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Literacy“White Privilege: Motives, Expectations, and Bettering Early Literacy” with Mullins & Norton ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm

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Literacy emerges from a broad range of factors that include early childhood learning opportunities, development stages at which children are ready to learn abstract skills, and the flexibility of schools and teachers. Rita Norton will describe one white child’s decades long route to reading proficiency. Bill Mullins will discuss winning the literacy battle in several local, contemporary primary schools.

Sandra Moran Book Club-Cantor Gold ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 9, 2017 | 1:00 pm

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It's a Noir Holiday! Authors Ann Aptaker and Stefani Deoul, as well as host Elizabeth Andersen, lead a frightfully festive tour through passion and crime in Gotham.The three books in the Cantor Gold series that we discuss are Criminal Gold, Tarnished Gold, and Genuine Gold.

Recycling and Aquaponics ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm

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John Fish will join us to speak abour recycling do's and don'ts as we approach the holiday season. Maurice Person of KC Aquaponics will be joining us for the second half of the show. We'll talk about his business, the garden at East Highschool and much more.

Legacies of Lesbian Literature Project ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 2, 2017 | 1:00 pm

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Marianne K. Martin, Lisa Marie Evans, and cheryl Pletcher talked with host Elizabeth Andersen about the Legacies of Lesbian Literature project. It was a conversation on the origins of the project; the roles of the team members; the interviews already filmed; and future plans.

CCR: Current Supreme Court Dockets; and Lawyers You’ll Like: Alison McCrary ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 12, 2017 | 9:00 am

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The across-the-board constriction of the power and rule of the American people, has encompassed the suppression of voting rights. Alison McCrary is a social justice attorney, a Catholic nun, president of the Louisiana Chapter of the NLG, and a Spiritual Advisor on Louisiana's death row.

Kansas City on Net neutrality and the FCC ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 12, 2017 | 06:00 pm

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Net neutrality protests were held last Thursday, December 7, in front of Verizon stores in Kansas City, Missouri, and Olathe, Kansas. These were two of reportedly over 700 protests in all 50 states.

Freeze Frame: “The Disaster Artist,” “The Room” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 8, 2017 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

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From "8 1/2" to "Day for Night" to "Ed Wood," some very entertaining movies are movies about making movies. You can add "The Disaster Artist" to that distinguished list. James Franco directs and stars in "The Disaster Artist," a behind-the-scenes film about the making of one of the worst movies of all time, the 2003 drama, "The Room."

Franco gives perhaps the best performance of the year as Tommy Wiseau, a bizarre, enigmatic character who wrote, produced, directed and starred in "The Room," which is an incoherent dramatic mess.

Franco gonzo performance is sure to garner an Oscar nomination, but he’s abetted by a terrific supporting cast that includes his brother Dave Franco, Seth Rogan, Zac Efron, Josh Hutcherson, Alison Brie and a number of stars who play themselves.

While "The Disaster Artist" is a very funny look at "The Room" and its oddball cast, it is also a loving, empathetic portrait of a person who pursued his dream in spite of having no talent.

And that brings us to "The Room," which has become a cult favorite at local theaters. Tommy Wiseau's movie is supposed to be a drama about a banker with an unfaithful girlfriend, but is unintentionally funny. Like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," people dress up as the characters, hoot at the screen and quote the awful dialogue along with characters in the movie.

So, don't watch "The Room" at home alone. If you do, it's just bad. I'd suggest seeing it at one of the local screenings so that you can get the full effect of audience participation

Also opening this week, “Just Getting Started” is a senior citizen comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo. It was written and directed by Ron Shelton of “Bull Durham” and “White Men Can’t Jump” fame. “Tom of Finland” is a drama about a gay artist plying his trade post WWII. “Another Wolfcop” is a horror comedy about a werewolf policeman.

Take Two: “Big Sonia” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 8, 2017 | Fridays, 12:30 pm, Saturdays, 5:58 pm)

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Sonia Warshawski is a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor who ran a tailor shop in the now-demolished Metcalf South Shopping Center for over 30 years. Her story, and that of her quest to inform people about the Holocaust is chronicled in "Big Sonia" a documentary about her life directed by her granddaughter Leah Warshawski and Leah's husband, Todd Soliday. Susan and Russ agree that it's well worth seeing.

Emily Twarog: Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food and Consumer Activism in the 20th Century and Sarah Adler-Milstein & John M. Kline: Sewing Hope ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 7, 2017 | 6:00 pm

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We talk to two authors about books on working class women.

Judy Ancel ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 6, 2017 | 6:00 pm

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KKFI's own Judy Ancel speaks about the importance of labor movements in today's world.

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