and his adventures in the field.... read more
Susan Bysiewicz; Ecologist Paul Colinvaux - 07/07/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a discussion with Secretary of the State Susan Biesiwicz on the upcoming presidential and congressional elections that are getting people excited and drawing record numbers to register to vote. Also, ecologist Paul Colinvaux on his adventures in the Amazon... read more
Dinner Party Disasters; Safe Cars; Paula Vogel - 06/30/2008
Annaliese Soros talks about her new book Dinner Party Disasters, a collection of true stories meals gone wrong; Plus, researchers explain which cars are safest and why, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel talks on the games she uses to get the best from her Yale students.... read more
Weight Control - 07/03/2008
Join Faith Middleton and Marleen Schwartz of Yale for a look at how to control weight in adults and children. What works and what doesn't from a woman who is tops in the field. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Chris Prosperi - 07/02/2008
If you're having a party, Faith Middleton and her guest, Chris Prosperi, have lots of appetizer ideas for you, and they're easy to make. ... read more
Online Poker; The Scent of Desire - 07/01/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at the woman who started out winning at poker in casino tournaments, until she discovered the controversial world of online poker. Plus, The Scent of Desire, about the crucial role our sense of smell plays in so much that we do and perceive. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Kosher Recipes - 06/25/2008
Join Faith Middleton and friends for mouth-watering fun on The Food Schmooze, featuring best burger recipes, and the new cookbook of Hip Kosher recipes. ... read more
Barbara Damrosch: The Garden Primer - 06/24/2008
Join Faith Middleton for conversation with the author of the bible of gardening advice, The Garden Primer by Barbara Damrosch. It's filled with design plans, pruning tips, easy-care plants for sun and shade gardens, butterfly gardens, and so much more, whether you are new or experienced. ... read more
The Food Schmooze Special Edition: Vegetarian Recipes - 06/23/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a special edition of The Food Schmooze, featuring the best vegetarian recipes of the year, delicious and low-calorie, whether you treat them as main meals or side dishes. ... read more
The Book Show: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life - 06/20/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation about one of her most popular book picks -- how to train your mind and change your brain for the better in the process.  ... read more
The Home Show - 06/19/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine for smart, money-saving tips on The Home Show.  ... read more
The Food Schmooze: The Most Decadent Diet Ever - 06/18/2008
This week on The Food Schmooze, learn about the most decadent diet ever, plus lots of other great tips . ... read more
The Food Schmooze: The Most Decadent Diet Ever - 06/18/2008
This week on The Food Schmooze, learn about the most decadent diet ever, plus lots of other great tips . ... read more
A Food Schmooze Special Edition: Pizza on the Grill - 06/17/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a special edition of The Food Schmooze, featuring mouth-watering recipes for doing pizza on the grill. ... read more
Fighting Multiple Schlerosis; Training Pets for the Big Screen - 06/16/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with a scientist who left her previous research behind to join in her daugher's battle against MS. Plus, a trainer who handles pets in movies and television. ... read more
Satirizing the Presidency; Sen. Chris Dodd - 06/13/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a satiric novel about a president who tries to save his legacy by writing a Western. Plus, Senator Christopher Dodd on the political race and his recent book about his father's service at Nuremberg. ... read more
Mark Califano; Foreign Policy; Festival of Art and Ideas - 06/12/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation about chasing criminal suspects with former prosecutor Mark Califano. Also, a new book that says America's future will be positive if we work closer with our biggest competitor nations, and the best of the International Festival of Art and Ideas in N... read more
The Food Schmooze: Grill It - 06/11/2008
This week on The Food Schmooze, John Willoughby of Gourmet magazine talks about his new must-have book, Grill-It! And, call-in to talk about your favorite picnic traditions. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Scott McClellan - 06/10/2008
This week, Faith and her guests talk with former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan about his new book exposing the inner workings of the Bush administration. ... read more
Insects; Cancer Research; Chick Austin - 06/09/2008
Join Faith Middleton for the scientist turned watercolor artist who is painting beautiful portraits of insects. A Yale researcher discovers a virus that kills deadly cancer cells in the brain; and a celebration of the Hartford home and life of legendary Wadsworth Museum director Chick Au... read more
