August 2018

Escape From the Library

August 29, 2018

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein I have to admit that I don’t like the genre of mystery. It’s not appealing to me to see someone solve a murder. Detective fiction seems too formulaic and improbable for me to truly [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Remembers Aretha Franklin

August 27, 2018

We pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away last week in this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We start out with a story about her iconic version of “Respect” and the history behind the tune. Then work our way [Keep Reading]

Justice League Stand-Alones

August 22, 2018

Aquaman – Vol. 1: The Drowning This is the start of a new era for Aquaman. He wants to work closely with the people of Earth and hopes that a new embassy will help him achieve peace between the land and the sea. Of course, there are those on [Keep Reading]

Branded Moore Takes Over Word is Bond

August 19, 2018

Branded Moore takes over Word is Bond Rap Radio to celebrate the release of his new album with DJ Over, “Low Fidelity Broadcast” We play tunes from the project, premiere a few tracks from the vaults that no one has ever heard before, [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Has a Birthday? (Know Your History)

August 18, 2018

August 11th, 1973 is considered to be the birth of hip-hop culture. In this edition of Know Your History, we get to the bottom of how that can be. This was part of Radio Western’s Word Up 2018, the first annual day-long celebration of hip-hop [Keep Reading]

The Mars March Show

August 15, 2018

My daughter came with me to the radio station last night, just to hang out. But when we got there, it was eerily silent. The computer was not broadcasting the show that comes on before mine. Instead, there was the dreaded thing that sometimes [Keep Reading]

Celebrating Hip-Hop’s Birthday on the Radio

August 10, 2018

94.9 CHRW Radio Western and Break North Radio Present: Word Up! A 24 Hour Celebration of Hip-Hop Culture. This is huge. We have never dedicated an entire day to hip-hop before on Radio Western. But what better day to do it than August 11th, the [Keep Reading]

Every Show Needs a DJ (WIB Rap Radio)

August 9, 2018

One of the lyrics in a song I played this week says, “Every show needs a DJ” and I couldn’t agree more. That’s why you get two hours of music mixed live on the radio every week here on Word is Bond Rap Radio. And hire a DJ if [Keep Reading]

Port Gratiot Trail

August 4, 2018

Just across the border of Sarnia, Ontario is the small community of Port Gratiot. I decided to explore the nature preserve and walking trail because I like exploring new places to run and thought doing so in a different country would be a nice [Keep Reading]