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Steve Theme, Asphalt Asylum

Airs at: Sun, 05/29/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
“I didn’t squander my youth on responsibility,” quips Steve Theme, author of Asphalt Asylum: The Dark Roads to Light.   It is part hitchhiking journal, part mythic adventure as Steve Theme tells the story of his 7,000 mile hitchhiking quest to run away and find home again. ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour, Or Two

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2016 at 10:00pm - Tue, 05/31/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Hey, all you fans of KBOO's now defunct Puppet Radio Theater. On tonight's Holy Crowley Hour, or Two, the puppets return! The puppets will be hijacking... uh filling in for regular host Ken Jones, while he travels the globe looking for new members of the Carl Crowley cult. ... Read more

Honoring the life and art of Prince Rogers Nelson (part 2)

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
To cover the vast amount of work Prince Rogers Nelson has done on this earth, it's going to take a full year (at least).  We still wanted to do something with the minimal amount of time we have though, so we are spending this week looking at just a few of the MANY songs he ... Read more

Finance Smurf

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement reviews Finance Smurf, the last of the original Smurf comics written by Pierre Gulliford (aka "Peyo"). Finance Smurf, written in 1992, is a sharp indictment of money, and shows the smurfs' world turned upside down when one of the smurfs institutes a human-like e... Read more

Wendy Doniger, Redeeming the Kamasutra

Airs at: Sat, 05/14/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
The Kamasutra brings to mind (and to Google searches) erotic and exotic sexual positions.   OK, it is that.  But it is much more.  It is about the art of living.   Wendy Doniger, Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of ... Read more

Dan Barker, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction

Airs at: Sun, 05/08/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
America’s leading atheist, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and co-host of Freethought Radio, Dan Barker, talks about his latest book, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction (audiobook)   The roots of the book go to Richard Dawkins’ famous... Read more

The Confessional on 05/16/16

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2016 at 12:00am - 2:00am
Produced for The Confessional

Portland's Animation Industry

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Northwest Animation Festival has quickly grown to become the largest animation festival in the country, showcasing features and short films from around the world while focusing on local industry and talent.  During this year's festival, we're joined in the studio by ... Read more

John Loftus, How to Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from An Atheist

Airs at: Sun, 05/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Progressive Spirit
John Loftus was an evangelical minister.  He has several degrees in Christian apologetics.  He pastored churches and taught at Christian colleges.  Then he left it all.   He has written a dozen books with titles such as Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Ch... Read more

John Loftus on "How To Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from An Atheist"

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Host John Shuck speaks with John Loftus about "How To Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from An Atheist." John W. Loftus is an American author and atheist activist who writes about his conversion from Christianity to atheism. During his almost twenty years as an evange... Read more