The Book Show - 06/06/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her book buddies for recommendations on great summer reads. ... read more
The Home Show - 06/05/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine for smart, money-saving tips on The Home Show. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Southern Cooking - 06/04/2008
This week, join Faith Middleton and friends for a tip on a great summer white wine, plus some terrific Southern recipes. ... read more
Jazz Artist Giacomo Gates; Ken Jennings - 06/03/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with jaz artist Giacomo Gates, and Faith quizzes all-time Jeopardy game show champion Ken Jennings about winning big and the world of trivia fanatics. ... read more
Connecticut Attractions; Understanding America - 06/02/2008
Join Faith Middleton and Connecticut Magazine editor Charlie Monagan for tips on great things to see and do in the Constitution State. Also, Yale law professor Peter Schuck on his book of essays, Understanding America, about who we are as a nation. ... read more
Chris Knopf; Bebe Neuwirth - 05/30/2008
Faith Middleton taks with mystery writer Chris Knopf about his latest novel, Head Wounds, set in the Hamptons on Long Island. Also, a conversation with Tony & Emmy Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth, who will be performing at the Litchfield Jazz Festival on August 1st. ... read more
Mushroom Hunters; Jennifer Abod - 05/29/2008
Faith Middleton talks with a team of citizen mushroom hunters who forage their secret places in Connecticut for fungi. And filmmaker Jennifer Abod creates a movie about women who proudly call themselves "old."   ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Fast Food Fix - 05/28/2008
This week, a conversation with the author of the new cookbook Fast Food Fix - learn how to make your favorite fast foods at home. Plus restaurants, wines, and taste discoveries from across the nation. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer - 05/27/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her fellow political junkies for an hour of Politics, Burgers & Beer. ... read more
Phil Ramone; American Government; Gadget Nation - 05/26/2008
The Best of The Faith Middleton Show, featuring music industry legend Phil Ramone, a new textbook on American government, and Gadget Nation, a look at the world of citizen inventors and their products. ... read more
The Book Show - 05/23/2008
Join Faith and her book buddies for The Book Show, featuring recommendations on great Summer reads. ... read more
The Home Show - 05/22/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine for smart, money-saving tips on interior and exterior home projects on The Home Show. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Eat Whenever You Want - 05/21/2008
On this week's Food Schmooze, Faith reveals the names of her favorite wines; Also, how to make the foods we all crave healthy enough to eat whenever we want. ... read more
Robert Kreitler; Gusher of Lies; The Middle East - 05/20/2008
Join Faith Middleton and financial analyst Robert Kreitler for an update on wisely managing your stock portfolio in this economy .And, the book Gusher of Lies says energy independence is a dangerous myth. Plus, Lawrence Friedman on the dangerous and important relationship America has with... read more
Katharine Hepburn Theater; Testosterone; Momix - 05/19/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with the new director of The Katharine Hepburn Theater. Also, a look at how testosterone affects mood and behavior in women and men, and Moses Pendleton, dorector of onw of America's most exciting dance companies - Momix. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Only Six Months to Go - 05/16/2008
What's next for Clinton? Can Obama's soaring rhetoric compete with McCain's focus on big principles. You'll hear the latest on Politics, Burgers & Beer. ... read more
New York Legislature; Piano at the Carlyle - 05/15/2008
Join Faith Middleton for conversation with a long-time New York reporter about the roller-coaster antics and colorful characters in the New York legislature. And, more New York -- meet the dazzling jazz pianist who warms up the crowd at The Carlyle Hotel's legendary cocktail bar, Bemmelmen... read more
The Food Schmooze: Peter Picone, Artisan Bread - 05/14/2008
On today's Food Schmooze, a conversation with Wildlife Biologist Peter Picone, author the book "Wildlife is My Passion", and a tasting of Picone's own wild turkey soup and breaded turkey breast. Plus, learn how to make artisan in just five minutes.     ... read more
Selecting Political Candidates; Paul Colinvaux - 05/13/2008
Join Faith Middleton for conversation with a brain researcher on what themes and emotions convince us to select a political candidate, and what the current roster is doing right and wrong. And, ecologist Paul Colinvaux on his adventures in the Amazon, and his views on climate change. ... read more
Barbara Walters; Mark Twain Celebration; Steve Lopez - 05/12/2008
Faith Middleton talks with legendary interviewer Barbara Walters about her career. And, Gourmet magazine's Jane Stern on the star-studded Mark Twain celebration in Redding, Ct. Plus, reporter Steve Lopez befriends a vagrant, who turns out to be a one-time violinist from Julliard. ... read more
The Book Show - 05/09/2008
