Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: December 14th at 3:04 PM

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Dava Whisenant, director, "Bathtubs Over Broadway"
Monday, December 17th, 6pm - 7pm
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
The new documentary "Bathtubs Over Broadway" tells the story of "industrial musicals" of the 1960s and 1970s. These were Broadway-style shows written and performed for sales conferences of major American corporations - featuring songs about the company's products. On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst talks with director Dava Whisenant (DAY-va WIZ-uh-nant) about inspiring story of these absurd and wonderful songs about bygone technology.

Count It Down! with Nate K: A Burn It Down! Best of 2018 Special
Tuesday, December 18th, 9pm - Midnight
Burn It Down! with Nate K.
Time is just a construct, right? So why let 2018 drag on any longer than necessary? Nate's calling it. And with that in mind, he'll take his annual look back at the year that was a couple weeks early and play tracks from his favorite LPs, EPs, singles, comps, and reissues. There are no losers, but there will be a winner!

Spazz Xmas Fiasco!
Thursday, December 20th, 9pm - Midnight
Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
Celebrate the holidays with Spazzy Claus and his musical guests Hamilton Joe Frankincense and Myrrh (featuring WFMU DJs Amanda Nazario, Matt Fiveash, Gaylord Fields, Matt Clarke and others)!

Saturday, December 22nd, 11am - 1pm
Michael Shelley's show
Michael and co-host Gaylord Fields will disregard station rules (and common sense) as they light a yule log in WFMU's studio A and welcome some radio friends to drop in and share some favorite Christmas music, discuss current holiday plans and memories of Christmases long ago.

Bill Mac fills in for Joe McGasko- A Countdown to Christmas Party Time!
Monday, December 24th, 9am - Noon
Zzzzzzero Hour with Bill Mac
X-Mess time is a coming, so grab yourself a plate of reindeer and a shot of whiskey and tune into Bill and Maxine’s Christmas Special, featuring the usual blend of somewhat forgotten classics of the Golden Era of Christmas as well as playing some old favorites. Don't forget to hang your mistletoe in a suggestive manner and stop by!!!!

Michael Welcomes Dennis Diken of The Smithereens
Saturday, January 5th, 2019, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Dennis Diken drops by the studio to spin some records and talk about the history and the future of The Smithereens. The band formed in Carteret, New Jersey in 1980 and is still going strong despite the passing of lead singer Pat DiNizio in December of 2017. We’ll hear tales of the road, recording in The Capitol Records tower, the making of MTV videos and the band’s upcoming plans.

Beach Boys Vs. Stones Vs. The Band
Saturday, January 19th, 2019, 11am - 1pm
Michael Shelley's show
Michael welcomes three authors to discuss their recent books: Harvey Kubernik on "The Story Of The Band", Ian Rusten on "The Rolling Stones in Concert, 1962-1982: A Show-by-Show History" and Tom Smucker on "Why the Beach Boys Matter"

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