Radio Theater

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Murders In The Rue Morgue read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/21/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We will present two mysteries tonight. First the very first modern detective story, 1841's "The Murders In The Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allen Poe Tonight's version will be read to us in abridged form by Katherine Dunn. In our second half, an episode of the classic radio series ... Read more

39. Quiet Flows the Willamette

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2015 at 10:45am - 12:45pm
    What if society had gone completely off the rails? What if Trump had succeded in becoming the Grand High Potentate of the USA? What if he had actually known the left-of-center community radio station, KBOO-FM in Portland, Oregon, had broadcast some critical comments a... Read more

Stories For Shut Ins presents The Dog Who Bit People

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Back for April, and our first installent of Stories for Shut Ins. Today we present Katherine Dunn reading a classic story by James Thurber about a troublesome Airdale that his family once owned while he was growing up in Columbus, Ohio in the early years of the 20th Century... Read more

Sounds Unsound early April 2020

Airs at: Sun, 04/12/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Music and more... as a special Easter treat, for the last hour of the show we will air an Ubu Hour easter special from 10 years ago, The Book of Holes... . Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
The Portland Jewish Hour and host Liz Schwartz present The Witches of Lublin, an award-winning audio drama based on true and little-known history of Jewish women’s lives in 18th Century Europe. Featuring Tovah Feldshuh, Simon Jones, Neil Gaiman, Barbara Rosenblat, and a cas... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 3/23/20

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/24/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
The Holy Crowley Hour has been a beacon of enlightenment, entertainment, and laughs for a generation, a relatively brief generation. We started the show back in September 2014, as a fill-in for a few late-night deejays at KBOO who were handed temporary suspensions for messi... Read more

Love Letters to Kilfinane: Selections from the HearSay International Audio Arts Festival

Produced for Threshold Shift
This Saturday morning from 12-3am, Threshold Shift presents a three-hour long sonic adventure into the world of the 2017 and 2019 HearSay International Audio Arts Festival in Kilfinane, County Limerick, Ireland. For more information, visit the episode page. Contributors in... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 2/24/20

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
You're in for a treat on this special belated President’s Day edition of The Holy Crowley Hour. KBOO Radio luminaries S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge are guest hosting tonight, while regular host Ken Jones is quarantined at Crowley Cult headquarters in Beaverton, binge-watching ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 1/27/20

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/28/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Our guests tonight are Joshua Samuel Brown and Stephanie Huffman, authors of the book Formosa Moon, from Things Asian Press. Along with Seth Brown, (aka Yorick Jones), they also wrote, performed, and produced the legendary radio comedy show, Puppet Radio Theater, on KBOO. ... Read more

The Railway Carriage by F. Tennyson Jesse

Airs at: Mon, 01/20/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/21/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight's featured writer is mostly known for her reportage of "true crime" and documentation of the many tasks taken up by women attached to The Royal Army in World War I. As well as her novel "A Pin To See The Peepshow"(1934). She also created a female series detective in... Read more