You'll find out about the latest, greatest reads, and the classics that are worth reading again, on Faith Middleton's Book Show, featuring recommendations in all categories. ... read more
The Home Show - 05/08/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine for The Home Show, featuring smart, money-saving tips on making your home the best it can be. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: One Dish Vegetarian Meals - 05/07/2008
This week on The Food Schmooze, ideas for cheap eats in Connecticut, a roundup of the best new cooking tips and upcoming events, and a conversation with Robin Robertson about her latest cookbook, One Dish Vegetarian Meals. ... read more
Arab-Israeli Peace Process; Wildlife; Longevity Revolution - 05/06/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a discussion with Arron David Miller, who has been a central player in every U.S. negotiation in trying to broker an Arab-Israeli peace since the first Bush Administration, about his latest book, The Much Too Promised Land. Also, a wildlife biologist here in Ct., P... read more
Carrie Brown; Car Safety; Paula Vogel - 05/05/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with Carrie Brown, author of The Rope Walk, about a 10-year-old girl brought up by her father and devoted brother. And, researchers explain which cars are safest and why. Plus, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel on the games she uses to ge... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Indiana and North Carolina - 05/02/2008
The Democratic primaries are nearing the finish line, with another crucial milestone in Tuesday's Indiana and North Carolina primaries. Let Faith Middleton and her roundtable of political experts bring you up to date. ... read more
Jack Mitchell; Teen Entrepreneurs; Conductor William Boughton - 05/01/2008
Faith Middleton with Jack Mitchell: Photo by Dave Aldrich Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with Fairfield County clothing store guru Jack Mitchell, author of the business books Hug Your Customers and Hug Your People; A look at The Entrepreneurial Course for High School Studen... read more
The Food Schmooze: A Baker's Odyssey - 04/30/2008
A roundup of useful tips and area events, followed by a conversation with baker and James Beard Award winner Greg Patent, author of the new book, A Baker's Odyssey: Celebrating Time-Honored Recipes from America's Rich Immigrant Heritage. ... read more
Osprey-Cam; Tim Moran; Trillion Dollar War - 04/29/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation about the Osprey-Cam, created by the Ct. Audubon Society, which allows us to watch the birth and growth of osprey in our state live online 24 hours a day; also, a conversation with Tim Moran, practicing an age-old craft in Connecticut, instrament rep... read more
Connecticut Icons; European Union; China Road - 04/28/2008
Charles Monagan discusses his new book Connecticut Icons, a compilation of fifty back-page pieces he wrote for Connecticut Magazine over a five-year period. Also, Jerome WIlson, a member os the Southeast Connecticut Committee on Foreign Relations, talks about the European Union's rapidly... read more
The Book Show: Michael Pollen - 04/25/2008
You'll find out about the latest great reads and classics that are worth reading again on Faith Middleton's Book Show, featuring recommendations in all categories. ... read more
The Home Show - 04/24/2008
This week, Faith is joined by editors Chuck Miller and Brian Pontolilo. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Lost Desserts & Car Food - 04/23/2008
Gail Monaghan, author of Lost Desserts, provides recipes for classics like Bananas Foster, Strawberries Romanoff, and Rasberry Fool. Plus, listeners call in with their favorite car foods, from drive-through to haute cuisine.   ... read more
Cabaret with Barbara Cook; Bruce Clemens; Chris Knopf - 04/22/2008
She is a legendary cabaret singer. Join Faith Middleton for conversation with Barbara Cook, who appears soon in Connecticut. And Bruce Clements talks about his experiences mediating divorces. And, another murder in The Hamptons, from novelist Chris Knopf. ... read more
Poet Honor Moore; Saxaphonist Jane Ira Bloom; Marriage Counseling - 04/21/2008
Join Faith Middleton for conversation about poet Honor Moore's discovery that her father, the late, well-known Bishop Paul Moore, led a secret life as a bisexual man. And, saxaphonist Jane Ira Bloom on creating space-age music as a NASA artist; plus, a debate on a controversial new marriag... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Pennsylvania - 04/18/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her team of political junkies for their latest insights on the primary season. ... read more
Connecticut Invention Convention; Edward Cumming; Ct. Voices for Children - 04/17/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look inside the Connecticut Invention Convention, featuring students and their amazing ideas. Classical conductor Edward Cumming on what it's like to teach music to disabled children; and Ct. Voices for Children reports on how much progress our state must make to... read more
