Today on Boston Public Radio:

We started the week off by opening lines, asking listeners: after Monday’s electoral college vote, should the media stop covering President Trump’s legal efforts to challenge his election loss?

Keith Lockhart offered details about The Boston Pops’ 2020 virtual holiday concert, and discussed the complicated logistics behind putting together a safe and festive show. More details on those performances, which are available through January 9, can be found at Lockhart is the conductor of the Boston Pops orchestra, celebrating his 25th year in the role.

Keith Lockhart on BPR | Dec. 14, 2020

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub explained the U.S.’ current vaccine distribution plan, with inoculations beginning on Monday for frontline healthcare workers and long-care health facility staff. Weintraub heads Ariadne Labs' Vaccine Delivery initiative, and also helped create the New York Time’s “ Find your Place in the Vaccine Line” tool.

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on BPR | Dec. 14, 2020

Christopher Muther discussed some best practices for spurned travelers looking to get refunds and rebates after pandemic-related cancellations. He also touched on a DOT crackdown on emotional support animals, how President-elect Joe Biden’s win might boost U.S. tourism. Muther is a travel writer and columnist for the Boston Globe.

Christopher Muther on BPR | Dec. 14, 2020

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett Price discussed COVID vaccine skepticism in the Black community, the legacy of-98 year-old civil rights activist Gloria Richardson, and their indifference to ongoing debate around President-elect Joe Biden’s Catholic faith. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist, the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail, and a visiting researcher in the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at Boston University's School of Theology. Price is a professor and executive director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Together, they host GBH’s All Rev’d Up podcast.

The Revs on BPR | Dec. 14, 2020

Bob Thompson reviewed NBC’s widely-panned “Grinch the Musical!,” HBO Max’s “Love Boat,” and that 15 minute KFC ad featuring Mario Lopez, titled “A Recipe for Seduction.” Thompson is the founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a trustee professor of Television and Popular Culture at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse.

Bob Thompson on BPR | Dec. 14, 2020

We ended Monday's show by returning to callers to talk about the reality of “streamer burnout,” heading into month nine of the coronavirus pandemic.