Audio by album feb_27_2012

Encroaching Deserts

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Mon, 02/27/2012

Bill Resnick talks with Burkhard Bilger about his New Yorker article "The Great Oasis": What can be done to halt the encroachment of deserts on land where people live and food is grown? They emphasize the effective grassroots movements that are most successful.

16:36 minutes (9.51 MB)

Faggots Fearing Faggots?

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Mon, 02/27/2012

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris about her book Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? Must gay, lesbian, and transgendered people give up their distinctive cultures and be regimented into mainstream American life in order to be accepted?  Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore will be speaking at Powell's on Hawthorne on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 PM.

14:13 minutes (8.14 MB)

Movie Moles: "Albert Nobbs"

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Mon, 02/27/2012

 Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel criticize some critics of Albert Nobbs, a film about gender-switching to get ahead in 19th Century Dublin.

10:16 minutes (5.88 MB)

Book Mole: Richard Wright, "The Outsider"

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Mon, 02/27/2012

 Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden, in recognition of Black History Month, reviews Richard Wright's 1953 novel The Outsider about a man trying to come to terms with midcentury life with Marxism and existentialism.  

6:35 minutes (3.77 MB)

Satori: Music and Conversation

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Mon, 02/27/2012

 This Old Mole Variety Hour features music from a Fall 2010 concert called "Living Water" by Satori Men's Chorus is a Portland group of amateur singers, directed by Susan Dorn, and calling themselves "Men Singing Peace."  This segment begins with an excerpt from "Ol' Man River," featuring a solo by Old Mole Clayton Morgareidge (one of four soloists appearing in this number).   Then Bill Resnick and Clayton talk about Satori's history and mission.  

Links to YouTube Videos from the "Living Water" concert:

Wade in the Water

Shenandoah

5:48 minutes (3.33 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 02/27/2012

Bill Resnick hosts this episode of The Mole, featuring a discussion of desertification and music about water from Satori Men's Chorus, as well as an interview with the author of Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform a review of the movie Albert Nobbs and Richard Wright's 1953 novel The Outsider.

59:58 minutes (34.32 MB)

 

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