History

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 6, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zionist Israel: Israel, which Human Rights Watch and many others have designated as an “Apartheid state”, has "elected" (only one in five Palestinian adults allowed to vote) a religiou... Read more

John Neff: a celebration of life (1951-2022)

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today’s show, we’re celebrating the life of John Neff, who passed away in Portland last month, at the too young age of 71. John was a musician, producer, composer, radio deejay, and audio engineer, who worked with an all-star roster of artists --  Motown stars like Curti... Read more

The Near Suicide of Public Health

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the covid pandemic broke out in 2020 the public health system in the US was at a low point: underfunded, fragmented, and politically weak, kicked to the curb by its overbearing cousin, clinical medicine. It was not always so, notes Ed Yong in a commentary from October ... Read more

The Corner That Held Them

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Frann Michel reviews The Corner That Held Them, published in 1948, the sixth novel by British queer communist musicologist and writer Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893–1978). Set mostly in a 14th-century Benedictine convent between the Black Death of 1349 and the Peasa... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 01/15/23

Airs at: Sun, 01/15/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  Music for awakening as well as the final Sunday sermon given by the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 16, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts the Moles’ tribute to MLK Day, which includes the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several boo... Read more

Reconstruction

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How does a brief period 150 years ago become a flashpoint in our modern culture wars? It does if the same issues of racial equity, working-class organization and democratic control persist. And if activist groups like Black Lives Matter effectively raise them yet again. In ... Read more

Chasing Me to My Grave

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On a day celebrating Martin Luther King, writer and photographer Matt Witt reviews a memoir by another African American from Georgia who also had a day named after him. The memoir is called Chasing Me to My Grave by Winfred Rembert. Growing up in rural Georgia, Rembert near... Read more

Talking Teeth with Gary Archer

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Dental Technician, Gary Archer, joins Poxy & Ragan to discuss his work on I Wanna Dance with Somebody, Interview with the Vampire Series, This Is Us, and so many more.    Gary will also discuss the science behind dental prosthetics, and how he and his father, Alan, would... Read more

Oil For Kisses 25 - Successful Failures (part 1)

Airs at: Sat, 01/07/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Oil For Kisses
My friend Adam Walker and I examine Musical Left Turn's in metal(mostly) that were sometimes celebrated and other times ostracized or misunderstood. This is part 1 of 2 parts, as we had a lot to say and came up with numerous examples. Enjoy!   Adam's projects are plentifu... Read more