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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

Cretaceous Dark

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/04/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
Tonight on the UBU HOUR, the sci-fi radio thriller CRETACEOUS DARK.  Come to Cretaceous Park, Oregon's latest and most exciting theme park. Sure it has the rides and concession booths, but it also has something else.. genetically modified creatures that look like dinosuars ... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin on Steering the Craft

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Ursula K. Le Guin has published more than sixty books of fiction, fantasy, science fiction, children’s literature, poetry, drama, criticism, and translation. Among her honors are a National Book Award, a PEN/Malamud Award for short fiction, five Hugo and five Nebula Awar... Read more

EcoFilm and the Pillars of Portland

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In this special membership-drive episode of The Film Show, Jenn Chavez previews the Portland EcoFilm Festival with director Dawn Smallman and documentarians Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz, who have produced The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Queen of the Sun, and the new film Se... Read more

Gremlin Time presents Katherine Dunn reading Cornell Woolrich

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/20/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We continue to present more stories read by Katherine Dunn, who passed away last Spring. Tonight, a New York Subway guard unexpectedly. finds himself part of a city wide manhunt in a short story called "The Phantom of the Subway", written by the master of suspence, Cornell ... Read more

The White Donkey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our interview with Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte, we talk more about his graphic novel The White Donkey, which has been hailed for its frank depictions of post-traumatic stress disorder in young veterans.  Max hopes to adapt the graphic nov... Read more