DESTINIES - THE VOICE OF SCIENCE FICTION
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. Here are the Essential Destinies episodes from the last 26 years.
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March 8, 2002 An exclusive live telephone interview with New Age composer and performer David Arkenstone. With a career spanning more than two decades, including such classic albums as "In the Wake of the Wind," "The Spirit of Olympia," and the soundtrack for "Robot Wars," Arkenstone's 2001 album, "Music Inspired by Middle Earth" captures the spirit of "Lord of the Rings" without the use of words. You'll hear selections from the album, and learn if his previous story albums, "Quest of the Dream Warrior," and "Return of the Guardians," helped to pave the way for this interpretation of the ultimate fantasy quest saga.
February 11, 2005 Live telephone interview with composer David Arkenstone, who makes his second Destinies appearance to discuss and introduce selections from his Grammy-nominated album "Atlantis-A Symphonic Journey."
June 28, 2002 Celebrating WUSB's 25th anniversary with a one-hour look back at 1997 featuring "Arianne," by Kyle Vincent; a Destinies Audiobook Sampler of "Men In Black;" an interview with composer David Arnold regarding his score for "Tomorrow Never Dies;" plus other film, Broadway, and television music from 1997. Part of WUSB's "25 years in 25 hours" special programming.
November 15, 2002 Live telephone interview with composer Roger Bellon, who makes his third Destinies appearance to discuss and introduce selections from the compilation CD "The Best of Highlander-The Series."
September 10th, 2004 Elmer Bernstein Soundtrack Spotlight Memorial Special featuring music from "The Ten Commandments," "Saturn 3," "An American Werewolf in London," "Heavy Metal," "Ghostbusters," "Spies Like Us," and "Wild, Wild West."
June 8, 2001 Destinies' third annual Blues special, featuring a live, hour-long telephone interview with actor and blues musician Jim Byrnes, who discusses his work on "Highlander-The Series" and "Wiseguy," and introduces selections from his Juno Award-winning album, "That River."
December 10, 2004 Destinies' annual Christmas special featuring a Soundtrack Spotlight on John Debney's score for Elf. Christopher DeFilippis discusses "The Dark Side of the Claus" in volume 2, number 41 of "DeFlip Side." And, The Six Million Dollar Man meets "The Toymaker" in a holiday presentation of the Destinies Radio Theater.
March 31, 2000 The legendary comedy DJ Dr. Demento, plus Richard Hatch and Jack Stauffer of "Battlestar Galactica" join hosts Howard Margolin and Glenn Hauman for the live Mystery Guest Special. Includes Joe Evangelista introduction and response.
November 16th, 1990
Barry Gray's "Theme from Space: 1999", Dave MacPherson reads, "Lunch With Daddy" by Patricia Anthony, NASA Presents "The Space Story" and Jesse Flint reads "Stainless Steel Leech" by Roger Zelazny
December 12th, 2003 A Musical Eulogy for composer Michael Kamen featuring death and funeral music from "The Dead Zone," "Brazil," "Highlander," "Last Action Hero," "Jack," "The Iron Giant," "What Dreams May Come," and "X-Men."