RKR Edition #40 (Air date: July 1, 2014)

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Road Kill Radio Show 40
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • 7-word memoirs
  • Street interviews
  • Interview about an ECA student's graphic novel
  • Radio play: "A.I."
  • Poetry
  • Interview with ECA director and ECA Drama chair
Special features: another edition of micro-memoirs by our ECA Radio show crew; local opinion on the issue of net neutrality;
Brandon Camacho discusses his graphic anime novel; a short play on artificial intelligence by Trinity Fryer; two poems by ECA creative writing major Sofia Obrien-Udry; and an interview with Jason Hiruo and Ingrid Schafer about their recent cultural exchange trip to China.

Special thanks to the ACES Foundation and to the Connecticut Office on the Arts (COA) for their support.

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RKR Edition #39 (air date: May 24, 2014)

Parental advisory: This show contains content that may be deemed inappropriate for children under the age of fourteen. 

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Road Kill Radio Show 39
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • High School Confidential
  • Street Interviews
  • Creative writing (parental advisory)
  • Teen relationship update
  • Radio Karaoke

Special features: strange tales from the high school culture zone; New Haven-ites answer an important question about income inequality;
Jonathan Gelernter reads his award-winning (and highly provocative) memoir; a close-up look at two teenage relationships; and a visual arts
majors breaks out singing.

Special thanks to the Connecticut Office on the Arts (COA) and the ACES Foundation for their support!


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RKR Edition #38 (Air date: March 22, 2014)

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Road Kill Radio Show 38
In this nine-year retrospective of Road Kill Radio:
  • a poem and discussion about the prison industrial complex
  • a satire about teen-age slang
  • an update on teen social media usage
  • a discussion about anti-gay bullying
  • a poem about the suicide of gay teen Tyler Clemente
Special features: Our RKR producers listen to and comment on these powerful segments from past shows.

Special thanks to the ACES Foundation and the Connecticut Office on the Arts (COA).

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RKR Edition #37 (Air date: Dec 10, 2013)

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Road Kill Radio Show 37
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • High School Confidential
  • 7-word memoirs
  • an impromptu music performance
  • a roundtable discussion: Imagine a world with no religion
  • street interviews
  • Topic: what is the best balance of technique and creative freedom
  • Our ECA pet peeves
Special features: Rebecca Liss' (with Aliyah Scott on piano) beautiful rendition of John Lennon's song Imagine leads to a roundtable discussion about religion; street interviews on the same topic generate some thoughtful responses; students; Josh Petro reads then talks about his latest poem, Augury students grapple with the question about the correct balance between technique and creative freedom in their arts majors; and we hear some student pet peeves about ECA.

Special Thanks to the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism and the ACES Foundation for their support!

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RKR Edition #36 (Air date: July 27, 2013)

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Road Kill Radio Show 36
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • High School Confidential
  • A visit from the ECA Comedic Writing class
  • Be Bop 101: a short course in a complex Jazz form
  • A report on a Hip Hop dance master class
  • Oral journals
Special features: four ECA Comedic Writing students talk about their work; David Elkin-Ginnetti, an ECA Music major, deconstructs Be Bop and then performs a classic of the genre; three dance majors describe a master class in Hip Hop; and we "peak" inside the journals of four ECA students.
Special Thanks to the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism and the ACES Foundation for their support!

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RKR Edition #35 (Air date: June 4, 2013)

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Road Kill Radio Show 35
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • High School Confidential
  • Roundtable:  Drugs in our high schools
  • Creative writing
  • Street interviews
  • Arts interview: Theater of the Absurd
Special features: ECA students discuss the problem of drugs in high school and assess the effectiveness of DARE and other anti-drug programs; ECA creative writing major Tyler Wright reads and discusses his evocative poem; RKR reporters ask New Haveners their opinions about Connecticut's new gun law; three ECA Theater majors perform an excerpt from a play by Samuel Beckett and discuss their study of theTheater of the Absurd.

Special Thanks to the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism and the ACES Foundation for their support!

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RKR Edition #34 (Air date: January 26, 2013)

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Road Kill Radio Show 34
In this edition of Road Kill Radio:
  • High School Confidential
  • Street interviews about gun control
  • 7- word memoirs
  • Oral Journals
  • Music performances by ECA students
Special features: another edition of High School Confidential, revealing the good, bad and hilarious about high school life; street interviews with passersby and ECA students about the need for a tightening of gun policy; a new batch of 7- word memoirs; slices of teen life in Oral Journals recorded by four ECA students; and student musical performances dedicated to the healing of the Newtown/Sandy Hook community.

Special Thanks to the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism and the ACES Foundation for their support!

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