Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

Bees and weasels, bobolinks and meadowlarks and tufted titmice, corn and potatoes, the plants and animals of the Finger Lakes Region of New York are varied and numerous.  There was a surprisingly mild winter this year, but the return of real springtime brings the human population outdoors...
Ever since the first days of the Republic - when Benjamin Franklin feared the United States would turn into a German-speaking nation and the Constitution disallowed anyone not born on these shores from becoming President - immigration has played an important and sometimes contentious role in our...
"Even when I think I'm writing about something that's the news of the moment, the same subjects crop up over and over again -- keeping passengers in planes on the tarmac for hours... Internet dating, waiting rooms in doctors' offices, how bad television has become... None of it is...