Jim Braude and Margery Eagan did a three-hour version of the show Monday to cover the 118th Boston Marathon. WGBH News's Edgar B. Herwick III and Emily Rooney reported live from the course, as did Natalie and Joe Stavas. Also, neuroscientist Dan Levitin talked about the best playlists to get you pumped up for running, and Dr. Douglas Comeau talked about how the body reacts to extended periods of running.
Also on BPR:
- Charlie Chieppo and Shannon O'Brien looked at the big politics headlines, including the battle between Mayor Walsh and Gaming Chair Stephen Crosby.
- All Revved Up! Rev. Irene Monroe joined Rev. Emmett Price for another edition of their Monday segment. Monroe and Price talked about a statue depicting a homeless Jesus, the canonization of two Popes, and the shuttering of TOUCH 106.1 FM. Monroe is a syndicated columnist who writes for Bay Windows and Huffington Post. Price is an associate professor of music at Northeastern University, and the author of The Black Church and Hip Hop Culture.