Sara Nics, announcer for Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? and producer on To the Best of Our Knowledge, is leaving Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) for a new opportunity at WNYC, public radio in New York City.
As Whad’Ya Know? celebrates its 30th season in the quiz biz, we’re tracking down Michael’s earliest fan. So, let us know your story of how you began listening to public radio’s favorite quiz show! Submit your entry testifying to your long fanship & its meaningfulness (video testimonies allowed), along with contact information by May 1, 2015. You can email (subject line: Longest Listener Contest) in your submission or send it via snail mail to 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706 c/o Whad'Ya Know?'s Longest Listener Contest. Michael will select the winner and announce them on-air! The winner will win a trip for two to our June 13th broadcast in Madison, WI! Plus a treasure trove of Whad’Ya Know? swag and lunch with Michael!
Tony Hale started acting for the screen in 1995 and most of his early screen appearances were comprised of minor roles on film and television, with a few notable standouts, including a 1999 television commercial for Volkswagen where he is seen dancing along to the Styx song “Mr. Roboto.” He shot to popularity in 2003, when he joined the cast of the award-winning comedy Arrested Development. His role as Buster Bluth, the socially inept and immature son of George Sr. (Jeffrey Tambor) and Lucille (Jessica Walter), endeared him to viewers and was acclaimed by critics, too.
David Duchovny is best known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the science fiction horror drama series The X-Files but Duchovny's latest work is the book Holy Cow! This week Michael Dials him up and finds out more on the book and his other projects.
PHOX is a bunch of friends from the Midwestern circus hamlet, Baraboo, WI, a place where kids often drink poisoned groundwater and become endowed mutants. They make music that straddles Feist and Monty Python. It was in Baraboo that the six unlikely musicians attended high school together, some playing on the soccer field, others on video production sets. On the show Monica chats about her love of garlic, being a Baraboo T-Bird, and how the band is constructed of all the coolest kids from Baraboo.