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The Fourth Karamatzoh Brother

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2015 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/06/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, The Brothers Karamatzoh – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City. On tonight’s Ubu Hour, we present Act Two – an introduction to Milton, the fourth, and least talented, Karamatzoh Brother. He can’t... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour Salutes Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2014 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/14/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Many of our late-night deejays have been accused of belonging to a cult led by Aleister Crowley. That's only half right. We're member of a cult, and this cult is led by a Crowley, however, it's not Aleister. Rather it’s his brother Carl. Carl Crowley. Carl is Aleister’s lit... Read more

Karamatzoh Père

Airs at: Mon, 09/01/2014 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/02/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, The Brothers Karamatzoh – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City.  The Karamatzoh Brothers are to the Ritz Brothers what the Ritz Brothers are to the Marx Brothers.  And, if you've never heard of t... Read more

The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Airs at: Tue, 12/24/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley, a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Kimberly Stowers Moreland , author of "African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history"

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Guest Kimberly Stowers Moreland is the author of African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history.  From hundreds of black and white and sepia-toned photos, Moreland pieced together a slice of the local African American narrative, one that reflects how prior to World War ... Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   Read more

Treasures From The KBOO Archives

This program features Treasures from the KBOO Audio Archive, going back to 1968 Please help us preserve these audio gems! ---> KBOO's Public Affairs Archive Digitization Project KBOO has an archive of over 7000 recordings of speeches, interviews and documentaries datin... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Web-only special content

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Best-selling author and foreign correspondent Chris Hedges and comics journalist Joe Sacco tell more stories of their collaboration on the book Days of Destuction, Days of Revolt, as well as their adventures reporting from trouble spots both at home and abroad. Original br... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Nation Institute Senior Fellow Chris Hedges (American Fascists, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning) and comics journalist Joe Sacco (Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde) have teamed up to produce Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, a sweeping portrait of the American underclass... Read more