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You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way.

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Jonesy on 04/11/24

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Daniel A. Olivas, author of Chicano Frankenstein

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Daniel A. Olivas, author of the new novel Chicano Frankenstein from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Daniel’s the author of 12 books, including the story collections How to Date a Flying Mexican and the upcoming My Chicano Heart: New and Collec... Read more

Miriam Gershow, author of the new story collection Survival Tips

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, we welcome Miriam Gershow, author of the new story collection Survival Tips, from Portland’s Propeller Books. Miriam’s debut novel The Local News was a finalist for the 2009 Oregon Book Award in fiction. Her stories have appeared in The Georgia Review, G... Read more

Rene Denfeld, author of Sleeping Giants

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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On today's hour-long Winter Membership Drive special, we welcome Rene Denfeld, author of the new novel Sleeping Giants, from Harper Collins. Rene’s previous novels include The Butterfly Girl and The Child Finder, which feature private investigator Naomi Cottle, aka the Chil... Read more

Return of the Gem! Athena, Oregon's historic theater gets a new life

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:00am
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On today’s episode, we travel virtually across the Cascades to the small town of Athena, population 1,211, nestled between Pendleton and the Washington state border in Eastern Oregon. Our destination is the Gem Theater, built in 1901 as an early brewpub, or saloon as they w... Read more

Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of Kitchen Heat: a Restaurantland Romance

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of the new novel Kitchen Heat: A Restaurantland Romance. Kathleen and Clark are writing partners and a couple in real life, going on 26 years of marriage. Their previous books include four novels in The ... Read more

Stephen O'Donnell, author of Half-Light

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Stephen O’Donnell, author of the new story collection Half-Light. Stephen is a Portland-based painter, whose work is widely collected both here in the U.S. and abroad. He’s best known for his self-portraiture, working mainly in the genre known... Read more

In memory of Cai Emmons

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Today’s show is dedicated to the memory of Cai Emmons, author, screenwriter, and teacher, and one of my favorite guests over the years. In early 2021, Cai was diagnosed with bulbar-onset ALS, a debilitating disease which first takes away the power of speech before affecting... Read more

Willamette Radio Workshop presents "A Radio Christmas Carol"

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It’s Thursday, December 28th, in that holiday bardo between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, a period of looking back on the past year and looking forward to the new one. A perfect time for our own holiday tradition here on Jonesy, re-airing Willamette Radio Workshop’s A Radio... Read more

Talking Tibetan food and culture with Kyikyi of Himalayan Dumplings

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Our guest today is Kyikyi, owner of Himalayan Dumplings, the first woman-owned Tibetan food brand in the U.S., which makes and sells Tibetan dumplings, or momos, and Tibetan hand pies. Kyikyi’s parents and grandparents fled Tibet when the Chinese invaded in 1959, and settle... Read more