Radio Theatre

KBOO response to COVID19

26. Dinner with the Hitlers

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2013 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  Little Adolph is a trial for Mom and Dad Hitler. His behavior is particularly troublesome one day when the Hitlers entertain Dad's boss.  Here's the Inert Gashouse Gang again. Music by Spike Jones. Read more

37. Oh, Oprah!!!... the Broadway Musical

Airs at: Thu, 12/18/2014 at 8:00pm - 11:00pm
The Broadway musical will come to its climax with Oprah's win over Donald Trump in 2020. Yeah, it's a fantasy show. Starring the voices of Larry Andrews and Ken Jones, written by M. Watson Dodge. 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

Featured Radio Drama: The House In Cypress Canyon, starring Robert Taylor

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
More music and talk on the Sampler today with Fortunato and DK Holm. For October, we'll be featuring some scary radio dramas. First off, "The House In Cypress Canyon" starring Robert Taylor. Something is not right in the new house a couple has moved into in Cypress Canyon. ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 9/23/19

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/24/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the Autumn edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show for people who don’t own a radio. Our special guest is the legendary audio theater producer, director, and writer Dirk Maggs. Dirk is perhaps best known for adapting the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy ... Read more

"Bodies Piled Up", a Continental Op mystery by Dashiell Hammett, and Dick Powell as Richard Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Dashiell Hammett's nameless detective, known as The Continetal Op, investigates a multiple murder discovered in a downtown San Francisco hotel room, which leads to a deadly shoot out inside a North Beach speakeasy.  Also, a radio mystery drama featuring Dick Powell as forme... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 8/30/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On this very special episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, we celebrate Portland's independent bookstores. In the age of Amazon, we are blessed to have so many. It's a big reason we're one of the most literate cities in the U.S., with one of the most talented and supportive ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 8/26/19

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/27/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On this month's edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, we return to those thrilling days of yesteryear. To be more specific, the Golden Age of Radio. We welcome guests Dennis and Rhonda Wright, the folks behind the Radio Days Theater of the Mind Museum in Sutherlin, Oregon. The ... Read more

Excerpts from The Grand Banks Cafe by George Simenon

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/20/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, we follow the suggestion of Raymond Chandler, that a good detective novel can be enjoyed even if the ending is missing. So, we will read the first two chapeters of George Simenon's Inspector Maigret mystery "The Grand Banks Cafe". An old school friend of Maigret's,... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 7/22/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
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... Read more