Radio Times

WHYY

Radio Times is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

Networks:

WHYY

Description:

Radio Times is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Language:

English


Episodes

New Show: The Connection with Marty Moss-Coane

1/26/2023
It’s easy to feel as if the world is falling apart. My new show, The Connection with Marty Moss-Coane, features wide-ranging conversations about the bonds that hold us together, the forces that drive us apart, the conflicts that keep us from exploring life’s possibilities and the qualities that make us unique and human. Listen to the trailer now and subscribe to the show wherever you get your podcasts.

Duration:00:01:22

The Radio Times finale: Marty Moss-Coane reflects on 35 years

11/18/2022
On "Radio Times" final hour, WHYY's Dave Davies talks with Marty about her start in radio, her 35 years hosting, and her new show, "The Connection."

Duration:00:48:59

Should we ban gas-powered leaf blowers?

11/17/2022
Gas-powered leaf blowers are noisy, polluting and harmful to habitat. We'll discuss efforts to ban them in our region and why leaf litter is so important for the ecosystem.

Duration:00:48:59

Facing climate change: action and optimism

11/16/2022
A look at the negotiations and possible global action coming out of the UN climate summit and a leading climatologist on tackling climate change with optimism and agency.

Duration:00:48:59

What Russia’s retreat means for the war in Ukraine

11/15/2022
Russian troops withdrew from Kherson last week, a major victory for Ukraine. We'll talk about what it signals about Russia's military and strategy and where the war is headed.

Duration:00:49:14

Regional Roundup: November 14, 2022

11/14/2022
Action News' Jim Gardner joins us to talk about his decades on the air. Also, the CDC has updated guidelines for opioid prescription. And, innovation at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Duration:00:48:59

Bonus Interview: Heather Havrilesky on the ‘Divine Tedium of Marriage’

11/12/2022
Ask Polly advice columnist Heather Havrilesky's book 'Foreverland,' an honest and savagely funny examination of modern marriage.

Duration:00:49:14

Lessons from the midterms and the Republican Party’s transformation

11/11/2022
Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank discusses the election results and his new book, "The Destructionists," about how the Republican Party set the stage for Trump's rise.

Duration:00:49:00

A guide to moving through grief

11/10/2022
Rebecca Soffer wished she had a handbook on how to grieve after losing her parents, so she wrote one. She joins us to share insights, exercises and tools for surviving loss.

Duration:00:49:45

Midterm election analysis

11/9/2022
We'll talk about the election results and the races still being tallied and what they tell us about the voters, the issues and where the country is headed.

Duration:00:49:29

William Still: Father of the Underground Railroad

11/8/2022
Historian Andrew Diemer on William Still, a Philadelphia abolitionist who led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom. His new biography is "Vigilance."

Duration:00:49:29

Regional Roundup: November 7, 2022

11/7/2022
Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman talks about the moderate Forward Party. We say goodbye to the Phillies and Union this year. And, we rounded up the best of arts and culture.

Duration:00:49:15

Bonus Interview: Imani Perry Travels ‘South to America’

11/5/2022
In her book, Imani Perry journeys south, below the Mason-Dixon, to explain the painful history of what she calls "the soul of a nation."

Duration:00:48:59

What will Musk’s Twitter look like?

11/4/2022
A week into Musk's Twitter takeover and things are looking pretty chaotic. Musk assured people that it wouldn't become a "hellscape" but is that where it's headed?

Duration:00:49:15

Election security and the threats to it

11/3/2022
Tensions are high as we near election day with dangerous political rhetoric and conspiracy theories swirling. Can our election system withstand the pressure?

Duration:00:49:45

Screenagers: the digital lives of young people

11/1/2022
Some teens admit to being addicted to their screens...but for this generation, phones and tablets are critical to daily life. The authors of a new book, Behind Their Screens.

Duration:00:49:13

Regional Roundup: October 31, 2022

10/31/2022
Sports superstitions...do you have one? We also talk about restaurant reviews with Inquirer food critic Craig LaBan. And, has the pandemic changed our hand washing habits?

Duration:00:49:15

Bonus Episode: Finding the Mother Tree

10/29/2022
In this bonus episode, we talk about the social lives of old trees in the forest and research that has changed our understanding of trees and forest ecology.

Duration:00:49:00

Vampire panic and the undying legacy of ‘Dracula’

10/28/2022
Bram Stoker's tale of Count Dracula turns 125 this year. A look at the famous literature, its author, and the vampire panic in the 19th century spurred by deadly Tuberculosis.

Duration:00:49:15

The Phillies in the World Series

10/27/2022
We talk about the Phillies -- their National League championship, their path to the World Series, and their upcoming fight against the Astros.

Duration:00:49:15