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Old Mole Variety Hour for June 1, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes these segments: Pandemic Recovery, or Not: Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part th... Read more

Remembering Animator Bruce Bickford - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  For half a century, Bruce Bickford ran a one-man clay animation production house, constructing surreal miniature worlds in a cavernous Seattle studio and bringing them to life through the magic of stop-motion.  Bickford gained notoriety in the 1970's as the fertile mind ... Read more

Naftalina

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 10:00pm - Sat, 05/23/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

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