Margot Adler http://wuwm.com en On The Auction Block: The Stradivarius Of Guitars http://wuwm.com/post/auction-block-stradivarius-guitars <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNrLvKJnpfI</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 Margot Adler 28208 at http://wuwm.com On The Auction Block: The Stradivarius Of Guitars A Beer Backlash To LGBT Exclusion In St. Patrick's Parades http://wuwm.com/post/beer-backlash-lgbt-exclusion-st-patricks-parades Beer makers Guinness and Sam Adams withdrew sponsorship from New York and Boston's St. Patrick Day parades, respectively, over the exclusion of openly gay, lesbian and transgender participants. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Margot Adler 27081 at http://wuwm.com A Plan To Eliminate Wild Mute Swans Draws Vocal Opposition http://wuwm.com/post/plan-eliminate-wild-mute-swans-draws-vocal-opposition A plan in New York state to <a href="http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/muteswanmgmtpln2013.pdf">eliminate all wild mute swans there by 2025</a> has drawn protests and petitions on all sides. While some see elegant white birds gliding across the water, others see a dangerous aggressor destroying the local ecosystem.<p>According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the swans — which don't honk but make hoarse, froglike grunts — are not native, and they destroy and attack native species. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:06:00 +0000 Margot Adler 26604 at http://wuwm.com A Plan To Eliminate Wild Mute Swans Draws Vocal Opposition Before He Fell To Earth, 'The Little Prince' Was Born In N.Y. http://wuwm.com/post/he-fell-earth-little-prince-was-born-ny One of the world's most beloved books is <em>The Little Prince</em> by Antoine Saint-Exupery. Published in 1943, almost two million copies are sold every year, in about 250 languages.<p>If asked where you think the book was written, you might say Paris. You'd be wrong. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:14:00 +0000 Margot Adler 23205 at http://wuwm.com Before He Fell To Earth, 'The Little Prince' Was Born In N.Y. Small Museum Shows Off Weird Objects http://wuwm.com/post/small-museum-shows-weird-objects In this encore report, we hear about a small museum in an elevator shaft in lower Manhattan. It's only six feet square, and only about three or four people can enter it at a time. The exhibits document the weird and wonderful of modern life, including prison contraband made from bread. (This piece originally aired on Jan. 2, 2014 on All Things Considered). Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:12:00 +0000 Margot Adler 23108 at http://wuwm.com