The Signal

The Signal
3:05 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Illustrator David Plunkert; Megan Hamilton of The Creative Alliance; and "A Complicated Legacy"

Artist David Plunkert takes us inside his job as a professional illustrator; outgoing director Megan Hamilton remembers her time with The Creative Alliance; and novelist Robert Stucky talks about A Complicated Legacy, the story of a Southern plantation owner’s effort to emancipate his slaves, who were also his family.  

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The Signal
5:12 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Nightmare Scenario, The Raven, and “The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel”

"The Nightmare," Henry Fusili, oil on canvas, 1781

We stitch together a dozen strangers’ bad dreams to create a Frankenstein’s monster of the collective unconscious; actor Tony Tsendeas shares his annual recitation of Poe’s The Raven; and author Jonathon Scott Fuqua takes us inside his book, The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel

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The Signal
3:55 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Glass Mosaic, Matt Manning at The Stoop; A Case of the Mondays; and UPS guy, Mike Beresh

A visit with the artists behind the glass mosaic at the AVAM; a Stoop story from psychiatric nurse Matt Manning; Betsy Boyd shares A Case of the Mondays; and music and conversation with UPS delivery guy, Mike Beresh.

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The Signal
11:07 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Favorite Signal stories from ten years on the air

As The Signal celebrates ten years on the air at WYPR, these are some all-time favorite stories from over the past decade...

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The Signal
4:22 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Baltimore Folk Festival; Ripple Meets the Deep; The Epic of Clair; and In-State Culture Shock

A preview of the 3rd annual Baltimore Folk Festival; Jason Tinney shares from his collection of short fiction,  “Ripple Meets the Deep”; Eric Hansen discusses his young adult book, “The Epic of Clair; and Andrew Reiner tells a story of ‘in-state culture shock.’

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