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Buzzy Donahue: KPTZ DJ and free-form radio royalty

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Buzzy Donahue, a deejay on our sister community radio station, KPTZ in Port Townsend, Washington. Buzzy is radio royalty. Her dad is the legendary Tom “Big Daddy” Donahue who pioneered free-form radio back in San Francisco in the late 1960s. I... Read more

Lloyd Kaufman

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Thousands of film industry crew members and actors have learned the ropes working for Lloyd Kaufman and his independent studio Troma Entertainment.  The low-budget movies that Lloyd has directed and produced include Class of Nuke ‘em High, Sergeant Kabukiman, and four di... Read more

Clinton Street Theater's Next Century

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland's Clinton Street Theater is a fabled community space and the oldest single-screen cinema west of the Mississippi river.  It's been fiercely independent for over a hundred years, bucking trends that have taken down huge corporate theater chains. Aaron Colter and... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sami Al-Abdrabbuh is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 4th US House district.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as an engineer, he will bring more critical thinking to legislation, why public school has a responsibility to teach all children common values of respect ... Read more

Documentarian Jan Haaken

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Haaken is a clinical psychologist who also happens to be an author and documentary filmmaker.  Her films include Guilty Except for Insanity, a look behind the walls of a hospital for the criminally insane; Mind Zone, a portrait of therapists with the 113th Army Comba... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Photo by Bette Lee Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Tax the Rich: Taxes are the price of civilization. Political theory understands that taxes pay for the public institutions that protect society from capitalism’s si... Read more

Labor and the Media:

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It used to be that the mainstream media avoided labor news like the plague. Not so anymore, says Lane Windham, veteran labor activist, who argues that the upsurge in media interest in labor struggles both reflects and shapes growing public approval of unions and a move away... Read more

Chris Hedges: On Being Disappeared, and other topics of war and empire

Airs at: Wed, 03/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The entire archive of On Contact, the Emmy-nominated show hosted by hard-hitting journalist Chris Hedges for six years for RT (Russia Today) America and RT International, has been disappeared from YouTube. Read more

Music for Silent Movies

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  "There's nothing silent about.. silent films," says Dean Lemire.  Dean and a crew of Portland-area musicians and tinkerers are on a mission to preserve and showcase the classic pipe organs that originally provided soundtracks to silent films.  Through Pipe Organ Pictures... Read more