Radio Theater

The Railway Carriage by F. Tennyson Jesse

Airs at: Mon, 01/20/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/21/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight's featured writer is mostly known for her reportage of "true crime" and documentation of the many tasks taken up by women attached to The Royal Army in World War I. As well as her novel "A Pin To See The Peepshow"(1934). She also created a female series detective in... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters presented by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Once again The Sampler presents our annual holiday special The Father Christmas Letters, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and read to us by Katherine Dunn. Also some seasonal and non seasonal music.  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

The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter... Read more

More fun on the Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
To start your week off, Fortunate will present some holiday stories for today's Sampler. As we do each year, we'll play one of The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien which we recorded years ago with Portland writer Katherine Dunn. And, "Dancing Dan's Christmas" by D... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 11/25/19

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/26/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Thanksgiving edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the only radio show offering a vegan menu for the occasion. No actual entrees, just the menu itself, which is entirely plant-based. Our guests tonight are Kaitlin Statz and Travis Vengroff of Fool and Sch... Read more

Mostly Music, and a Radio Drama starring Lloyd Nolan

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato is lining up an electic mix of songs to help you get through your Monday afternoon. Also, a classic episode of the radio theater series Suspence, "Nineteen Deacon Street". Lloyd Nolan stars as a salesman who begins to dream of the woman who used to live in the apa... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 10/28/19

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/29/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Halloween edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the only radio show that gives out full-sized candy bars at the door.  Our guests tonight are the audio theater team of Joe Medina and Jamie Lawson, collectively known as Ollin Productions. Joe and Jamie are... Read more

"The Black Retriever" by Charles G. Finney

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Back for more fun. Fortunato and DK Holm will talk about current movies and TV. Also, Professor Kitty will read "The Black Retriever" an eerie short story by Charles G. Finney about a mysterious black dog who terrorizes a small suburban community, and can disappear without ... Read more

excerpts from "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/22/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We wait all year to present a special kind of story in October. Tonight Fortunato will read some of the opening chapters to one of the greatest of horror novels, "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson. In a distant future the last of humanity is hold up in a great city wi... Read more