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Can't Let Go: Sound Effect, Episode 125

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Flat Earth map drawn by Orlando Ferguson in 1893. The map contains several references to biblical passages as well as various jabs at the "Globe Theory".

This show originally aired on November 18, 2017.

This week on Sound Effect, our theme is "Can’t Let Go." KNKX newsies Ariel Van Cleave and Ed Ronco reminisce about their obscure instruments. Then we talk to Jillian Venters, who gives advice to people of the gothic subculture, including those who are aging within it. Next, we head to Tacoma where a man is making an effort to celebrate author Frank Herbert. Then we take a ride in one of the oddest vehicles you’ll ever see: a hearse, decked out in pink, and available for parties. We get out of the hearse and back into the studio to talk to a man about why he’s convinced the earth is flat. The show wraps up with us meeting a woman who made a trek into the woods to say goodbye one last time to her dog…but couldn’t completely let go. 

Sound Effect is your weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by KNKX's Gabriel Spitzer. To hear the full broadcast version of the show, which includes a story about one of the oddest vehicles you’ll ever see: a hearse, decked out in pink, and available for parties, and a man about why he’s convinced the earth is flat, click on the player below.

 

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Kevin began his career at KNKX in 2003, where his first responsibility was to eradicate the KNKX Jazz Library from all Smooth Jazz CD’s. Since then there is not much at KNKX he hasn’t done. Kevin has worked as a full time jazz host, news host, and has hosted, at least once, almost every single program on KNKX. Kevin currently produces 88.5's weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary, and helped make the KNKX Grocery Tote famous.