The Ubu Hour production of HITCH-HIKE HUSSY.. from the Sept 2015 Ubu Hour.. A lurid tale full of sex and violence, based on the 1959 pulp novel of the same name, as well as inspired by the 1950s film noir classic "Kiss Me Deadly." Here's a chance to hear this radio noir thriller without sitting through the 10 minutes of filler that opened the September 2015 Ubu show.. 35:13 minutes (48.37 MB)
In the second of two reviews this episode, movie moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss What Happened Miss Simone?, directed by Liz Garbus, about African American pianist and singer Nina Simone. Like Amy, the film draws on a rich archive of materials, including Simone's diaries. The film reveals pressures of racism, patriarchy, and capitalism on its subject, as well as her prodigious talents, her political convictions, and her suffering and perpetration of violence.
In the first of two film reviews for this Labor Day Mole 2015, movie moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss "Amy", directed by Asif Kapadia, about British singer and guitarist Amy Winehouse. The film explores the exploitation and commodification of art and the artist, as well as the panoptic patriarchal and commercial gaze, through a wide range of musical and audiovisual records.
This is episode 16 of the Spirit of the Forest, an audio drama / dark comedy produced by Oregon resident Dan Crall. Each episode, in its own way, reflects upon the sadness, the absurdity, and normalcy of modern life.
On this edition, we open with a report on the tragic death of world famous family band, The Cans. We follow with a visit to a pond in the forest, covered in algae and cottonwood seeds, under an intense sun.
This is episode 15 of The Spirit of the Forest, an audio drama / dark comedy created by Oregon resident Dan Crall. This program reflects upon the sadness, the absurdity, and normalcy of modern life. 37:18 minutes (34.15 MB)