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airs on Fridays at 11:30 PM on WUSB, 90.1 FM, the radio station of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Hundreds of writers, artists, editors, actors, producers, directors, and musicians have appeared on the program since its debut in April, 1983. Regular features include: the Destinies Audiobook Sampler, Soundtrack Spotlight, Graphic Detail, the Destinies Radio Theater, Christopher DeFilippis' "DeFlip Side," Convention updates and highlights,
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March 16, 2018 Preparing for the SyFy debut of "Krypton" and the release of "Pacific Rim: Uprising" with a Destinies Audiobook Sampler Double Feature. William Dufris reads part 1 of Kevin J. Anderson's novel "The Last Days of Krypton." Christian Rummel & Jay Snyder read part 1 of Alex Irvine's novelization of "Pacific Rim." Plus, a song by David Ogden Stiers from the original Broadway cast recording of "The Magic Show."


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June 9, 2000 episode featuring Kevin J. Anderson reading chapter one of "Titan A.E.: Cale's Story"

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March 9, 2018 Live telephone interview with author Patrick Thomas, who returns for his 10th appearance to discuss and read from his latest books "Soul For Hire: Greatest Hits" and "By Darkness Cursed: A Hexcraft Collection."


March 2, 2018 Saluting the 90th annual Academy Awards and the memory of actor Richard Anderson with "The Six Million Dollar Man" adventure "To Win An Oscar" on the Destinies Radio Theater. The Destinies Soundtrack Spotlight shines on John Williams' Oscar-nominated score for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." Neil Gaiman reads his short story "Cinnamon" on the Destinies Audiobook Sampler.


February 23, 2018 The Destinies Film Review Team (Howard Margolin and Audrey Dettmering) assembles live to discuss "Black Panther."

February 16, 2018 The Destinies Radio Theater presents a 70-year slipback, with "Whence Came You?" as originally aired on the February 16, 1948 episode of "Quiet, Please."

February 9, 2018 Destinies is pre-empted for the WUSB Reggae Marathon

February 2, 2018 Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Columbia disaster with part 8 of "High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband," written and read by Evelyn Husband, on the Destinies Audiobook Sampler. Christopher DeFilippis remembers the late Ursula K. Le Guin in volume 2, number 185 of "DeFlip Side." Phil Merkel speaks with actor Michael Troughton, son of Patrick Troughton, in an interview recorded at L.I. Who 5. Plus, music from Jeff Rona's score for the SciFi miniseries, "Earthsea."

January 26, 2018 Graphic Detail #213: Part 2 of the interview with Marc Guggenheim, writer of Marvel Comics "X-Men: Gold" and executive producer for "Arrow" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," recorded at Ace Comic Con Long Island. Christopher DeFilippis presents his Best Reads of 2017 in volume 2, number 184 of "DeFlip Side." 33rd annual Space Shuttle memorial featuring Part 7 of Evelyn Husband's "High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband" on the Destinies Audiobook Sampler.


January 19, 2018 "Graphic Detail" # 212: Part one of a two-part interview with Marc Guggenheim, writer and executive producer for The CW's "Arrow" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," and writer of Marvel Comics' "X-Men: Gold," recorded at Ace Comic Con Long Island.

January 12, 2018 Live, in-studio interview with author Marc Vun Kannon, who makes his fourth appearance to discuss and read an excerpt from his novel, Ghostkiller.


January 5, 2018 The Destinies Film Review Team (Howard Margolin, Christopher DeFilippis, Phil Merkel, Audrey Dettmering) assembles live to list their favorite and least favorite science fiction, fantasy, adventure, horror, and super-hero movies of 2017.

The 2017 Destinies Movie List

December 29, 2017 "Graphic Detail" # 211. Howard Margolin reviews the best, worst, and most disappointing developments in the comic book industry for 2017, then speaks with artist Liam Sharp in an interview recorded at Ace Comic Con Long Island.


Dr. Howard Margolin

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