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Documentarian Frederick Wiseman

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Frederick Wiseman is an attorney turned filmmaker who has spent half a century offering audiences intimate views of institutions and communities, from state legislatures to boxing gyms to public housing and schools.  His first film Titicut Follies (1967) documented abuse... Read more

May Day - Twining the Green, the Black, and the Red

Airs at: Fri, 04/29/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
“May Day is about affirmation, the love of life, and the start of spring, so it has to be about the beginning of the end of the capitalist system of exploitation, oppression, war, and overall misery, toil, and moil.” So writes celebrated historian Peter Linebaugh in an esse... Read more

Terry Lindvall, God Mocks

Airs at: Sun, 04/24/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
What is the purpose of satire?  It is it effective?  Can it get you in trouble?  Terry Lindvall is the CS Lewis Professor of Communication and Christian Thought at Virginia Wesleyan College.  He writes about humor and in his latest book, God Mocks:  A History of Religious S... Read more

THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

Jim Wallis, America's Original Sin

Produced for Progressive Spirit
Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners, is an evangelical Christian with a social conscience. He speaks and writes about ethics and public policy. His latest book is called America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to A New America. He has bee... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
May goes on, tune in the Sampler and enjoy. WE will welcome back to the studio Human Shaped Earth to perform live. And also returning will be Scott Ray Becker who will fill us in on the fate of the beloved GasCo bulding out on St Helens Road, that he was trying to save from... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns. Tune in for live music and some talk with Fortunato, Just Jess and the Sampler Crew, Today we welcome to the studio David Jacobs-Strain and possibly some friends, who will be performing at the Alberta rose Theater this  Weds. night. Joining Fortunato in... Read more

Oil and Marble by Stephanie Storey

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Stephanie Storey, author of the new book Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo. The novel depicts the fierce rivalry between these two great artists as they struggle to complete their masterworks -- the Mona Lisa and the David -- ami... Read more

Snowden by Ted Rall - Expanded Edition

Airs at: Thu, 10/08/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this expanded, web-exclusive edition of Words and Pictures, we spend an extra half-hour talking with Ted Rall about his new graphic biography of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.  Drawing from Ted's conversations with Snowden's own ACLU attorney as well as friends, colle... Read more

The Dying Grass by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2015 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of 10 novels, 4 collections of short fiction, a memoir, 6 works of non-fiction (including the 7-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down), and numerous articles. His latest work is The Dying Grass: A Novel ... Read more