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Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2022 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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Yuvi Zalkow, author of I Only Cry With Emoticons

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Today on Jonesy, we welcome Yuvi Zalkow, author of the new novel I Only Cry With Emoticons from Red Hen Press. In addition to I Only Cry With Emoticons, Yuvi is the author of the novel A Brilliant Novel in the Works. His short stories and essays have been published in Glim... Read more

Buzzy Donahue: KPTZ DJ and free-form radio royalty

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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On today's episode, we welcome Buzzy Donahue, a deejay on our sister community radio station, KPTZ in Port Townsend, Washington. Buzzy is radio royalty. Her dad is the legendary Tom “Big Daddy” Donahue who pioneered free-form radio back in San Francisco in the late 1960s. I... Read more

Shawn Levy, author of In On The Joke: The Original Queens of Stand-Up Comedy

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Shawn Levy, author of the new book In On The Joke: The Original Queens of Stand-Up Comedy, which charts the rise of women comedians from Moms Mabley’s start in black vaudeville in the 1920s, to the breakthrough mainstream success of Phyllis Di... Read more

Laura Stanfill, author of Singing Lessons for the Stylish Canary

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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Today on Jonesy, we welcome Laura Stanfill, author of the debut novel Singing Lessons for the Stylish Canary, from Lanternfish Press. Laura is the founder of Forest Avenue Press, a Portland-based indie publisher now in its tenth year. Laura's own writing has appeared in Sho... Read more

Max Nemtsov, Russian translator of Gravity's Rainbow

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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Jonesy himself has been under the weather for about a week and a half. It's not COVID, fortunately, but it's still somewhat of a mystery illness. While Jonesy undergoes a few medical tests, we decided to take some unpaid sick time and re-air an interview we did for KBOO's B... Read more

The Firesign Theatre "Live at the Magic Mushroom", Part 2

Airs at: Tue, 03/15/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On this special Ides of March episode, we bring you Part 2 of our interview with David Ossman and Philip Proctor of the legendary comedy group the Firesign Theatre, and Firesign archivist Taylor Jessen. We're celebrating both the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC and ... Read more

The Firesign Theatre "Live at the Magic Mushroom", Part 1

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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On today's episode, we welcome David Ossman and Philip Proctor of the legendary comedy group the Firesign Theatre, and Firesign archivist Taylor Jessen to talk about their latest release “The Firesign Theatre Live at the Magic Mushroom". And we are truly in three places at ... Read more

Stacy Brewster, author of What We Pick Up

Airs at: Thu, 02/10/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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Today on Jonesy, we welcome Stacy Brewster, author of the new story collection What We Pick Up, from Portland’s Buckman Publishing.   Stacy is a fiction writer, poet, and screenwriter based here in Portland. Born in Los Angeles and raised both there and in the San Francisco... Read more

Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

John Neff: Garage-rocker, Motown session musician, Maui DJ, recording studio guru to Steely Dan and David Lynch

Airs at: Thu, 01/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome John Neff, Portland resident recently retired from a very long, productive, and fascinating career in music and recording. John started playing guitar at the age of 10 while growing up in Pontiac, Michigan. He formed The Ascots at 14, writing ... Read more