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WESUggest You Come See Doug Berman ’84

Holy shit! Avery “Honey Tru Tru Child” Trufelman ’13 drops the details on what promises to be the best lecture of November so far:

Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and Car Talk creator and producer Doug Berman ’84 is coming to Wesleyan this Thursday for the third installment of the WESU Lecture Series!

Berman is a Peabody Award winner, whose career has spanned not just the world of public radio but also into newspapers, with Car Talk’s syndicated column, and beyond.

What’s he going to talk about? How to produce a show. How to make it big. Whatever you want him to talk about.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Join us at the CFA Hall for a casual Q+A with one of radio’s heaviest hitters!

Date: Thursday, November 1

Time: 7:00 pm

Place: CFA Hall (directions here if you’re not from around these parts)

Cost: Free

FB Event Page?: Aw, yeah


WESUre Have Good News for You: Lecture Series Fall Lineup!

The prophecy has been fulfilled, says Virgil “Radio Head” Taylor ’15:

The WESU Lecture Series is now complete. Your favorite grandparent-aged Wesleyan entity has already brought Anthony Fantano to campus, and now we are ready to fill you in on our plans for Fall / Winter 2012! We are continuing this week with Ilya Marritz ’99 (pictured/rendered, right) who will lecture tomorrow night at 8:00 – 9:30 in the CFA Hall. AND THEN… On November 1, Doug Berman ’84 of Car Talk and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! will be on campus. AND THEN… November 8 will bring Radiolab‘s Lynn Levy ’05. We hope to see you then and there! Peep our site for updates.

Link here.