The Food Schmooze: Gadget Nation; Favorite Food Websites - 04/16/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at some of the most interesting new food innovations published in the new book Gadget Nation. Plus, listeners contribute their all-time favorite food and drink-related websites. ... read more
Phil Ramone; Gadget Nation; American Government - 04/15/2008
Legendary record producer Phil Ramone tells stories from his life. Gadget Nation cruises the quirky and intriguing world of the latest inventions. And, the new college textbook on the way our American government operates. All of it on The Faith Middleton Show! ... read more
Peabody Museum; Don Bracken; New York Neighborhoods - 04/14/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a fascinating look inside the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale. Connecticut artist Don Bracken uses dirt from our local farms in his landscape paintings. And, how you can travel the world by visiting the immigrant neighborhoods of New York City. ... read more
The Book Show - 04/11/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her book buddies for their latest recommendations. ... read more
The Home Show - 04/10/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine for a selection of the latest money-saving tips and clever fixes. ... read more
Lucinda Scala Quinn - 04/09/2008
By popular demand, Faith returns with Martha Stewart food director Lucinda Scala Quinn and her latest book, Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen, a collection of easy, mouth-watering recipes. ... read more
Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain - 04/08/2008
Newsweek science writer Sharon Begley talks about her new book, Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves. Begley blends neuroscience with Buddhist tradition (the book includes a forward by the Dalai Lama) and argues th... read more
Baking with Agave Nectar - 04/07/2008
Ania Catalano, owner of Gourmet Whole Foods Catering and Cooking School in Milford, Connecticut, discusses her new book, Baking with Agave Nectar: Over 100 Recipes Using Nature's Ultimate Sweetener. ... read more
Lucinda Scala Quinn - 04/04/2008
By popular demand, Faith returns with Martha Stewart food director Lucinda Scala Quinn and her latest book, Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen, a collection of easy, mouth-watering recipes. ... read more
You've Got it Made - 04/03/2008
Wouldn't it be great to pull delicious meals you've made yourself out of the freezer in the morning instead of shopping and cooking at the last minute? Faith Middleton recommends Diane Phillips' new cookbook, You've Got it Made: Deliciously Easy Meals to Make Now and Bake Later. It's a sty... read more
The Food Schmooze: 150 Things to Make with Roast Chicken - 04/02/2008
This week, a conversation with Tony Rosenfeld, author of 150 Things to Make with Roast Chicken (And 50 Ways to Roast It).   ... read more
What's a Cook to Do? - 04/01/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation about the book she thinks is one of the yera's best-James Peterson's What's a Cook to Do? An Illustrated Guide to 484 Essential Tips, Techniques, and Tricks.   ... read more
Leonard Slatkin; A Letter to America; Edward Ball - 03/31/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with famed conductor Leonard Slatkin on his appearance with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy band in New London; and about the small book being passed from home to home-a letter to America. Also, Edward Ball finds his relatives' hair in a secret compartm... read more
The Book Show: Chip Kidd - 03/28/2008
This week on The Book Show, book recommendations from Faith and her book buddies, plus a conversation with author Chip Kidd about his new novel, The Learners: The Book After the Cheese Monkeys. ... read more
The Home Show: Buying Green - 03/27/2008
This week on The Home Show, a conversation with a builder who specializes in energy-efficient homes-find out what green products he has tested over time, and which ones are worth the cost. Plus, lots of smart, money-saving tips, and a new beer tasting. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: New England Soup Factory - 03/26/2008
Marjorie Drucker, executive chef and co-owner of the New England Soup Factory, talks about her new cookbook, New England Soup Factory Cookbook, which features more than one hundred recipes for all kinds of soup, from basic stocks to Lobster Bisque and Eggplant Parmesan soup. Plus, a roun... read more
Extended Homecare - 03/25/2008
If you're old and sick and on Medicare, you might want to be cared for at home instead of a nursing facility--but that option is not possible--unless Southbury's Joe Stango and his band of citizens convince the Connecticut legislature and Gov. Rell to let our residents opt for extended h... read more
Affordable Housing; Losing Faith; A New Anthem - 03/24/2008
Connecticut's young people flee the state after graduation, but affordable housing experts say we can stop the exodus. Join Faith Middleton for that debate,  and conversation with a Christian who lost his faith seeing war and tries to find it again. Plus, the local teachers who wrote a... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Race to the Convention - 03/21/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her team of political junkies for the rapid-fire debate and opinion series Politics, Burgers & Beer, analyzing the 2008 race for the presidency of the United States. ... read more
