Omer Goldman is an Israeli student who has been imprisoned for refusing to serve in the Israeli military that she argues is offensive rather than defensive. Elizabeth Robinson interviewed her on January 6, 2009 regarding her actions and the current situation in Gaza. She was speaking from Tel Aviv, Israel.
Elizabeth Robinson and Avery Gordon, the co-hosts of No Alibis, will interview Ali Abunimah and Daoud Kuttab live on KCSB-FM to discuss the recent Gaza massacres. Ali Abunimah is the co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, and Daoud Kuttab is the founder of AmmanNet - the Arab world's first internet radio station. No Alibis airs at 8am (PST) [...]
At 8:30 AM David Roediger will join Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss his new book, How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomena (New York: Verso, 2008). At 9:15, Mark Brenner of Labor Notes will join us in discussing the proposed auto bailout and a national single payer health care system as a [...]
Monday’s “Freak Power Ticket” Features Interview with Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney Discussing Hunter S. Thompson Doc, “Gonzo” (Podcast Now Uploaded)
On this week’s edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Monday, 11am-noon): an interview with Alex Gibney, the Academy Award-winning director of Taxi to the Dark Side -- about the US’s post-9/11 torture policies -- and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Host Ted Coe and Gibney discuss the 2008 documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. [...]
Colin Marshall Interviews Physicist Alan Sokal About His New Book, “Beyond the Hoax,” On “The Marketplace of Ideas” RESCHEDULED-Tues., Nov. 11th
The Marketplace of Ideas this week announced a conversation with New York University physicist Alan Sokal. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 11th. In 1996, Sokal caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic by submitting a logic-free parody of posmodern academic writing entitled "Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a transformative [...]
KCSB sponsors Twiin Productions Presentation of Spinnerette (with Brody Dalle ex-Distillers) on Monday, Oct. 27, at Velvet Jones
On Monday, October 27th, Twiin Productions and KCSB present Spinnerette, live in concert at Velvet Jones nightclub. With ex-Distillers members Brody Dalle and Tony Bevilacqua, this show will mark Spinnerette's first public performance. Opening acts include Santa Barbara’s Them Terribles! and Redswitch. Showtime is 9pm, doors open at 830. [...]
KCSB and SOhO Present Anti- Records Artist Jolie Holland & Herman Düne band on Tues., Oct. 14 at SOhO + Live Holland Interview Friday!
Update: This Friday, October 10th, Jolie Holland will be interviewed live by host Chris Vestuto on KCSB's "Rocket Garden Holiday" (a program now airing Fridays from noon-2pm). On Tuesday, October 14th, SOhO and KCSB present the musician Jolie Holland, live at SOhO Restaurant and Nightclub. A founding member of The Be Good Tanyas, Holland’s [...]
Author Mark Richardson Reflects on Robert Pirsig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” on Tuesday’s “Marketplace of Ideas” Program
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Mark Richardson, auto and motorcycle editor at the Toronto Star and author of Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Almost forty years after the release of Pirsig's beloved "nonfiction novel" Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Richardson [...]
“The Freak Power Ticket” Spotlights “Chicago 10″ (including interview with filmmaker Brett Morgen and more)
Ted Coe, host of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Mondays, 9-11am, summer 2008) writes: "Brett Morgen’s Chicago 10 is an unique cinematic mashup: one part deadly-serious political documentary, another part trippy and iconoclastic animated docudrama. Throw in an anachronistic soundtrack -- ranging from symphonic movie music to Rage Against the Machine, [...]
Five years ago, KCSB brought folk musician David Rovics to the University of California, Santa Barbara campus for a live performance. He’s been back in our area a few times since, with his latest concert scheduled for Monday night, August 18th, in Oxnard. No less an expert than Amy Goodman has called Rovics' songs "the musical version of [...]