brazil http://wwno.org en Tom McDermott's Memory Piano http://wwno.org/post/tom-mcdermotts-memory-piano <p></p><p>The day we visited Tom McDermott's home, the sound of James Booker's "Classified" greeted us. It was a sweet gesture: walking into a man's home to the sound of your radio show's theme music.<br><br>McDermott knows how to communicate with a piano.</p><p>Blame it on Rio... and ragtime. McDermott has a piano playing style that smacks of sweet melodies, savory harmonies, and spicy Brazilian rhythm. And he serves up all three this hour. Pull up a chair, and enjoy.</p><p></p><p><strong>LAGNIAPPE</strong></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 37395 at http://wwno.org The Last Word In Business http://wwno.org/post/last-word-business-88 Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Sometimes friends become more than friends and Facebook just won't do. And if the friend in question are dogs, they may want to hear today's last word in business.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PUPPY LOVE")<p>PAUL ANKA: (Singing) And they called it puppy love, oh I...<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Brazil's dog population is second only to the U.S. Two entrepreneurs - a brother and sister team - are hoping to capitalize on that by building an eight-story hotel for pets. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:23:00 +0000 editor 15570 at http://wwno.org