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 [...]
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 [...]
Host David Hovey will discuss the US based Council on Foreign Relations, and the global plans of the Trilateral Commission with Daneen G. Peterson, Ph.D. Peterson is an outspoken professor who is currently researching and writing on the issue of the One World Order and the United States Government's covert and illegal acts to create a North [...]
Back in mid-February, Ted Coe, host of “The Freak Power Ticket” (during Spring, Mondays from 9-10am), conducted an interview with legendary horror-film creator George A. Romero, discussing the 40 years of zombie cinema that he pioneered. This year, Romero’s feature, “Diary of the Dead” (his fifth “Living Dead” work), received a [...]
On Wednesday, May 21st, “The Best Music You’ve Never Heard” aired an interview by host Avalon Jeffrey of Sean Doe, the lead singer of Throw Rag. Throw Rag will be playing at the Velvet Jones on May 26th. Tune into the archival file of this recording right here!