Fiction

KBOO response to COVID19

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 3/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
We're all sheltering in place in the neighborhood, and keeping our social distance. So today's show is originating from Mr. Jones's home, where there's more Passover matzoh than toilet paper. Fortunately, we have a microphone, an Internet connection, and a computer running ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 3/23/20

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/24/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
The Holy Crowley Hour has been a beacon of enlightenment, entertainment, and laughs for a generation, a relatively brief generation. We started the show back in September 2014, as a fill-in for a few late-night deejays at KBOO who were handed temporary suspensions for messi... Read more

Portland's Film Community

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Sibling filmmakers Sarah and Zachary Ray Sherman have spent years working in the local production scene, and are now premiering their debut feature film Thunderbolt In Mine Eye at the Portland International Film Festival.  Their work has brought together actors, crew mem... Read more

Reinhardt's Garden

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Jacov Reinhardt and his faithful assistant roam South America in a quixotic search for the essence of melancholy—an enterprise that makes Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo, their rough contemporary, come off as a levelheaded pragmatist. To follow Reinhardt, fueled by amounts... Read more

Weather

Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Novelists don’t need to dream the end of the world anymore—they need to wake up to it. Jenny Offill is one of today’s few essential voices, because she writes about essential things, in sentences so clipped and glittering it’s as if they are all cut from one diamond.”–J... Read more

My Red Heaven

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "A superb evocation of a specific time and place—Berlin, 10 June 1927—that captures the intellectual ferment, the descent into decadence, and rise of Nazism during the Weimar Republic. With historically precise detailing and grimly gorgeous imagery, Lance Olsen portrays ... Read more

Before and After the Book Deal by Courtney Maum

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
If you’re in the process of writing a book, or you’ve just sold your book to a publisher, or maybe you’re just curious about how a book gets published and promoted, this In Depth segment is for you. Our guest is Courtney Maum, author of Before and After the Book Deal: A Wr... Read more

Many Restless Concerns by Gayle Brandeis

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Countess Elizabeth Bathory, also known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, was a noblewoman and serial killer in 16th Century Hungary. She was accused of torturing and killing hundreds of young women. The Countess avoided prison and execution due to her powerful con... Read more

Such a Fun Age

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kiley Reid's debut novel, Such a Fun Age, which very skillfully discloses issues of race and class. Especially impressive is how she lets her characters tell the story and raise the issues, rather than acting as an omniscient narrator. The no... Read more

Book Mole: Such A Fun Age, by Kiley Reid

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole, Larry Bowlden, reviews Kiley Reid's debut novel: Such A Fun Age. Larry joins other critics in praising the book's fresh and engaging treatment of contemporary race and class issues. You can find it at the Multnomah County Library. Read more