Fiction

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler Crew returns with stories, music and talk. DK Holm and Fortunato will review the most recent Spiderman movie, and Just Jess has more music by local bands to present. And a further installment of the KBOO DND Mystery Theater's  "The Aldridge Historical Society". Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Clark Hays and Kathleen McFall

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
If you’re a fan of the classic film Bonnie and Clyde – -- you know the outlaw couple didn’t make it out alive. At least in real life. But an Oregon writing couple have revived the infamous lovers in a trilogy of historical fiction, that asks the question: What if Bonnie an... Read more

The Things We Don't Say: a Novel

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Ella Carey’s 2018 novel, The Things We Don’t Say, set in early twentieth century London and Provence. The book is inspired by the history of a collective of young artists and writers known as the Bloomsbury Group. Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 6/24/19

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the summer solstice edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the night-time radio show that makes you wish the longest days of the year were even longer. Our guests tonight are Kieran Davey and Jacqueline Ozorio of the wonderful British podcast The Penny Peepshow. The ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 24, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts today's show which includes: Forest Health and Climate Change: An interview with Brenna Bell, forest protector and Policy Director and Attorney for Bark. Socialism or Barbarism: A reading from an essay by Rosa Luxemburg. The Things We Don’t Say: A review o... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Jerry Chrisman, John Campbell, Karyn O'Bryant

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, even before KBOO, in fact, even before Ira Glass, there was a short-lived, though influential network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company. They did things differently than the big networks at the time – the Columbia Broadcasting Systems a... Read more

Oval

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Wilk's debut novel is a strange, vivid thought experiment. In a near-future Berlin, scientist Anja lives in an eco-settlement on an artificial mountain . . . Anja’s quiet, shy analysis turns a critical eye to our future, asking daring questions of how the desire to chan... Read more

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Karen Russell, author of the new book Orange World and Other Stories. Orange World is Karen’s fifth book, following the novel Swamplandia!, the novella Sleep Donation, and two collections of short fiction – St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolv... Read more

Bill Griffith: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Bill Griffith's remarkable 50-year career as an artist runs the gamut from alternative comics to graphic novels to such pop-culture oddities as Wacky Packages trading cards. Best known as the creator of the satirical daily newspaper comic Zippy the Pinhead, Griffith has... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Koff and John Pirruccello

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
For tonight’s News In Depth segment, we welcome back one of our favorite guests -- David Koff, Artistic Director of Portland’s Fake Radio. Portland is home to a thriving radio theater community, and Fake Radio is one of the very best! The troupe will be celebrating the 70th... Read more