Program Showcase

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now at 7pm on Thursday, August 30 when host Blake More will interview local spirit makers, Crispin Cain and Tamar Kaye the dynamic duo of Tamar Distillery Inc, American Craft Distillery. They will be discussing everything from reviving the ancient craft of distillation, the role spirits play in community activism, the widespread recognition of their efforts, and tips on a successful working partnership.

Brooks Forsyth Visits KZYX

Aug 24, 2018

KZYX was lucky enough to receive a visit from North Carolina picker Brooks Forsyth on the way to his show in Willits. He played a few songs and told great story about meeting Ramblin' Jack Elliot in a bar.

Victor Clark Alfaro

Aug 24, 2018

Victor Clark Alfaro, a native of Tijuana, study masters in social
anthropology at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in Mexico City, and
conducted doctoral studies in sociology at the University of California
San Diego (UCSD). Professor at San Diego State University (SDSU); and
Founder and Director of the Binational Center for Human Rights (in
Tijuana). He has been a columnist for Pacific News Service (PNS)
(1987-1991), columnist for the newspaper La Opinión (Los Angeles, CA)

Maria Rendon

Aug 24, 2018

Maria Rendon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban
Planning and Public Policy at the University of California, Irvine, and is
an affiliated faculty member there in Sociology and Chicano/Latino
Maria received her PhD from Sociology and Social Policy program at Harvard
University. Maria examines how concentrated poverty and racial segregation
impacts the life outcomes of urban residents and specifically how children
of Latino immigrants adapt and acculturate in these environments. As part

Bardis Vakili

Aug 24, 2018

Bardis Vakili is a Senior Staff Attorney, at ACLU San Diego.
Vakili came to the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties in September 2014
after four years in the Orange County office of the ACLU of Southern
California. His primary areas of focus are immigrants’ rights and the
rights of youth and children, and he also works on voting rights and
policing issues. For his work in the field of immigrants’ rights, Vakili
has received a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award in 2017 and a

Louis Desipio

Aug 24, 2018

Professor, Political Science and Chicano/Latino Studies. School of Social
Sciences, University of California, Irvine
Director, Center for the Study of Democracy
Ph.D., 1993, University of Texas at Austin
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1984, Latin American Studies
A.B., Columbia University, 1981, History

Filmmaker and Activist David Martinez speaks with Alex Vitale, author of The End Of Policing. They discuss the history of policing, strategies of modern policing including policing the mentally ill, homeless, political activists, and why police treat right wing demonstrators different from left wing demonstrators. They also discuss solutions and alternatives to policing. The audio is below.

To hear this interview with Larry Hancock about his book, CREATING CHAOS: COVERT POLITICAL WARFARE FROM TRUMAN TO PUTIN and Carey Gillam about the $289 million damages Monsanto ordered to pay in damages by SF jury (8-10-18) click on this link:

Monsanto must pay $289million in SF cancer trial

Aug 11, 2018
Photo courtesy of Baum Hedland Law Firm

To hear this  interview with Carey Gillam with updated news of historic SF jury $289M verdict against Monsanto, in favor of plaintiff, Dewayne Johnson, click on this link:

Carey Johnson will be featured on the upcoming Forthright Radio, 8-15-18. She attended much of the 4 week trial.

To hear this interview with Matthew Lyons, click on this link:

Truthout chose as their Progressive Pick, Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire , by our guest, Matthew N. Lyons, in which he takes issue with the notion that the far right is a united force.

Jeffrey Parker

We in pastoral Mendocino county cherish our region’s reputation for growing some of the world’s finest wines, and the county is no slouch when it comes to pioneering craft breweries known across the country and beyond. But did you know Mendocino has been distilling some of the best hand-made brandies, whiskies, gins and other spirits?

Holistic Health Perspectives, July 3, 2018

Jun 28, 2018

Join Mary Pat Palmer and Karin Uphoff on Holistic Health Perspectives this Tuesday 1p on KZYX when they discuss breast health using Ayurvedic principles, with DeAnna Batdorff.  DeAnna Batdorff is an Ayurvedic practitioner, educator and founder of The Dhyanna Center of Therapeutics in Sebastopol California.

Serhii Plokhy via Wikipedia

It's been 32 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster -- the explosion, fire and partial meltdown of the Soviet-era Chernobyl nuclear power station at Pripyat, 100 km north of Kiev -- and disastrous public safety response by the secretive Communist government that followed.