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Old Mole Variety Hour for December 27, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole. In his Intro, Norm comments on some of important events in history that we commemorate as this year ends: The Blair Mountain uprising of 1921, Arab Spring, and more. The show continues with the following segments: Climate... Read more

The Well Read Red

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In a combination WRR and Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond introduces and reads one of the lesser-known classics of American literature, a brilliantly ironic 1865 letter from a former slave, now living with his family in the North, to his former master. The master had... Read more

Comics Journalism - The Art of the News

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Art of the News is an exhibition of comics journalism hosted by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene and curated by University of Oregon Professor Katherine Kelp-Stebbins.  The show features the work of a wide range of international artists and writers, from ... Read more

15 - Kelley Baker is The Angry Filmmaker

Airs at: Fri, 02/18/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan sit down with filmmaker Kelley Baker to talk about his books Road Dog and The Angry Filmmaker Survival Guides. They'll also discuss his work as a sound designer on movies such as Good Will Hunting and Finding Forr... Read more

Holiday stories from Portland Story Theater's Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard

Airs at: Thu, 12/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
One of our favorite holiday traditions here on Jonesy is watching A Christmas Story, the 1983 movie directed by Bob Clark, who also directed Porky's (1981), another of our holiday favorites. A Christmas Story is based on the holiday memories of writer and radio monologuist... Read more

Talking Earth: December 13th, 2021 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features Walt Curtis talking about the birth of Jesus, and that he was not born in December, and the history behind Christmas.  Board-op Patrick Bocarde also reads a poem about a chaotic radio show during his college years. Happy Holidays... Read more

"Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival," with the author, Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and author of 13 previous books, has appeared numerous times on KBOO. His new book, Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival, is a sweeping and in-depth investigation of the workings of power in the na... Read more

Kristen Radtke on American Loneliness

Airs at: Thu, 12/09/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kristen Radtke is the author of two graphic non-fiction books: Imagine Wanting Only This and Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness. She’s also been the Art Director and Deputy Publisher at the magazine The Believer and a writer whose work has appeared in The Ne... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Time to get it Right: Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis... Read more

The Hidden Child

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The horrors of the eugenics movement were not restricted to the Nazis. Larry Bowlden reviews Louise Fein’s excellent historical novel, The Hidden Child, about the rise of  eugenics pseudoscience in Europe and America. In the story Fein lays out the attempt to mistakenly app... Read more