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Beyond The Sun

Airs at: Sat, 05/06/2017 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  It's no secret that songwriter Chris Isaak clearly loves the rockabilly and country sounds of Sun Studios. His 2011 release, Beyond the Sun, is a salute to the classic rock & roll label Sun Records. Tune in Saturday morning as my co-host Chris and I bodly take you where ... Read more

Oppression Olympics with Scot Nakagawa; Author Hari Kunzru talks about "White Tears"

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
In a time where discussions around activism has taken over the social media scene, the topic of oppression olympics has become a relevant one. Although not a new idea, the pitting of marginalized groups against one another has been a tool of oppression used in our country s... Read more

Oregon Documentaries

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  A flurry of documentaries about Pacific Northwest newsmakers are making the rounds of film festivals and television shows, locally and around the country. The Reluctant Radical profiles climate activist Ken Ward, one of the Valve Turners in the campaign to shut down the... Read more

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Yann Martel, author of the novel "Life of Pi," discusses his latest work, "The High Mountains of Portugal," in which he examines the nature of faith. In the interview he also discusses the film version of "Life of Pi" as well as a strange correspondence he had with forme... Read more

Book Mole: Lilac Girls

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelley; it’s a historically based novel about three women during World War II, one Polish, one German, and the other American. It focuses on Ravensbruck, the Nazi concentration camp for women. Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/18/2017 at 12:00pm
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, the second most dangerous man in Europe, Col Sebastian  (Tiger Jack) Moran travels to the base of Mr Rainier to hunt a legendary ape-man; believed to be a cousin of those believed to inhabit Nepal. But the Colonel finds more than he bargained for in this short stor... Read more

The Ada Decades

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  On this edition of Radiozine Dan Johnson talks to author Paula Martinac about her novel The Ada Decades. A girl from a Carolina mill family isn't supposed to strive for a career, but Ada Shook graduates from college on a scholarship and lands a plum job as a school libr... Read more

Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Award-winning Portland comics artists Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner return to the KBOO studios with fresh stories and new projects to share.  Between stints at DC and Marvel, Farel is publishing the second volume of his celebrated series Pop Gun War for Dark ... Read more

Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Ottessa Moshfegh, whose collection "Homesick for Another World" and novel "Eileen" have gotten great reviews, is considered one of America's top fiction writers under the age of forty. She is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky Ottessa Moshfegh’s debut novel Eileen was... Read more

Calamity Jon Morris

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Words and Pictures
  "Calamity Jon" Morris is an author, illustrator, and designer who has been collecting obscure and eccentric comic books since his earliest years.  In 2015, he turned his passion into the scholarly and boisterous anthology The League of Regret­table Superheroes: Half-Bake... Read more