KBOO's reigning Reggae queens, Michele and Teresa of Shocks of Sheba, talk about their personal record collections, their longtime best friendship, and 26 years of programming together. The folks at Fire on the Mountain brewed up a Shocks of Sheba IPA after their show's "rhythm and good vibe." Grab a beer and tune in every other Thursday from noon to 2!
Go the extra mile and "Like" Shocks of Sheba on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shocksofsheba 4:25 minutes (6.56 MB)
Dr. Zomb's Offbeat Sounds for Talented Listeners are aural journeys through records we've never heard of (possibly for good reason). You might learn to hypnotize people if you tune in to Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura every other Thursday night at midnight. 3:55 minutes (8.97 MB)
Noah and Kirsten discuss their radio theatre "program" (a term they use lightly) and how their show gives them alcohol-free time with their friends. Think about what Sub-Human Intellect Theatre stands for (FCC Naughty Word!) and tune in on the second Mondays of every month from 11pm to midnight! 3:46 minutes (3.44 MB)
After Party Detroit Organizer . Meeko Williams, speaks with Kristin Yount about the emergency city management, the mayor and the governor and their roles in the city of Detroit's bankruptcy hearings in Michigan's capital. 24:22 minutes (36.14 MB)
"After the Revolution," a play by Amy Herzog and directed by Tamara Fisch, is now playing at the Portland Playhouse through June 1. It shows the differences between the generations in a family of radical leftists. Norm Diamond and Bill Resnick saw it and give us this generally favorable report of its virtues and limitations. 9:39 minutes (5.53 MB)
Portland voters are deciding on a scheme (Multnomah 26-156) to turn the water bureau over to a board separate from the City Council. Well-read Red Frann Michel lays out the flaws in this effort by large corporate water users to take control of this public resource. Photo from Portland Tribune. 6:19 minutes (3.62 MB)
From the labor strikes of the 19th Century to Occupy Wall Street in the 21st, ordinary people have shown they can organize and manage themselves. Jeremy Brecher's book Strike! is a classic history of these movements. Here Brecher talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the newly revised edition that brings the story into our own times. 17:09 minutes (9.82 MB)