...and both the 700th broadcast of "Frank, Gil, and Friends" and Thanksgiving are next week, the host will give $1 to the Friendship Center in New Britain for each on-line listener during next Tuesday's show, 8-10 AM on Tuesday, 24 November 2009, at www.live365.com/stations/wfcs
is a professor of English at Central Connecticut State University and the host of "Frank, Gil, and Friends" on Tuesday mornings on WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain/Hartford and www.wfcsradio1077.com. Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, he earned his H.A.B. and M.A. degrees at Xavier University and his Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America. His books on Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra belie his academic interests in American Puritans (like Cotton Mather and Edward Taylor) and the late 18th-century writers The Connecticut Wits. He has been married for 25+ years, has two daughters.