Thursday’s Show

Melrose Man Serves Thanksgiving To Those Who Have Nowhere Else To Go

For 30 years now, one Melrose man has been opening his Thanksgiving table to complete strangers based on one simple belief: no one should be alone for the holidays.

The Needham-Born Brothers Behind 'Life Is Good' And Its Positive Mantra

Needham brothers John and Bert Jacobs started the Boston-based company “Life Is Good” in the mid-90s, by selling their shirt designs out of a van. Today, it’s a $100 million clothing empire.

9 Ways To Be More Mindful From The ‘Mother Of Mindfulness,’ Ellen Langer

Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer explains how mindfulness — the simple act of noticing new things — can lead to better health and happiness.

How Billy Porter's Career Came Full Circle With The Huntington's ‘The Colored Museum’

Billy Porter is the Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning star of the hit Broadway musical, “Kinky Boots,” but he was in Boston to direct The Huntington Theatre Company’s “The Colored Museum.”

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

What Not To Talk About Over Turkey: Politics!

It’s time for an update on the GOP race with political commentator Ken Rudin.

Springer On Sports: Fantasy Sites Go To Court, Football And Thanksgiving

Shria Springer, investigative reporter for the Sports section of the Boston Globe, joins us to talk sports.

A Short History Of The Urban Turkey

While many of us picked our Thanksgiving bird at the market, some New Englanders didn’t need to look any further than their backyard.

Tony Maws Serves Up Thanksgiving Cheer

Thanksgiving, of course, is a time for families to come together and share a late autumn feast. But what about the millions of Americans who have to work on the holiday — like firefighters?

Session Americana Turns Tired Conversation Into Music With 'Pack Up The Circus'

Whether you’re preparing Thanksgiving dinner or traveling to get there we want to leave you with some music from the Boston-based roots band, Session Americana.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Free Speech On The T: MBTA Board Bans Political, Religious And Social Ads

A controversial decision by the MBTA pits free speech rights against concerns about costly litigation.

How Rutland, Vt., Is Taking On Drug Trafficking With ‘Project Vision’

Rutland had developed a reputation as “heroin city,” but now, drug-related crimes are down, hundreds of people are going into treatment and drug dens are being demolished.

Newton Mayor Setti Warren On Income Inequality

How much can a mayor do to tackle the growing challenge of income inequality?

Author Rick Riordan Takes On Norse Mythology And Boston In New Book

Rick Riordan is the author behind the wildly popular “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series. Now, Riordan lives with his family in Boston, and he’s written the first book in a new series based here in this city.

Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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