Assessing the Sexual Revolution

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How should we assess the Sexual Revolution?  Has it been a good thing?  For whom?  In what ways?  Just what were the changes that happened in sexual morality and practices starting in the 1960s?  Stanford University historian Estelle Freedman talks with the Old Mole's Bill ... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: J California Cooper, Robert Phillips, Gloria McMurtry share their favorites

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In this Summer Reads program, author J California Cooper, Reflections Coffee & Books co-owner Gloria McMurtry, local leader Robert Phillips and archeologist Paris Williams offered a bright and varied palette of summer reading favorites. Read more

Interview with Professor Fatemeh Keshavarz

Airs at: Thu, 06/26/2008 at 5:00pm
 Gabi Ross has interviewed Professor Fatemeh Keshavarz on her book "Jasmin and Stars, Reading more than Lolita in Tehran".  Interview covers more than just the book and critiques the orientalists approach to literature and emphasizes on the richness of Iranian literature an... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 23, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Along with the music of  the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what  parents in the US must face.  Frann Michel reviews a series of fem... Read more

Feminist Science Fiction

Airs at: Mon, 06/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole's Frann Michel reviews The Marq’ssan Cycle -- five feminist science fiction novels by L. Timmel Duchamp, set in the late 21st century.  Their portraits of an American police state and the political use of torture are all too timely today.  You can read this pie... Read more

Parenting in Europe and the US

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Professor Marcia Meyers is with the West Coast Poverty Center and has studied the vast differences between raising children in the US with almost no public support and being a parent in Europe where that support is strong.  She shares her conclusions in this conversation wi... Read more

Gender Expression

Airs at: Wed, 06/18/2008 at 5:00pm
***CONTAINS EXTRA WEB CONTENT*** Can gender expression be a do-it-yourself project? We'll attempt to answer that and many other complex questions about sexuality, biology and identity in four interviews with people across the gender spectrum.Diane Anderson-Minshall, executi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 9, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work.   Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an imm... Read more

"Sex and the City"

Airs at: Mon, 06/09/2008 at 5:00pm
The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo describes her attraction to "Sex and the City" while at the same time training her critical guns upon it.    Read more

Robert Jensen: On Porn and Rape Culture

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Ani Raven Haines interviews author and activist Robert Jensen on his new book, "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity".  Jensen is an associate professor in the School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin. Read more