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Darrin Bell - The Talk

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Darrin Bell has been a professional cartoonist since his teenage days, and his syndicated comic strips Rudy Park and Candorville are longtime reader favorites.  He was the first African-American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, and his debut gra... Read more

Comics Take on the News & Salem's Rabbit Infestation

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/12/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Comics Take on the News
Comics Take on the News will March show will be a panel of Portland comedians to roast local news stories. Tune in Monday March 11th to hear hot takes and cold digressions of local and national news stories.  Comedians filling out March's panel are: Rochelle Cote (@_rococo... Read more

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

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
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

Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Space Patrol verses The Super Brain

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
 The Sampler returns with a thrilling episode from the classic science fiction radio series Space Patrol, The Super Brain of Balmer Castro . As we kick off the next four weeks of the KBOO's No Frills Membership Drive! Also on tap will be lots of music featuring Oliver Nelso... Read more

Comics Take on a good reuben sandwich

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/13/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Comics Take on the News
Comics Take on the News will February show will be a panel full of hilarious Portland celebrities. Umi Om (@Umi_om) is a bisexual and biracial comedian who touches on topics of gender, relationships, and mental health. Umi is Indian and Lebanese. She was born in Hawai'i an... 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
Produced for Jonesy
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
Produced for Jonesy
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

REwind Me Back Please

Airs at: Tue, 01/16/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Due to the weather situation this morning, We are offering  a "never heard since first aired" Show from Jan, of 1998. Back then, Brian's Vinyl Pajama Party was a full 30 minutes longer - (Imagine the bedlam!!!) The second sound file on this page is the first 30 minutes fro... Read more

Katherine Dunn reads Runyon & Dick Powell appears as Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/16/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we reair a couple of cozy stories for a winter evening set in mid 20th Century New York City. Up first, Katherine Dunn reads Damon Runyon's Tight Shoes, a story about local politics.  And in the second hour, Dick Powell returns as Private Eye Richard Diamond who fin... Read more