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My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Cascadia by Buzz Bernard

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  A short time ago Buzz Bernard was in Portland and sat down with Dan Johnson about his latest thriller. Buzz Bernard is a former Oregon resident that has written a novel about the potential 'Big One'; the Tsunami and Earthquake that has long been talked about finally arr... Read more

Ball of Confusion (Election?! Edition)

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Temptations sing: "One, two, one, two, three, four, ow People moving out, people moving in Why, because of the color of their skin Run, run, run but you sure can't hide An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth Vote for me and I'll set you free   Rap on, brother, rap on ... Read more

Dolce Vita Confidential

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Film writer Shawn Levy sits down with Jenn Chavez to tell behind-the-scenes stories of the classic Italian film studios, as collected in his newest book Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome. Then, S.W. Conse... Read more

The Ghosts of Birds by Eliot Weinberger

Airs at: Thu, 11/03/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  A new collection from “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times). The Ghosts of Birds offers thirty-five essays by Eliot Weinberger: the first section of the book continues his linked serial-essay An Elemental Thing, which pulls the reader into “a vortex f... Read more

The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Airs at: Thu, 12/15/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "If you love stories but distrust them, if you love language and can also see how it is used as a tool or a weapon in the maintenance of status quo, then read The Winged Histories."— Marion Deeds, Fantasy Literature;  "Told by four different women, it is a story of war; ... Read more

Dog Gone by Pauls Toutonghi

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “This is one of those rare books that reads you more than you read it.  It’s a family story, a pet story, a spiritual journey.  It’s almost a novel, except that it’s ‘true.’  It’s kind-hearted, crazy, and moving.  I found myself laughing.  I found myself with tears to wi... Read more

GremLin Time

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/18/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
For the first time in all the years of presenting Gremlin Time, Fortunato arrived at the studio without the program that was supposed to go on for the Halloween show. Also, in all the years of putting on this show, the programs that were always the most trouble, were the Ha... Read more

Underground USA

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Underground USA is a symposium at the University of Oregon's Portland campus on October 15th, paying tribute to great underground artists of the Pacific Northwest. Joining us in the studio to talk about the event is Underground USA keynote speaker Patrick Rosenkranz, au... Read more

City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Tales

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Gigi Little, editor of the new collection of short fiction City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Tales. The tales in City of Weird, set in a Portland both real and imagined, feature sea monsters, aliens, vampires, ghosts, robotic dogs, man-eating... Read more