In mid-August, aficionados of mid-Twentieth Century “Polynesian Americana” gathered in San Diego, California, for Tiki Oasis 2014, the world’s largest convention of kitsch Tiki Culture, which has loose, stylistic connections to totem carvings and mythologies of the South Pacific. Otto & Baby Doe von Stroheim at Tiki Oasis 2010 [...]
Otto von Stroheim Interview PODCAST Now Online, Part Two to Air Today on THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, August 11)
Last week on “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, August 4th), producer/host Ted Coe discussed the story of Tiki kitsch culture with special guest Otto von Stroheim, a production & design specialist from the San Francisco Bay Area who created the popular 1990s zine Tiki News. During their interview, von Stroheim elaborated on the relationship [...]
THE FREAK POWER TICKET Podcast – PEACE, LOVE, AND CANNIBALS: Hippie Horror Films of the Sixties and Seventies with GREG BURRIS Now Online!
On the Monday, July 28th edition of “The Freak Power Ticket,” producer/host Ted Coe interviewed Greg Burris, a doctoral candidate in UCSB’s Department of Film and Media Studies. Their focus, a University course Burris is teaching this summer, “Peace, Love, and Cannibals: Hippie Horror Films of the Sixties and Seventies.” An edited [...]
Archival Audio (February 2014): METALHEAD Filmmaker RAGNAR BRAGASON’s SBIFF Interview on THIRD STREAM RADIO
KCSB-FM's Development Coordinator Ted Coe, who also produces and hosts the weekly music-and-cultural-arts program “The Freak Power Ticket,” has this to say about the attached podcast: “On February 8th, 2014, I co-produced a special broadcast of ‘Third Stream Radio,’ as regular producers/co-hosts ‘Attila the Fun’ (Denver Dale) and [...]
Interview PODCAST: UCSB Professor CHARLES WOLFE on THE FREAK POWER TICKET Previews UCSB A&L’s “CHAPLIN, KEATON, LLOYD” Summer Film Series
Last Monday’s edition of “The Freak Power Ticket” (July 7) celebrated UCSB Arts & Lectures Summer Cinema 2014 series with a live phone interview with Professor Charles Wolfe (UCSB Department of Film & Media Studies). UCSB A&L’s Associate Director Roman Baratiak also joined producer/host Ted Coe in-studio during their [...]
It's the last Writers' Cafe show of a quarter that has been challenging in many ways for the UCSB community. Perie Longo, the author of four books of poems--most recently Baggage Claim--is also the former president of the Poetry Therapy Association and served as Santa Barbara's Poet Laureate from 2007-2009. There's no better writer to talk about [...]
Tune in to the final installment of The Boombox Surround Sound tonight, Monday June 16 from 10pm till midnight, to hear a special interview between KCSB DJ Bennett P and musician Alexander Sowinski, drummer of Toronto-based Jazz/hip-hop trio BADBADNOTGOOD. The two will discuss BADBADNOTGOOD's recently released album "III" , J Dilla, Woody [...]
Vagabond is a new multilingual literary journal at UCSB, just finishing its first issue! Two members of the Vagabond staff joined Writers' Cafe to talk about the project with host (and sister Vagabond staffer) Chryss Yost. Miriam Lmaifi was born and raised in Paris and has been a Lecturer in French for the last two years. Her parents are from [...]
Isla Vista Candlelight Vigil (Saturday, May 24, 2014). Photo Courtesy UCSB Daily Nexus. On Saturday, May 24, 2014, the Isla Vista/UC Santa Barbara community gathered on campus to begin a march and candlelight vigil in honor of those who had passed the night before. Three-four thousand people attended and walked together from UCSB's Storke [...]
RODDY RADIATION & The Skabilly Rebels TONIGHT in Goleta + PODCAST of Live In-Studio Appearance on THE FREAK POWER TICKET!
On Monday morning, June 2nd, Roderick James Byers (aka Roddy Radiation), lead guitarist of the original 2 Tone Ska band The Specials, and frontman in Rockabilly acts like the Bonediggers and Roddy Radiation and The Tearjerkers, appeared live in-studio at KCSB-FM on "The Freak Power Ticket." Roddy Radiation & The US Skabilly Rebels Live at [...]