If you were at all into Boston radio in the late ‘60s and mid ‘90s, you very likely listened to Charles Laquidara. Over the course of his 25 years at station WBCN, on a show called The Big Mattress, he employed some radical broadcasting techniques, like mixing music with news and talk and politics and humor — the beginnings of what we now know as drive-time radio. Laquidara chronicles his career in his new multimedia memoir called “Daze in the Life.” He joined Jim Braude to discuss.
Barbara HowardJune 15, 2018 07:03 PM
Digging Deeper Into The Frank Salemme TrialA number of underworld figures have testified during the trial of ex-mobster Frank Salemme.
WGBH NewsJune 15, 2018 06:04 PM
With Two Investigations Ongoing, What Will The Globe Share With The Public, And When?The Boston Globe has dropped its lawsuit against Hilary Sargent, but many questions remain about that investigation and the ongoing review of columnist Kevin Cullen's work.
Amanda McGowanJune 15, 2018 06:00 PM
A News Quiz From A Garden Of Earthly DelightsBoston Public Radio's Friday News Quiz featured the folks behind Aeronaut Brewery's pop-up beer garden in Allston.
Boston Public Radio StaffJune 15, 2018 04:18 PM
BPR Full Show: 6/15/18The full episode of Boston Public Radio form Friday, June 15, 2018