The Andy's Treasure Trove Podcast

The Andy's Treasure Trove Podcast

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Host Andy Moore interviews fascinating people and takes you along on audio adventures exploring Culture, Art, and Fun in San Francisco and beyond.


24 – Psychedelic Drugs as Medicine, with Andrew Weil, Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner and “Don”
Mar 10 • 46 min
In the last episode, number 23, we heard from visionary ethnobotanist, mystic and writer Terence McKenna, and from Rick Doblin, president of the Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Science. This episode, number 24, is a continuation on the same…
23 – Psychedelic Drugs as Medicine, with Terence McKenna and Rick Doblin of MAPS
Mar 10 • 43 min
Part 1 of a two-part program about the increasing use of consciousness-expanding substances, many of them illegal, for health and personal spiritual growth. People around the world are using these consciousness-expanding substances, also called…
22 – Karen Pedersen and the WGA Screenplay Library – Tour and Interview
Nov 15, 2019 • 26 min
Come along with me on a personal tour of the Writers Guild Foundation’s Shavelson-Webb Library, the only library in the world focused entirely on screenwriting. Our guide will be Head Librarian Karen Pedersen. This library is a Los Angeles institution…
21 – Hugh “Chopper” King, From Pyromaniac to Militant Radical to TV Producer/Personality
Jul 11, 2019 • 34 min
This time my conversation is with Hugh King (also known as “Chopper King.”) When I interviewed Hugh, it was at his and his wife Karen’s cavernous concrete home in Los Angeles about ten years ago. What I’ve selected from our conversation for this podcast…
20 – In London With Peter & Kath Hart
Jan 10, 2019 • 17 min
This episode of Andy’s Treasure Trove features two great fans of my podcast, Peter and Kath Hart of London. When my family and I were in London a few years ago, we spent a very pleasant day with them, I presented them with some Andy’s Treasure Trove…
19 – SPARKS – An Homage to Ron & Russell Mael
Sep 10, 2017 • 107 min
This is my homage to my favorite band, Sparks, and the core of Sparks, brothers Ron & Russell Mael. I speak to Tosh Berman of Tam Tam Books, who wrote a book about a history-making Sparks 21-album concert series in London and who published a book of…
18 – Voices of the Green Rush – Cannabis Job Fair in San Francisco
May 12, 2016 • 43 min
Interviews from the April 30, 2016 “Join the Green Rush” cannabis job fair in San Francisco, plus an interview with Mario Furloni about his and Kate McLean’s documentary Pot Country and the feature film, Freeland, that it inspired.
17 – Bob & Ray (with guests Bob Elliott and Tom Lehrer)
Jan 1, 2014 • 48 min
A salute to the pioneering comedy team of Bob & Ray, featuring a new interview with Bob Elliott, many excerpts from Bob & Ray recordings, and some recent appreciative comments by another comedy great Tom Lehrer. Host Andy Moore is “mighty grateful” to…
16 – Author Sarah Schulman
Nov 2, 2012 • 35 min
Episode 16 features an interview from 2009 with the noted writer Sarah Schulman, the author of After Dolores, Shimmer, People in Trouble, Rat Bohemia, Stagestruck, and many others. Andy chats with Sarah about, among other things, her keen interest in…
15 – Candace Roberts, Becky Haycox & Lorenzo Barrar
Apr 24, 2012 • 50 min
Episode 15 begins with a mammoth roll of thunder recorded here in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. Then there’s a 2.5 min. interview with Becky Haycox (winner of the recent iPod contest) about the “science quilts” she is making in Ventura, California.…
14 – Orson Welles’ Trials and Tribulations
Dec 24, 2011 • 8 min
Episode 14 is a very short episode. We’re going to hear from Orson Welles as he struggles to record some TV commercials. But first I will announce the winner of the contest for the Apple iPod that was based on the name of Manny Roth’s home-made bread from…
13 – Richard Conrad, Classical Singer, on Joan Sutherland, Noel Coward, Marilyn Horne and Adlai Stevenson…
Aug 9, 2011 • 25 min
Singer Richard Conrad is interviewed, and he reflects back on a career that got a big boost early on from opera superstar Joan Sutherland and her husband Richard Bonynge when they asked him to record The Age of Bel Canto with them and Marilyn Horne in…
12 – Manny Roth of Cafe Wha?, Music by Candace Roberts
Jun 11, 2011 • 51 min
Episode 12 starts with music from the new album Honeymoon for One by Candace Roberts. Then Andy interviews Manny Roth, who ran the famous Cafe Wha? in New York City, presenting up-and-coming entertainers like Bob Dylan, Bill Cosby, Peter, Paul & Mary,…
