Podcast/Archive

Susan and Russ discuss “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” an unsettling drama about underage sex, based on an autobiographical graphic novel.


Russ gives us an overview of “No Escape,” a thriller, “Zipper,” a political soap, “We Are Your Friends,” a drama about the LA dance scene, “Mistress America,” a screwball comedy, “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” a coming-of-age drama and “Z for Zachariah,” a post-apocalyptic love triangle.


Richard Mabion and Maurice Copeland explore issues with nuclear weaponry in both Kansas City and St. Louis.

Show Me “Nuclear Fallout”
Episode date : August 17, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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This week, Natural E talks to the good folks at After the Harvest, an organization that ensures that fresh food does not rot on the ground and gets onto the tables of those who need it most.

After the Harvest
Episode date : August 24, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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This week, we conclude the Green Party Presidential Candidate Forum started last week.  This was recorded in July at the Green Party Annual National Meeting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  James Lane, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 11th, was the keynote speaker at the event.  We’ll round out the hour with his remarks.

Here is a link to part one:

http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/green-party-presidential-candidate-forum-part-1/


It’s Women’s Equality Week on the Heartland Labor Forum. We’ll interview two Pioneer Working Women. First, Janet Smith organized and became President of the Faculty Union at University of Illinois Chicago. When the administration split the non-tenured and tenured faculty in two, she insisted on bargaining together.  Second, Jacki Chadwick drives a cement truck the size of a dinosaur. She’s a Teamster and says she and the guys work as a team delivering the cement. Tune in Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


This week on Arts Magazine, puppeteer Paul Mesner and performers Katie Kalahurka and Alex Espy oin Michael to discuss the Unicorn Theatre production of The Oldest Boy, and Devon Carney, the Artistic Director for Kansas City Ballet, will chat about their new season and their upcoming Dance Day festivities.

Join us for all this, plus another edition of Russ Simmons’ Freeze Frame!


Susan and Russ share their takes on “Listen to Me, Marlon,” a “autobiographical” documentary about one of the cinema’s greatest actors.


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