Author: Joshua Justice
In this episode, we discuss the first successful orca whale capture by Marineland of the Pacific. While the whale, Wanda, didn’t survive long, her capture caught the imagination of entertainers and the interest of the scientific community. We delve into the events of that day, subsequent captures, Judy Collins and approaching biology from a historical […]
Jammin’ and hammin’ with a couple of the Animal Eyes boys, Colin McArthur and Tyler Figley. The two fought a post-album release hangover to share a playlist of songs, chat about them with me and then play a couple of their own tunes. What a couple of solid dudes!
The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Portland State University becoming the editorial home for the Pacific Historical Review. The PHR is one of the longest continually published academic journals in the country and is highly regarded for its role in covering U.S. and transpacific history. The PHR is now in its ninth decade […]
Natan Meir, professor and chair of the Judaic Studies department at Portland State University, joins us to discuss the ways in which Jews nonviolently resisted the Nazis. Natan holds his Ph.D in Jewish history from Columbia University. His research has focused on the social and cultural history of East European Jewry, Modern European Jewish history […]
When I reflect on my earliest memories of enjoying music there are a few fuzzy instances that come to mind. Cruising around in my dad’s ’67 Corvair listening to Beach Boys’ “Little Old Lady From Pasadena”; Recording Ace Of Base/Savage Garden ‘radio shows’ with my childhood friend Cassie (which were basically 10 year old us […]
I’m joined by KPSU’s own Serg Lopez (of ZigZag Vinyl) as we select some of our favorite gloomy day records.
Special guest host Chris Sutton/hell books joins me to discuss our favorite Marvin Gaye albums: Here, My Dear and What’s Going On. A solid hour of Marvin talk and jams.
Some new additions to my collection along with some old favorites. Jams range from rainy day blues to cabin fever freakouts and the mix proceeds in that order.