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Sketchtasy

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's memoir, The End of San Francisco (City Lights 2013), won a Lambda Literary Award in transgender nonfiction, and her most recent anthology, Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Des... Read more

Book Mole: Girl in the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Text: It is with great pleasure that I talk with you this morning about a splendid novel by a good friend and fellow Old Mole, Patricia Kullberg. I’m not sure how this novel slipped by me in 2015, but it did. While at lunch with another Portland feminist and leftist,... Read more

My Boyfriend Is a Bear

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  My Boyfriend Is a Bear is the new graphic novel from the creative team of writer Pamela Ribon (Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet) and Portland artist Cat Farris (The Last Diplomat, Flaccid Badger).  This sweet and surreal romance between outdoorsy protagonist Nora, who ha... Read more

The Sampler Returns!

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're back for another month! Just Jess and Fortunato welcome back film critic DK Holm to play music and talk about current movies and tv shows. And, for your listening pleasure, we present a radio adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock film "The 39 Steps". But this version sta... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Connie King Leonard

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Connie King Leonard, author of the new novel, Sleeping In My Jeans, from Portland’s Ooligan Press. Sleeping In My Jeans tells the story of sixteen-year-old Mattie Rollins and her six-year-old sister Meg, who become homeless in Eugene, Oregon when... Read more

"Watch Us Rise," Portland author Renee Watson's latest young adult novel

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and... Read more

Lake City by Thomas Kohnstamm

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Thomas Kohnstamm, author of the new novel Lake City, from Counterpoint Press. Lake City tells the story of Lane Bueche, a 27 year-old reluctant adult, born and raised in the Northeast Seattle neighborhood Lake City, a place untouched by the growth... Read more

Those Willows perform live on The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Last show of the month, but our first live band for the year. Those Willows will be setting up in the big studio to perform live during our second hour. Fortunato will be joined by film critic DK Holm as well as film scholar Elliot Levine. Together they will discuss this we... Read more

Phil Proctor

Airs at: Thu, 01/24/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Phil Proctor co-founded the legendary Firesign Theatre comedy troupe over 50 years ago, and has never slowed down since.  Best known for his contribution to such groundbreaking albums as How Can You Be In Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All, he's also a ve... Read more

20,000 Years Under the Sea by Kevin J. Anderson

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/22/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we present a steam punk, cross over, pastiche combining the works of Jules Verne and H.P. Lovecraft. "20,000 Years Under The Sea" by Kevin J. Anderson, finds Captain Nemo, and the crew of his now crippled submarine boat The Nautilus, seeking shelter to make repairs ... Read more