Oct 13, 2013 | 11:23WAM WAM Oct 19-20 Heather Smith - Baygirl Audio
WAM WAM Oct 19-20 Heather Smith - Baygirl Oct 13, 2013 | 11:23Baygirl tells the story of Kit, a teenager whose life is upended by the cod moratorium of 1992. Besides the economic impact, Baygirl deals with the deep descent into alcoholism by Kit's father once he loses his vocation. Heather Smith wrote Baygirl - it's
Oct 11, 2013 | 13:05WAM WAM Oct 12-13 Liner Notes - Shanneyganock Audio
WAM WAM Oct 12-13 Liner Notes - Shanneyganock Oct 11, 2013 | 13:05Shanneyganock are known for their patriotic Newfoundland folk anthems. In this weekend's Liner Notes interview Chris Andrews and Mark Hiscock tell Angela Antle that on their newest CD Rockin on the Water they're taking inspiration from some new sources.
Oct 6, 2013 | 16:25WAM The Colony of Unrequited Dreams - Wayne Johnston Audio
WAM The Colony of Unrequited Dreams - Wayne Johnston Oct 6, 2013 | 16:25Award winning author Wayne Johnston is no stranger to ...some might evensay he courts controversy. His novel The Colony of Unrequited Dreams raised the ire of historians who faulted the book for its factual inaccuracies despite the fact that it was a work
Oct 6, 2013 | 14:07WAM WAM Oct 05-06 Liner Notes - Gerry Goulding Audio
WAM WAM Oct 05-06 Liner Notes - Gerry Goulding Oct 6, 2013 | 14:07This weekend on Liner Notes - Gander born singer songwriter
Gerry Goulding. Gerry lives and works in Ontario, but the songs on his self titled debut CD
speak to his deep family connections to central Newfoundland.
I asked Gerry if this was his firs
Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Audio
WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28This week on Liner Notes husband and wife gospel duo, Gerald Flemming & Allison Lynn have combined forces to become INFINITELY MORE. Blending Gospel, Praise & Worship, Country, and Jazz, Infinitely More wants to create a fresh new sound for the ancient ch
Sep 28, 2013 | 17:06WAM Greed, Power and Lust - a new book from Bill Rowe Audio
WAM Greed, Power and Lust - a new book from Bill Rowe Sep 28, 2013 | 17:06The premiers: Joey and Frank is a new book from Bill Rowe. The subtitle is Greed, Power and Lust. which will give you a pretty strong hint that this is no dry political science tome...Rowe's book is chock a block with the good, the bad and the bizarre fro
Sep 22, 2013 | 13:13WAM The Wonderful Dogfish Racket - Tom Dawe Audio
WAM The Wonderful Dogfish Racket - Tom Dawe Sep 22, 2013 | 13:13Tom Dawe is a godfather of Nfld letters. One of the co-founders of breakwater books, founding editor of the literary journal Tickleace. he's a lifetime member of the Writer's Alliance and part of the NLAC Hall of Honour. he's won provincial and national a
Sep 20, 2013 | 14:47WAM WAM Sept 21-22 Liner Notes - Crooked Stovepipe Audio
WAM WAM Sept 21-22 Liner Notes - Crooked Stovepipe Sep 20, 2013 | 14:47Crooked Stovepipe are known as Newfoundland's bluegrass band. The group is celebrating 40 years together this year, and what better way to celebrate than a new album. And this week on liner notes, the band gives a peek at 'Live N Pickin'. Here is a clip o
Sep 15, 2013 | 17:11WAM Liner Notes - Sarah Budden Audio
WAM Liner Notes - Sarah Budden Sep 15, 2013 | 17:11They started out playing acoustic songs at weddings...but it didn't take long for the group Another City to depart from their folk roots and return to the Metallica-loving roots. Theirs is a fast-paced, dance-ready, spill your beer type of sound. Sarah Bu
Sep 15, 2013 | 13:26WAM Ben Pittman - Sertentine Lake Audio
WAM Ben Pittman - Sertentine Lake Sep 15, 2013 | 13:26There's a brand new theatre company in the province about to stage a brand new play...but the talent behind Talonvanish Productions are old hands at providing top shelf entertainment. Writer Director Ben Pittman has worked with a number of community theat
Sep 8, 2013 | 12:30WAM Boyd Sharpe - Mixed martial arts Audio
WAM Boyd Sharpe - Mixed martial arts Sep 8, 2013 | 12:30Boyd Sharpe is a huge fan of mixed martial arts. Such a huge fan that he decided he wanted to make a documentary film about it. However; on the way to making that film, tons of people told him they wanted to train to fight a professional Mixed Martial A
Sep 8, 2013 | 15:26WAM Liner Notes - Lorne Warr Audio
WAM Liner Notes - Lorne Warr Sep 8, 2013 | 15:26From one rock to another: Lorne Warr of Bowen Island maintians his connection to Newfoundland through music. Lorne has just released a new CD. He speaks with host Angela Antle.
Sep 8, 2013 | 15:07WAM Don McKellar - The Grand Seduction Audio
WAM Don McKellar - The Grand Seduction Sep 8, 2013 | 15:07The Grand Seduction makes its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight. The film was made on the Bonavista
peninsula last summer and stars Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson, Gordon Pinsent as well as Mary Walsh and other well know
Sep 7, 2013 | 12:51WAM Ed Jones - Salt cod cookbook Audio
WAM Ed Jones - Salt cod cookbook Sep 7, 2013 | 12:51For all the ways that cod influenced Newfoundland culture...you could
never accuse us of being too creative with the cooking of the stuff.
Maybe it's because we had to put so much effort into the catching of the damn things.
Ed Jones has never be
Sep 6, 2013 | 12:01WAM Seamus Heaney: Remembering Mike Boyle Audio
WAM Seamus Heaney: Remembering Mike Boyle Sep 6, 2013 | 12:01The tributes to nobel prize winning poet Seamus Heaney are pouring in from all over the world. Writers, Presidents, and rock stars are weighing in with their favourite Heaney poem or turn of phrase. Indeed everyone who loves Heaney's poems feel like they