Program Showcase

To hear this interview with Jan-Werner Müller and access links to articles pertinent to it, as well as Dan Roberts' poem, "Holy Card for Greta Number 3," click on this link:    https://forthright.media/2021/07/22/jan-werner-muller-democracy-rules-liberty-equality-uncertainty/

To hear this interview with Mike Rothschild about his book, THE STORM IS UPON US: HOW QANON BECAME A MOVEMENT, CULT, AND CONSPIRACY THEORY OF EVERYTHING, and to view links pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/07/07/mike-rothschild-the-storm-upon-us-how-qanon-became-a-movement-cult-conspiracy-theory-of-everything/

SFMT Musical Director Daniel Savio on Be More Now

Jun 29, 2021

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, July 1 when host Blake More will interview composer, lyricist, musician Daniel Savio, the musical director of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. They will be talking about the Mime Troupe’s upcoming 62nd seasonal offering, their second radio playTales of the Resistance, Vol 2: Persistence, which will debut on Radiogram Wed, July 7 at 8pm.  They will also be discussing the creative process, activism, and a bit of SFMT history.

Loreto Rojas and Cal Winslow host a special episode of Talking about California. They interview Professor Will Russell, an environmentalist at San Jose State University. Russell is a leading authority on redwood restoration, and the role of redwood forests in carbon sequestration. He is an expert on how commercial logging increases the threat of wildfires. Much of Russell’s research has been done in Jackson Demonstration State Forest here in Mendocino County.

To hear this interview with Andy Norman about his book, MENTAL IMMUNITY: Infectious Ideas, Mind Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/06/16/andy-norman-mental-immunity-infectious-ideas-mind-parasites-and-the-search-for-a-better-way-to-think/

It includes an update on fossil fuel pipelines protest and court decisions.

To hear this interview with author, editor and journalist, John Judis, click on this link:

https://forthright.media/2021/06/02/john-judis-the-politics-of-our-time-populism-nationalism-socialism/

To hear this interview with Washington University Sociology Professor, Mark Rank, about his book, POORLY UNDERSTOOD: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty, and to see articles pertinent to it, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/05/19/mark-r-rank-poorly-understood-what-america-gets-wrong-about-poverty/

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: https://forthright.media/2021/05/04/suzanne-simard-finding-the-mother-tree-discovering-the-wisdom-of-the-forest/

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

To hear this interview with vox.com legal journalist, Ian Millhiser, about his latest book, THE AGENDA: HOW A REPUBLICAN SUPREME COURT IS RESHAPING AMERICA, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/04/22/ian-millhiser-the-agenda-how-a-republican-supreme-court-is-reshaping-america/

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: https://forthright.media/2021/04/07/rob-dunn-delicious-the-evolution-of-flavor-and-how-it-made-us-human/

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 www.kzyx.org

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:

https://forthright.media/2021/03/16/carl-zimmer-lifes-edge-the-search-for-what-it-means-to-be-alive/

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: https://forthright.media/2021/03/04/john-c-coffee-jr-corporate-crime-punishment-the-crisis-of-underenforcement/

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! 

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