During the lockdown, a new podcast will go live every Sunday afternoon. 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.
Terry Tempest Williams, whose latest collection is titled “Erosion: Essays of Undoing”, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Terry Tempest Williams is an environmental activist and chronicler of the western landscape. “Erosion” joins several other books that explore climate change, feminism, death and dying in America, and overviews of the beauty of the American West.
The acclaimed science fiction/fantasy writer Gene Wolfe died in 2019 at the age of 87. In this interview recorded in 1982, he discusses his interest in science fiction, as well as the writing of his early novels. He’s interviewed by Richard A. Lupoff, Lawrence Davidson & Richard Wolinsky. Digitizing, remastering & re-editing by Richard Wolinsky in 2019.
Screenwriter and director Nicholas Meyer, author of the novel “The Seven Percent Solution,” returns to Sherlock Holmes with “The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols.” Hosted by Richard Wolinsky. He also discusses his work in film and television, including the first season of Star Trek: Discovery.
Daniel Handler discusses his latest novel, “Bottle Grove,” set in San Francisco, along with his earlier novel, “All The Dirty Parts.” He also talks in depth about the Netflix three-season series of Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” as well as his work in theatre and how his life has changed with success. With Richard Wolinsky.
Robert Macfarlane, whose latest book is “Underland: A Deep Time Journey” is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky. The author of several books, including “Mountains of the Mind” and “The Old Ways,” Robert Macfarlane discusses his latest work, a travelogue through caves, glacial crevices, mines, and catacombs, as he examines the world below our feet.