Poodle Radio Turns Five!

The Fifth in Our Occasional Audio Series, Featuring City2.Org and Shannon Kelley

Here’s the fifth podcast of Poodle Radio, the weekly-ish program recorded at the KCSB studios and broadcast every Friday morning, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on KJUC, 770/880 AM in the UCSB dorms.

On this week’s broadcast, The Indy‘s senior editor Matt Kettmann chats about new and old media with Warren Schultheis and Ryan Gantz. Schultheis, a former Indy intern and graphic designer, recently launched, a Web site that aggregates Santa Barbara news articles, hosts community forums, and provides a platform for citizen journalism via its blogs. Gantz is involved with, a Web site that serves as headquarters for blogs written by sports fans across the country.

Following that conversation, longtime Indy writer Shannon Kelley comes on the show to read a tale of personal discovery and humanitarian work in post-Katrina New Orleans. The story was published in a new anthology called Submerged: Tales from the Basin.

Audio Clip

Indy Radio Episode #5


Along the way, there are also musical treats, including:

Zee Avi’s “No Christmas for Me,” off This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday Vol. 1, just released by Brushfire Records;

David Piltch’s “A Still Time,” off Ministers of the Interior, just released by Household Ink Records;

Chopteeth’s “Snake Eyes,” off Afrofunk Big Band, just released by Grigri Discs;

Martin Leon’s “Je m’demande,” off Quebec, another wonderful album from Putumayo;

And, lastly but not leastly, ALO’s “Christmas Time,” also off This Warm December.

Listen and enjoy. There should be two more episodes before the year is done.

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