Romina Barria (508 #312)

posted by Mike on October 26th, 2018

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk to Chilean immigrant Romina Barria as she prepares to move from Worcester to Oregon. We also cover George Frisbie Hoar vandalism, stART, the ACLU’s COPD, pervasive surveillance, why are conversations limited to four people?, giving MDMA to octopuses, giving LSD to dolphins, Worcester’s most-endangered buildings, and the Mt Carmel deed restriction.

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Worcester’s Excellent Drivers (508 #311 w/Kevin Oliver)

posted by Mike on October 15th, 2018

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with once-and-future-Worcesterite Kevin Oliver about Worcester’s excellent drivers, the midwest, Kelley Square, how to get a square named after you, the World War I Worcester Telegram, Cornelius Kelley falling off a tiny train, does the parking part of the stadium deal make sense?, psychopathy by U.S. state, great city council orders.

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Yuppie Diversion (508 #310)

posted by Mike on October 8th, 2018

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Worcester’s bad drivers, yuppie diversion, the liking gap, and the beautiful Holy Cross campus.

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