NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Mon, 07/22/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00am
Welcome to the hot summer nights edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio
show that comes with its own air conditioning.
Our guests tonight are Emma Brown and Sean Abplanalp of the Portland-based
podcast Husk. Dmitri Ivanovic is missing, and only Emma and Sean know where...
Thu, 06/27/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
In this episode, we talk with Michael Kupperman, author of the book All the
Answers from Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13. All the Answers is a graphic
memoir of Michael’s father, Joel Kupperman, who became famous during World
War II as the youngest member of the Quiz Kids rad...
Mon, 06/24/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00am
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
Our guests tonight are Kieran Davey and Jacqueline Ozorio of the wonderful
British podcast The Penny Peepshow. The ...
Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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...
Mon, 06/17/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00am
In the late 1950's the show business establishment hated the two hottest
comics of the day, Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl. And did all it could to derail
their careers. It was not until comedian Redd Foxx began to appear on a
series of "party records" that anyone thought that t...
Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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...
Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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...
Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Denise Morris discusses the upcoming Pride Night Event 'What the GenderFuck'
with Juliet Mylan and Evan Burchfield. Event takes place June 12th, 7:30pm at
The Funhouse Lounge, 2432 SE 11th, Portland, Oregon 97214 503-309-3723.
Proceeds will benefit the Portland DSA Qu...
Mon, 06/03/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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...
Fri, 05/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and the last one before Portland's annual
Waterfront Blues Festival. Since Mr. Jones's Neighborhood airs only on the
5th Friday of the month, we're celebrating the festival a little early this
As usual, KBOO will be live broadcasting...