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Friday on Lake Effect: Author Richard Ford, Urban Wood Furniture, Star Wars

Friday on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, writer Richard Ford’s latest book has a pun in the title – and he doesn’t care what anyone else thinks. Later, an exhibit celebrates the far-reaching community that makes urban wood possible. And add one more glowing review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


  • Richard Ford, author
  • Dwayne Sperber, urban wood artist; Lena Vigna, Racine Art Museum curator
  • Duane Dudek, film critic
  • Alexandra Petri, Washington Post columnist