News

  • Being Claimed By A Myth with Martin Shaw, Ph.D.  Folktales, fairytales, and myths are the way our ancestors tried to tell truth and actually have the earth speaking through them. Shaw takes a deep dive into the importance of inviting story into our lives as tributaries that lead us to the bigger river of essential truths.

  • Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor – The Power of Social Movement.  Popular movements such as Black Lives Matter, Extinction Rebellion and Sunrise are shaking up the establishment. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton.

  • Fix Democracy First.  In the last election, Amazon spent near one and a half million dollars hoping to install a majority of business-friendly politicians on the Seattle city council. Fix Democracy First is working to get money out of politics. Join the conversation with Cindy Black, Executive Director of Fix Democracy First and Ken Dammand, a retired Everett Firefighter and Co-Chair of Fix Democracy First.

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  • The Nez Perce War; American Nomads.  Learn about the struggles between Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce and General Oliver Otis Howard in the years following the Civil War. And hear how a growing number of older Americans live fulltime in RVs or camper vans and how this "houseless" population serves as a temporary labor force.

  • Democracy Now! is a daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated news hour that airs on more than 1,250 radio, television, satellite and cable TV networks around the globe. Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez host. Heard at 5am, 7am and 5pm.

Music

 

  • Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy matriculates vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in classics like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, and Rodney Dangerfield. Ed Gasperini, Nigel and Eddie B. foul ...er fill the air with two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.

  • “Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, the Dorseys and all the rest!”  Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music of the 1930s and '40s Saturdays at 9am, plus a rant from Professor Fred, a look at Your Weekend, and the Incredibly Strange Big Bandstand Lounge Track of the Week.

  • Join Jim Hilmar Saturdays at 11am for great guitar music on Frettin' Fingers. Swing, pop, jazz, blues and rhythm & blues, vintage country & rockabilly, surf - acoustic or electric. Whether you like Alvin Lee, Leon Rhodes, Bucky Pizzarelli, James Burton, or Dimebag Daryl - you'll hear it all on Frettin' Fingers.

  • Juke Joint host Ron Taffi brings you jump blues, doo-wop, crooners, boogie woogie, the New Orleans sound, guitar slingers, unsung heroes of early rock, and all the honking, wailing, screaming saxophones you can stand. All that and more on The Juke Joint. 

  • Bryan Ollie, Bud Piland and others makes it funky Saturdays at 3pm, where you'll hear Rick James, the Spinners, the Ohio Players, James Brown, the Staple Singers, Kool & The Gang and many more. Contact Bryan at KSER.org or on Facebook for requests.