11 – Terence Davies Interview, Music by David Lisle
Jan 13, 2009 • 37 min
Episode 11 starts with two potential theme songs for Andy’s Treasure Trove submitted by listener and friend David Lisle, followed by Andy’s interview with British actor, writer and director Terence Davies. Born in 1945 in Liverpool, England, Terence…
10 – SF Silent Film Festival, Leonard Maltin, Guy Maddin, Theater Pipe Organ Wizard Clark Wilson, and lots more…
Nov 20, 2008 • 45 min
Episode 10 is dedicated to Andy’s favorite film festival in San Francisco, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. You’ll hear his conversations with noted film critic and TV personality Leonard Maltin of Entertainment Tonight fame. There’s a conversation…
9 – Barack Obama Campaign Mega Phone Bank, JoAnne Brasil’s Astrology Report, and More Music from Janis Ian
Nov 3, 2008 • 27 min
Episode 9 begins with a visit to San Francisco’s Mega Phone Bank for the Barack Obama campaign. We speak to the organizers and the volunteers. Then JoAnne Brasil tells us what astrology says about the month of November, and we close with another beautiful…
8 – John Killacky Talks About His Documentary on Janis Ian, then Music by Janis Ian
Oct 26, 2008 • 43 min
Episode #8 begins with the announcement of our very first contest! Then we talk to John Killacky of the San Francisco Foundation about his new documentary concert film Janis Ian, Live From Grand Center, and a lot about Janis Ian herself. We’ll also learn…
7 – Gary Weimberg Talks About His Filmmaking Life, His Encounters with the Rich and Famous, and His Wise Dog
Oct 15, 2008 • 39 min
Episode #7 focuses on Gary Weimberg, the documentary filmmaker who, along with his partner Catherine Ryan, has created many insightful films and television programs, the newest of which is the documentary Soldiers of Conscience, about soldiers grappling…
6 – The Blue Angels over San Francisco, then Willie Brown Speaking at the Mechanics Institute About His New Book
Oct 11, 2008 • 30 min
Episode #6 starts with a noisy introduction featuring the navy’s Blue Angels screaming over San Francisco, then we go to the Mechanics Institute Library to hear Willie Brown, former mayor of San Francisco and long-time California state legislator, speak…
5 – JoAnne Brasil on Astrology, and Poet Ralph Jack Reading and Playing the Flute.
Oct 5, 2008 • 18 min
Episode #5 emphasizes astrology with JoAnne Brasil, writer and astrologer, telling us about the astrological charts of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates, as well as her usual monthly report on what the stars are doing. Then we’ll hear two…
4 – Tom Powers on Strange Movie Theater Occurences He Has Experienced
Sep 26, 2008 • 25 min
Episode #4, prepared in Santa Cruz, California while Andy is on a “working vacation” there, features an interview with writer, editor and teacher Tom Powers, stories from the Theater Department at Illinois State University and stories about odd things…
3 – SF Int’l LGBT Film Festival, Barbara Hammer and Harjant Gill, then Karaoke with Jack, Valerie and Frank.
Sep 18, 2008 • 21 min
Prepared in Santa Cruz, California while Andy is on a “working vacation” there, Episode #3 starts with a visit to the opening night party of the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival and an amusing encounter with filmmaker Harjant Gill, then to…
2 – Contemporary Jewish Museum, Daniel Libeskind, Rosalyn Swig and others, Music by the Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers
Sep 10, 2008 • 37 min
In Episode #2 we’ll join a media preview tour of San Francisco’s new Contemporary Jewish Museum and spend time with its architect Daniel Libeskind, museum President Rosalyn Swig, Director Connie Wolf, artists Alan Berliner and Trenton Doyle Hancock, and…
1 – Don Bachardy on Christopher Isherwood, a Short Story by Mike Carroll, Astrology by JoAnne Brasil, Music by Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers.
Sep 3, 2008 • 31 min
Episode #1 includes an interview with Don Bachardy, noted portrait artist and longtime partner of British author Christopher Isherwood, along with Tina Mascara and Guido Santi, the creators of a new documentary called “Chris and Don, A Love Story” about…
0 (zero) – Clips of Things to Come (the Lengthy Preview Episode)
Jul 1, 2008 • 61 min
This is the special “sneak preview” episode, Episode Zero, which contains mini-excerpts from full segments that will be coming up on future episodes of Andy’s Treasure Trove. I hope that you’ll tell your friends about Andy’s Treasure Trove, where culture,…