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Sten and Taylor answer your questions

We asked you to send us your questions about the case, and you sent us quite a few. Sten and Taylor talk about what we know, what we don't know, and how reporting on...

A sports editor’s daily quandary: Which games should we cover?

The Day Sports Editor Chuck Banning tells us how he and his staff decide which teams and games to cover, how the sports section is organized, and how we manage to report...

Recorded History The Day's podcast library is growing

You might have noticed we have a growing selection of podcasts on

Four chicken sandwiches to cure you of your fast food cravings

Thanks to your suggestions, we tried the crispy chicken sandwiches from Mr. G's, Olio, Engine Room, and Hot Rod Cafe.


Dana Carvey on doing Johnny Carson getting pulled over, his 'Fantastic' podcast and 'Wayne's World'

Every Friday, national arts reporter Geoff Edgers hosts The Washington Post's first Instagram Live show from his barn in Massachusetts. He has interviewed, among others, comedian Tiffany Haddish, actress Jamie Lee Curtis and musician Elvis...

Hank Azaria reprises Jim Brockmire character in new podcast

A part of Hank Azaria wasn’t really ready to let go of foul-mouthed baseball announcer Jim Brockmire, a character he affectionately calls a “debauched freak.”

Episode 10 - Incoming Call

After reporting on this story for more than a year, there is still a lot we don't know. We have been unable to speak with the only person who knows for sure what happened inside 202 Reserve Place, until now.


Podcast: The Storyline

Biden goes big in his first 100 days

Editorial Page Editor Paul Choiniere analyzes President Joe Biden's strategy of focusing on domestic issues during his first 100 days in office and tells us how lawmakers might respond to the President's proposal to spend $6 trillion on jobs,...

Podcast: The Storyline

Somers now speaking about COVID-19 vaccine from experience

State Senator Heather Somers, chairman of the communication committee of Gov. Ned Lamont’s vaccine advisory group, talks about her own experience with the COVID-19 vaccine and continuing efforts to educate those who are hesitant to receive...

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Local musician would not have made a record if he hadn’t met Rick Koster

After meeting Rick Koster in a local pizza shop, John Jensen asked if Rick would listen to some of the songs he had written. Rick's positive feedback gave Jensen, in his 60s, the encouragement he needed to go into the studio for the first time and...

Podcast: The Storyline

Return of the restaurant review

To celebrate the resumption of restaurant reviews in The Day, arts writer Rick Koster takes us behind the scenes of his reviews and explains what the heck he means when he refers to TVWWAU.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Michael Barker of Sony Pictures Classics on ‘The Father’ and this year’s other Oscars nominees

Michael Barker, co-president of Sony Pictures Classics, talks about this year's Oscar nominees and releasing "The Father" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Did a computer really write a new Nirvana song?

A project called Lost Tapes of the 27 Club used artificial intelligence to create new songs in the style of Nirvana, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and Amy Winehouse. But are the headlines that state AI "wrote" these songs actually accurate? How do these...

Podcast: The Storyline

Uncasville roots help Mohegans thrive in the worldwide arena

Chief "Many Hearts" Lynn Malerba tells us how the Mohegan Tribal Nation approached "nation building" after the federal government recognized them as a sovereign nation in1994 and describes the tribe's philosophy of caring for its youth, elders and...

Podcast: Leave Work Now

In search of the best crispy chicken sandwich

Who makes the best crispy chicken sandwich in the New London area? What, you thought we were going to tell you? No, we want you to tell us. Rick and Peter have tried all the fast food options, but is there a local restaurant that makes a great...

Podcast: The Storyline

Podcast: Mashantucket Pequot Chairman on securing the future for seven generations

Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, spoke with us about the education, training and guidance from elders that helped the tribe achieve the milestone of naming its first member, Jason Guyot, as chief executive at...

Podcast: The Storyline

Podcast: Are UConn women ready for their Final Four challenge?

Reporter Vickie Fulkerson reports on the sights and tastes of San Antonio and what the Husky women can expect in their Final Four matchup against Arizona.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

New London native Scott Sherratt on his audio book Grammy, working with stars like the Beastie Boys and Questlove

New London native Scott Sherratt was producer and director of Rachel Maddow's audio book Blowout, which won the 2020 Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album. Sherratt talks about recording with Questlove, Will Patton, Scott Shepherd and the Beastie Boys,...

Podcast: The Storyline

Podcast: UConn’s up to the challenge

The Huskies knew their Elite Eight matchup with Baylor would be difficult, but they survived in dramatic fashion to reach the Final Four for the 13th straight season.

Podcast: The Storyline

A shot at normalcy: Discussing the COVID-19 vaccine experience with area residents

Day reporter Erica Moser discusses her recent survey and interviews of area residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Podcast: The Storyline

A mixed bag for Huskies

The journey continues for UConn women in San Antonio, but the UConn men hit a bump in the road in Indianapolis.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Don Cash: Making the most out of what life throws his way

For a variety of reasons, Don Cash's band Mars Slingshot never achieved the potential that Rick Koster saw in them when he wrote an article for The Day more than 20 years ago. Cash, a prolific songwriter, persevered through the death of his longtime...

Podcast: The Storyline

UConn Basketball Special Edition: Let the games begin

Veteran UConn beat writers Gavin Keefe and Vickie Fulkerson discuss how this NCAA basketball tournament will be like no other due to COVID restrictions.

Podcast: The Storyline

A 'softer landing' for victims of domestic violence in Eastern Connecticut

Safe Futures Executive Director Katherine Verano reveals the site of the agency's future Family Justice Center and fills us in on the progress of her dream to provide a place where victims will receive wraparound services.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Memories of The Garde with Steve and Jeanne Sigel

From Dennis Miller to Bobby McFerrin, Steve and Jeanne Sigel share their best (and worst) memories from more than 30 years running the Garde Arts Center in New London.

Podcast: The Storyline

Hear the names of those we lost to COVID-19

In this week's edition of The Storyline, Day staff members came together to remember special people from throughout the region who died during the coronavirus pandemic.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Rich Martin on his years of art and music in New London

Rich Martin has been and will be a committed and ubiquitous presence in New London’s arts scene. From TAZ and Secret Theater to Hygienic Art and The Telegraph, he reflects on three decades in the Whaling City.

Podcast: The Storyline

Ledge Light Health director urges patience as vaccine eligibility expands

Stephen Mansfield, director of health for the Ledge Light Health District, urged us to be patient as he updated us on the plan to get COVID-19 shots into the arms of the area's educators and older residents.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Sue Menhart - Making Her Own Headlines

Sue Menhart has been laying low during the COVID-19 pandemic, but looks forward to getting back in front of an audience with something completely different and crazy.

Podcast: The Storyline

'New London First' community center concept takes shape

Felix Reyes, director of planning and development for the City of New London, says the city will break ground in 2023 on a sustainable community center for every generation.

Podcast: Leave Work Now

Ed Toth’s “pinch me moments” as drummer for The Doobie Brothers

Drummer Ed Toth has toured the world with Vertical Horizon and The Doobie Brothers, getting the chance to share the stage with the performers that comprise his record collection. No matter how far he has traveled, though, he has always considered...


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