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Ep 97. It Takes A Village To be Kind ft. Abibat Durosimi

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 12:15am - Fri, 01/31/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Over the summer, we had the absolute honor of interviewing our girl Abibat Durosimi aka @themagicblackunicorn aka spiritual Goddess aka PDX’s FINEST community leader aka BOSS aka 100% THAT B*$&#!! She tells us how she runs @bloombeautycollective and does literally all of th... Read more

Winter Film Events

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Local cinema programmers Greg Hamilton and Micah Vanderhoof offer up dark films for the dark winter months, with appearances by directors John Dahl and Julia Reichert, who are in town for retrospectives of their work.  John Dahl joins us on the phone to talk about his ca... Read more

Black Light by Kimberly King Parsons

Airs at: Thu, 01/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Kimberly King Parsons, author of the story collection Black Light from Vintage Books. Kim’s fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Best Small Fictions 2017, Black Warrior Review, No Tokens, Kenyon Review, and other journals. And her book ... Read more

Raina Telgemeier

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Raina Telgemeier has become a rock star among school-age readers, with her graphic memoirs Smile and Guts and her interactive how-to book Share Your Smile.  Scholastic Books launched the Graphix imprint based on Raina's comics adaptations of Ann M. Martin's Baby-Sitters ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 12/23/19

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/24/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On this special Christmas-Eve Eve edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, which, by the way, was Mel Torme’s favorite radio show, we spread holiday cheer with actor and master storyteller David Loftus. David hosts the long-running series “Story Time for Grownups”, which celebrat... Read more

Star Wars!

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Once again the MOST wonderful time of the year is upon us, when a brand new STAR WARS movie drops! The 9th and FINAL Film of the Skywalker Saga releases in a week wrapping up the story line begun over 42 years ago . . . . And we'll be celebrating all things Star Wars al... Read more

Little Lulu - Working Girl

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Little Lulu, the comic originally created by Marjorie Henderson Buell for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930's, has gone on to inspire generations of animators and cartoonists including the industry group Friends of Lulu.  Now, the Lulu strips penned by journeyman wri... Read more

Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

Guests: Micheale James Phelps, Chelsea Burns, Thomas Lundy

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/03/2019 at 12:00am
Hosts: Jay Shingle and Keith Bloom Guests: Micheale James Phelps, Chelsea Burns, Thomas Lundy Music: The Home Improvers Read more

Movie Moles: Jojo Rabbit

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Naomi Knori review the new dark-comedy Jojo Rabbit. Set during WWII, it follows a member of the Hitler Youth who realizes his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in the attic and how he processes that with the aid of his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitl... Read more