Thursday at 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Special
You never know what you might hear in this time slot. It could be a new show audition, a timely current events story or a show from our archives.
FRANKENSTEIN REVEALED: A Postmodern Prometheus–Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Bi-Centennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein December 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Tonight’s program is a special convergence for Frankenstein, as scholars from diverse fields gather for an interdisciplinary range of presentations. We hope our discussion is provocative like Mary Shelley’s novel.
Sojourner Truth: November 8, 2018 November 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Yet another mass shooting in the United States - this time, it occured not too far from Pacifica Radio's KPFK studios, in Thousand Oaks, California, at the Borderline Bar and Grill. This happened just last night, Wednesday, November 7. Media are reporting that 12 are dead. The shooter, Ian David Long, is dead. At least one of the people killed, Sgt. Ron Helus, was a first responder.
Cure Stigma October 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Representatives from Johnson County Mental Health Center join us to discuss mental health awareness, stigma, access and recovery, and public policy. Special guests Una Walkenhorst and her father Bob will join the discussion as well as perform live in studio including a song off Bob and Una’s new CD “For Tomorrow”.
East of Eden: River Bluff Cave September 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Christina Frazier tours the fascinating story of River Bluff Cave, a virgin cave discovered in Southern Missouri, that flummoxed local scientists upon discovery. After construction blasting gave way to serious investigation the site dated at over 1 million years old. The preserve of evidence yielded fossils and sediments that recorded invaluable information contributing to the study of history and climate change.
Who Creates Value in an Economy? September 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm
It has been a decade since the global recession began, with a banking system on the edge of collapse to people loosing their savings, retirements, and homes, and unemployment rates as low as the ones during the great depression of the 1930’s, and the largest transfer of wealth from the middle class to the very …