This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to The Philadelphia Lawyer, author of both the web site of the same name and the book The Happy Hour is For Amateurs: A Lost Decade in the World's Worst Profession, which is now out in paperback. Combining Kafka-like tales of the gamesmanship and pedantry of the legal profession with [...]
A conversation with the creators of CBC Radio 2′s The Signal on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Laurie Brown and Andy Sheppard, host and producer, respectively, ofThe Signal on CBC Radio 2. Since debuting in March of 2007, the program has evolved to provide a highly distinctive listening experience that offers two skillfully-curated hours of late-night contemporary music to [...]
KCSB Presents NYC’s Gypsy-Punkers Gogol Bordello on Fri., Oct. 16th, in Ventura; An Interview with Bassist Tommy T Is Now Online!
Update: On the Monday, October 12th broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket," Ted Coe caught up with Thomas Gobena, bass player for Gogol Bordello, and sampled new tracks from "Tommy T"'s forthcoming solo release, “The Prester John Sessions," along with a couple Gogol Bordello gems. To hear an edited podcast of that segment, see below. On [...]
On this week's No Alibis co-hosted by Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson we speak with surrealist poet, musician, and activist Jayne Cortez about her newest book, On The Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems (Hanging Loose Press, 2009) as well as her views on poetry, social movements, and surrealism; and listen to performances with her band [...]
A limited edition podcast of the interview between Professor Dick Flacks and Righteous Babe founder/radical musician Ani DiFranco is now available, below! “Culture of Protest” host Prof. Dick Flacks writes of his next broadcast: "Ani DiFranco performs Saturday night at the Lobero Theatre. Our program Thursday night features an exclusive [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Peter Bagge, the comic artist behind the beloved series Hate as well as Apocalypse Nerd, Neat Stuff and Sweatshop. His new book, Everybody is Stupid Except for Me and Other Astute Observations, collects his stories originally written for the libertarian magazine Reason, works of [...]
“The Freak Power Ticket” Profiles the Upright Citizens Brigade and this Weekend’s “Ultimate Comedy Bash”
On Monday's broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket,” Ted Coe and guest co-host Brian Granillo (drummer for Ventura’s Franklin for Short) profiled the groundbreaking satirical troupe, the Upright Citizens Brigade, which is invading the Danish town of Solvang this coming weekend to present the “Ultimate Comedy Bash,” a two-day festival of [...]
Punk Musician (and Santa Barbara Native) Chris Rest (RKL, No Use for a Name) Joins The Chemist on “The Doom Corporation” Later Today!
Tune into "The Doom Corporation" today to hear the Chemist interview Chris Rest, guitarist for Rich Kids on LSD (a legendary punk band that hailed from swanky Montecito, CA). The Chemist will ask him whatever the hell he can think of since RKL is one of his most favorite bands ever! Next week you can see Rest perform with his new bands No [...]
This Thursday night, Oct. 1st, "Bluesland" host Leo Schumaker will be interviewing "Battle Of The Blues Bands" participants from 8:30 to 9:30pm (click on the link for the complete lineup). Sponsored by The Santa Barbara Blues Society, the Battle will occur at SOhO on Saturday Oct. 3rd, from 12-5pm, and it's free and open to the public. Schumaker [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to So Yong Kim, director of In Between Days, winner of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Prize for Independent Vision, and more recently Treeless Mountain, which is now available on DVD. The story of two very young sisters in Seoul left with their distant aunt while their [...]