Arabiyaat

Arabiyaat is a podcast that explores the news of the day through Arab and Middle Eastern viewpoints. A unique source you won’t find anywhere else!

Bay Area Theater

A podcast of theater reviews by Richard Wolinsky that air on KPFA’s Up Front, Arts-Waves and Talkies programs, plus additional unaired reviews by Richard Wolinsky and C.S. Soong. Also: interviews with Bay Area artistic directors, as well as performers, playwrights, directors and others in the local theatrical industry.

East Bay Yesterday

East Bay Yesterday is a podcast that gathers, shares and celebrates stories from Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa

Making Small Talk With Jesus: A Country Ballad

Based on the novella Making Small Talk With Jesus (a Country Ballad) this romantic, rustic podcast is about the break-up of the marriage of our narrator, a country radio DJ. He tells the story about the dissolving relationship and the downward spiral he and his family travel. This serial takes place somewhere out west, sometime back in the day and like its haunting theme song is engrossing and genuinely original.

Radio Wolinsky

A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, interviews and discussions with KPFA producers and hosts, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past thirty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky. New podcasts are generally weekly, though not always.

The Tom and Tim Show

Tom Ammiano, former California State senator and Tim Redmond, editor of 48 Hills meet up each week to yack it up over the twists and turns of San Francisco politics and beyond.

UpFront Tech

UpFront Tech is a podcast of political conversations about technology and the tech industry. We explore how new tech affects our brains, our relationships, our society and our politics; how tech companies affect the distribution of wealth and power, and how they’re transforming specific places — like the San Francisco Bay Area, where we live. We don’t just ask what the future looks like — we ask what it should look like, and how to get there.

Two weeks after Charlottesville, the national conversation about extremism flipped 180 degrees, from “what do we do about white supremacist groups?” to “what do we do about antifa?” So, how did it happen? We take you inside the chat rooms where right-wing extremist groups planned their image-management strategy before protests in Charlottesville, VA; then into … Continued

Taylor Mac, playwright/performer, “A 24 Decade History of Popular Music,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Taylor Mac is a playwright, actor, performance artist whose latest work is performed at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco over four six-hour performances Sept. 15-24. Wearing wild costumes and singing hundreds of songs, Taylor Mac takes the audience for a ride in order to open their eyes to America through finding the hidden meanings of these songs.

Andrew Sean Greer, whose latest novel is “Less,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky.

Andrew Sean Greer is the author of several acclaimed novels, including “The Confessions of Max Tivoli” and “The Story of a Marriage.” His latest novel, “Less,” tells the story of a middle-aged writer turning fifty, his relationships with an older famed poet and a younger man, and a trip around the world.

Scoop’s Summer of Love Rant. Can you dig it?  Put some flowers in your pipe and journey back 50 years to when the world was young. The Summer of Love. A bus full of laughing hippies takes idealistic flower children to frolic in the sun. Savor the world and have another toke. Celebrate the age … Continued

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