Our Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken give their psychoanalytic take on two current films dealing with the theme of mothers and sons: Antichrist, by the Danish director Lars von Trier; and Where the Wild Things Are, directed by Spike Jonze. Find out here which one they think you should see!
Jean-Paul Sartre's play "No Exit" is playing at Imago Theater, across the street from KBOO, through November 15. Here are Clayton Morgareidge's thoughts about what we can learn from it and it's famous line, "Hell is other people." You can read the text of this commentary here.
Voters in Maine just repealed a law that legalized gay marriage -- but is that the issue LGBT people should be organizing around? Maine queer activist Ryan Conrad says the marriage equality campaign is a distraction from improving the lives of gay people. He tells why in this this conversation with the Old Mole's Denise Morris. Conrad writes a blog at "The Naughty North," and recommends the website Against Equality.
This Old Mole episode is hosted by Denise Morris (pictured here), and features discussions of how the system limits the actions of Presidents; two movies about mothers and sons; whether "Hell is other people" (as a line in Sartre's play No Exit has it); and whether the right to marry is what LGBT people should be fighting for.