Program Showcase

To hear this interview with University of British Columbia Forest Ecology Professor, Suzanne Simard, about her work and her book, FINDING THE MOTHER TREE: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest, click on this link:

It also includes the lyrics to Requiem for a Forest by Eric Funk & performed by Roots in the Sky

To hear this interview with legal journalist, Ian Millhiser, about his latest book, THE AGENDA: HOW A REPUBLICAN SUPREME COURT IS RESHAPING AMERICA, click on this link:

To hear this Forthright Radio interview with Rob Dunn about his latest book, DELICIOUS: The Evolution of Flavor and How It Made Us Human, click on this link:

April is Poetry Month on Be More Now

Mar 31, 2021

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, April 1 when host Blake More honors Poetry Month by devoting the hour to poetry, but not just to poetry, but to youth poetry – the voice of our future, a voice that the world is not hearing enough of right now.  Some poems are brand new, some are a few years old, some you might have heard, but all of them remind of the importance of staying connected to the heart thread of our choices.

Tune into Be More Now at 7pm on Thursday, March 18.  Host Blake More will interview author, animal rights advocate and veterinary homeopath Jan Allegretti. They will be discussing holistic health care for animals, animal rights advocacy, and animal/human wellness, personal growth, environmental sustainability and spiritual curiosity.  The show will air on KZYX&Z 90.7FM Philo, 88.1FM Fort Bragg, and 91.5FM Willits, as well as stream live on the web

To hear this interview with award winning science writer, Carl Zimmer, about his latest book, LIFE’S EDGE: THE SEARCH FOR WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ALIVE, and to get links to articles cited, click on this link:

To hear this interview with Columbia U. Law Professor, John C. Coffee, Jr. about his book, CORPORATE CRIME & PUNISHMENT: The Crisis of Underenforcement, click on this link:

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, Feb 18 when host Blake More devotes the show to poetry, and poets, sharing a couple of interviews with valley poets Bill Churchill and Michelle Peneloza.  You will hear a mix of poetry, process and lots of discovery as these two fine Mendocino County poets discuss what makes them write! 

Promise of Paradise Episode 19: Donna Montag

Jan 23, 2021

Donna Montag grew up in a wealthy Catholic family in upstate New York.  After college she worked as a portfolios analyst on Wall Street, but was disappointed with the dishonesty she experienced in that job. Searching for honesty and community, she hitchhiked west to a commune in Oregon and never looked back. She arrived in Elk when she was twenty-six, met her husband and began living off the land. When she gave birth to her daughter the idea of natural childbirth was gaining popularity, and some doctors were advocating for a natural approach to birth in hospitals.

Author Valerie Miner on Be More Now

Jan 19, 2021

  This interview features award-winning author and university professor Valerie Miner. A longtime visitor and now resident of Mendocino County, Valerie will be reading from and discussing her fifteenth book, Bread and Salt: Stories. 

January 12, 2021--Congressman Jared Huffman held a virtual town hall to respond to questions and provide a report on the Wednesday, January 6 assault on the Capitol and Congress during the certification of the electoral college results. Topics included the 25th Amendment, articles of impeachment, Capitol Police readiness, holding rioters and those who incited violence accountable, as well as ways to ensure a peaceful transfer of power. The town hall was broadcast on youtube and facebook live. Listen to audio of the event here:




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Dec 26, 2020