Ep 17 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

This week’s episode plays live Friday November 21st, 2014 at 6-8pm on KBBF 89.1 in the San Francisco Bay Area featuring an interview with Shadi Petsoky from Puny Entertainment in Los Angeles and highlighting Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which occurs annually on November 20, is a day to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia (the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people) and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community (Wikipedia).

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Interview Shadi Petosky Puny Entertainment

Here’s her bio from Wikipedia:

Petosky was born in Kalispell, Montana. She was a programmer before meeting Zander Cannon and helping Cannon to co-publish The Replacement God. With both Cannon and Kevin Cannon, Petosky formed the comic art studio Big Time Attic in the fall of 2004. They illustrated the graphic novel Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards for science writer Jim Ottaviani. They are currently working on a genetics graphic novel with writer Mark Schultz for Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and Top 10.

In January 2007, Petosky and Vincent “King Mini” Stall, along with the employees of Big Time Attic, formed a “convergence media” studio called Puny Entertainment. They have created video games for Cartoon Network and are creating animation for the television show Yo Gabba Gabba!

Petosky and Stall opened the Pink Hobo – Geek Art Gallery in 2009 to showcase art work inspired by pop culture, digital media, and lowbrow art.

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