Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Today is Friday, and we're wrapping up an epic week. It's a week that brought us an actual reconciliation bill to help with healthcare, climate change and taxing the corporations who've not been paying that we thought was long dead. It's also the week during which President Biden signed the CHIPS Act into law (funding manufacturing computer chips and other supply chain relief here in the US) and the PACT Act, giving care to veterans made ill by exposure to toxic burn [...]
Marc Bonilla, Nicole Sandler, Kevin Gilbert KLOS Mark & Brian Christmas Show 1990 I'll never forget how I got the news that Kevin Gilbert had died. It was May 18, 1996. I had been out late that night, and returned home to an answering machine flashing with messages. One was from Doug Buttleman, Kevin Gilbert's and Toy Matinee's manager; another from Mark Bonilla, Toy Matinee's brilliant guitarist. We'd all become good friends through the Mark & Brian Show. Both messages were of an urgent nature, asking me to call whenever I got in. I somehow already knew what [...]
It's a big Friday show - Nicole speaks with Tim Wise, antiracist essayist, author and educator, about race in America. Author/blogger and mom Joanne Bamberger joins in for a conversation about our shared experience as adoptive moms. And for Flashback Friday, the late Kevin Gilbert from 1995.