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“Culture of Protest” Marks 65th Anniversary of Hiroshima

“Culture of Protest” Marks 65th Anniversary of Hiroshima

Culture of Protest” host Prof. Dick Flacks says of this week’s broadcast (on August 5th): “We'll observe the August 6 anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima with a program of song and other expressions that span the years of the nuclear age and the ongoing struggle to never allow another atomic bomb to fall.” “Culture of [...]

Critic Greil Marcus talks Van Morrison on The Marketplace of Ideas this Friday

Critic Greil Marcus talks Van Morrison on The Marketplace of Ideas this Friday

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to music journalist, critic, and observer of America Greil Marcus. Though they span countless subjects, Marcus' past books have been rooted in examinations of icons like Bob Dylan, the Sex Pistols, Elvis Presley, and Bill Clinton. In his latest release, When that Rough God Goes Riding: [...]

Earl Robinson at 100–A Very Special “Culture of Protest” Broadcast

Earl Robinson at 100–A Very Special “Culture of Protest” Broadcast

“Culture of Protest” host Prof. Dick Flacks says of tonight's broadcast: “One time Santa Barbarian Earl Robinson was a major composer of politically conscious music, including "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night" and 'Black & White". This month marks the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 19th anniversary of his death. His [...]

Historian of the novel Steven Moore on The Marketplace of Idea Friday, July 30th

Historian of the novel Steven Moore on The Marketplace of Idea Friday, July 30th

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Steven Moore, author, critic, former managing editor of Dalkey Archive Press and the Review of Contemporary Fiction. In his latest book, the first volume of The Novel: An Alternative History, Moore traces the development of long, adventurous fiction from its origin to the year 1600, [...]

No Alibis 7/28/10 8am Teaching Palestine;Lawrence King case

No Alibis 7/28/10 8am Teaching Palestine;Lawrence King case

At 8:30 Marcy Newman, organizer of Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, talks about teaching Palestinian history, etc. in US and Beirut where she will be teaching at a high school.At 9:15, Rolando Longoria, UCSB sociology graduate student, will discuss the murder of Lawrence King two years ago and the trial of the child who killed him. Plus [...]

Jorge Luis Borges translator Suzanne Jill Levine on The Marketplace of Ideas this Friday

Jorge Luis Borges translator Suzanne Jill Levine on The Marketplace of Ideas this Friday

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Suzanne Jill Levine, noted translator of creative, innovative, adventurous Latin American Fiction from authors like Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Severo Sarduy, and Manuel Puig. She's also a professor at UCSB and the general editor and co-translator of Penguin Classics' five new volumes [...]

No Alibis 7/22/10, 8:00am: Haiti, BP oil dispersants

No Alibis 7/22/10, 8:00am: Haiti, BP oil dispersants

Prof Mark Schuller will join us from Haiti where he has worked for many years to discuss impact of aid, conditions there now, and what he and others characterize as 'capitalizing on catastrophe'. 8:30 a.m. At 9:15 Hugh Kaufman, senior policy analyst with the EPA examines the efficacy of the EPA's oversight in the BP deep water oil blowout. With [...]

“Afrotensity” Spins an All-Vinyl Comedy Set on Tuesday Night at Midnight

“Afrotensity” Spins an All-Vinyl Comedy Set on Tuesday Night at Midnight

This week on Afrotensity, Mr Comedy is kicking it old school with comedy off the turntables. Tune in and listen to comedy greats George Carlin, Freddie Prinze, Steve Martin, and Stan Freberg. Plus Mr. Comedy will teach you about the history of the Party Records from African American comedians like Nipsey Russell. Remember, for this show, all [...]

Rock It Properly presents “Hughes to You” July 18

Rock It Properly presents “Hughes to You” July 18

Of her next broadcast (July 18th), DJ Darla Bea says, “On this week’s edition of ‘Rock It Properly,' don't you forget about me, we'll get pretty in pink, turn 16 again, and have a day off in celebration of the 'Bratpack Soundtrack': Music featured in Director John Hughes' Films! Learn about the well known and obscure artists who rocked the [...]

David Lipsky this Friday on Marketplace of Ideas

David Lipsky this Friday on Marketplace of Ideas

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to David Lipsky, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and author of Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace. Crafted out of transcripts of a five day-long conversation between Lipsky and Wallace on the tail end of the publicity tour for [...]

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