History

What is Public Health?

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In our new Old Mole segment on Public Health and the Pandemic, Jan Haaken and Patricia Kullberg follow the race for a coronavirus vaccine and some of the misleading claims circulating in the media, and they discuss ways of looking at infectious diseases from public health v... Read more

The struggle continues!!

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Regular host Paul Roland is joined by 3rd Wednesday co-host Jonathan from Portland Assembly to talk about ongoing resistance and direct action against the neo-fascist and neo-feudal capitalist mis-rulers while in the Covid Zone.   https://www.facebook.com/events/3244... Read more

The Night Run of the Overland

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/19/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
From the Golden Age of Railroad Fiction comes tonight's story "The Night Run Of The Overland" by Elmore Elliot Peake. With steam train engineer Fox laid up with a fever, it falls to his wife Sylvia, who has assited him on many trips in the cabin of the Overland Express, to... Read more

Shary Flenniken - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Shary Flenniken is one of the most influential figures in the history of underground comics.  Her comic Trots & Bonnie burst onto the pages of the National Lampoon in the early 1970's, and with its mix of radical politics, coy sexuality, absurd situations, approachable ... Read more

The Well Read Red

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today the Well-Read Red contrasts two essays about pandemics. Both draw on the same historical and literary sources, but derive utterly different conclusions from them. Our Well Read Red finds this fascinating and asks why Orhan Pamuk, Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author, an... Read more

Wild Life

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Molly Gloss’s novel Wild Life, the story of a writer of women’s adventure stories who becomes lost in the woods, and who survives only with the aid of a family of human-like creatures. It is also a book about writing and especially women’s wr... Read more

May the Fourth: Octavia's Brood and the Politics of Sci-Fi

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In a two-part segment, we first hear political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal reflect on the popularity of Star Wars as a political myth of imperial innocence in post-Vietnam America.* This is followed by Joe Clement talking with science fiction scholar and activist Walidah Imari... Read more

Midnight Collages from Kill Ugly Radio

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
12:00AM: Kill Ugly Radio Part One: The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick Mediascape collage of the life, times and fiction (and fictionalized life and times) of the visionary science fiction author Philip K. Dick. Sources: Films: The Penultimate Truth of Philip K. Dic... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

Animal Farm

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Victoria Saucedo and Denise Morris review the 1954 animated film Animal Farm. While there have been several film versions of George Orwell’s 1946 Novel, the 1954 production is notable as a British-American collaboration with funding from the CIA as part of the “American cul... Read more