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George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of US If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. --George Washington           Read more

kiss me deadly

Kiss Me Deadly will be playing this coming weekend (April 28th & 29th) as part of the Northwest Film Center’s Film Noir series, “Killer Ladies.” In the 1940s and 50s, Film Noir combined the grim vision of the American hard-boiled detective novel with the dramatic camer... Read more

Live Bands on Life During Wartime

Upcoming on Life During Wartime: April 25th The Vicious, from Sweden. May 9th Pisschrist, from Australia. May 16th Sleepwalkers, RIP, from good ol' Portland (ex-Triggers). August 1st The Bayonettes, from Toronto. Read more

queer morality

The Well-Read Red on the Old Mole Variety HourLast month, General Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, defended the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gay service members by saying that "I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral a... Read more

Morning Glory!

For the Membership Drive, I plan on playing many of my favorites & yours... Carter Family, Uncle Dave Macon,Roy Rogers, DeZerik Sisters, Sons of the Pioneers, etc. Read more

Old Mole Underground

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Well-read Red, January, 2006:What is this “old mole,” and how can a mole root down a mountain? We can trace the figure of the “old mole” back to Shakespeare’s Hamlet. In the first act, the ghost of Hamlet’s father speaks from beneath the ground (or beneath the sta... Read more