Film

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

Kill Faster Pussycat!

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/06/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to violence. Tonight we air the wild west thriller KILL FASTER PUSSYCAT! A radio theater experience you won't want to miss! Based on the 1965 cult film Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! but set in Oregon in 1881. Follow the Vixens, three powerful wo... Read more

Trump's religious freedom order and the Queer Doc Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
    We'll be sitting down with ACLU of Oregon staff attorney Kelly Simon to talk about Prexy Trump's 'religious freedom' order, issued last week. Is it as bad as expected? More nuanced? How might it play out? We're going to explore these questions, and more, with Kelly.  ... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland native Mark Gustafson may be best known as the Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox.  Mark got his start sweeping floors at the famous Will Vinton Studios (now House Special) before going on to win awards for his stop-motion work... Read more

May the 4th

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
A Celebration of all things Star Wars! May the 4th Be With You!       Facebook Event (more info and the links mentioned on air): https://www.facebook.com/events/116408028927777/   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

Milenio / Books to Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Milenio is an organization that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making and politics. Milenio strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for immigration reform, incarceration, women's rights, LGBT rights, political innovation and ... Read more

Embracing Comic Tragedy

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Mary Astor’s biggest role was Brigid O’Shaughnessy.  Brigid was the love interest of Sam Spade played by Humphrey Bogart in the film, the Maltese Falcon.  But Mary Astor is most famous for what happened off screen and was recorded in her diary.   Caricaturist Edward Sorel b... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for April 3, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker is the host of this episode of the Old Mole, and it includes these segments: Union Activist Mark Dudzic talks with Bill Resnick about Medicare for all and the role of Unions in making it happen.  Laurie Mercier and Thomas A. Saenz discuss the intensification o... Read more

Movie Moles: "Get Out"

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Jan Haaken discuss the new film by Jordan Peele that mixes the plot of "Guess Who's Coming for Dinner" with the genre of horror.  They recommend it.  Correction: The review cited as by Roger Ebert was written by Brian Tallerico and appeared on... Read more