Fiction

"Do Not Become Alarmed"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The superb short fiction author, Maile Meloy, takes us on a luxury cruise ship down he coast of South America, pointing out the radical differences in  wealth between the ship’s passengers and crew. When the two American couples and their children go ashore for a day’s visi... Read more

Walkaway by Cory Doctorow

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
In this special hour-long episode, host Ken Jones talks with Cory Doctorow, author of the new science-fiction novel Walkaway. In addition to his role as sci-fi novelist, Cory’s a technology activist, journalist, and blogger. His work includes the non-fiction book Informatio... Read more

Four Weeks Five People by Jennifer Yu

Airs at: Wed, 06/14/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Sarika Mehta welcomes Jennifer Yu to KBOO to discuss her novel Four Weeks Five People...Obsessive-compulsive teen Clarissa wants to get better, if only so her mother will stop asking her if she's okay.  Andrew wants to overcome his eating disorder so he can get back to h... Read more

Tod Davies: The Importance of Story

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Tod Davies is a celebrated screenwriter, author, and founder of the independent publishing house Exterminating Angel Press.  Her early adventures working with youth in the streets of Liverpool roused her passion for the power of storytelling and helped inspire her trilog... Read more

Splintering World Systems

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Bill Resnick talks with the editor of Foreign Policy in Focus, blogger, writer,  and author of the novel Splinterlands, John Feffer, about his nightmare of the breakdown of the world system in the next half-century.     Read more

Reggie Lee in MAN OF LA MANCHA

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae welcomes actor Reggie Lee who played the role of Sergeant Wu on the NBC TV series Grimm. Did you know his career has spanned stage and screen for over 25 years? This June, he returns to the stage as Sancho Panza—the trusted squire and sidekick of Don Quixote—in Man ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 15, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this membership drive edition of the Old Mole, and we hear: 1. Nick Buxton talks about his book on how corporations and the military are dealing with climate change. 2. Mike Snedeker and Jan Haaken, our Left and the Law experts, review the good, the bad... Read more

"A Gentleman in Moscow"

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A Gentleman in Moscow is a historical novel by Amor Towles; wonderful descriptions of Moscow and incisive psychological analysis of his main characters. It is a very emotionally intelligent book. Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our conversation with Portland native Mark Gustafson, we hear more stories about his work as Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox, and about his award-winning stop-motion work for Will Vinton Studios (now House... Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/16/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight an encore presentation of a short story set in the South Pacific by Jack London. Based on the life of a Solomon Islander that London met, Mauki was sold into slavery as a young man and spends most of his life trying to escape back to his home island. Part of the pre... Read more