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Join Autumn, Erika, Kelley, Mark, Matt, and Rachel for a spirited conversation on the best of 2019, as well as the best of the decade. Our Trivia segment tests everyone's knowledge of the 2010s, and we have our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Our special guest today is librarian and tech guru Donna Marconnet, who is retiring from Madison College after a long career. Our feature section with her will be a discussion of how technology has evolved in her time here, and where she thinks it will go in the future. We'll test her tech history knowledge in our Trivia segment, and we'll have our Anything Goes Recommendations. Stay tuned at the end for a special segment.

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Kelley and Mark discuss the new Goodman South Campus, Disability Awareness Month, and National Tutoring Week. Also, Kelley and Dana interview Mary Cartier from Disability Resource Services, plus Trivia and Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Our special guest is Madison College president Dr. Jack Daniels, After a few rapid-fire questions from the panel to get to know him better, Dean of Libraries & Academic Support Services Julie Gores interviews him about the new Goodman South Campus opening this fall. Also, our Anything Goes recommendations.

Madison College instructor and popular culture expert Jonathan Pollack becomes our first repeat guest, joining Kelley and Brandon for a spirited discussion of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival and its cultural impact. Also, Dana fills us in on the library's new Wisconsin music collection, and we have our usual trivia and Anything Goes recommendations.

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with special guest Dixie Burns, Madison College Astronomy instructor and frequent media guest on astronomical topics. In addition to looking back at the Apollo 11 mission, we look at present and future issues of space exploration, and we have our usual trivia and recommendation segments.

Ah, summer. On this episode we discuss all things summer, including reading, recreation, traveling, and volunteering. We'll look at volunteer opportunities at school and beyond, Erika interviews volunteers from Dogs on Call, and we'll have our usual Trivial Observations and Anything Goes Recommendations.

Valar morghulis. This episode will feature segments on the final season of Game of Thrones, Earth Day, interviews with Madison College students that participated in the Alternative Spring Break, Trivial Observations, and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Earth Day 2019:

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Lights, camera, action! Today's episode focuses on movies and the Academy Awards. Special guests Kris Glodoski Wolf and Matt Coan will join us for the movie-themed discussion, and Kris will highlight a new film event called S.T.R.E.A.M. We will also have special guest Brianna Stapleton-Walsh fill us in on Madison College's Alternative Spring Break offerings. As always, we will have Trivial Observations and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Our special guest is history instructor Christine Cina, who has taught African American History and Women's History at Madison College since 1993. We'll talk to her about her teaching experience, her experience counseling at the South Campus, and her lifetime love of libraries. We'll also have Trivial Observations focused on African American History Month and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Episode 19: We'll look back at news and events in 2018, look ahead to happenings in 2019, and have our Fact Finders and Trivial Observations segments. 


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Best Binge Television of 2018

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina / The Handmaid's Tale / Man in the High Castle / GLOW Season 2 / Better call Saul 

Best Book or Film Published / Released in 2018

Juliet, Naked / The Hate U Give / The 5th Risk / Florida / Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Favorite End-of-Year Lists

Best of AV Club / Goodreads: 44 Short Books / Wirecutter /

Most Anticipated Book / Film / TV Show of 2019

The Lion King (Live Action) / How to Train Your Dragon 3 / Bohemian Rhapsody / Mary Queen of Scots / Jenny Lewis Album / Project Blue Book / White by Brett Easton Ellis

Episode 18:  In this episode we interview Madison College student Michael Edwards, who's finishing up his time in the Graphic Arts program, and is already a published illustrator of a graphic novel series. We'll also discuss graphic novels in general, highlighting several that are available for checkout from our libraries. We'll highlight some war graphic novels, have a tribute to Stan Lee, Trivial Observations, and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Michael's Recommendations:

Sergio Aragones: The Groo Chronicles / Books by Robert A. Birmingham 


Graphic Novels go to War:

Maus by Art Spiegelman / The Harlem Hellfighters by Max Brooks / It was the War of the Trenches by Jacques Tardi / Onwards towards our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki / Showa by Shigeru Mizuki / Barefoot Gen by Keji Nakazawa 


Trivial Observations:

Graphic Novel Research Guide / Persepolis / Fun Home / Blankets / The Harlem Hellfighters / March: Book I and March: Book Two / Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum


Anything Goes Recommendations:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Graphic Novels / My Favorite Thing is Monsters / Batman: The Dark Knight Returns / Wisconsin Death Trip / Spirits of Earth / Eat Slowly / Korean War / Porkchop Hill / The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

Episode 17:  In this episode, we feature podcasts! We'll give a little background on podcasts and then share some of our personal favorite podcasts. Kelley and Dana will introduce a new segment called Fact Finders, and we'll also have a podcast-themed Trivial Observations and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Podcast Recommendations:

Serial / Citations Needed / The Art of Manliness / Meddling Kids / Future State / Bedtime FM / Stay Tuned with Preet / Slow Burn / Teach Better / Classroom Evaluations / Coffee Klatch Crew / The Magicians / Sherlock.

Anything Goes Recommendations

Grammar Girl by Megan Fogarty / The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis / Joel Sartore Gallery - the Photo Ark / Amicus / Delete your Account / Opening Arguments / Castlevania on Netflix

Episode 16:  Welcome to a special October edition of the Overdue Podcast. With us this week are some special guests from the libraries and Student Achievement Centers. Segments include Day of the Dead in Mexico, a discussion with Danver on “Eastern Vs. Western Horror Films”, Kanopy, Trivial Observations, and our Anything Goes Recommendations.

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Kanopy Recommendations:

The Little Shop of Horrors / What We Do in the Shadows / Donnie Darko / Coherence / A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night / America's Serial Killers

Trivia Mention:

Katie Perry Left Shark (viewer's left)

Anything Goes Recommendations:

Hunt for the Skin Walker / Silver Bullet / We Need to Talk About Kevin / Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog / Cabin in the Woods / The Woman in the Window / Hot Fuzz

Episode 15: Trailer for the upcoming season of the Overdue Podcast. We've been on a short hiatus, but listen to find out more about student stories and our new Worldshare discovery catalog. Check back in a few weeks for our new episode! Brought to you by the Madison College Libraries and Student Achievement Centers.