Family

Monogamy

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sue Miller’s 2020 novel, Monogamy, displays not only the crystalline writing we are used to from Miller, but an emotional depth that few writers every achieve. As usual, her topic is family life. Book Mole Larry Bowlden offers his take on this portrait of a marriage. Read more

WAYS TO SHARE JOY by Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Ryan Hart is caught in the middle. She has an older brother and a new baby sister, and she's in a friendship tug-of-war with two friends who both want to be her best best friend. How can Ryan think about being kind to a classmate who is relentless with his teasing? Or ... Read more

How Mass Incarceration Destroys Families

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this editon of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay speaks with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist for the Prison Policy Initiative, about how mass incarceration punishes entire families. Our national obsession with punishment and policies of mass incarceration have ... Read more

International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug 31 #EndOverdose

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. We talk with Haven Wheelock, Drug Users Health Services Program Supervisor at Outside In in Portland, Oregon. Plus, we hear from Professor Leo Beletsky with Northeastern University School of La... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

The Taste of Ginger

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the 2021 novel by Mansi Shah, entitled The Taste of Ginger. It’s a lovely novel about an Indian family who brings their children to the US for greater opportunities, but then wants them both to successfully assimilate and yet remain true to I... Read more

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

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
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

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this July 4 episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Despair: Disappointed? Disgruntled? Depressed? Demoralized? Despairing? By the Supreme Court decisions? By Trump remaining a viable candidate in 2024? By the police regaining pu... Read more

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Negative (Part 2)

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 06/19/22

Airs at: Sun, 06/19/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  In this show we musically explore concepts of fatherhood and the divine while celebrating the soon-to-arrive Solstice, and commemorating Juneteenth.  Read more