Fun Fridays!

This edition of Fun Fridays with Hawes includes the origin of the phrase “it’s raining cats and dogs,” green landscaping, a one-mile race in downtown Charlottesville, the Hatton Ferry (not the Hat On Fairy), grinding grits with strapping young women in Nelson County, Hawes’ first car and a visit to Newport News, Virginia in Summer 1985, the Ventures, Hawes sings Almost Blue, is Charlottesville really the Happiest City? straddling cities, the Torquays, and and an imagined Quentin Tarantino movie, breaking up and taking her cassettes, Number 1 and Number 2, the Cobb’s Creek Circuit Rider, Ladybug Ladybug, the TV Test Pattern, and more!

UVA Astronomer Ed Murphy

UVA astronomer Ed Murphy explores the Big Bang, universal inflation, the amazing Rosetta Mission, private space exploration, and much more.

Donovan Webster

Coy talks to best-selling and award-winning author, journalist, filmmaker and humanitarian Donovan Webster.

Fun Fridays!

This special Monday edition of Fun Fridays with veteran Charlottesville journalist Hawes Spencer includes sailing stories (what is a jib anyway? and did Christopher Cross really sail away to where he wanted to be?), drinking over lunch, inappropriate fashions for teenagers, current events with Mood Music, a sad story from South Carolina, the beautiful women of Austin, Texas, Junior Brown, the Bradys visit Hawaii, Metro’s new Silver Line which opens this week, New York City’s High Line, the Best Buy Ramp song, and more!

Matthew Stewart

Author, Matthew Stuart, joins us to examine the philosophical history of religion in America.

Fun Fridays!

The July 10, 2014 edition of Fun Fridays with Hawes includes teenage sexting stories, Steely Dan hits, Styx, World Cup Soccer, new developments in Charlottesville, weather updates— and we answer the question: what makes fairy dust?

J. Douglas Smith

Author and Historian, J. Douglas Smith discusses his new book “On Democracy’s Doorstep” about the origins of “one person, one vote” – a Supreme Court decision made only 50 years ago in 1964.

Making History at W&L

The President of W&L made national headlines yesterday with an historic announcement regarding the display of Confederate regalia on campus.

Liz Chadderdon

The Texas GOP has taken a hard right turn— right off a cliff. Texan Liz Chadderon has the play by play.

Norm Leahy

The Bearing Drift’s Norm Leahy joins Coy for an update about the latest from Virginia state politics.

Watchdog Nation

Watchdog Nation’s Dave Lieber explores the use of surveillance cameras on public school buses.

ICTV with Coy Barefoot

July 6, 2014 guests include Slate Magazine’s Dahlia Lithwick on the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case; plus noted photographer John Wright with memories of the Actor’s Studio.

Dahlia Talks SCOTUS 2014 Jul03

Dahlia Talks SCOTUS 2014

Slate Magazine’s Dahlia Lithwick joins Coy to consider some of the final major decisions in the Supreme Court’s 2014 term.

Immigration Debate

James Madison University Professor of Political Science Bob Roberts joins Coy to explore the continued debate over illegal immigration to America.

John Whitehead

The Rutherford Institute announced today its First Amendment lawsuit against the Virginia State Board of Elections. Civil liberties attorney and author John Whitehead explains.

Douglas Blackmon Jul02

Douglas Blackmon

Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Douglas Blackmon marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Pippa Holloway

Historian Pippa Holloway discusses her new book, Living in Infamy.

Claire Gastanaga

More government cameras in public spaces and the militarization of law enforcement: Claire Gastanaga of the Virginia ACLU weighs in.

Dan Holmes on Fracking

Director of State Policy for the Piedmont Environmental Council, Dan Holmes, discusses the future of fracking in Virginia.

Turk McCleskey

VMI Professor of History Turk McCleskey discusses his new book about the first documented free man of color who owned land west of the Blue Ridge here in Virginia.

Douglas Laycock Jun30

Douglas Laycock

University of Virginia Professor of Law Douglas Laycock weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case: corporate personhood and religious liberty.

Adam Winkler Jun30

Adam Winkler

UCLA Professor of Law Adam Winkler explores the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case: corporate personhood and religious liberty.