Jeremy Dalmas

Touch Of Grey: Lecturing to retired Deadheads

I ask teacher Peter Richardson about a good introductory song to the Grateful Dead. He mulls the question over for a moment.
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Are you a tax-raising, soy latte-drinking, Prius-driving, New York Times-reading, Daily Show-watching, corporation-hating liberal? Or a gun-toting, Bible-loving, Walmart-shopping, homophobic, climate-change-denying, immigrant-hating conservative? Why does it seem like all of American politics often boils down to these two absurd positions? Is it because of our particular political system, our culture, or deeper psychological impulses?

On the July 3, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible.

Under CC license from Flickr user Shubh Singh

Marijuana “sucking rivers dry”… Oregon’s recreational law: it’s complicated… Are delivery services legal?  Kosher cannabis… and more.


On July 3rd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario about her memoir It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War. She has spent more than a decade documenting the human costs of war in many countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and the Congo. How do images shape our views of war? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Lynsey Addario, Pulitzer Prize winning conflict photojournalist 

Emily Corwin

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

Attending a Grateful Dead concert during the 1970s was a powerful and positive experience for many fans, but what was it like for those who worked with the band backstage? 

Blank on Blank: Jerry Garcia on the Acid Tests

15 hours ago

It’s been 50 years since the original band members of The Grateful Dead began playing together in clubs around Palo Alto and San Francisco. In that time they’ve sold 35 million records. But more importantly, they inspired an unprecedented culture of fandom – 

The Grateful Dead Show! 2015 marks the 50th anniversary since the legendary band formed.

Jeremy Dalmas

I ask teacher Peter Richardson about a good introductory song to the Grateful Dead. He mulls the question over for a moment. 

If you are not looking for a good spot to view fireworks this weekend, we have some alternative ideas on what to do around the Bay Area.


Your Call: More people are watching women’s sports than ever – why won’t the sports media cover it?

On the July 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of women’s sports.
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Friday at 8pm: The Capitol Steps!

Their latest July 4th Special

USA Today

Sandip Roy: Over the Rainbow

After the historic ruling from SCOTUS on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed?
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National Flying Lawnchair Day KALW Almanac July 2, 2015

183rd Day of 2015 182 RemainingAutumn Begins in 83 DaysSunrise:5:52Sunset:8:3514 Hours 43 MinutesMoon Rise:9:04pmMoon Set:6:41amPhase:99%Full Moon July 1 @ 7:22pm and July 31 @ 3:45pmFull Thunder Moon / Full Hay MoonJuly is normally the month when the new antlers of buck deer push out of their foreheads in coatings of velvety fur. It was also often called the Full Thunder Moon, for the reason that thunderstorms are most frequent during this time. Another name for this month’s Moon was the...
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An Archive Of Hope: Harvey Milk's Own Words

To commemorate Independence Day and the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in favor of marriage equality, Out in the Bay is honoring the Martin Luther King, Jr. of the gay rights movement, Harvey Milk.
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