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Radio Parallax’s 500th show

If you’re not yet listening to Radio Parallax, now’s the time to get acquainted with the region’s most compelling radio hour. The show, which airs Thursdays at 5 p.m. on KDVS 90.3 FM, typically covers a broad spectrum of topics that includes politics and film, literature, science, and the just plain odd. Tonight, host Douglas Everett (a.k.a. Doug DeSalle), aided by his usual sidekick, engineer Paul Malelu, hosts his 500th episode with clips featuring some of his most notable guests, including Walter Cronkite, Bob Edwards, Carol Channing and news site Salon founder Frank Sorci. For more information, as well as podcasts of previous shows, visit