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Episode 49 – Mischa Hedges

For November, SnapSessions! podcast Episode 49 features an interview with filmmaker and environmental activist Mischa Hedges and Abort the Court, an exploration of the history of abortion since ancient times. The episode opens with Abort the Court, an overview of abortion with an analysis of what the Bible doesn’t say about the topic and what our colonial forefathers did say. Ithas commentaries from Samantha Bee, John Oliver, and George Carlin, as well as leading scholars, refuting the Supreme Court’s recent Dobbs…
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Episode 48 – Gwyneth Moreland

SnapSessions! presents Episode 48, featuring an interview with Mendocino singer/songwriter Gwyneth Moreland, and Doug Nunn’s Avenue of the Stars, a memoir of his time working on The Simpsons Movie as an animator. We open with Avenue of the Stars, in which Doug Nunn recalls learning the Adobe Photoshop and After Effects programs in the SF State Digital Intensive program and creating his own homemade cartoons. Then in March 2007 he received a phone call from old friend and producer of The Simpsons Movie Richard Sakai, which led to him working…
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Episode 47 – Gene Parsons

SnapSessions! presents Episode 47, featuring an interview with musician and inventor Gene Parsons. We also include the premiere of Copzilla, a SnapSessions! audio comedy about a giant policeman who attacks idyllic Donut Town. The podcast opens with Copzilla, a comedy epic about a huge policeman’s assault on the peaceful pastries of Donut Town. Copzilla is told by reporter for The Daily…
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Episode 46 – Sax Eno

SnapSessions! presents Episode 46, featuring an interview with video editor and Reality TV Producer Sax Eno.  We also present an analysis and appreciation of Nicole Hannah Jones 1619 Project and take a look at the reactionary response to  her book as well as  “Critical Race Theory”.  Our SnapSessions! interview features long-time Reality TV editor, Sax…
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Episode 45 – Triangle Tattoo & Museum

SnapSessions! presents Episode 45, featuring an interview with the tattoo artists of the Triangle Tattoo & Museum in Fort Bragg, CA. We also offer a SnapSessions! homage to the classic 1950s variety show Your Show of Shows, featuring the hilarious Sid Caesar and an incredible cast of characters. Episode 45 opens with the tribute to Your Show of…
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Episode 44 – Otiz Cannelloni

SnapSessions! Presents Episode 44, featuring an interview with British comedian, magician, and painter, Otiz Cannelloni, as well as “SCOTUS vs. Mother Earth”, a look at a US Supreme Court case which threatens to upend all Climate legislation.  Cannelloni talks about his youth in Crystal Palace in South London, and shares stories of his time as…
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Episode 43 – Dave Cohen

SnapSessions! presents Episode 43, with our artist of the show—comedian and comedy/song writer, Dave Cohen, as well as a consideration of Kim Stanley Robinson’s science fiction novel The Ministry of the Future, speculating on where our planet might be headed in the years to come. Cohen discusses his early days in England, playing in punk…
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Episode 42 – Brian Lohmann

SnapSessions! presents Episode 42, featuring an interview with our artist of the show—actor, improviser, songwriter, and director Brian Lohmann as well as our next installment in the SnapSessions! Environmental Hall of Shame series—“Exxon Knew”, a blazing critique of the fossil fuel giant’s long-time cover up of the realities of Climate Change. Brian Lohmann talks about…
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Episode 41 – Ben Slay

SnapSessions! Podcast presents Episode 41, featuring an interview with our activist of the show—academic, economic consultant, and United Nations diplomat Ben Slay, and a salute to Jonathan Winters, one of the great comedians of American showbiz history. Ben Slay graduated from high school in 1976 in Fort Bragg, and his academic studies lead him to a PhD in Economics. A Fulbright Fellowship in…
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Episode 40 – Claudia Paige

SnapSessions! presents Episode 40, featuring an interview with our artist of the show–drummer, percussion teacher, and activist Claudia Paige, as well as a “Tribute to The Twilight Zone”, the extraordinary boundary breaking science fiction TV show of the late 1950s and 1960s. Claudia Paige talks about her “hippie upbringing” in Mendocino in the 1960s and…
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