The Faith Middleton Show

The Faith Middleton Show airs Mondays through Thursdays at 3:00 and 9:00 pm. Wednesdays feature The Food Schmooze, which also airs Saturday at noon. You can always stream WNPR live.

For 34 years, the two-time Peabody Award-winning Faith Middleton Show has been widely recognized for fostering insightful, thought-provoking conversation. Faith offers her listeners some of the world's most fascinating people and subjects. The show, which is produced by Lori Mack and Jonathan McNicol, has been inducted into the Connecticut Magazine Hall of Fame as “Best Local Talk Show.”

Call in to our live show most days in the 3:00 pm hour at (203) 776-WNPR. Join the conversation by email at faithwnpr@aol.com, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:13 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Bishop John Shelby Spong

The Faith Middleton Show
10:37 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Food Schmooze: Indian Cuisine; Fast Breads

Prasad Chirnomula

Today we're sampling the regional cuisine of India with Chef Prasad Chirnomula. Plus 50 easy and delicious fast bread recipes.

Fast Breads: 50 Recipes for Easy, Delicious Bread

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:28 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Pink Brain, Blue Brain; American Chinatown

Richard Stephenson

Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow into Troublesome Gaps--and What We Can Do about It

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:46 pm
Thu September 1, 2011

Weathering Fear

Lori Mack

We just lived through a natural disaster, and I ask you to join me for a call-in on how you handle fear.

Irene has had her way with us, and who knows what else is coming this season? Join us for a call-in show on fear. How do you react when you know possible disaster in on the way? The phones are yours at 203 776-9677. Do you react differently from whomever you live with or your friends? And what about coordinating two different responses—the intellectual ones and what your emotions say?

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:49 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

Food Schmooze: Secrets Of The Sommeliers; Quiches, Kugels And Couscous

Alex Ranaldi

Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals

A fascinating exploration of the inside world of sommeliers, sharing their unique perspectives, extensive expertise, and best stories.

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The Faith Middleton Show
8:22 pm
Sat August 27, 2011

Dan's Papers; The Things That Need Doing

Captain Mish

 Dan's Papers

Dan’s Papers recently celebrated its Golden Anniversary, having been an integral part of the Hamptons since its founding in 1960. From its first eight-page edition in Montauk, published while the founder was home for the summer from college, it has grown over the years to become the largest newspaper in the Hamptons, widely followed for its unique opinions, humor, news and the chronicling of the lives of the rich and famous.

The Things That Need Doing

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:18 pm
Sat August 27, 2011

Rabbi Donna Berman; The Dirty Life; Hot Seat Guest Wilson Faude

Brian Fitzgerald

Rabbi Donna Berman

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The Faith Middleton Show
6:46 pm
Sat August 27, 2011

The End Of Overeating; The Watermill Center

Photo by Lovis Dengler

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Dr. David A. Kessler, the dynamic and controversial former FDA commissioner known for his crusade against the tobacco industry, is taking on another business that's making Americans sick: the food industry. In The End of Overeating, Dr. Kessler shows us how our brain chemistry has been hijacked by the foods we most love to eat: those that contain stimulating combinations of fat, sugar, and salt.

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The Faith Middleton Show
5:36 pm
Sat August 27, 2011

The Frugal Superpower; The Things That Need Doing; "Mad Bomber" The Musical

Judd Mehlman/New York Daily News via Getty Images

The Frugal Superpower: America's Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:36 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

Book Show: Good Reads; Meditation

Hans-Peter

If you love to read, Faith Middleton and her buddies have you covered. Don't miss new ideas on The Book Show. Plus, the art of meditating with teacher Amy Gross for those who want to go deeper, or reduce stress.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:25 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

Food Schmooze: Comfortable In The Kitchen; Cooking With Healthy Girl

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The Blue Jean chef: Comfortable in the Kitchen By Meredith Laurence

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:44 am
Tue August 23, 2011

Photographer Mary Ellen Bartley; Your Daughter's Bedroom

Mary Ellen Bartley

Faith Middleton talks with a photographer who aims to capture the texture of oceans; and psychiatrist Joyce McFadden explores how to handle sexuality with your daughter.

 

Your Daughter's Bedroom: Insights for Raising Confident Women

Your Daughter’s Healthy Identity Starts With You

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:14 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Stratford's Garbage Museum; Don't Kill The Birthday Girl; In Defense Of

The Garbage Museum

The Garbage Museum in Stratford, Connecticut has a serious mission despite its clever Trash-o-saurus. Its mission, run by the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, is to educate us about recycling and the endless amounts of garbage we generate.

Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:21 am
Sun August 21, 2011

Farmland Preservation; East Hampton Veterinarian Jonathan Turetsky; The Dirty

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Faith meets a man trying to save farmland in a place where developers are hungry -- the exclusive Hamptons. And, meet one of the kindest vets on earth, a man who believes the last breath an animal takes should be as beautiful as possible. Plus, a memoir of farming, food and, love.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:03 pm
Wed August 17, 2011

Don't Shoot! I'm The Guitar Man and The Noël Coward Reader

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Don't Shoot! I'm the Guitar Man
by Buzzy Martin

Don't Shoot! I'm the Guitar Man is the raw and moving account of Buzzy Martin's time teaching music classes at San Quentin State Prison, where he experienced everything from fear for his own safety to the human connection created by sharing in the transcendent power of music. Buzzy not only gave the inmates at the "Q" something positive to look forward to, he also learned from the inmates the hard truth about life in prison, which he was then able to relate to his juvenile hall students.

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:22 am
Wed August 17, 2011

Food Schmooze: Quick & Kosher; One Big Table

Joseph DeLeo

Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes

Five years after her wedding, Jamie Geller is juggling a career and running a busy household - and she still has no time to cook! 

As her family and career rapidly grew, Jamie set out to learn how to cook with children around, how to cook meals that kids would eat (while not boring adult family and guests) and how to do it all without losing her cool.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:41 pm
Sun August 14, 2011

Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center

Pollock Krasner House & Study Center

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) is regarded as the undisputed leader of the Abstract Expressionist movement. In 1945, he married fellow artist Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and moved from New York City to Long Island’s East End. With a loan from art dealer Peggy Guggenheim, they purchased a small homestead on one and a quarter acres overlooking Accabonac Creek in The Springs, near East Hampton.

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:53 am
Thu August 11, 2011

The Greatest Show On Earth; The Vertical Farm

The Vertical Farm

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

In 2008, a Gallup poll showed that 44 percent of Americans believed God had created man in his present form within the last 10,000 years. In a Pew Forum poll in the same year, 42 percent believed that all life on earth has existed in its present form since the beginning of time.

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:20 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Food Schmooze: Clinton Street Baking Company Cookbook; The Improvisational Cook;

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Clinton St. Baking Company Cookbook: Breakfast, Brunch and Beyond from New York's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant

The Clinton St. Baking Company is one of the hottest brunch spots in a city obsessed with brunch. A tiny thirty-two-seat eatery on Manhattan's trendy Lower East Side, the restaurant draws long lines of customers who come from far and wide to sample fresh-baked goods, hearty omelets, sugar-cured bacon, and light-as-air pancakes with maple butter.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:19 pm
Tue August 9, 2011

Green Metropolis and A Is For Admission

Harry Vale/flickr creative commons

Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability
by David Owen

In this remarkable challenge to conventional thinking about the environment, David Owen argues that the greenest community in the United States is not Portland, Oregon, or Snowmass, Colorado, but New York, New York.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:02 pm
Tue August 9, 2011

Where Good Ideas Come From; Stylish Design That Never Goes Out Of Style

Comerford Collection

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation Designer Karen Comerford of Comerfod Collection

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:46 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Wölffer Estate Vineyard; Award-Winning Author James Villas

Winemaker Roman Roth talks with Faith about Wölffer vineyards world class wines.

The state-of-the-art winemaking facility is equipped with massive, computerized stainless-steel tanks, a laboratory, riddling rooms, a bottling line, and a cellar to hold the wines before distribution. In keeping with the European tradition, the barrel rooms are constructed of high-vaulted caves where wines are aged in imported French oak barrels.

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:09 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Food Schmooze: Beach Picnics; The Domaine Chandon Cookbook; The Frankies Spuntino

Thomas Ricker

The Domaine Chandon Cookbook: Recipes from Etoile Restaurant

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:46 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Nothing Left To Burn; Let's Bring Back

David Gamez

Nothing Left to Burn

Nothing Left to Burn is a remarkable memoir that looks into the life of a family that has spent years harboring secrets, both dark and volatile. It eloquently tells the story of a son’s relationship with his father, the fire chief and a local hero, and his grandfather, a serial arsonist.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:54 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

The Predictioneer's Game; Heroes And Villains

The Predictioneer's Game

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:42 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Food Schmooze: Farmer's Markets; The Beer Trials

Marc Smith

Beer Trials: America's Most Popular Beers Blind-tasted and Rated by a Panel

The essential guide to the world's most popular beers, The Beer Trials features brutally honest ratings, full-page reviews, and photos of the 250 most popular beers in the world, based only on brown-bag blind tasting. The Beer Trials also includes a complete reference to the major beer styles, flavors, and regions.

• The essential reference for anyone who enjoys drinking beer

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:32 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

South Fork Natural History Museum And Yellow Dirt

Ken Lund/flickr creative commons

The mission of the South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center – SoFo is to stimulate interest in, advance knowledge of, and foster appreciation for the natural environment, with special emphasis on the unique natural history of Long Island’s South Fork.

The goals of the museum and nature center are to:

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:54 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Solving The City

Vaughan Leiberum/flickr creative commons

Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Shaping Our World
by Doug Saunders

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:37 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Technology's Inexorable Forward Momentum

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Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World
by Sam Howe Verhovek

The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet. 

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:12 am
Mon July 25, 2011

On The Road: New Britain Museum Of American Art

New Britain Museum of American Art

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