‘Tune In!’ Archives
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Peter Bagge, the comic artist behind the beloved series Hate as well as Apocalypse Nerd, Neat Stuff and Sweatshop. His new book, Everybody is Stupid Except for Me and Other Astute Observations, collects his stories originally written for the libertarian magazine Reason, works of [...]
“The Freak Power Ticket” Profiles the Upright Citizens Brigade and this Weekend’s “Ultimate Comedy Bash”
On Monday's broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket,” Ted Coe and guest co-host Brian Granillo (drummer for Ventura’s Franklin for Short) profiled the groundbreaking satirical troupe, the Upright Citizens Brigade, which is invading the Danish town of Solvang this coming weekend to present the “Ultimate Comedy Bash,” a two-day festival of [...]
Punk Musician (and Santa Barbara Native) Chris Rest (RKL, No Use for a Name) Joins The Chemist on “The Doom Corporation” Later Today!
Tune into "The Doom Corporation" today to hear the Chemist interview Chris Rest, guitarist for Rich Kids on LSD (a legendary punk band that hailed from swanky Montecito, CA). The Chemist will ask him whatever the hell he can think of since RKL is one of his most favorite bands ever! Next week you can see Rest perform with his new bands No [...]
This Thursday night, Oct. 1st, "Bluesland" host Leo Schumaker will be interviewing "Battle Of The Blues Bands" participants from 8:30 to 9:30pm (click on the link for the complete lineup). Sponsored by The Santa Barbara Blues Society, the Battle will occur at SOhO on Saturday Oct. 3rd, from 12-5pm, and it's free and open to the public. Schumaker [...]
“Culture of Protest” host Prof. Dick Flacks says of tonight’s broadcast: "To observe the 70th anniversary of the opening of 'Wizard of Oz' we're broadcasting a 2-hour show. We'll examine the surprising political meanings and contexts for the Wizard (as book and film) and of the song 'Over the Rainbow.' The lyricist (and intellectual force) [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to So Yong Kim, director of In Between Days, winner of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Prize for Independent Vision, and more recently Treeless Mountain, which is now available on DVD. The story of two very young sisters in Seoul left with their distant aunt while their [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Ken Freedman, general manager of Jersey City's WFMU, the longest-running freeform radio station in the United States. Since the mid-1980s, Freedman and his staff have made WFMU's name a byword for the modern freeform sensibility with a combination of, among other factors, early [...]
On today's broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket," host Ted Coe is joined by guest DJs Phil Gonsalves & Dammit Dave from The Raven V, a newly formed garage-rock band from Santa Barbara. The two are experts on mod and garage rock & vintage rock'n'roll, & give a guided tour of “The Roots of The Raven V” (complete with two Raven V demo tracks!). [...]
Throughout today, KCSB will be bringing you live audio from the UC Regents meeting being held at Mission Bay, San Francisco. We'll be airing the portion of the regents' meeting that is discussing the recent UC budget crisis - which includes staff and faculty furloughs and a proposed 32% increase in student tuition.
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to longtime Slate wine columnist Michael Steinberger, author of Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine and the End of France. An ardent culinary Francophile in earlier decades, Steinberger has, along with much of the rest of the food world, come to realize that a malaise has fallen upon the [...]