Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – January 1, 2018

Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Karinda Dobbins, Maysoon Zayid, JADE (Just Another Disabled Entertainer) and Nina G. join me to talk about the highs and lows of 2017 and beyond, what they’re looking forward to in 2018 and what it’s like doing comedy as women whose multiple identities are so often under attack. It’s wild, it’s witty and it’s informative. And special guest Eryn Mathewson, … Continued


Hard Knock Radio

Evolutionary Blues and Dick Gregory

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We discuss the new film, Evolutionary Blues with filmmakers Cheryl Fabio and Shamari. ABOUT THE FILM The Blues is an earthy, soul-stirring mélange of roots music and personal narratives that became the defining soundtrack of Black America. Wherever Black people settled that soundtrack took on a local flavor. In Northern California, the influences came from … Continued


Davey D covers protests of police violence in Oakland and Hard Knock Correspondent Greg Bridges speaks with Brother Turha and Mama Ayanna about the upcoming State Of Black Oakland, (SOBO) People’s Assembly 2016. Later we speak with Shawn Wayans about the state of comedy and his upcoming performance at Yoshis in Oakland, Ca.   Guests:   … Continued


We celebrate Malcolm Margolin, founder of HeyDay Books and publisher of the voices of Native Americans and native nature.  He has just announced his retirement (sorta!) after over 40 years.  PLUS:  A new film celebrates comedy in S.F., with a focus on three legendary comics.  One of them is satirist Will Durst, who joins us … Continued