KRCL Music Blog

Holiday Strategies for Surviving Family

December 20, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Holidays are a time of celebration, joy and biting one’s tongue? Nick welcomes Lynne Whitesides and Matthew Landis to discuss strategies for surviving awkward holiday family gatherings.  When Uncle John compares Obama to Hitler and aunty Lou wants to know why you haven’t been to Church in a year, how do you respond? Can we build strong relationships with our family if we sharply disagree on issues as contentious as politics and religion?

 

 

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Count My Vote

December 4, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

Troy Williams

Politics in Utah often border on the extreme.  Many argue that the neighborhood caucus system has been manipulated by extremists and party insiders to insure that the most ideologically driven candidate gets nominated at our convention.  It’s an unusual system that is unique to our state.  Count My Vote is hoping to change all that by infusing more democracy into how we select candidates. Taylor Morgan, the Executive Director of CMV  joins host Nick Burns to share his vision of a more engaged Utah electorate.

 

 

Happy 34th Birthday KRCL

December 3, 2013 in KRCL Music Blog by KrclAdmin pete-seeger

by Troy Williams

Thirty-four years ago today (December 3rd)  KRCL began broadcasting in downtown Salt Lake City.  We’ve been going strong every since. Ebay sat down with station co-founder Stephen Holbrook to reflect on the origins of the station and why he chose Pete Seeger’s performance of “We Shall Overcome” as our first song.  Have a listen.