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Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

NE Pats Correspondent, Monte’s Dad, on #deflategate

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Not only the resident Patriots expert on the River, but Monte’s moral compass, his Dad, on cheating and deflategate.

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Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

French Wine at Deflated Prices

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With a nod to our #deflategate controversy with the Pats, try some delicious and inexpensive wines from the Languedoc in…

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Thursday, January 22, 201501/22/2015

Chris Smither Has Amazing Hair

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And Monte is jealous of it.  But why would a young Smither leave New Orleans to play music in Boston…

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Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

Word Nerd: #HastagWordsOfTheYear

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Emily Brewster from Merriam-Webster on the American Dialect Society’s choice of word (or squished together words) of the year.

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Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

The Riverlution Responds to the SOTU

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What did some River listeners think about the State of The Union Address?  Listen to what they had to say.

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Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

The Valley’s Own Civil Rights Icon

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Monte revisits his 2011 conversation with the now 90+ year old Juanita Nelson, Matriarch of All Things Good and Just…

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Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Wine Snob: The Mass Appeal of Riesling

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Monte is jealous that the Wine Son went on 22’s Mass Appeal with Seth.  And also they taste some really…

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Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Top 93 Turn It Up Shopping Spree Winner 2014!

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Slowinski from Colrain who had a great spree (despite Monte’s interference).

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Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Drone Sweet Drone: The Latest Terrifying Tech

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Dan Nessel from Dad Does Dot Com is back from Las Vegas’ giant Consumer Electronic Show with  new electronic toys…

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Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Word Nerd in Slate.com!

I’m happy to report that we kinda scooped Stefan Fatsis and Slate because we’ve loved our Word Nerd, Emily Brewster,…

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Pink Floyd’s flying pig set for auction

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Executives at Air Artists, the firm behind the floating porky, are selling off the blow-up pig as part of a rock memorabilia sale, which will also feature items created for the Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden and AC/DC.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

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The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.