Schedules

May 29, 2015

Miniature, left: The Conference of the Birds or Speech of the Birds (Persian: منطق الطیر‎, Manṭiq-uṭ-Ṭayr, also known as مقامات الطیور Maqāmāt-uṭ-Ṭuyūr; 1177), is a long poem of approximately 4500 lines written in Persian by the poet Farid ud-Din Attar, who's commonly known as Attar of Nishapur. In...

May 28, 2015

Photo, left:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board & host of OpinionJournal.com.  Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents.  Hour OneThursday  28 May 2015/ Hour 1, Block A: Tunku Varadarajan on FIFA. Collin Levy on Kasich for POTUS as a supplysider....

May 27, 2015

Photo, left: Iraqi Army Loses Ramadi to ISIS Militants after Heavy Fighting (Iraqi army bugs out; SecDef Ash Carter mentions this; Pres Obama's spokespersons vigorously disagree).JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com. Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show. Hour OneWednesday   27...

May 26, 2015

Photo, left: 1956 Chevrolet Pickup 1/4 Mile Drag Racing Timeslip Specs 0-60.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Co-host: Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior advisor; & Cumulus Media radioHour OneTuesday  26 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: James Pethokoukis, AEI, in re: LK: Yellin has the right procedure for the wrong...

May 25, 2015

Photo, left: JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour OneMonday  25 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to..., by Bryan Bender (1 of 4)Monday  25 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block B: You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a...

May 24, 2015

Picture, left:  Potosí is a city and the capital of the department of Potosí in Bolivia. It's one of the highest cities in the world by elevation at a nominal 4,090 metres (13,420 ft). For centuries, it was the location of the Spanish colonial mint. Potosí lies at the foot of the Cerro de Potosí—...

May 23, 2015

Drawing, left: On 23 May in the year 635 was born K'inich Kan B'alam II (Classic Mayan: K'ihnich K'an B'ahlam), also known as Serpent Jaguar.  He was king of the pre-Columbian Mayan polity of Baakal in the Classic period of Mesoamerican chronology. His capital was the ceremonial center and city now...

May 22, 2015

Photo, left: Monoprix above a Medieval cemetery (see Hour 4. Block D).  Paris: Past the racks of hair accessories on the ground floor of the Monoprix supermarket on the corner of the Rue Réaumur and the Boulevard de Sébastopol in the Second Arrondissement, there is a door marked "staff only".  Slip...

May 21, 2015

Photo, left - out of the aether: a US surveillance plane flying not too far from one of the false, just-glued-together islands that China is constructing in order to lay claim to huge swaths of ocean, received a broadcast: "This is the Chinese navy. This is the Chinese navy. Please go away to avoid...

May 20, 2015

Photo, left: SNP MPs take House of Commons oath 'Scottish style' (and John Nicolson does so in Gaelic)  Scotland's new SNP MPs have sworn allegiance to the Queen during the traditional oath-taking ceremony at the House of Commons. There are 50 new nationalist members at Westminster, joining six SNP...

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