Film

Old Mole Variety Hour for Dec 30, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts the last Old Mole Variety Hour of 2019, and we hear these pieces: Public Power: Bill Resnick talks with Mari Rose Taruc of the Utility Justice Campaign  of Oakland, CA, which is seeking a publicly-accountable takeover of the investor-owned utility PG&... Read more

Red-Nosed Reindeer

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Denise Morris review the Rankin-Bass stop-motion animated Christmas story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Originally aired on NBC in 1964, the GE-sponsored classic tells the story of two misfits and their eventual acceptance by Santa and his elves. But a dee... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour December 23rd, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier hosts the Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Ecological Revolution: John Foster teaches at the University of Oregon, writes a lot including The Robbery of Nature and the Return of Nature. He edits the journal Monthly Review, making it into a go to sou... Read more

The Irishman

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Labor unions, corruption and capitalism will be on tap as Victoria Saucedo, Mark Brenner and Denise Morris come together for a roundtable discussion of Martin Scorsese’s lasted film, The Irishman.  Read more

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archives, Joe Clement and special guest Dennis Gravy review the classic Christmas-time cartoon, A Charlie Brown Christmas. They consider anti-commercialism, alienation, cultural appropriation, white supremacy, and why the "workers revolution" that seems to promise... Read more

Movie Moles: Jojo Rabbit

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Naomi Knori review the new dark-comedy Jojo Rabbit. Set during WWII, it follows a member of the Hitler Youth who realizes his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in the attic and how he processes that with the aid of his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitl... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 25, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which includes: Well-read Red - Joe reads and shares audio about making Tri-Met fareless and more accessible, and the OPAL Up With Riders campaign. Rally for Fare Enforcement Justice - Joe talk with a Anthemis, a Pacific NorthWest Youth Li... Read more

Mindzone

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris interviews Jan Haaken about her documentary film, Mindzone, which follows therapists in a Combat Stress Control unit as they carry out two conflicting missions: protecting soldiers from battle fatigue and keeping these same soldiers in the fight. Read more

Outside the Frame gala offers insights and needed platform for homeless youth

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Outside the Frame is a Portland non-profit that works to train homeless and marginalized youth the be the directors of their own films – and lives. The hard work of these youth will be on display tomorrow evening at their annual gala screening. KBOO’s Althea Billings sa... Read more

The Joker and Mental Health

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In a followup to the October 28th Review of Joker, Denise Morris returns to talk with Movie Mole and clinical psychologist Jan Haaken about the critical response to the use of mental illness in the Joker origin story, and the problems with psychiatric diagnoses as ways o... Read more