Upcoming Presidential Election: Part 2

Join hosts Joliet Morrill and Setareh Jalali as they discuss the upcoming presidential election, the candidates, current issues, and the importance of youth voting. This is part 2 in our presidential election series, and this time we’re switching things up and taking a look from the Republican side. Guests include Abby Bennett, a student at … Continue reading »

Local Artists and Businesses

What does buying local mean to you? Being in Maine, Portland especially, we are in an area that values local businesses. Not only do we value local businesses, but we also value local arts. From musicians to nonprofit organizations like Space Gallery, Portland is full of opportunity. Tonight on Blunt, we’re speaking with two people that … Continue reading »

Stress

Stress

Tonight, hosts Joliet Morrill and Milena Germon host an intriguing show on stress, including a short piece by Matt Osman. Guests include clinical psychologist Gordon Street, and Alan Comeau, the communications director at Acadia Hospital and executive producer of “The Road Back”, a film about the stigma surrounding adolescent mental health.   A link to “The Road … Continue reading »

Capitalism and Internet Culture

Capitalism and Internet Culture

June 20th, 2015 Join hosts Leo Hilton and Aidan Mitchell as they discuss the culture of  the internet and the way that it is used to sell us things. Further reading: https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/adorno/1944/culture-industry.htm http://www.theguardian.com/media-network-outbrain-partner-zone/native-advertising-quality-scalability http://blog.dennys.com/  

MOVIES!

MOVIES!

The US Film Industry brings in over 30 billion dollars every year, but what about our little slice of the film scene? Greater Portland is home to a small but thriving independent film scene. This week on Blunt, we talk to both filmmakers and enthusiasts about the films in general, as well as from a … Continue reading »

Trans Teens and Their Stories

Trans Teens and Their Stories

  Tonight on Blunt hosts Gaby and Sophie will speak with several trans teens from New England about their lives. Join them as they speak with high schoolers AJ Yarn (creator of Faces For Equality), Riley Cyr, Calvin Lyster, and Aly Rockwood (creator of Mid Coast Queer Collective) about their experiences in trans communities in the … Continue reading »

Plastic Bags and Recycling

This Monday at Blunt Youth Radio, Savannah Plummer and Matt Osman talk to Sarah Lakeman, Sustainable Maine Project Director, and Will Everitt, Development Director from the Friends of Casco Bay about plastic bags and recycling. To find out more about what Sarah Lakemand does, check out her out here. To find out more about what … Continue reading »