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Tessa Hulls - Feeding Ghosts - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with Feeding Ghosts author Tessa Hulls, we spend an extra 20 minutes digging into the story of her family's struggles and of a graphic memoir nine years in the making. Feeding Ghosts is a sprawling saga of survival and madness and love, seen... Read more

CMarie Fuhrman: Hope in Your Hands

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Selections from CMarie Fuhrman's April 5, 2023 talk at the Washington State University Visiting Writers Series, about the hopefulness of obliterating dams and replanting forest on the South Fork of the Salmon River.  CMarie Fuhrman is an author and poet whose work is roo... Read more

Gurdjieff: Harmonium Improvisations 1948-1949

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature

Mabel Normand- Pioneer Filmaker

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/16/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
An evening of non-fiction as Fortunato reads Chapter 13, "Mabel At The Wheel", from Dana Stevens'  biography of Buster Keaton, Camera Man 2022. Tonight's chapter focuses on the career of Mabel Normand, who was already an established star and director by the time Charlie Cha... Read more

Tessa Hulls - Feeding Ghosts

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Tessa Hulls' debut as an author is the sprawling graphic memoir Feeding Ghosts, a story of her own family, of survival and madness and love, seen through the lens of three generations of women and covering nearly a century of Chinese history. Tessa is an illustrator, pa... Read more

Oil For Kisses 37 - Doomed by the Living Dead

Airs at: Sat, 04/06/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Oil For Kisses
A broad and eclectic but far-from-comprehensive history of doom metal and related music, spanning over five decades.  Pic by Z. Markevicius Read more

Tesla City Stories Celebrates 10th Season!

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, there was a short-lived network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company (or TBC). Founded in New York in 1943, and acquired by CBS just two years later, the TBC became a mere footnote in the history of American Radio. That is until March 10t... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Libraries – Grammar Schools for the Commons: Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks ... Read more

Book Mole: The Berry Pickers

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A four year old Mi'kmaq girl vanishes from a berry field in Maine. The Berry Pickers is a 2023 novel by Amanda Peters. It is both a historical novel and a mystery.  Larry Bowlden reviews.  Patricia Kullberg reads.   Image: cover of The Berry Pickers, a Novel, by Amanda ... Read more

The Great Unraveling, or the Polycrisis of Environmental and Social Breakdown, with Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Richard Heinberg, is senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute, a think tank based in Corvallis, Oregon, which provides information and analysis on climate change, energy scarcity, and other issues related to sustainability and long term community resilie... Read more