Shaun Morgan - Seether w Markus & Rabbi

Posted 7/1/2014 2:47:00 AM

Yesterday, Shaun Morgan Welgemoed, frontman of Seether, called WMMR to talk about their new record, Isolate & Medicate, which is being released today in the USA. We talked about the writing & recording of the record as well as Shaun's Philadelphia memories, his first baseball game and world cup. Follow Seether at their website, or on Facebook or Twitter. Thanks for listening,

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Childhood Cancer - Public Affairs

Posted 6/23/2014 3:42:00 AM

Yesterday, Alec Kazanjian, currently battling Cancer, Cameron Humphries, his best friend, and Dr. Nick Evagelou, An attending physician for Pediatric Oncology at CHOP. They were in the studio to discuss cancer in children, diagnoses, treatment and what a child has to go through during this type of battle. There is a fundraiser dinner for Alec later in the summer and you can get all of the details here. Get more information about Childhood Cancer at the CHOP Website, the ACS website, and Sign up to ride in The ACS Bikeathon Here. Thanks for listening,


Jay Buchanan - Rival Sons

Posted 6/21/2014 3:29:00 AM

Yesterday, Jay Buchanan, lead vocalist of The Rival Sons called the WMMR studio to discuss their new album, The Great Western Valkyrie and a lot more. The new record is the best album of 2014, so far, hands down. Jay and I discussed the new record as well as Dave Beste's impact on the band as the new member. Jay also shared his hardest life lessons learned being in the music business as well as some of the band's greatest achievements. Jay is open, honest and real in sharing his feelings about the many topics covered around The Great Western Valkyrie. Get more information about the band at their website and on Facebook. Follow them on Twitter. Thank you so much for listening. Pick up the new record. It's awesome.


Alex Turner - Arctic Monkeys

Posted 6/20/2014 4:01:00 PM

Yesterday, I had a chance to speak with Alex Turner, lead vocalist of The Arctic Monkeys, about a variety of subjects including the making of AM, touring, World Cup and more. His answer to the 1st question picks up 1/4 of the way through because of the phone signal. He began the answer with the latter of the two. Get more information about the Arctic Monkeys at their website or on Facebook. You can also follow the band on Twitter. Thank you for listening, 


Eastern State Penitentiary - Public Affairs

Posted 5/25/2014 9:04:00 AM

Today, Sean Kelly, The Sr. VP and Director of Public Programming, was in the studio to talk about all of the great tourist and educational aspects of the first prison in the USA. The current exhibit which focuses on national trends in incarceration. It really gives a good look at the US Prison system and why there should be dialogue and change. We also discussed the other exhibits including Al Capone's cell and the legendary "Terror Behind The Walls" Haunted Prison during halloween. A great place to visit and get to know about the city of Philadelphia. Follow Eastern State on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Get more info at their website. Thanks for listening,



Dog Aggression Week - Public Affairs

Posted 5/18/2014 1:59:00 AM

Today, International Dog Aggression Expert, Jim Crosby was in the studio with Kathy McGuire who is President of NJ Aid For Animals, incorporated from Ceder Brook, NJ, to discuss Dog Aggression. It is Dog Aggression/Dog Bite week. We were able to talk in detail about Dog aggression, signs both obvious and not obvious in reading a dog and it's aggression levels. We also spoke about an event that is happening at the Wyndam Hotel in Mt. Laurel today, from 12-3pm, DETAILS HERE. Get information about dogs and NJ Aid For Animals, here. So much fantastic information for all dog lovers. In most cases there is human responsibility for dog attacks on humans. Thank you so much for listening,



Taylor Momsen - The Pretty Reckless

Posted 5/7/2014 9:39:00 PM

Friday, I had a chance to chat with Taylor Momsen, Lead Vocalist/Rhythm guitarist of The Pretty Reckless. We spoke at great length about the making of the album, Hurricane Sandy, Music, touring, life and more. The Album, Going To Hell is out and a great listen. A very good Rock Record. Get more information about The Pretty Reckless at their Website or on Facebook. Follow The Pretty Reckless on Twitter. Thanks for listening,

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Fairmount Park Conservency - Public Affairs

Posted 5/5/2014 1:16:00 AM

Today, Kathryn Ott-Lovell, The Executive Director of The Fairmount Park Conservancy, was in the studio to talk about the exciting Love Your Park Week that begins, Saturday, May 10th and ends Sunday May 17th. There are so many great events happening and you can get all the information you need about how you can volunteer to keep Fairmount Park clean and how you can enjoy all of the upcoming events at the Fairmount Park Conservancy website. Now, go enjoy Your City! Thanks for listening,



Legendary Rock Journalist - Lisa Robinson

Posted 4/29/2014 12:20:00 AM

This week, I was able to chat with Legendary Rock Journalist, Lisa Robinson about her incredible career and new book, There Goes Gravity, A Life In Rock and Roll! Which, by the way, is a GREAT Read. We only were able to talk a little bit about the book, and nothing was given away. If anything, you should want to read the book after hearing her talk about Rock and Roll with passion and love. She shares stories about Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, The Clash, U2, Patti Smity, Lou Reed and more. You really get a great feel for what life in Rock and Roll was like without all of the sleaze! Thank you for listening,



Historic Philadelphia

Posted 4/27/2014 1:07:00 AM

Today, Amy Needle was in the studio to talk aoout an amazing year ahead at Historic Philadelphia. There are so many family friendly Philadelphia things to do in the City of Brotherly Love. There are also a lot of great date events to consider like The Tipplers Tour. You can get information about all that is Historic Philadelphia at their website. Get to know The City of Brotherly Love. Thanks for listening,


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