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  • jane kim

    Episode 42 with Jane Kim

    Jane Kim served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing a diverse district in San Francisco, including the lowest-income residents and the wealthiest zip code in the City.  Further, she […]

  • Episode 41 with Golden Bull Owners Mark Lynn, Jason Beebout, and Bill Schneider

    Owning a bar during COVID: This week we talk past and present punk with Golden Bull Owners Mark Lynn, Jason Beebout, and Bill Schneider. Mark Lynn moved to Oakland in 1994. […]

  • Episode 40 with Chuck Goshert

    When Black Athletes drummer Rob Haight took him to see Black Flag at The Farm in 1984, Chuck knew he had found a home in the punk scene. In 1986 […]

  • christian picciolini

    Episode 39 with Christian Picciolini

    Christian Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, a public speaker, author, peace advocate, and a former violent extremist. After leaving the hate movement he helped create during his youth in […]

  • Cheyanne Love

    Episode 38 with Cheyenne Love

    Cheyenne is the founder of Queer Wave Coffee. She is an industry legend who has been in the coffee world for almost two decades.

  • Anna Merlan

    Episode 37 with Anna Merlan

    Anna Merlan is a senior reporter on the Features desk at Vice News and the author of Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power.” “A riveting […]

  • Episode 36 with Maggie Freleng

    Maggie Freleng is the host and producer of “Unjust & Unsolved” a popular new podcast about wrongful convictions. Formerly a Producer-at-Large for NPR’s Latino USA, she is an Adjunct Professor […]

  • Episode 35 with Adam Myatt

    Adam Myatt a.k.a. The Cat Man of West Oakland is not your normal crazy cat lady. After taking photos of West Oakland’s feral cat population for about a year, he […]

  • Megan Lynn Kott

    Episode 34 with Megan Lynn Kott

    Megan has been working as a professional illustrator since 2006. In addition to creating beautiful watercolor pet portraits and traveling the craft fair circuit – Megan designs graphics, illustrations, and […]

  • Episode 33 with Joseph Gervasi

    Joseph A. Gervasi’s youthful punk projects included The Cabbage Collective,NO LONGER A FANzine, Philly Zine, and The Orgasmic Toilet Band. Non-punk later projects include Exhumed Films ( and his business, […]