Picasso; History of the FBI; The Great Upheaval - 03/20/2008
John Richardson discusses the third volume of his definitive biography of Picasso, A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932, and recollects his own personal friendship with the artist. Also on today's show, historian Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones talks about his new book, The FBI: A Hist... read more
The Food Schmooze: Cooking Restaurant Favorites at Home - 03/19/2008
What if you could learn to cook at home all those foods you love to order out, from Kung Pao chicken and pizza to Spanikopita? Join Faith Middleton on The Food Schmooze for lessons on how to make your favorite take-out dishes. Plus restaurant ideas, recipes, and lots of fun. ... read more
Jack Mitchell; Teen Entrepreneurs; William Boughton - 03/18/2008
Faith Middleton with Jack Mitchell: Photo by Dave Aldrich Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with Fairfield County clothing store guru Jack Mitchell, author of the business books Hug Your Customers and Hug Your People; A look at The Entrepreneurial Course for High School Studen... read more
The Lost Ark; Essex Ecology; Paul Krugman - 03/17/2008
A scholar says he has tracked down the Lost Ark of the Covenant; how Essex, Connecticut is part of the small town ecology movement spreading across America; and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman talks about his book, The Conscience of a Liberal. ... read more
The Book Show: Trita Parsi - 03/14/2008
Iran expert Trita Parsi talks about his recent book, Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the United States. Plus, book recommendations from Faith and her book buddies. ... read more
The Home Show: Energy Conservation - 03/13/2008
Faith and her guests follow up on their exploration of geothermal energy to discuss energy conservation across the board, including Kevin Miller's insights from the recent 33rd Annual Conference of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Foodie Fight - 03/12/2008
Faith and her food buddies play the new food trivia game Foodie Fight; and a conversation with Lucinda Scala Quinn, editor of the new Martha Stewart Living Cookbook. ... read more
Janine Basinger; Susan McCarthy - 03/11/2008
Janine Basinger, chair of Weslyan University's Film Department and director of the Weslyan Cinema Archive, talks about her new book, The Star Machine, which looks at the manufacturing of movie stars by the major studios of the 1930's. Also, financial analyst Susan McCarthy discusses her... read more
CT Historical Society Museum; Michael Pollin - 03/10/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation about the magician's secret trunk and the self-chilling coffin at The Connecticut Historical Society Museum; and Michael Pollin talks about how to eat right in our crazy food world. ... read more
Rabbi Donna Berman; David Wagner; Peter Gardella - 03/07/2008
Retired CEO David Wagner talks discusses his book Unpaved Roads, about his backpacking adventures overseas and his advice for retirees worried about boredom. Also, Hartford Rabbi Donna Berman talks about the art of being a Rabbi, her work as director of the Charter Oak Cultural Center,... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Ohio and Texas - 03/06/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her fellow political junkies for a live broadcast of Politics, Burgers & Beer as they discuss the Ohio and Texas Democratic primaries that could give a decisive victory to Barack Obama, or a much-needed boost to Hillary Rodham Clinton. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Mission: Cook! - 03/05/2008
This week, Faith talks with chef Robert Irvine, host of The Food Network's Dinner:Impossible, about his new cookbook, Mission:Cook!: My Life, My Recipes, and Making the Impossible Easy. Also, a roundup of upcoming food events and the latest tips on how to make eating even more enjoyable... read more
Tim Moran - 03/04/2008
Tim Moran A conversation with musician and craftsman Tim Moran, who discusses the art of restoring, preserving, and playing woodwind instruments. ... read more
The Book Show - 02/29/2008
If you're looking for a great great book to read, join Faith Middleton and friends for The Book Show, starting with an author interview and recommendations on terrific reads in all categories. ... read more
The Home Show: Geothermal Heating - 02/28/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her guests, Kevin Ireton and Chuck Miller, for an exploration of geothermal heat systems that some listeners are installing to save on oil bills. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Baker's Odyssey - 02/27/2008
A roundup of useful tips and area events, followed by a conversation with baker and James Beard Award winner Greg Patent, author of the new book, A Baker's Odyssey: Celebrating Time-Honored Recipes from America's Rich Immigrant Heritage. ... read more
Bruce Clements; Donald Margulies - 02/26/2008
A conversation with Bruce Clements about how his sensitive work as a mediator for divorcing couples in Greater Hartford is far different from the adversarial approach lawyers often take; And Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies on his entertaining Long Wharf production, Shipw... read more
