Brad Yost


Brad Yost has worked in radio/broadcasting for over 15 years with varied experience in production, editing, mixing, guest booking, and engineering.  He has a bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego, and has called Louisville home since 1991.


12:05 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Learning From Past Societies to Improve the Future: Jared Diamond

Hear Jared Diamond at the Kentucky Author Forum.

Jared Diamond spoke in Louisville on January 9, 2013 as featured guest at the Kentucky Author Forum, discussing in detail his latest book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies.  Diamond is an author, physiologist, evolutionary biologist and bio-geographer, as well as a medical researcher and professor of geography at UCLA.

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Local News
11:00 am
Sun January 20, 2013

Inside Lynn's Paradise Cafe

Credit Gabe Bullard / WFPL News

One of Louisville’s most popular restaurants closed abruptly last weekend after 22 years in business.

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9:03 am
Sat January 19, 2013

High School Basketball Hopes and Dreams: Outside Shot

In 2009, writer Keith O’Brien set out to tell the story of a Kentucky high school boys basketball team’s quest to win a state championship.   He spent the basketball season in Scott County, where there were high hopes the Cardinals would capture the school's third Sweet Sixteen title just down the road in Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

The team’s ups and downs are chronicled in O'Brien’s just-published book, Outside Shot:  Big Dreams, Hard Times and One County’s Quest for Basketball Greatness

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Arts and Humanities
5:30 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Louisville Film Society and 'New Jerusalem' with Will Oldham

Today on Byline, WFPL's Arts and Humanities Reporter Erin Keane sat down with Ryan Daily of the Louisville Film Society. He discusses the functions of the Society, their newly-renovated cinema space, the Dreamland Film Center on Market Street, special Louisville screenings of New Jerusalem this weekend, and film noir.

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Local News
3:21 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Byline | Fairness in Vicco; Judy Green's Legacy; Lynn's Paradise Lost; Scott Co. Hoops

Here is what we covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - The Appalachian town of Vicco recently became the smallest municipality in the country to pass a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation.  We discuss it with WFPL’s Devin Katayama, who’s been talking with town officials.

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Local News
5:25 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

KY School Safety; Hello SoFo; Beshear in 2013; Poet Kiki Petrosino: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for this edition of Byline:

At the top - School safety funding in Kentucky used to hover around $10 million a year through most of the 2000s.  But in 2009 and since, that funding fell by roughly 60%.  Tom Loftus from the Courier-Journal joins us to discuss the reasons and what might change.

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Local News
3:57 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Local Option Tax; Petrino Returns; Kentucky Polls; Sugar Plum Fairy: Today on Byline

Here is what we cover in this edition of Byline:

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3:45 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

McConnell Unpopularity: A Talk With the Pollster

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Credit U.S. Senate

Yesterday it was revealed that Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is currently the most unpopular Senator in the country, according to a survey conducted by Public Policy Polling.

Today on Here and Now, host Jonathan Bastian spoke with Jim Williams, issue polling specialist at Public Policy Polling, who helped formulate and conduct the poll.  Also present was WFPL's political editor Phillip Bailey. 

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Local News
3:25 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Strong Stays; Bridge Toll Suits; Ag Outlook; Local Trumpeters in Lincoln Movie: Today on Byline

Here's what is covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - It was a week of speculation and drama about head University of Louisville football coach, Charlie Strong. We talk with Courier-Journal sports writer C.L. Brown about Coach Strong's decision to turn down the Tennessee football coaching job and stay at U of L.

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Arts and Humanities
11:38 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Camille Paglia on Reclaiming The Arts

Camille Paglia is an intellectual firestarter. Her writing about art, sexuality and literature is sure to inspire eyebrow lifting and some highfalutin debate. 

Her most recent book's message, however, is pretty simple: we need to reeducate ourselves in the visual arts, and this is how. "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars," does exactly what the title suggests. Although perhaps the most entertaining part of the book is her rollicking introduction, dicing up the state of contemporary art.

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