This week we present a special show from the archives, honoring some thinkers who have passed away this year and featuring some never-before-aired audio. SEDGE welcomes:

JO MENELL, director of Mandela, the official film biography of the late great Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), the first democratically elected president of the ethnically united South Africa. From May 1997

CLIFFORD NASS (1958-2013) author of The Man Who Lied to His Laptop, what machines tell us about human relationships. From Oct 2010

RAY BRADBURY (1920-2012) & ROBERT WATSON (1923-2004) author and illustrator of "The Martian Chronicles". From June 1995

DENNIS McFARLAND, author of Nostalgia, a Civil-War era Novel that explores the consequences of a young man's decision to enlist in the Union army. Taped Nov 21, 2013

VETIVER San Francisco's own Andy Cabic leads this popular indie folk group, on tour with their latest album The Errant Charm. From January 2012

And More!