Katrina Ballads; Robotics; House Lust - 03/03/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a magazine of stories-an interview with Yale graduate student Ted Hearne and composer Martin Bresnick about the musical production Katrina Ballads, a collection of songs about the hurricane and its impact on New Orleans, coming to Trinity Church in New Have... read more
Body Signs; Alex Berenson; Edward Cumming - 02/25/2008
Knowing the body signs that signal potential illness; Alex Berenson's new spy thriller, The Ghost War; and Edward Cumming on the mystery of the child prodigy who knows so much so soon. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: The Primaries Continue - 02/22/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her team of political junkies for Politics, Burgers & Beer, a rapid-fire look at the electrifying race for the presidency. ... read more
Irving Penn Exhibit; Light Therapy - 02/21/2008
Join Faith Middleton for conversation about the new Irving Penn portrait photography show at The Morgan Library in New York, and with Dr. Paul Desan of Yale University on the new light therapy prescription for people who get deep winter blues as the light changes with the seasons. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker - 02/20/2008
A roundup of useful tips and upcoming events, followed by a conversation with Beth Hensperger, author of a new book of slow cooker recipes, the Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook. ... read more
Freedom from Oil; Lee Jacobus; Frank Delaney - 02/19/2008
David Sandalow, a former Assistant Secretary of State and National Security Council member, discusses his new book on energy independence, Freedom from Oil. Also, Lee Jacobus explains how he and other Connecticut authors set up their own publishing house (Hammonassett House Books), and... read more
Leeway - 02/18/2008
Advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS have extended the life expectencies of patients, but Director Martha Dale and Medical Supervisor Peter Selwin of Leeway explain that these patients are now facing new medical complications, like early heart disease and cancer. Leeway, a pioneering... read more
Eagle Festival 2008 - 02/16/2008
Faith Middleton and Phil Donahue - Photo by Catie Talarski Faith Middelton and Phil Donahue were honorary co-chairs for the Connecticut Audubon Society's Eagle Festival 2008, held on the banks of the Connecticut River in Essex. The show took place inside the Connecticut... read more
The Book Show: Alex Witchell - 02/15/2008
Join Faith Middleton and friends for an interview with New York Times writer Alex Witchell, author of The Spare Wife, and recommendations on great reads in all categories. ... read more
The Home Show: Best of the Home Show - 02/14/2008
Join Faith Middleton for The Best of The Home Show, with the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: The Two Meatballs - 02/13/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her food buddies for mouth-watering conversation and fun on The Food Schmooze, including the guys they call The Two Meatballs. ... read more
Eagle Festival; Robert Kreitler - 02/12/2008
Faith Middleton and Phil Donahue, Eagle Festival Co-Chairs: Photo by Paul ZevallosJoin Faith Middleton for a preview of the Connecticut Audobon Society's annual Eagle Festival, which will be held in Essex from February 16th-17th. Also, a conversation with financial analyst Robert Kreitler,... read more
Your Perfect Body Diet - 02/11/2008
Cassandra Forsythe   This show features Cassandra Forsythe, author of Women's Health: Your Perfect Body Diet. The book offers a fiber-based diet tailored to women and the way their bodies metabolize food and respond to exercise. ... read more
Happier - 02/08/2008
Tal Ben-Shahar  Professor Tal Ben-Shahar talks about his book, Happier, and the growing field of "Positive Psychology", which suggests that happiness can be a learned trait. The book is based on Shahar's course, Positive Psychology, which has become the most popular class at... read more
What's a Cook to Do? - 02/07/2008
Award-winning cookbook author James Peterson discusses his new book, What's a Cook to Do? He outlines over 400 simple solutions for cooks at any skill level and answers common questions about cooking and kitchen essentials. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: Super Tuesday - 02/06/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her team of political junkies for a special, post-Super Tuesday edition of Politics, Burgers & Beeer. Opinion, analysis, and roller-coaster conversation about the latest primary results on the race for the Presidency. ... read more
Your Perfect Body Diet - 02/05/2008
Cassandra Forsythe   This show features Cassandra Forsythe, author of Women's Health: Your Perfect Body Diet. The book offers a fiber-based diet tailored to women and the way their bodies metabolize food and respond to exercise. ... read more
Pottery; Zerline's Tale; Robotics - 02/04/2008
  Potter Frances Palmer: Photo by Marion Brenner On this show, Connecticut artist Frances Palmer discusses her acclaimed pottery, which has been featured at the Philip Johnson house and has made its way into many public and private collections. Also, acresss Elizabeth A... read more
