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In preparation for the Avengers: Endgame, this week’s episode is all about Marvel! More particularly, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its 22 film span which has radically changed the film industry. Join host Mike Sargent and an assembled a panel of Comic nerds & experts including Rachel Lieshman (of THE MARYSUE), David Campiti (of GLASSHOUSE GRAPHICS), Chuck Creekmur (of ALLHIPHOP.COM), filmmaker-Horror-Auteur Ian Holt and Steve (the mystery Italian film critic) as they discuss in-depth the beginnings of the MCU, from the uncertainty of casting Robert Downey Jr. in the original Iron Man to the multibillion dollar empire it is today. Tune in to find out why Marvel Cinematic Universe has made life like science fiction. Become a WBAI buddy in the name of Niteshift at give2wbai.org or by calling 516-620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.

Niteshift: April 15, 2019

Fate: unexpected circumstance or the intervention of Destiny?

Do you believe in fate? What unexpected turn of events have changed the course of your life? Tune in, share, ponder, and find out why life is like science fiction! With your host Mike Sargent. With special guest host #DJBrendaBlack. Featuring ‘the mystery guest’ and Chris Taylor on the phone.

Niteshift: April 8, 2019

On tonight’s NITESHIFT agenda, host Mike Sargent explores sound. Joined by Noted Music Journalist Bryan Reeseman and regular co-host Elaina Fulgham…, the theme of the show is: Music and Identity: How sounds we call music can transform our mood, sense of reality, and who we are. When did you realize music was going to be a strong part of your identity and life?
What are Binaural Beats? And how can they transform your life? Tune in to find out why Sound can make life like science fiction. Become a WBAI buddy in the name of Niteshift by calling 516-620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.


Niteshift: April 1, 2019

Happy April! This week’s episode of NITESHIFT explores wisdom. This week’s panel, includes Host Mike Sargent, featuring Joe Mauceri, Jennifer the Librarian and Chris Taylor, to define and discuss how we obtain wisdom. Is wisdom instinctual, or do we gain it from being taught? What are a few pieces of wisdom that YOU live by? Tune in to find out why Wisdom makes life like science fiction. Become a WBAI buddy in the name of Niteshift by calling 516-620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.

Niteshift: March 25, 2019

In this week’s episode of NITESHIFT, Host Mike Sargent challenges the listeners to answer “How do we change our minds?” Featuring in studio guests; Musician Eugene Key and Award winning Jazz Painter Keith Brown, the panel discusses recent political and media events, which have stirred emotion and controversy for the public. Are our opinions easily swayed? What makes us change our point of view? Are we driven by fact or feelings? Listen in to find out why life truly is like science fiction. Become a WBAI
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Niteshift: March 18, 2019

The theme of this week’s episode of NITESHIFT is TECHNOLOGY. This week’s in studio guests include Leighann Lord and Andrew Schmertz of Hopscotch Air, who along with your host Mike Sargent ponder the question “Will technology save us or will it kill us?” How does technology impact business, and the business of living? From trains without conductors, to futuristic, genderless voice assistants, will technology be our saving grace?
Listen in to find out why life truly is like science fiction. Become a WBAI buddy in the name of Niteshift by calling 516-620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.

Niteshift: March 11, 2019

This week’s episode of NITESHIFT delves into the world of Crypto-currencies. Mike Interviews director/Actor Alex Winter for his new Documentary on the subject TRUST MACHINE: THE STORY OF BLOCKCHAIN. Guest Jack Rico TV host of CONSUMER REPORTS and the HIGHLY RELEVANT podcast joins host Mike Sargent to discuss the impact of digital currencies, such as bitcoin and blockchains, and their impact on society, as well as their longevity in our ever changing world. Is decentralization inevitable? Mike and Jack also discuss the presence of Latino culture in America, and the need for visibility. Become a WBAI Buddy in the name of Niteshift by calling 516- 620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.

Niteshift: March 4, 2019

This week’s episode of NITESHIFT is all about the tunes. Your host, Mike Sargent, and guests ponder the question “ What was the moment you realized you had taste in music”? Featuring Chris Taylor, Byron Saunders, & Elaina Fulgham, the guests discuss how iconic artists such as Jimi Hendrix to Madonna have shaped their taste in music. This week’s BAI Buddy premium features a 77 song track CD, compiled by Sargent himself, offering guests a chance to discover some Damn Good Music (DGM). Become a WBAI buddy in the name of Niteshift by calling 516-620-3602 then email us at lifeislikesciencefiction@gmail.com to let us know.

Niteshift: February 25, 2019

Niteshift: February 18, 2019