Wed January 28, 2015

WEB EXTRA: "Puncture their pomposity" – Satire, terrorism and free speech

A demonstration in Berlin, Germany in response to the killings at French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Under CC license from Flickr user Thierry Chervel.

KALW's Ben Trefny talks with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Dean Ed Wasserman about how terrorist attacks on media, the use of satire, and free speech.

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Thu June 27, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 6/29 3 pm

Funny Songs this Sat. 3 pm

"Folk Music & Beyond" tickles your funny bone this Saturday (6/29) 3 pm with humorous and satirical songs by  Loudon Wainwright III, the Austin Lounge Lizards, the Bobs, Richard Thompson, Two Nice Girls, Greg Brown, and the Chicken Chokers.   The great Bobster himself will make a cameo appearance.


Tue June 25, 2013
Friday 7/4 at 5pm

Politics Takes a Holiday...with The Capitol Steps

Tune in for political satire as the cast of The Capitol Steps offer satire and skewering in sketch and song that traverses party boundaries without a passport.  Friday, July 4 at 5pm.