KBOO Audio Archives

Movie Moles: Orange is the New Black Season 2

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2014
Frann Michel and Iven Hale take a second critical look at the latest season of Orange is the New Black (click here to hear season one review). They discuss its potential merit, including just increasing the exposure of the prison industrial complex in popular culture, but find that it has strayed from effective commentary on the state of mass incarceration, queer or race issues it seemed like it might offer.  Some relevant links available here. 12:19 minutes (4.94 MB)

Yong Zhao on Neoliberal Education in the Chinese and American Contexts

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Yong Zhao about high-stakes testing and related neoliberal education paradigms in China, and why there is resistance to it. They consider the danger of narrowing education with definitions of success tied to tests and quantifiable methods.

Yong Zhao teaches at the University of Oregon, in the College of Education, and maintains a blog. 16:46 minutes (6.72 MB)

Murder Made In America: We've Got A Law With Your Name On It...

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Tue, 06/24/2014
My guest today, Teusday is Marcy Wheeler

The New York Times is reporting: "A federal appeals court in New York on Monday made public a redacted version of a 2010 Justice Department memo that signed off on the targeted killing of an American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, without a trial, following Freedom of Information Act lawsuits." The memo was written months after the killing of Awlaki. 
 
MARCY WHEELER, (734) 332-1652, emptywheel@gmail.com, @emptywheel 29:02 minutes (11.63 MB)

Communist Party of Cascadia

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2014
Joe Clement speaks with two communist organizers, Stephanie Martin and Daniel Frontino Elash, about their plans to hold a meeting at Central Library 801 SW 10th (and Yamhill) on Monday June 23rd from 6-7pm in the US Bank Room. They are calling for local independent communists and fellow travellers to attend and confer about forming a Communist Party of Cascadia (Facebook Page). In this short interview, they discuss why they both consider themselves communists, why they are appealing to "organically class conscious" members of the working-class, and their one "litmus test': do you think the bankers should be put in jail for their crimes against the people. 4:46 minutes (4.37 MB)

Memoirs From the Psych Ward, Day 6: Release

program date: 
Mon, 07/08/2013

In the final installment of Memoirs From the Psych Ward, Kirsten's week-long stay in the psych ward comes to an end.
Listen to the full Memoirs From the Psych Ward series here.

 

Cast: Jason, Kristin, Joyce, Kirsten, Noah & Aaron

Writer: Kirsten Liden

17:46 minutes (40.66 MB)

The Death Noise

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

In this explosive audio drama, radio terrorism strikes at the heart of KBOO.

 

Cast: Joe, Noah, Grace, Rolf & Dr. Spo

Writer: Noah Madrano

Director: Noah Madrano

Produced by Power T Productions

13:56 minutes (31.9 MB)

Noah gets kicked out

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Program Director Erin Yanke informs Noah that he is in breach of his contract and cancels S.H.I.T.

 

Cast: Noah, Rolf & Erin

Writer: Liden-Madrano

Director: Noah Madrano

Produced by Power T Productions

1:34 minutes (3.58 MB)

Rolf Semprebon interview, Part 2

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Noah sits down with Mr. Rolf of The Ubu Hour. In the second part of this interview, they discuss his programs Sounds Unsound and The Ubu Hour, and what makes for good radio theater. Erin Yanke interupts to give Noah one last warning.

 

Cast: Noah, Rolf & Erin

Writer: Liden-Madrano

Director: Noah Madrano

13:12 minutes (30.23 MB)

Kirsten leaves

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Kirsten interupts to head out to her dance class.

 

Cast: Kirsten, Noah & Rolf

Writer: Liden-Madrano

Director: Noah Madrano

Produced by Power T Productions

0:36 minutes (1.39 MB)

Rolf Semprebon interview, Part 1

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Noah sits down with Mr. Rolf of The Ubu Hour. In the first part of this interview, Rolf discusses his role as a member of A Different Nature, while Noah ignores the ringing phone.

 

Cast: Noah & Rolf

Writer: Liden-Madrano

Director: Noah Madrano

3:29 minutes (7.97 MB)

 

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