KRUU 100.1 FM station manager James Moore talks with Lori Knox at the Chamber of Commerce and First Fridays Artwalk Director Dania De Bortoli about this month's holiday gingerbreadpalooza. It's the Chamber's 9th year supporting the gingerbread house extravaganza. The event sponsor is Hy-Vee.
A special "Inside the Headlines": a discussion of historian Henry Wiencek's revelations on Thomas Jefferson from his new book "Master of the Mountain." James and JP Sottile, the Newsvandal share insights on this subject, the new UN observer status for Palestinians (which 138 countries voted to grant, 41 abstained, and 9 countries voted against, including the US, Israel, Canada and the Czech Republic), plus some more thoughts on JFK.
Pirate Satellite host Bruce Miller interviews awakened Dr. Ron Leymaster, a seasoned mental health professional with over thirty years' experience assisting people in making real life changes. His passion, life experience and training help his clients to find the fire that burns within, to define who they are, He became involved with the Oneness Blessing through the teachings of Bhagavan Kalki years ago. He is taking part in the 2012 Earth Expo Dec 1st & 2nd at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City.
James Moore interviews LYRICAL VENUS host Heather Miller about the release of her self-produced "Anchor" CD and her celebration/performance this weekend at Cafe P with special friends.
At 4pm, we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile for a look at the latest news haps from around the globe. Click "Read more" below for a complete listing of this week's headlines.
In the final hour, we'll take you "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. Firewall 101, the economy doesn't suck--it just sucks for you, and a hot mess are the categories today. Click "Read more" below for full list of headlines.
LEARN TO MAXIMIZE WATER RESOURCES
November 30-Dec 2, The Department of Sustainable Living at Maharishi University of Management will host Australian expert, Darren Doherty, for his workshop on Drought-Proofing Your Farm Utilizing Keyline Design. Keyline Design is a technique for maximizing beneficial use of water resources of a piece of land. Keyline Farming is an integrated approach to broadscale landscape design and a practice that emphasizes soil building and innovative water harvesting, with the resultant soils becoming the largest reservoir of water in a landscape. The workshop will also cover survey and layout methods including GPS (Global Positioning Systems). There's a Free Friday Eve Public lecture Nov 30 at Argiro Center at 7:30 pm and a weekend workshop at the-New Sustainable Living Building, MUM Campus: 9-5 Sat.and Sun. For more information, contact Molly Reiff at email@example.com or 319.594.0086 or Leanne Hays at firstname.lastname@example.org or 641.472.1174. Click on the pic to register. Cosponsored by KRUU-FM.
At 4pm we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile with a further look at the fallout and fall in for Republicans and Democrats, and much more. Click on "Read more' below for a complete list of today's headlines with links.
It's a special extended version of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week we look at voting machinations, the not-so sweet flow of money, honey, and the secrets that "they've" got, plus some Good News, and Odds & Ends, including a look at the scientific basis of "truthiness.' For this week's headlines, click "Read more" below.
In the final hour, James speaks with Newsvandal JP Sottile all about the Cuban missile crisis which marks its 50th anniversary this month. That and much more on Fairfield's topical and musical safari known as PLANET ERSTWILD, where jokers are always wild and the party never stops.
James Moore talks with Atlanta attorney Loren Collins, author of BULLSPOTTING: Finding Facts in the Age of Misinformation, about the DVD called "Dreams of My Real Father" by Joel Gilbert whose film is showing this weekemd in Fairfield, calling it "complete bunk." The DVD asserts that Obama's Kenyan father is a ruse to cover the "real" story: Obama is actually a red diaper baby, the son of commie/poet Frank Marshall Davis. Gilbert has made other films: one claiming Paul McCartney is dead and another that Elvis Presley is alive.
The assertions of the story, according to Collins, simply do not hold up to simple investigative scientific scrutiny. Collin's website barackcryphal has the breakdown in clear detail. Up till this moment, it's received little comment from media and screened at only six places in the past two months, according to Gilbert's offical website. But perhaps flying under the radar means it will have a little explosion in key swing states just in the run up to the election, begging the age-old question: When money talks it is impolite for facts to interrupt?
Bluesman extraordinaire Larry Garner speaks with James Moore about his new record, BLUES FOR SALE, and upcoming performance at Morning Star Studio Saturday, October 27th. With all the honesty and power of the blues Larry delivers a show that has earned him 7 W. C. Handy nominations including 4 for Best Contemporary Blues Male Artist. In 2002 Larry was inducted into the Louisiana Hall of Fame. He is the winner of the BB King’s Lucille Award, three time recipient of Blues Songwriter of the Year Award in Paris, the Slim Harpo Ambassador for the Blues Award in Baton Rouge, and many more.
At 4pm, it's our regular weekly segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, award-winning journalist/filmmaker. This week we look at the cushy Gucci Gulch world of corporate lobbyism (yes, it's a job that not only pays the bills, it writes them, too!), you are what you--gulp--eat (pig feces in seafood? wish i was making that up), and D-N-A, easy as 1-2-3 (Hit it, Michael Jackson! Supreme Court to rule on self-replicating products? oh my.) Never mind Canada kicking our butts in 1812, obese pets, and Jefferson's dark side. Click "Read more" below.
WHAT'S YOUR TALENT, Fairfield? YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE!
Interview Tue 12:30pm | Thu 6:30pm | Sat 11:30am
James Moore speaks with Hollywood casting producer Sara Zeluff who's coming to town Tue Oct 23 from 4pm-8pm in search of local talent for a brand new AMC docuseries with the working title "Road Show." The unscripted series will present small-town talent shows from around the country, offering locals a chance to shine in the national spotlight.
