This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Stanford University's Rosina Pierotti Professor of Italian Literature Robert Harrison, host of the talk show Entitled Opinions on KZSU-FM and author of Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition. The Marketplace of Ideas airs every Thursday at noon.
Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson will be interviewing Ashley Hunt, one of the creators of '9 Scripts from a Nation at War', about the public readings of tribunal transcripts from Guantanamo Bay. They will also be interviewing Prof. Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Palestine, regarding the Gaza crisis.
Journalist Daoud Kuttab has been a journalist and advocate for communication rights for many years in the Occupied Territories, Jordan and internationally, and he is the founder of Ammannet, an internet and broadcast radio station in Jordan. He was interviewed on January 7 by Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson concerning the current situation in [...]
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 [...]
THE FREAK POWER TICKET Interview with Oscar-Winning Director ALEX GIBNEY On HUNTER S. THOMPSON Doc “GONZO” (Podcast Now Online)
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. Hunter [...]
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 [...]