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Interview with Hiag Brown, news that didn't make mainstream media, and more!

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Keepin It Real
We  discussed the news that did not make it onto the mainstream media and we interviewed a man who is involved in the community in more than one way. His name is Hiag Brown. On “Keepin It Real”: •    We take a look at the local, national and global news that are ignored i... Read more

A Radio Geekly: Episode 3 - Conventions

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for A Radio Geekly
ARG returns for another exciting episode! Today we chat about Conventions. We've got interviews with Black Nerd Problems, Anita Sarkeesian with Feminist Frequency, Mike Selinker with Lone Shark Games, Bonnie Svitarsky with the Puyallup Public Library, Kristine Hassell (the ... Read more

My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Keepin It Real

  1st Wednesdays from 7 - 8 pm 5th Wednesdays from 6-7pm “Keepin It Real” is a public affairs, talk radio program that strives to educate and to offer a forum for people to speak their truth while being open minded and inclusive. On “Keepin It Real”: We take a look ... Read more

Portland Off-Road Cycling Revisited: Breaking Ground and Forest Fights

Airs at: Wed, 11/02/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This episode we revisit the Portland Off-Road Cycling Master Plan to see what developments (or impeadments) have cropped up in the past year. While some see Portland as the Nirvana for cycling, we're sadly lacking as a city for off-road opportunities. Most Portlanders have ... Read more

Hot Topics!

Airs at: Sat, 10/29/2016 at 10:15am - Sat, 11/05/2016 at 10:15am
Produced for This Is How We See It
Early voting has started in North Carolina, Get Out and Vote!  Experts are now saying that Orange Juice may not be as good for you as we thought??  At one point in his life Jaden Smith thought he was a vampire?  "Birth Of A Nation" struggles at the box office.  Join us as w... Read more

Changing The Way We Look At 'Slavery'

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
There has been an ongoing debate on whether or not the inundation of the 'slave narrative' in our culture is beneficial.  While our narratives certainly need to be told, what we are presented with tends to be myopic and individualistic in scope.  Victories can never be view... Read more

Ball of Confusion (Election?! Edition)

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Temptations sing: "One, two, one, two, three, four, ow People moving out, people moving in Why, because of the color of their skin Run, run, run but you sure can't hide An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth Vote for me and I'll set you free   Rap on, brother, rap on ... Read more

Dolce Vita Confidential

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Film writer Shawn Levy sits down with Jenn Chavez to tell behind-the-scenes stories of the classic Italian film studios, as collected in his newest book Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome. Then, S.W. Conse... Read more

Marijuana Part One - Hippies and the "Counter Culture"

Airs at: Wed, 10/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This installment of Free Culture Radio is part one of our look at marijuana. Weed. Pot. Grass. Reefer. Ganja. Cannabis, if you took Latin in high school or are merely pretentious. We ask the burning questions, like: Is there such a thing as "marijuana culture"? Is it the sa... Read more