Pete Seeger

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    Film Week with Mr. Bib: Going to the Movies with George W. Bush

    Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Five Songs for Earth Day

    ​ Today marks the forty-first anniversary of Earth Day. As the brainchild of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, the observation first held in the United States on April 22nd, 1970 was conceived as a 'teach-in' meant to inspire awareness and action on issues critical to the health of the enviro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Fleet Foxes Debut 'Grown Ocean' Video; Robin Pecknold Contextualizes 'Helplessness Blues'

    ​While you may scoff "adult-indie contemporary" at teh mention of Fleet Foxes, nothing on our radar has been more eagerly anticipated than the Seattle band's sophomore release, Helplessness Blues, out May 3. Now that they've released the first video from that set, singer Robin Pecknold talks about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    WTF of the Week: Tom Waits to Release Single on 78 RPM

    ​WTF?Yesterday Pitchfork reported bluesman Tom Waits will be releasing a 78 RPM vinyl single on Nov. 19 through New Orleans-based Preservation Hall Recordings.Each side of the limited edition vinyl platter will feature a cover song recorded in collaboration with the Preservation Hall Jazz band inc ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Sitting There On the Group W Bench

    The Guthrie Family Legacy Tour

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    Staying the Course

    At his press conference this morning, President Bush promised yet again that when it comes to Iraq, we'll continue to push on even though we're waist deep in the Big Muddy. Elsewhere in this morning's news we find some milestones of the course on which we are staying. From the Washington Post: A te ... More >>

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Supplementary Discography

    Bands the Cold War Kids never heard but could have: loose songs by righteous outsiders with scuffy guitars

  • Features

    May 19, 2005
  • News

    March 11, 2004

    I Am a Terrorist: I Teach

    A radicals journey from thin mints to the classroom

  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    Yakkity Yak

    Ramblin Jack talks back

  • Unknown

    June 29, 2000
  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Bigger Than the Beatles

    UC Irvine professor Jon Wieners fight for John Lennons FBI file reveals something ugly about democracy in America

  • Culture

    February 10, 2000

    When He Was Just a Little Rolling Stone

    Early Dylan documents the creation of modern rock

  • Culture

    February 3, 2000

    When He Was Just a Little Rolling Stone

    Early Dylan documents the creation of modern rock

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    The Peoples Republic of Barclay!

    For one night only, when Arlo Guthrie presides

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Poo Fighters

    Once a friend of land developers, Garry Brown has joined the battle to keep OCs beaches free of the brown stuff