Science/Technology

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 1/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show we celebrate our local independent publishers and the authors whose work they publish. We did a similar show about two years ago when we welcomed four Portland-based indies -- Tin House, Future Tense Books, Hawthorne Books, and Forest Avenue Press -- to the ... Read more

The Gap: Insurrection on Social Media and Trump's on Bing?

Airs at: Fri, 01/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the social media fallout from the January 6th insurrection. Numerous social media companies and web platforms have banned President Trump, and the conservative alternative, Parler, finds itself without a web or app sto... Read more

Year of the Fires

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s hard to decide what was the most unbelievable event of 2020, in a year that never relented with terrifying surprises. There have been many moments when it felt that things will never be as they were, especially as the impacts of climate chaos grow more and more dramati... Read more

Fruit tree rootstock, pruning tools, caring for soil in the winter

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert for a pre-recorded live show, which, as always, is chalk full of gardening and plant news. Even though there are fewer chores to be done in the garden in December, there is one big one: the start of winter pruning, and we discuss ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:   World Trade Organization: Norm Diamond reflects on the mass protest against the World Trade Organization in Seattle twenty-one years ago today.   Citizen Scientists: Norm Diamond... Read more

Citizen Scientists

Airs at: Mon, 11/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Patricia Kullberg discuss the role of ordinary citizens in mounting successful challenges to the junk science deployed by fossil fuel corporations to promote their climate-killing mega-projects in the Pacific Northwest. Patricia Kullberg is an activist and ... Read more

The Gap: Epistemology of voter fraud and Parler's pitfalls

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the impossibility of proving a negative and the new-ish social media platform aimed at free speech, 'Parler.' We discuss how, when it comes to voter fraud, it needs to be proven that it exists, not that it doesn't exis... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 4: Episode 3

Airs at: Sun, 11/01/2020 at 5:00pm - Fri, 12/31/2021 at 5:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Howdy folks. You know, I enjoyed being the guest host of Local Folks Podcast last month so much, I just had to muscle old Bob aside one more time. This here election is just about over – cain’t say I’m sorry to see it end – and I’m hoping it is the dawn of a new day. I got ... Read more

Persephone Rising: A Global Sonic Retelling of the Underworld Myth

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  "Starry Wheels" artwork used by permission of the artist, alumni audio contributor and Portland-based local, Peter Nevins. [Show Transcript] Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift, where we give the mic to nature and amplify earth, on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland, 91.9 FM H... Read more

Returning from the Underworld

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Threshold Shift's Blue Moon Halloween Episode-A Sonic Retelling of the Persephone Myth For those that want to set the spooky mood early this Halloween, come join us at Threshold Shift from 12-3am Saturday, October 31st. We'll be journeying through the Underworld with Pe... Read more