The Old Mole Variety Hour does news, views, reviews, interviews and music.
The Old Mole today, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, features the music of local avant-pop band Iretsu and an interview with its members (Ryan Cross, Glen Schiedt and Joel Holly). Bill Resnick will interview radical economist Arthur MacEwan about McCain, Obama, and the economy. Larry Bowlden will reflect on on religious fundamentalism and Jon Krakauer's book Under The Banner of Heaven. All this plus the Movie Moles' take on a movie classic now out on DVD. Killer of Sheep
Linda Olson Osterlund hosts From Turbin to Hajab. Three Portland area women talk about their lives wearing head coverings, why they wear them, their spiritual meanings and the role that fashion plays in their selection.
Lisa Loving and Carolyn Jessop discuss the sexual politics and abusive lifestyle of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a polygamist sect which controls land and people in Texas and Utah. Jessop was the first woman to escape and file suit against cult leader Warren Jeffs.