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Airs at: Thu, 02/09/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way.

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John Neff: a celebration of life (1951-2022)

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today’s show, we’re celebrating the life of John Neff, who passed away in Portland last month, at the too young age of 71. John was a musician, producer, composer, radio deejay, and audio engineer, who worked with an all-star roster of artists --  Motown stars like Curti... Read more

Our last conversation with Cai Emmons

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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Today’s episode is a sad one for me. It’s the last interview with one of my favorite authors and guests – Cai Emmons. I first met Cai in October 2018 when she came to the KBOO studios for a live, in-person interview on her novel Weather Woman. Due to the pandemic, our subs... Read more

Willamette Radio Workshop presents "A Radio Christmas Carol"

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It’s Thursday, December 22nd, just two eves away from Christmas Eve, and we’ve been in somewhat of a quandary as to how to celebrate on today’s show. I think the classic story for this time of year is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, first published on December 19th 1843... Read more

Holiday stories from Portland Story Theater's Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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In the spirit of the holiday season, we're re-airing one of our favorite Jonesy episodes, which originally ran on December 23, 2021, the Eve of Christmas Eve. Our guests are master storytellers Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard.  Lynne and Lawrence are the founders of Portla... Read more

David Hattner on Portland Youth Philharmonic's 99th Season

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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99 years is a long time, for people and orchestras, no matter how popular and well established. So when one or the other reaches that milestone of longevity, it’s cause for both astonishment and celebration. And that’s what we’ll be doing on today’s show for a very popular ... Read more

Portland Book Festival 2022 Preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It’s been a long, hellishly hot and smoky summer here in Portland. But it seems like fall has finally arrived. Along with the rain and cooler temperatures, we look forward, as we do every year, to the big holidays – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Sukkot – and a few che... Read more

Neil Cochrane, author of The Story of the Hundred Promises

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Neil Cochrane, author of the new novel The Story of the Hundred Promises, from Forest Avenue Press. Neil is a queer, trans author and artist. He writes speculative fiction and fantasy that centers queer characters overcoming obstacles and buil... Read more

Cai Emmons, author of two new novels: Unleashed and Livid

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Cai Emmons, author of the new novels Unleashed from Dutton, and Livid from Red Hen Press. Cai’s a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, whose work includes the story collection Vanishing and the novels His Mother’s Son, which won an O... Read more

Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones of Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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I don’t know how we missed it, but last month, August 20th to be exact, was National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio and recognize the importance of our medium. So, a bit belatedly, we’ll be making up for that today. Our guests are Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones (no r... Read more

Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident, a new collection of collage and poetry from Clash Books. Kevin’s books include the memoir A Common Pornography and the novel This Is Between Us. He edited the anthologies Portland Noir and The Inso... Read more