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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

The Lowland: a Novel

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowldon reviews Pulitzer Prize-winner author Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel The Lowland, which explores the immigrant experience in the U.S. Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 5/27/19

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/28/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Memorial Day edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show for war criminals who have not been pardoned by the president. Not yet anyway. Our guest tonight has one of the best sci-fi podcasts in the known universe. Sarah Rhea Werner is the creator... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Fake News: the PERS Crisis: Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when the... Read more

Lanny

Airs at: Thu, 07/18/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Max Porter's innovative hybrid of fairy tale, fable, and myth cunningly evokes the freewheeling fantasies of children at play. . . .The result is a puckish celebration of imagination and free spirits rising above the buzz of societal scolds and the anxieties of parental... Read more