A conversation about the history of recorded music with Greg Milner on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Greg Milner, music and technology journalist for Spin, The Village Voice, Wired and Rolling Stone. Milner's new book is Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music, which traces the evolution of how organized sound has been captured, modified, packaged, sold and heard [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to novelist, traveler and memoirist Lawrence Osborne. In his new book Bangkok Days, Osborne drops the reader into a series of his own experiences in the Thai capital. Originally having visited Bangkok in order to avail [...]
Jacalyn Kane Productions Presents Indigo Girls & Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) on Tuesday, July 14th + Amy Ray Interview Podcast!
On Tuesday, July 14th, Jacalyn Kane Productions presents the Indigo Girls at the Granada Theater, with special guest Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, May 9th at 10am: at the Granada Theater box office, online at granadasb.org, and by calling 805.899.2222. The Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers and Amy Ray, who are both [...]
Christopher Newfield, UCSB professor and author of The Unmaking of the Public University discusses the realities of the budget crisis and the assault on public education with No Alibis co-hosts Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson on June 24,2009. No Alibis airs on Wednesdays at 8:00 a.m. PDT on KCSB fm, 91.9 in Santa Barbara.
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Alain de Botton, author of fiction, nonfiction, journalism and the various hybrids of the three that constitute his very own genre. His new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, an exploration of and meditation on different sorts of work all around the world from painting to biscuit [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to journalist Travis Elborough about the venerable long-playing vinyl album. Elborough's new book, The Vinyl Countdown: The Album from LP to iPod and Back Again, traces the format from its 1948 inception through the "hi-fi" craze, the groundbreaking uses of the medium by iconic groups [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to writer, speaker, blogger and student of the creative mind Merlin Mann. In 2004, Mann founded 43Folders, a blog and community focused on tips, tricks, tools and techniques designed to improve one's own productivity and organizational skills. In late 2008, he took the site in a brand [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to novelist, screenwriter and Plazm magazine editor Jon Raymond author of the new Pacific Northwest-themed short story collection Livability as well as the novel The Half-Life. With filmmaker Kelly Reichardt, Raymond has also adapted two of Livability's stories into critically-acclaimed [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Edward Champion, who's not only a book critic but the man behind two popular internet culture ventures, the blog Reluctant Habits and the interview podcast The Bat Segundo Show. An early adopter of podcasting technology, Champion has been conversing a sprawling variety of cultural [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani, director of the critically-acclaimed films Man Push Cart, Chop Shop and the new Goodbye Solo, the tale of a Senegalese Winston-Salem cab driver and his uncommonly taciturn, self-destructive Southern passenger. Roger Ebert has called Bahrani [...]