High school senior marks a special graduation, comic book producers go digital

    Tonight marks a very special night for Gary Keller. The Upper Perkiomen High School senior will get his mind off the cancer he’s been battling and focus on a little pomp and circumstance. We’ll hear from him about his thoughts on graduating.

    But first, we’ll look at a new trend in comics. Tony Trov and Johnny Zito will talk to Arts & Culture reporter Peter Crimmins about making a more realistic comic hero as the colorful creations trend toward the digital nature.

    A sense of home isn’t always a sure thing for teenagers. We’ll take a look at some of Philadelphia’s “home insecure” teens and how a Mural Arts project is calling attention to teenage homelessness.

    Is it good news or bad news for Philadelphia? We’ll check in with Gallup Poll Editor in Chief Frank Newport about how Philadelphia’s doing in the face of diminishing manufacturing industry, high gas prices and steady unemployment rates.

    When you think Philadelphia boxing, you think Joe Frazier. But Smokin’ Joe is just one the city’s many stars (Rocky not among them). Chris Satullo will lead us out tonight with a word on Larry Holmes.

    Tune in on 91 FM at 6 p.m., or catch the show online.

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