Author: Marshall Brown

Episode 23 – Bill Stoneham

SnapSessions! presents Episode 23, featuring an interview with artist Bill Stoneham, as well as articles “The Doomsday Machine” and “A Tribute to Satirist Stan Freberg”. Bill Stoneham talks about his days as a young artist in Southern California, his early ventures into selling his paintings on the gallery scene while resisting the War in Vietnam,…
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Episode 22 – Daniel Stieglitz

SnapSessions! presents Episode 22, featuring an interview with caricaturist (Schnellzeichner)/Improviser/Filmmaker Daniel Stieglitz, as well as articles “An Ode to Python’s The Life of Brian” and “Voter Suppression in the USA”. Daniel Stieglitz talks about his Asterix comics’ obsessed youth in Bavaria, his time at an intensive art school in Kassel, his work in animation and early…
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Episode 21 – Mendocino Film Festival

SnapSessions! presents Episode 21, devoting a full chapter to the Mendocino Film Festival of 2019! This year’s 2020 festival has been cancelled due to the Corona Crisis so we bring out our tribute, a full length look at last year’s festival, to the filmmakers, the administrators, the workers, and the fans that have made 14…
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Episode 20 – Peter and Sheila Jowers

SnapSessions! presents Episode 20, featuring an interview with organic farmers and land pioneers, Peter & Sheila Jowers, as well as articles “Corona and the Black Plague” and  “A Tribute to John Prine”. Peter & Sheila Jowers talk about the building of the Adsett Court land partnership in the West Country of England from the mid…
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COVID-19 Special Episode

SnapSessions presents a special Covid-19 episode, highlighting scary plague, disease, and related Zombie movies to watch during this period of “sheltering in place”. We know you, like the SnapSessions’ Bros., are looking for things to read, watch, and listen to. We hope to add our collection of scary movies to your list of things to watch…
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Episode 19 – Ralph Humphrey

SnapSessions! presents Episode 19, featuring an interview with maestro drummer/music teacher Ralph Humphrey as well as articles “Sometimes a Protester” and “Tom Lehrer, Satirist Extraordinaire”.  Humphrey talks about his long and storied musical career, starting as a clarinetist in a Dixieland Band called “The Derbies”, when he was still in high school and then his…
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Episode 18 – Fog Eater Cafe

SnapSessions! presents Episode 18, featuring an interview with the founders of Mendocino’s popular new vegetarian restaurant, The Fog Eater Café–Haley Samas Berry, Erica Schneider and Nathan Maxwell Cann, as well as a feature on mythical Baby Standup comic–”Schecky Infante”, and an article on “Drawdown” technologies to eliminate carbon and fossil fuels from our future. We…
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Episode 17 – Mark Thomas

SnapSessions! presents Episode 17, a special installment devoted entirely to an interview and selected comedy riffs from British comic and political activist, Mark Thomas. Thomas has been active as a comedian, satirist, and muck-raking journalist since the mid-1980s in the UK and beyond. Thomas talks about his working-class upbringing with his builder Dad and nurse/midwife…
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Episode 16 – The Nutclucker

SnapSessions! presents Episode 16 featuring a holiday reboot of “Tchickclucksky’s The Nutclucker & Other Chicken Holiday Treats”, a 1995 production of Rothman’s HenHouse in association with Large Child Productions.  The Nutclucker was the inspiration of Harry “Henny Bockman” Rothman (aka “Poultriotti”), a longtime player and director of Mendocino’s Hit & Run Theater. Harry was an…
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Episode 15 – Jessica Morsell-Haye

SnapSessions! presents Episode 15, featuring an interview with textile & pattern designer/Fort Bragg City Councilwoman, Jessica Morsell-Haye, as well as the premiere of our audio play–”7 Days in the Mesozoic”, a dramatic representation of the last week of the Dinosaur imperium. Morsell-Haye talks about her outdoorsy and spirited early years as a Mendocino kid, her…
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