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Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 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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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

Adam Levin, author of Bubblegum

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It’s summer and Jonesy himself is no where to be found. Off climbing mountains in Tibet, or, more likely, flushing top-secret documents down the toilet. So we’ll be re-airing an interview I did for Between the Covers, back in May 2020, the early days of the pandemic, with a... Read more

Lidia Yuknavitch, author of Thrust

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Lidia Yuknavitch, author of the new novel Thrust from Riverhead Books. Lidia’s the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, the memoir The Chronology of Water, and the non... Read more

Michael Kupperman, author of All the Answers: A Graphic Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It's summer here on Jonesy and that means a summer rerun or two. On today's show, we set the Wayback Machine for June 2019 and my interview with Michael Kupperman, author of All the Answers: A Graphic Memoir from Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13. And, in the interview, we go b... Read more

Waterfront Blues Festival preview with Ty Curtis and Rich Lawrence

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we celebrate the return of the Waterfront Blues Festival. It’s a Portland tradition, going back 35 years, but, due to the pandemic, there was a change in plans during the past two years. In 2020, KBOO partnered with WBF to present a virtual festival. We ... Read more

Liz Prato, author of Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, our guest is Liz Prato, author of the new essay collection Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning. Liz’s previous books include Volcanoes, Palm Trees, and Privilege: Essays on Hawaii, which was a New York Times Top Summer Read and a Finalist for the Oregon B... Read more

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