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Yams with marshmallows on the Thanksgiving table to accompany Alice's Restaurant on the radio. Photo: J. Waits

Alice’s Restaurant on the Radio Thanksgiving 2023

Arlo Guthrie’s seasonally appropriate “Alice’s Restaurant” is getting dusted off once again for radio airplay this Thanksgiving 2023. I’ve been documenting this radio ritual for many years (even while suffering with COVID last year) and was pleased to be able to speak to THE Alice in 2020. Our Radio Survivor conversation with Alice Brock is […]

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Ice Radio studio at McMurdo station in Antarctica. Photo: Elizabeth Delaquess.

Rough Notes: Antarctic Radio Revisited & Jamming Soviet-Era Numbers

A belated happy New Year and welcome to 2022. It’s not quite a New Year’s resolution, but I want to return to regular blogging here at Radio Survivor, at least covering interesting radio stories of note, along with other radiophonic observations. With the Super Bowl coming in just under three weeks you can look forward […]

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Thanksgiving table to honor Alice's Restaurant on Thanksgiving 2018. Photo: Radio Survivor

“Alice’s Restaurant” Remains a 2021 Thanksgiving Radio Staple

Catch Alice’s Restaurant on the 2023 radio dial. See our latest listening guide. As Thanksgiving approaches, my thoughts turn once again to “Alice’s Restaurant,” the epic Arlo Guthrie song that is a beloved turkey day tradition for radio stations all over the United States. I’ve been chronicling this ritual for many many years and was […]

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The Wetland Project Returns for Earth Day 2021

Non-commercial radio stations will join together to air 24 hours of the circadian rhythm emanating from the ṮEḴTEḴSEN marsh in unceded W̱SÁNEĆ territory on Saturna Island, British Columbia this coming Earth Day, April 22. Produced by artists Brady Marks and Mark Timmings, the “Wetland Project” broadcast features a soundscape of birds, frogs, airplanes and more […]

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