RadioACTive 10.27.22

  • October 27, 2022
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Music Meets Activism host Tamrika Khvtisiashvili talks with LITerally podcaster Kase Johnstun, author of Let the Wild Grasses Grow.

Tonight's show featured a round of Music Meets Activism. Take a listen as RadioACTive's Tamrika Khvtisiashvili talks with writer and podcaster Kase Johnstun about some of the musical milestones of his life. 

  • READ: Let the Wild Grasses Grow (Torrey House Press) by Kase Johnstun. This book chronicles the lives of Della Chavez and John Cordova, childhood friends separated by a tragic accident, who find each other again during World War II after leading lives of struggle through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and, for John, abuse at the hands of his grandfather. Awards: Women’s National Book Award Great Group Read 2022; Finalist High Plains Book Award 2022; Honorable Mention League of Utah Writers 2022; and Longlist Reading the West 2022.

  • READ: A Sincere Thank You to Taylor Swift from a Nearly 40-year-old Man Who Hates Pop Music by Kase Johnstun

  • LISTEN: The LITerally Podcast. Established 2016. "Since then, we have recorded 50 episodes and expanded our literary reach across the country and the globe. Check it out. Below are a few fun episodes to get you hooked."

 Johnstun's MMA Playlist:

  • "How to Disappear Completely" by Radiohead
  • "Thrashers" by Neil Young
  • "Lifeline" by Ben Harper 
  • "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift
  • "Elegantly Wasted" by INXS

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer, Editor: Lara Jones
  • Volunteer Host: Tamrika Khvtisiashvili