The Book Show: Soldier's Heart - 02/01/2008
This week's author interview features Elizabeth D. Samet, a Yale graduate and professor of literature at West Point, who discusses her new book, Soldier's Heart-Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point. ... read more
The Home Show: Geo-Thermal Heating - 01/31/2008
Join Faith Middleton and the guys from Fine Homebuilding magazine for The Home Show, featuring smart, money-saving tips on interior and exterior home projects. This weak, Faith and her guests discuss geo-thermal heating options for Connecticut homes. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Niles Golovin - 01/30/2008
Niles Golovin and staff at Bantam Bread - Photo by Michael Kodas, Hartford CourantJoin Faith Middleton and friends for mouth-watering conversation and fun on The Food Schmooze, including Niles Golovin from Bantam Bread Co., the acclaimed bakery in Litchfield and Plainville, CT.  ... read more
Angels; Confronting Death - 01/29/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a magazine of interesting stories, including why Americans are obsessed with the idea of angels; and why doctors are fearful of talking with patients and each other about death. ... read more
Comedian Jane Condon - 01/28/2008
You might have seen her on Last Comic Standing...Join Faith Middleton for a magazine of stories, including comedian Jane Condon on her life in Greenwich, CT; her family; and the race for the Presidency. ... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: The Primaries Continue... - 01/25/2008
Join Faith Middleton and her team of political junkies for Politics, Burgers & Beer, opinion, analysis, and roller-coaster conversation about the race for President of the United States. ... read more
Bruce Clements on Limits - 01/24/2008
Join Faith Middleton and Bruce Clements for an exploration of limits -- how they threaten us, and make us feel secure. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Indoor Fireplace Cooking - 01/23/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a conversation with an expert on indoor fireplace cooking; Also, the best small plate tastes for your cocktail party. ... read more
Quotations; Police Work - 01/22/2008
Join Faith Middleton for a look at what famous quotations are about the issues we face today; and a Connecticut policie chief explains why crime goes down when officers do that old-fashoned thing -- walk the beat. ... read more
Teen Pregnancy; Jonathan Spence; Nancy Barr - 01/21/2008
On today's show, Faith talks with Nick Jacobowski, Shiniqua Barrington, and Angelica Zapata, three producers of the book Silenced Teen Voices Heard, a project coordinated by Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Also, a conversation with Yale Sterling Professor of History Jonath... read more
The Book Show: Larry Doyle - 01/18/2008
This week's Book Show features an interview with Larry Doyle, Writer-Producer of The Simpsons and Editor of Spy Magazine and National Lampoon, on his new book, I Love you, Beth Cooper. Also on today's show, book recommendations from Lee Jacobus and Rose Quiello, and a conversation with a... read more
The Home Show - 01/17/2008
Join Faith and her guests, Kevin Ireton and Chuck Miller of Fine Homebuilding Magazine, for fun conversation, useful tips, and a beer tasting on today's Home Show. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Martha Stewart Living Cookbook - 01/16/2008
A new food trivia game, plus Faith talks with Lucinda Scala Quinn, editor of The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook. ... read more
Global Warming; Blues Challenge; Kevin O'Connor - 01/15/2008
Dan Stevens, Faith Middleton, and Chris D'Amato Jim Motivalli, editor of E/The Environmental Magazine, discusses his recent article, "Losing Winter", on the effects of global warming. Also, Faith talks with two musicians from the Connecticut Blues Society, Dan Stevens and Chris D'A... read more
Picasso; History of the FBI; The Great Upheaval - 01/14/2008
John Richardson discusses the third volume of his definitive biography of Picasso, A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932, and recollects his own personal friendship with the artist. Also on today's show, historian Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones talks about his new book, The FBI: A Hist... read more
Politics, Burgers & Beer: New Hampshire Primary - 01/09/2008
Ken Dautrich, University of Connecticut On a special Wednesday edition of Politics, Burgers & Beer, Faith and her guests discuss the New Hampshire primary and the future of the candidates. Guests include Ken Dautrich, Rich Hanley, Darryl McMillar, Av Harris, and Peter Kelly and Ed... read more
Author Wally Lamb; Anthony Kronman on Education - 12/28/2007
Today, we'll revisit a few conversations on "The Best of The Faith Middleton Show." Connecticut author Wally Lamb returns to talk about his innovative writing program for inmates. Also, Yale professor Anthony Kronman talks about what it takes to get a true education in college now in h... read more
Primary Preview; Edward Cumming of the HSO - 12/27/2007
Just before the Iowa and New Hampshire caucus/primary, Faith Middleton and political scientist Ken Dautrich of UConn analyze the last-minute shenanigans in the race for president. Also, conductor Edward Cumming on which style of music we listen to now will be with us in 200 years. ... read more
