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Hosted by Doug Doyle The WBGO Journal is an award-winning half-hour news magazine that airs Saturdays at 6 am. Reports and analysis, informative interviews and features.
||Clean"Surreal" Broadway for Theater Critic Michael Bourne||Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews Farinelli and the King , Meteor Shower , and SpongeBob SquarePants.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Sanborn: A True Original||Legendary saxophonist David Sanborn and his quintet performed two shows at B.B. King's in New York City Friday night. WBGO's morning host Gary Walker spoke with Sanborn about the musician's career and thoughts on jazz and an upcoming internet series||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolitical Analysts Give Governor Christie His Final Report Card||New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is now serving his final days in office. On Tuesday, Democrat Phil Murphy will be sworn in. With a bigger than life personality, Christie was hailed for his commanding leadership after Superstorm Sandy, but Bridgegate||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeeing Eye: A Legacy That Continues||The first institution to train guide dogs for blind people in the United States began in 1929. Two years later it moved to New Jersey and it's been here ever since. Now located in Morristown, the Seeing Eye helps about 250 blind people bond with their n||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarlan's Favorite (and Overrated) Films of 2017||2017 was, all in all, a good year for movies. The quest for the perfect too often drives out the arrival of the merely wonderful and good in parts. We’ve been hectored by the self-esteem tyrants that we are sublime creatures who deserve only the very||1/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommentary: Treat Immigrants with Respect in 2018||WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor talks about her concerns regarding how people treat immigrants in the United States. Mildred is a social commentator, author and Seton Hall University Professor.||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTheater Critic Michael Bourne Reviews Three Dark Plays||Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews Junk , Describe The Night and The Children .||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe History of the New Year's Eve Ball Drop||Many eyes will be on Times Square as officials drop the ball to bring in the New Year. The very first Times Square celebration to bring in the new year was back in 1904. “When they came here to Times Square the first couple years, they did fireworks.||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFilm Critic Harlan Jacobson's Holiday Season Review||It’s been a good December at the movies. Major titles that are out there to see include James Franco’s The Disaster Artist , which finds fun and meaning in the worst movie of all time, The Room , made in 2003 by a couple of strange actors; Guillermo||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTheater Critic Michael Bourne Reviews Twelfth Night and Pride and Prejudice||Theater Critic Michael Bourne reviews Twelfth Night , Pride and Prejudice and It's a Wonderful Life !||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Tasty Holiday Treat: Broadway's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory||Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is hilarious and filled with energy. The show for all ages includes songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” an||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoanna Wolper's The Man Who Could Be Santa||Joanna Wolper, an Emmy Award winning writer and documentary filmmaker, has uncovered the true identity of Santa Claus. She writes about her discovery in a children's book called The Man Who Could Be Santa, based on a true family adventure. Joanna Wolper||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNewark, NJ Devils Host Community Holiday Toy Drive||The line stretches around the block as hundreds of Newark families wait outside on an unseasonably warm December day with their kids, for early holiday presents. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka makes small talk with residents and looks over piles of toys||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommentator Mildred Antenor Has Heard Enough Lame Excuses From Students||WBGO commentator, author and Seton Hall professor Mildred Antenor has some major concerns about students as the fall semester comes to a close.||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFormer NFL Star Nate Burleson Brings Swag and Fun To Sports Television||Former NFL wide receiver Nate Burleson's transition into sports television has been impressive. Burleson is the co-host of the NFL Network's Good Morning Football and he's also an analyst on CBS' NFL Today . Burleson sat down recently with SportsJam hos||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCivil Rights Groups Want NJ To Approve Voting RIghts For People With Criminal Convictions||More than 94,000 New Jersey residents with criminal convictions are not allowed to vote. Civil rights groups are pushing for that to change. Blacks make up about 15 percent of New Jersey's population but represent about half of those who cannot vote||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTheater Critic Michael Bourne Takes In Broadway's Various Jabs at President Trump||Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews several shows that don't shed positive light on President Trump, including a new play starring Oscar nominee Uma Thurman.||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmotions Run High at Pearl Harbor Anniversary Remembrance in New York||Thursday was the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 23 hundred Americans were killed on that early Sunday morning. “Those who could fought back, but for many it was just a matter of trying to survive… to escape a burning hange||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Pioneer Hosting A Lecture In Newark||The Newark Yoga Movement has been trying it’s best to reduce stress around the city for a number of years. “And in regard to the schools which is our primary focus, it was really to try to help children perform a little bit better academically and f||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSoccer Legend Ashley Cole Enjoys Giving Back||Here's the transcript of this edition of SportsJam with Doug Doyle featuring Ashley Cole: Doug Doyle : We’re here in New York City for this edition of SportsJam , and what a special edition it is. Ashley Cole, the legendary footballer is here to talk||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Action packed weekly half hour audio show for all issues NYC and NJ
When I listen to this Journal I realize how in-depth News Coverage can be. Be it relevant now or continuing coverage, this weekly journal of NYC/NJ Metro Area News Coverage is outstanding. The Theatre reviews are direct, expressive and honest. The host Michael Bourne is a renowned Theatre Critic in the New York City area.