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Music from and Interview with Trans Musician Joshua Klipp

Airs at: Mon, 10/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall highlight the music of Joshua Klipp, a trans man (who transitioned from female to male) who made history by recording a song with both his pre and post transition voice.  That song, "Little Girl" closed the show. ... Read more

Like W, but with ambition

 Rolling Stone just put on an article on Sen McCain, which is as damning and devastating as most any piece of journalism I can recall. St. John is revealed as a short-tempered, misogynistic narcissist who differs from Dubya primarily on the basis of his ambition. Oh yeah, D... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 22, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Why is the  US Government, funded by  our taxes, saving Wall Street's financiers from the consequences of their hubris?  On this program, hosted by Tom Becker, we discuss the situation in depth.  Also on the show: an conversation about what Sarah Palin signifies for the Chr... Read more

Sarah Palin and the Christian Right

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole's Jan Haaken talks with Professor Cynthia  Burack of Ohio State about the Sarah Palin phenomenon and its impact  on  the Christian Right  and beyond.  Read more

Book Mole: "The Great Man"

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden discusses Kate Christensen's novel  The Great Man, demonstrating the gap between the image a successful man projects to his public and in his biography,  and what the women in his life know about him.  Winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award.  You can find more revie... Read more

Transitioning Our Shelters: Making Shelters Safe For Transgender People

Airs at: Mon, 09/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Lisa Mottet from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (thetaskforce.org).  The interview was supposed to air on Tuesday, the 9/16th edition of Gender Blender, the new KBOO show on gender issues.  The topic addressed is gender and homel... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 15, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features the life and music of Victor Jara, the legendary singer-songwriter who helped elect the democratic-socialist President of Chile Salvador Allende, and was murdered by the Pinochet coup supported by the US in 1973.  His mus... Read more

Well-read Red: Fun with Sarah Palin

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel, today's Red, reads today from several satirical takes on the Sarah Palin persona and political phenomenon.  You can read this piece here, where you will also find links to the orginal sources. Read more

Chicana Succes: Self and Community

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 3:30pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dr. Rusty Barceló is the Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota and a nationally-recognized leader in the field, with more than 30 years of experience in equity and diversity in higher education.  She is also a Chicana with d... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 1, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Moles celebrate Labor Day by burrowing into issues surrounding  several  kinds of labor.  Labor  Historian Nathan Lichtenstein  talks  labor movement strategy and the SEIU with Bill Resnick.  Mike  Snedker and Jan Haaken  consider the plight of sex workers in Portland. ... Read more