Exploring Hawaii; a look back at the CIA - 12/17/2007
Join Faith Middleton for an audio postcard of Hawaii with Connecticut ukele king Jim Beloff; and the controversial history of the Central Intelligence Agency. ... read more
Teddy Roosevelt, Art that Heals, and HistoRx - 12/11/2007
Aida Donald, author of Lion in the White House, discusses Theodore Roosevelt, one of the most popular presidents ever both in the United States and worldwide. Also, Norman Cross and Jon Moscartolo talk about a new gallery promoting art that heals, and David Rim explains a microscope develo... read more
Make a Wish - 12/10/2007
Join Faith Middleton as she discovers what wishes the Connecticut Make a Wish Foundation has granted to children; and hear about new research showing anti-depressants fight cancer cells. ... read more
The Food Schmooze: Saturday Beans & Sunday Suppers - 12/05/2007
Join Faith Middleton for mouth-watering conversation and fun on The Food Schmooze. She cruises the region and world for great tastes, top-notch restaurants, and must-have cookbooks. This week, she talks with guest Edie Clark about her new book, Saturday Beans & Sunday Suppers. ... read more
Waiting for a soldier's return; "Shattered Peace" - 12/03/2007
Join Faith Middleton for conversation with a Connecticut woman who knows the tension of waiting at home for a soldier in Iraq; and Shattered Peace, the must-read book about the 1919 treaty of nations that is the cause of all the conflict we see now worldwide. ... read more
The upcoming primaries on "Politics, Burgers & Beer" - 11/30/2007
Join Faith Middleton and her team of Political junkies for all the action in the 2008 race for President of the United States. The key primaries are less than a month away, and they could tell us who the two candidates will be. ... read more
Gourmet pot luck on The Food Schmooze - 11/28/2007
Join Faith Middleton and her buddies for mouth-watering conversation and fun on The Food Schmooze, with guest Florence Fabricant of The New York Times, discussing gourmet pot luck.... read more
Pet Rating Services; The Death of Napoleon - 11/26/2007
Join Faith Middleton for conversation about the Connecticut vet who started a national website rating pet services for pet owners; and the forensic doctor who examines the truth about the strange and controversial death of Napoleon Bonaparte in his new novel. ... read more
The Book Show with author Sophie Gee - 11/23/2007
Join Faith Middleton for her Book Safari, ideas on which books are great reads, and conversation with Sophie Gee, author of The Scandal of the Season. ... read more
FMS: Fall Staycation ideas in Woodstock & Old Lyme - 10/13/2009
Hear some great ideas for a Fall Staycation in two of Connecticut's most picturesque towns, Woodstock and Old Lyme. Guests include Linnea Rufo, Jeff Anderson, Jim Elliot, and Lisa Centola. Old Lyme Links: -Bee & Thistle Inn -Florence Griswold Museum -E.F Watermelon (Fine Art Jewelry)... read more
What drives atheletes? Also, circumventing roadblocks to the imagination - 12/31/1969
What drives extreme athletes to risk their lives to push past human limits, and what do they discover in the process? Also, Dr. Gregory Berns, author of Iconoclasts, reveals how extraordinary innovators get around the biological roadblocks to imagination... read more
Food Schmooze: How the nation's most famous cooking contest is conducted. Also, the low-fat cookbook "Simply too Good to be Tru - 12/31/1969
An editor of the Pillsbury "Best of the Bake-off Cookbook tells how the nation’s most famous cooking contest is conducted. Also, details of Annette Sym's Australian low-fat cookbook sensation,“Simply Too Good To Be True”.... read more
The Food Schmooze: A visitation from The Beer Snob! - 05/27/2009
Tips on regional restaurants serving delicious dishes, a lesson in cocktail making, and advice from the Connecticut columnist known as The Beer Snob.... read more
The Food Schmooze: Not Your Mother's Weeknight Cooking - redux - 01/29/2009
A repeat performance featuring the cookbook that's literally flying out the doors during this Winter fund drive!... read more
The Book Show - 11/21/2008
Faith and her book buddies talk about their latest finds... read more
A spiritual approach to Life; Adventurer Helen Thayer - 10/31/2008
John Welshons talks with Faith about a spiritual approach to life's challenges; Also adventurer Helen Thayer describes her remarkable experience walking across the Gobi Desert... read more
The Book Show - 09/12/2008
Faith and her book buddies explore the Art of Reading, and discovering authors you love ... read more
How to be a Writer; Lee Jacobus; Julia Cameron - 09/08/2008
Faith examines what it takes to be a writer with author and literature professor Lee Jacobus. Faith also talks with Julia Cameron, one of America's foremost experts on the creative process. ... read more
Folk Singer Pete Seeger - 08/15/2008
Join The Faith Middleton Show for a rare interview with iconic folk singer and social advocate Pete Seeger. ... read more
Chef Jonathan Waxman - 07/30/2008
He learned at Chez Panesse, then came East to bring us California cuisine - join Faith Middleton on The Food Schmooze for a conversation with New York chef Jonathan Waxman. ... read more