Today on Boston Public Radio:

With the pardon given by the Biden Administration regarding federal marijuana charges, we opened our lines to ask: Are you happy by this move? Did it go far enough or did it go too far?

Andy Ihnatko, tech author, joined us on the show and discussed the most recent technological developments, from the “Made by Google” keynote event to an AI James Earl Jones’ voice as Darth Vader. Ihnatko is a tech writer and a co-host on the Material Podcast.

Andy Ihnatko on BPR | Oct. 7, 2022

Callie Crossley discussed the Biden Administration’s recent marijuana pardon, a campaign to get the Cherokee Nation a seat in Congress and a recent fancy butter trend on TikTok. Crossley is the host of GBH’s Under the Radar.

Callie Crossley on BPR | Oct. 7, 2022

"Cider Donuteur" Alex Schwartz has amassed thousands of Instagram followers with his reviews of apple cider donuts. He joined us on the show and discussed this and taught Jim and Margery the subtleties of this treat.

Alex Schwartz on BPR | Oct. 7, 2022

Sue O’Connell talked about former president Trump’s new defamation suit against CNN, the 299 GOP midterm nominees continuing to deny the 2020 election results and more. O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and South End News, and contributor to Current on NBC-LX and NECN.

Sue O'Connell on BPR | Oct. 7, 2022

Organizers of Somerville’s HONK! Fest, Ken Field and Cecily Miller discussed their upcoming festival and were treated to the music of Chilean band Banda Rim Bam Bum.

HONK!Fest and Banda Rim Bam Bum on BPR | Oct. 7, 2022

We closed the show with a call-in segment, and heard from listeners if they prefer to have their sandwiches cut in half or diagonally.