Jun 132021
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Master Beekeeper and current President of the Central Virginia Beekeepers Association, Ken Hall, about the state of beekeeping in Virginia. Topics include: Some of the myths about Honey Bees and tips on starting your own Honey Bee farm.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 302021
 

Chris Meyer

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Local Energy Alliance Program Executive Director Chris Meyer about some of the benefits and challenges of residential solar energy. Topics include: Shared solar and getting started with home solar energy.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 232021
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Jefferson Madison Regional Library Collections Manager Meredith Dickens and JMRL Young Adult Librarian Jess Moore about their recommendations for summer reading. Topics include: The increase of graphic novels as a way to encourage reading in young people plus tips on selecting a book for summer reading.

The library has returned to its normal pre-COVID hours. Members of the public are invited to visit their local branch of the JMRL.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 162021
 

Rachel Wahl

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Rachel Wahl about polarization in politics and ways to make dialog across the political spectrum more constructive.. Topics include: Has contentious politics in America made productive dialogue impossible? Also, the art of constructive conversation.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 092021
 

Alexandra Meador

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Augusta County Commonwealth Attorney Alexandra Meador about her work in prosecuting child sexual abuse cases. Topics include: Reducing the trauma experienced by child victims during the legal process and catching online sexual predators.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apr 252021
 

Portia Boggs (left) and Kristen Suokko

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Charlottesville’s Local Food Hub Executive Director, Kristen Suokko and Director of Advancement and Communications, Portia Boggs, about their efforts to get locally grown food to consumers during the COVID pandemic. Topics include: The Fresh Farmacy Program and tips for using the drive-through market.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apr 182021
 

Kristin Swenson

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with author and Virginia Commonwealth University Affiliate Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Dr. Kristin Swenson, about some of the harder to understand stories in the Christian bible. Topics include: How “strangeness” captures the reader and examples of a few of the strangest stories in the Bible.

Dr. Swenson is the author of A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apr 112021
 

Wyatt Andrews

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Wyatt Andrews from the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia about news media, it’s past, present and future. Topics include: Partisan news media and the evolution of “fake news.”

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apr 042021
 

Andrew Ferguson (left) and David Walsh

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Andrew Ferguson and David Walsh from the University of Virginia about conspiracy theories and their role in American culture. The Kennedy assassination and moon landing conspiracy theories are discussed.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Mar 212021
 

The Pep Band

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with UVA Magazine Journalist Ed Miller and Speaker and Author Ron Culberson about the history of the University of Virginia Pep Band. Topics include: The vetting of scripts and a joke that got the band in trouble with the Governor of Maryland. Also, the upcoming documentary film about the band.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Mar 142021
 

Michael Gilbert

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Law School Professor Michael Gilbert about the role of Corruption and Bribery in American politics. Topics include: Loyalty oaths as a form of corruption and why Gilbert believes that transparency in government causes the very corruption it aims to prevent.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Mar 072021
 

Rachel Potter

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Politics Assistant Professor Rachel Potter about the role of Presidential Executive Actions in American politics. Topics include: The difference between Executive Orders and Executive Actions and the role of the United States Supreme Court in determining the legality of Executive Orders.

Rachel Potter is also the author of Bending the Rules: Procedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.