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.

From the 1930s through the 50s one of the most noted persons in America's legal community was Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954). He was a "country lawyer" who was not afraid to take on unpopular cases, a loyal Democrat from a corner of New York that tended Republican, a friend of Franklin...
For some people, there is no greater pleasure than sinking their teeth into a thick, juicy steak or a sizzling hamburger. In our prevailingly urban society in which less than three percent of the population works in agriculture and effectively feeds the other ninety-seven percent, people seldom...
Writers of fantasy and science fiction know that there are certain leaps they can take into the unknown or impossible and their readers will leap with them. Disregard gravity or the speed of light and you might get somewhere fast, but set it among people who have recently come down from a tree and...