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When God was a Rabbit: Book Review

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When God Was a Rabbit, by Sarah Winman, is a refreshing view of life through the eyes of a ten year old girl , innocently irreverent and certainly wise beyond her (our) years. Read it for joy. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts the show which includes: Media Landscape: Frann Michel reflects on the state of contemporary media. Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State: Bill Resnick interviews Norman Solomon about the US warfare state of today.   When God ... Read more

What We're Reading Now

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O. B. Hill and Patricia Welch discuss what's on their bookshelves this month.  Listeners are invited to call-in (503-231-8187) and share their current reads. Read more

The Reckonings

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  From “Speak Truth to Power,” about the condition of not being believed about rape and assault; to “Goliath,” about the ways evil is used as a form of social control; to “The Fallout,” about ecological and generational violence, Lacy M. Johnson creates masterful, elabora... Read more

Pure Hollywood

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Pulitzer prize and National Book Award-finalist Christine Schutt talks with David Naimon about her latest story collection Pure Hollywood. “Nobody writes like Schutt . . . and her latest collection is the perfect entry point for readers new to her work . . . In each of t... Read more

The Underground: MYTHS AND LEGENDS

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
We study myths and legends, and have an interview with Alex Gino, author of GEORGE and  YOU DON’T KNOW EVERYTHING, JILLY P! Read more

the Horror From The Mound by Robert E. Howard

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Considered to be the first "weird western" short story, 'The Horror From The Mound" is about a former cowpuncher, Steve Brill, who regrets having left the cowboy life to become a farmer in West Texas. He is also curious to see if there might be spanish treasure buried in a ... Read more

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  “Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter’s. It’s as deep a... Read more

The Black Retriever by Charles G. Finney & The Fog Horn by Ray Bradbury

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight a couple of classic weird tales. First, from the author of "The Circus of Dr Lao", Charles G. Finney, Professor Kitty reads "The Black Retriever". A quite suburb is terrorized by the mysterious appearances of a large black hound, or is it a werewolf? Next,  Ray Brad... Read more

The Jack Maybe Project live in studio

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
A big show today, as we welcome The Jack Maybe Project into the big studio to perform. Film critic DK Holm returns with the Sampler crew Just Jess, and Fortunato. Local writer Susie McGregor will be in to read some of her work for us. Plus, our fan gal at large Godiva Lee w... Read more