My name is Daniel Kinch. I also answer to Dan as well as a variety of other names (sometimes to ‘Jerry’). I studied acting in college at University of South Florida (and afterwards), but my interest is (and always was) in writing plays–I studied with the late great Jack Gelber at Brooklyn College. I’ve written […]

If you didn’t catch my performance on Monday at the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blowout/Disaster, I have put it up on radio at my Brooklyn Culture Jam gig. The play is titled the BP HUMAN EXTINCTION BAYOU BLUES. I play the part of Lonnie, a Louisiana based musician whose life […]

This was what Teed me off this AM. As my pals spend their days protesting about Earth Day(I attended the BP protest Monday AM and I’m still waiting for my clothes to dry), the marketing geniuses of the industrial world seize upon the meme of environmentalism to SELL MORE CRAP. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pretty […]

Dr. Mark Naison  We recently spoke to Dr. Mark Naison. He is a Professor of African-American Studies and History at Fordham University and Director of Fordham’s Urban Studies Program. He is the author of six books and over 200 articles on African-American History, urban history, and the history of sports. The Bronx African-American History Project, […]

Telley Madina, a man who knows Louisiana and the effects of BP’s disaster On Thursday 4/16, we spoke to Telley Madina on Brooklyn Culture Jam radio. Telley Madina is the Senior. Gulf Coast Policy Officer for Oxfam America. He is also the son-in-law Byron Encalade, a Louisiana oysterman from Pointe A La Hache whose story was featured […]

A few weeks ago, I spoke to Richard Forer. He is the author of “Breakthrough: Transforming Fear into Compassion – A New Perspective on the Israel-Palestine Conflict.” He has ultra-Orthodox relatives living in Israel. He has first-hand knowledge of issues in Israel. and speaker with expertise on middle East history and current issues.. He was formerly […]

Tonight on the Brooklyn Culture Jam, I’ll be talking to Telley Madina about the state of the Gulf Of Mexico five years after the BP disaster. Mr. Madina is the Sr. Gulf Coast Policy Officer for Oxfam America is featured in the Documentary VANISHING PEARLS, about the African American fishermen in Louisiana who have not […]

  Like all my well-meaning lib friends, I’m appalled at the destruction of artwork that has followed the rise of extremism in many places in the world. The Taliban’s destruction of ancient Buddhist statues in 2001 alarmed people of culture worldwide. The destruction and looting of Iraq’s museum after the US 2003 invasion was about […]

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