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The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/27/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On tonight's Holy Crowley Hour, we totally ignore Thanksgiving and celebrate a great local podcast, The Diarist, a multi-episode, serialized podcast set in 1950s New York City. The lead character, Andrea Davies, is a young secretary described in the first episode as “a fish... Read more

The Night Has A 1,000 Eyes, plus Movie and TV reviews with DK Holm

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess are back with more music and crazy fun. They'll be welcoming to the studio movie reviewer DK. Holm to talk about current film and television goodies. Also on tap will be another All-Star Radio drama featuring Edward G. Robinson in the Cornell Woolric... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Tammy Lynne Stoner

Airs at: Mon, 11/19/2018 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth
Most of us know the song “Midnight Special” by blues musician Huddie Ledbetter, aka Lead Belly. It’s actually an old tune that Lead Belly learned and made his own, including these lyrics: If you ever go to Houston, boy, you'd better walk right. And you better not squabble,... Read more

Book Mole: Kingsolver's "Unsheltered"

Airs at: Mon, 11/19/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Larry Bowlden reviews Barbara Kingsolver's latest book. He reports that Kingsolver--scientist, conservationist, and supreme story teller--spins a tale of two families about to lose their shelters: one in the late 1800s, the other in  the present. Science, Darwin, the con... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 19, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 11/19/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Larry Klineman talk about local and national immigration politics, including the defeat of Measure 105. Larry Bowlden reviews Barbara Kingsolver's latest novel, Unsheltered. Joe shares special audio and music abo... Read more

Jennifer Robin and Sunbathe

Airs at: Mon, 11/19/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another crazy fun show with live music and special guests. The band Sunbathe will be setting up in the big studio. We will also have a return visit from Portland writer Jennifer Robin to share some passages from her new book. And, joining us by phone, will be drummer David ... Read more

White Dancing Elephants

Airs at: Thu, 12/27/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  In luminous, vivid, searingly honest prose, the stories in White Dancing Elephants center on the experiences of diverse women of color—cunning, bold, and resolute—facing sexual harassment and racial violence, as well as the violence women inflict upon each other. Combini... Read more

The Collected Stories

Airs at: Thu, 11/29/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  The Collected Stories of Diane Williams brings together over three hundred new and previously published short fictions—distilled works of “unsettling brilliance” (Vanity Fair) that have rewritten the rules of the American short story.  “Diane Williams has spent her long... Read more

Crazy Fun, Movie Reviews, and All Star Radio Drama

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess are back for another month of live music, talk, special guests and radio dramas. Dropping by the studio, DK Holm will discuss current movie happenings with former Sampler regular Miss Mona, who will be calling in the studio. For the month of November... Read more

The Alehouse at the End of the World by Stevan Allred

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with  Stevan Allred, author of the new novel The Alehouse at the End of the World, published by Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Stevan’s previous book – the 2013 linked short-story collection A Simplified Map of the Real World: The Renata Stories – was... Read more