BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
2:52 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

BPR: Politics, AG Martha Coakley, All Revved Up, Presidents And TV

Scott Brown for U.S. Senate, Redux?
Scott Brown for U.S. Senate, Redux?
Credit By Beckwith-Zink via Wikimedia Commons

  • State Senator Bob Hedlund and Boston Globe columnist Tom Keane helped Jim and Margery comb through the big political storylines from the weekend. Hedlund and Keane discussed the St. Patrick's Day breakfast and parade, Scott Brown's run for U.S. Senate, as well as the Mass. governor's race. (Starts at 1:00)
  • Speaking of the governor's race, Attorney General Martha Coakley stopped by Studio Three for another interview about her run for governor. (Starts at 
  • All Revved Up! The Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price were back for their Monday segment. They talked about atheism, spirituality, and religion as a consumer product. Rev. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist who writes for Huffington Post. Rev. Price is an associate professor of Ethnomusicology and the Music Industry at Northeastern University. (Starts at 
  • New York Times columnist Mark Bittman's new column is called "The unhip, unexpected joys of cruises." Jim and Margery asked listeners if they might be up for a vacation cruise.
  • Bob Thompson is the director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture. He talked about TV trends, the end of "True Detective," and how — in the wake of Pres. Obama's "Between Two Ferns" video — the relationship presidents have with television has changed over the years. (Starts at 

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