History

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 21, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today program which includes the following segments: Radical Re-envisioning of Life on a Hot Planet: Bill Resnick interviews Richard A. Smith, a historian of modern China, and also an environmentalist activist who co-founded the organization System Cha... Read more

The Paris Commune

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For Norm Diamond’s regular segment “Another World Is Possible,” he concludes our celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. Norm responds to critiques by listeners, discusses how the Commune influenced both Marxism and Anarchism, and explores its relevance a... Read more

Race-norming

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Our well-read red, Patricia Kullberg, shares a piece by Dave Zirin on the National Football League’s race-norming of cognitive testing, which has meant that Black players must be more cognitively impaired than their white counterparts to qualify for the same compensation fo... Read more

History of the Drug War: Part One

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
At a news conference on June 17, 1971, disgraced former president Richard Nixon announced the start of the modern American drug war. On this edition of Free Culture Radio, history of the drug war part one, from Nixon through Reagan. Read more

Times Like Now

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Times Like Now
Renee Roman Nose is a native of the Cheyenne and Arapaho People. She is an Anthropologist, an international speaker, a poet, an actress, comedian and more. Her book of poetry, Sweet Grass Talking was nominated Oregon's Book of The Year in 2017. She's now working on a new bo... Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood - SEASON FINALE - CHILDREN OF THE CORN, featuring Director, Fritz Kiersch

Airs at: Fri, 06/25/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  As part of our Season One Finale,  Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1984 Horror classic, CHILDREN OF THE CORN, and 1985's cult classic, TUFF TURF with director Fritz Kiersch. Tune in as Kiersch tells some of his favorite behind the scenes stories and discusses his directorial ... Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood - SPACE AVENGER, featuring Director, Richard W. Haines

Airs at: Fri, 06/11/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Poxy and Ragan interview Richard W. Haines (Splatter University, Class of Nuke 'Em High, Head Games,  etc.) about his 1989 Sci-Fi cult classic, SPACE AVENGER. For this film, Richard would use the dye transfer process, which was initially developed and marketed by Technico... Read more

Bonus Episode: no. NOT EVER

Airs at: Fri, 05/28/2021 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
Kate Boyd and Cristien Storm of the Seattle-based collaborative group If You Don’t They Will discuss “no. NOT EVER”, an interactive, immersive presentation of cultural resistance to white nationalism practiced by rural and suburban groups in the Pacific Northwest throughout... Read more

Oregon Film - History and Future

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Filmmaking in the Pacific Northwest goes back well over a century, and the movies made in Oregon tend to be more experimental and quirky than the typical Hollywood fare.  Meanwhile, audiences in Oregon tend to be more supportive of their theaters than their counterparts ... Read more