Author: Marshall Brown

Episode 36 – John Chamberlin

A Tribute to North Coast Legend John Chamberlin SnapSessions! presents Episode 36, a special tribute to legendary Mendocino artist and musician John Chamberlin, who would have turned 80 in September 2021. John Chamberlin was a unique character, from his arrival in Mendocino in the late 1960s until his passing in 2013. His posters, signs, and musical contributions to numerous bands were a huge influence on…
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Episode 35 – Gabriel Geiger

SnapSessions! presents Episode 35, featuring an interview with our artist/activist of the show, Vice Media Group investigative journalist Gabriel Geiger, as well as another SnapSessions! look at American voter suppression, this time in comparison to other democracies. Gabriel Geiger talks about growing up on the Mendocino Coast, his time as an exchange student in Denmark, his university…
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Episode 34 – Emily Jane White

SnapSessions! presents Episode 34, featuring an interview with our artist of the show, folk singer/songwriter Emily Jane White, as well as a salute to the storied 1980s Canadian comedy troupe SCTV–”The Power of Silly, a Tribute to SCTV”. Emily Jane White talks about growing up on the Mendocino Coast in the 1980s and 90s, the…
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Episode 33 – Dan O’Connor

SnapSessions! presents Episode 33, featuring an interview with our artist of the show, actor/writer/director Dan O’Connor of Impro Theatre of LA, as well as an audio exposé–“The Strange History of Vaccination–from Medieval India to QAnon Misinformation”. Dan O’Connor talks about his early days as a child actor in San Francisco’s ACT and other theatres, his…
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Episode 32: Velina Brown

SnapSessions! presents Episode 32, featuring an interview with our artist of the show, actor/singer/director Velina Brown of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, as well as a sardonic look at the history of the senate filibuster–”Filibusters, Budget Reconciliations and Gasbags”. Velina Brown talks about her career in theater as an actress, singer and director. She grew…
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Episode 31: Michael Gene Sullivan

SnapSessions! presents Episode 31, featuring an interview with our artist of the show, writer/actor/director Michael Gene Sullivan of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, as well as a satirical analysis of the Texas energy crisis featuring Tex Shitter, the Texan from Exxon, and an article “Jamie Raskin and the House Impeachment Managers Present Their Case”.  Michael…
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Episode 30 – Edi Patterson

SnapSessions! presents Episode 30, featuring an interview with actress/writer/improviser, Edi Patterson as well as Doug Nunn’s Road to Publication (the story of his journey to publish his book–Jolly Old Elf–the Art of Santa H. Claus), and a salute to the classic science fiction film–The Day the Earth Stood Still. Edi Patterson talks about growing up…
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Episode 29 – Caitlin Berrigan

SnapSessions! presents Episode 29, featuring an interview with artist/writer/teacher Caitlin Berrigan, a look at the fabulous life of scientist/explorer Alexander von Humboldt, and a tribute to 1930s cartoon starlet, Betty Boop! Caitlin Berrigan talks about her youth on the Mendocino coast in Northern California, her education at Hampshire College and MIT as well as in Paris, her development as…
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Episode 28 – Evan Mills

SnapSessions! presents Episode 28, featuring an interview with environmental scientist and member of the Nobel Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Evan Mills, as well as a salute to Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame, just maybe the greatest Whistleblower of all time! Evan Mills talks about growing up as a science-fascinated youth in…
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Episode 27 – The Irish Persons

SnapSessions! presents Episode 27, a special episode, where SnapSessions shares a recent discovery, a vanished piece of folk music history, a newly unearthed documentary featuring folk music historian, Cairn Krust and his late 1980s uncovering of a lost Irish traditional and very political band—The Irish Persons. In our holiday episode #27 we share with you…
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