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56: Michael and Janet in Video Game Land

Singing Mountain | January 21, 2019
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The first Singing Mountain of 2019 is also the first in a new series looking at the interactions between mainstream pop music and video game music. This episode looks and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and Legend of Mana in terms of Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, but I’m stoked to […]

12. Clearing Criminal Records in the Golden State

Green & Gold | January 17, 2019
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Prop 64 legalized recreational cannabis in California, but it also included a provision that allows people who’ve been charged with cannabis-related crimes to have those charges reduced or expunged. A drug conviction negatively impacts a person’s life even after incarceration; it can make it hard to land a well-paying job, […]

16: Dhruv Uday Singh Loves Hausu (or, you know, House)

You Have To Watch This Movie | January 16, 2019
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Quiz Show Challenge: Is That a Real Soap Opera?

You Have To Watch This Movie | January 11, 2019
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This week we discussed Soap Dish, a movie about a fictional soap opera. As a result, this week’s quiz pits Tony against Michael to see who, if given a soap opera title, can guess if it’s something that actually aired on TV or if it is merely a thing opera […]

11. The Need for Weed in the Classroom

Green & Gold | January 10, 2019
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No, we’re not advocating for smoking weed in your dorm room or hiding it in your locker. Instead, we’re talking about academic education surrounding cannabis. A 2017 survey published in Drug and Alcohol Dependance reached out to medical school deans, fellows and residents and found that there was a “fundamental […]

A Chef’s Life with Jacques Pepin

Smart Mouth | January 9, 2019
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Jacques Pepin, the legendary French chef who changed American cuisine, joined Katherine to remember when cheffing was a blue-collar job; turning down a job in the Kennedy White House; and his work with Julia Child. Plus, his childhood in occupied France, when clowning on Nazis was a hobby. Smart Mouth […]

15: Michael Bourret Loves Soapdish

You Have To Watch This Movie | January 9, 2019
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Soapdish features not only one of Sally Field’s best performances but also one of the best comedic performances ever in a movie. And while it’s not uncommon for a gay guy who came of age in the 1990s to love the film, that love has to contend with a surprise […]

10. Happy One-Year Birthday to Legal Weed!

Green & Gold | January 3, 2019
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Recreational cannabis has been legal to sell in California for one year. In our first episode of 2019, Hayley brings you a quick recap of commercial cannabis’ inaugural year before looking forward at what new, exciting things might be on the horizon for the coming year. She talks with Adam […]

Replay: Disgusting Things with Caitlin Doughty

Smart Mouth | January 2, 2019
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Celebrity mortician Caitlin Doughty talks about the funeral industry, sharing a bedroom with a dead body, the gnarliness of the Victorian era, worms in apples, long pig, cold dead hands dragging you to hell, beheadings, mossy skulls, and the grossest thing in history: the “whale cure.” Smart Mouth is on […]


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