‘Tune In!’ Archives
Author Jonathan Gottschall Talks Literary Studies and the Sciences on Thursday’s “Marketplace of Ideas”
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Jonathan Gottschall, English instructor at Washington and Jefferson College and author of Literature, Science and a New Humanities. Academic literary studies, Gottschall argues, has lost its way: the discipline has fallen unmoored from truth and falsity and failed to come up with a method [...]
Due to a sports game, Democracy Now! will either only be aired in part or not at all today, depending on when the game ends. To listen to Democracy Now! in full, go to www.democracynow.org.
Physicist & Anthropology Prof. Gregory Cochran Talks Human Evolution on “The Marketplace of Ideas,” Thurs. at Noon
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with physicist and University of Utah adjunct professor of anthropology Gregory Cochran, co-author with Henry Harpending of The 10,000-Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution. The book challenges the long-standing notion that human evolution suddenly came to a halt between [...]
Guests Danny Boyle & Ted Mills Discuss Zombie Cinema, Punk, & Media Issues on a Special FUND-DRIVE EDITION of “The Freak Power Ticket” (+ Excerpt of Interview with Musician Michael Franti)
"The Freak Power Ticket" Special Fund-Drive Edition (First Aired: Monday, February 2nd, 2009): 1) Oscar-nominee Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “Trainspotting,” “28 Days Later”) Discusses Zombie Films and the Punk Subculture in the UK (Recorded Monday, January 26th, Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara International Film [...]
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.
KCSB & Club Mercy Present Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band on Weds., Jan. 28th, at Muddy Waters PLUS Live In-Studio Performance
On Wednesday, January 28th, KCSB and Club Mercy present Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band live in concert at Muddy Waters Café. A group originating from Indiana and with a recording contract with Side One Dummy, Peyton's Band will be joined on the bill by 2 rootsy local acts: The Mutineers and Big Jugs. Showtime is 9pm. Advance tickets for [...]
Professor Dick Flacks describes the next broadcast of his Thursday night program, "Culture of Protest": "Tonight we'll do a bit of a review in music of the past year. It was a year in which some major figures in the culture of protest passed away; we'll sample the performances of three great divas: Odetta, Miriam Makeba, Eartha Kitt. Veteran [...]
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 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 [...]