James Moore chats with Eniko & Robert Reeder about their Waldorf-inspired Singing Cedars School and Saturday, October 20th's 2nd Annual Community Celebration taking place from 11am-5pm.
Enjoy a fun family day of live music, good food, croquet and more at Singing Cedars! Featuring the music of: • All Souls on Deck (Sharon Bousquet, Phoenix Jordan, Tim Britton, George Foster, Robert Reeder and Nina Benjamin) • Purple Hat (Robert Reeder, Frank Cenatori and David Carlisle) • Frank and Nina (Frank Cenatori and Nina Benjamin)
PLUS! Singing Cedars 2nd Annual Croquet Tourney! Try your hand at winning the coveted “Winner's Jacket” Limited to 16 entrants - Reserve your position now! BBQ Chicken Plate or Veggie Burger Plate
Click here for info on location and pricing details. Singing Cedars is a Waldorf inspired non-profit organization. All proceeds are tax deductible and will go towards supporting operation and expansion costs. Co-sponsored by solar-Powered KRUU-FM.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore talks with one of his favorite people, Amir, the Hair Mechanic, an Iraqi soldier who fought against Iran and following the first Bush War became a political refugee in the early 90s when he revolted against Saddam Hussein. Now a proud American citizen who'd defend this country with his life to protect his home and children, he watches events in the Middle East with a sober, reflective and wary eye.
At 4pm, it's our regular weekly segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, award-winning journalist/filmmaker. This week we look at the cushy Gucci Gulch world of corporate lobbyism (yes, it's a job that not only pays the bills, it writes them, too!), you are what you--gulp--eat (pig feces in seafood? wish i was making that up), and D-N-A, easy as 1-2-3 (Hit it, Michael Jackson! Supreme Court to rule on self-replicating products? oh my.) Never mind Canada kicking our butts in 1812, literal fat cats, and Jefferson's dark side. Click "Read more" below.
Meet the new Fairfield Volunteer Center director Elaine Hughes who talks about the Alliant Hometown Rewards weatherizing workshop and much more with Go Green sustainability coordinator Scott Timm.
James Moore talks with Gary Garles about Trees Forever
"Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week topics include 'Hearts & Minds & Bombs,' 'What is Govern-meant to Do?' and 'Something's Fishy.' As we do each week, articles are listed and linked, just click "Read more" below.
Renowned voice coach Edwin Coppard who's arriving from Vancouver via Japan for an all-day Saturday workshop. Coppard who worked with motivational speaker Tony Robbins for 10 years, talks about his experiences around the world helping people find their voice and shares his recent breakthrough which he calls the Holy Grail of unlocking its potential.
Sue Goodwin, executice producer of NPR's "Talk of the Nation" with Neal Conan speaks with PLANET ERSTWILD host and station co-founder James Moore. A true radio passionista, Goodwin has worked in public radio for over 20 years. She was visiting Fairfield for the first time to reconnect with long lost high school buddy, Dr. Deborah Peters. Also, her son attends Grinnell University.
If you missed nationally syndicated columnist, radio host and best-selling author Jim Hightower last night at the Sondheim Center, you missed a great evening.
But luckily your trusty neighborhood solar-powered grassroots, community radio station was there. Jim's keynote address for the annual Jefferson County Friends & Neighbors event was enthusiastically received by a packed house. Sit back and leave the driving to us, and enjoy some great music by Fairfield's own Truckstop Souvenir, Patti Smith, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen.
"People have the power to wrestle the earth from fools."
We go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, our regular Friday segment. This week we tackle income inequality with Income Divide & Conquer, all things olitical with Politics & Fleas, and a little category called Eat, Drink and Be As Merry As Humanly Possible, plus the Week in Good News and Odds & Ends. For a full list of articles referenced, click "Read more" below.
An in depth look at the recent Islamophobic movie provocation and reaction, as well as the backdrop against which this episode transpired, which led to the tragic death of an American ambassador & co-workers in Libya. PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore speaks with Sam Husseini, communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, who sheds light on the subject and other Middle East issues.
James Moore interviews Joshua Tree about his new nonprofit Macro7.
He says: Join us in Dalby Hall at 7:30pm
on Tuesday Sep. 18, 2012.
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete”
In the first hour, PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore speaks with investigative journalist/best-selling author Greg Palast about his piece THE WORST TEACHER IN CHICAGO highlighting the dynamics at work in the teacher strike underway in Chicago, the biggest in 26 years, especially with Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel now mayor. Palast also discusses his newest book Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, on sale now. Author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Armed Madhouse. Palast may be best known for uncovering Katherine Harris' purge of blacks from Florida's voter rolls in the 2000 presidential election.
James speaks with Jeremiah Goulka, a DC-based journalist who penned an essay this week WHY I LEFT THE GOP for TomDispatch that was picked up by Salon, Mother Jones, The Nation & others. Formerly an analyst at the RAND Corporation, a recovery worker in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, and an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice,
Goulka was raised in Chicago in the Rockefeller Republican tradition with dreams of becoming involved in Republican politics. He talks about his personal transformation stirred by a visit to Iraq and a stark confrontation with poverty in Hurricane Katrina-stricken New Orleans.
At 4pm, we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, Oakland-based Emmy-award winning journalist & filmmaker who spent 10 years working in DC. This week's categories include Implausible Deniability (Take Two Drones and Call Me in the Morning), The Economy Doesn't suck--It Just Sucks for You (Record Poverty Rate Persists in U.S.), and Calling Dr. Dolittle (Birds Hold Funerals for Their Dead), as well as Good News and Odds & Ends. For a complete list of headlines with links, click "Read more" below.