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The Musical Innertube

Don Rooney and John Timpane talk to people you'd talk to -- if you had a microphone!

May 31, 2022

Meet Mykhailo.  He's an American with a background in special ops and battleground medicine, who has close ties to Ukraine. Listen as he tells John and Don what he saw during his recent time in that war-torn country.  If you'd like to help, Mykhailo recommends

May 24, 2022

Election 2022 mania is underway! But the real interesting stuff happens after someone is elected to office. Pennsylvania State Representative Patty Kim tells Don and John about the ups and downs of being elected to public service. (Unfortunately, she can't fix Don's parking tickets....)

May 17, 2022

Two years ago, Jill Sherer Murray released her book "Big Wild Love" just as the pandemic got underway. Publicity and her book tour were suddenly gone! In a talk with John and Don last year, Jill told the story of how she got through that trauma with some cookies and some Big Wild Love -- and described how you, too,...

May 10, 2022

Bioethicist Art Caplan says the leaked Supreme Court opinion on Roe v. Wade might just lead to different states establishing different values. Some Americans may not want to live in some of those states, prompting them to leave -- causing an American Brexit.

May 3, 2022

"To be, or not to be..." Poetry, sure, but also the dilemma faced by Schrodinger's cat. Meet Dava Sobel, who curates a magazine column where poetry blends with science. (Both poetry and science have met Don and John, but they won't admit it...)