THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Friday, 11 pm - 12 am, Allentown noise rock/punk band Tile perform a Rooftop Session; plus, we listen to a mixtape from Poconos pro wrestling-themed pop-punk band Cheap Pop.
Thursday 11p, Bill Fox concludes the Special Focus on Robert Carty. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Timeless" on Deep Sky Music + new music: Sound of Syndae compilation.

7th Congressional District Forum on LV Discourse

The three candidates for the open seat in Pennsylvania’s newly-created 7th Congressional District appear in their first political forum of the campaign season. The one-hour discussion includes Republican Marty Nothstein, Democrat Susan Wild, and Libertarian Tim Silfies.

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Fact Bag

49 minutes ago

7UP. Pennies. Charles Dickens. It's time for your favorite bag of facts. Fact Bag is back!

Heard on Nick Kroll: The Story Of The Toothpaste Wedgie.

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1990s Nostalgia

49 minutes ago

Break out the brown lipstick and buckle your jelly sandals! In this 1990s themed music parody game, contestants must identify events and cultural phenomena from the 1990s.

Heard on Nick Kroll: The Story Of The Toothpaste Wedgie.

What's More

1 hour ago

Sometimes less is more, but not today. In this final round, contestants must pick which of two things there's more of.

Heard on Nick Kroll: The Story Of The Toothpaste Wedgie.

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Not everyone follows through on their New Year's resolutions, but in 2001 actor and comedian Nick Kroll made good on one. "I graduated college, made a New Year's resolution to start doing improv and stand up comedy, and met people that I'm still friends with and work with to this day," he told Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR's Ask Me Another.

Con-Lang

1 hour ago

In this audio quiz, contestants identify TV shows, video games and movies that feature fictional languages.

Heard on Nick Kroll: The Story Of The Toothpaste Wedgie.

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