Cover to Cover with Jack Foley & Nina Serrano – August 28, 2019

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley & Nina Serrano

Nina Serrano and Jack Foley offering their service to the goddess, Poesia. William Blake: “To see a world in a grain of sand”; “Damn braces; Bless relaxes.” Tongue’s tales and cunning concatenations with KPFA’s interwoven pair.

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Wikipedia: The name WEDNESDAY continues Middle English Wednesdei. Old English still had wōdnesdæg, which would be continued as Wodnesday (but Old Frisian has an attested wednesdei)…The name is a calque [a word or phrase borrowed from another language] of the Latin dies Mercurii “day of Mercury,” reflecting the fact that the Germanic god Woden (Wodanaz or Odin) during the Roman era was interpreted as “Germanic Mercury.” A first Wednesday—Odin’s or Mercury’s Day—is still another excuse for the highly … Continued

Today’s show is another round with that spectacular, sparkling, sparring pair of roustabouts, Nina Serrano and Jack Foley, all awhirl with rigmarole and wordly wisecracks. They’ve been around for many a year, roundly producing round ups of poetry and opinion, song and snappy patter, honey sweet and sour sober. Expect the unexpected. Not even they will know what passes for news on the Trumpfront and many another. If a president is impeached will he be impaired? Round and round it goes, and where it stops nobody knows.

A first Wednesday means another edition of THE NINA-JACK-JACK-NINA SHOW, another compendium of radio hijinks (and lowjinks too) featuring Nina Serrano and Jack Foley with his partner, Sangye Land.  What can be done with this amazing mass medium Nina, Jack and Sangye will attempt to do. Irrelevant irradiance! Have you heard their singing? Today’s show will feature the usual potpourri of razzmatazz, hullabaloo, and serious if sometimes doubtful cunning concatenations.