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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Bill Griffith: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Bill Griffith's remarkable 50-year career as an artist runs the gamut from alternative comics to graphic novels to such pop-culture oddities as Wacky Packages trading cards. Best known as the creator of the satirical daily newspaper comic Zippy the Pinhead, Griffith has... Read more

Animation and Community

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Whitman at the Whitsell is the name of an animation and poetry celebration honoring the 200th birthday of American poet Walt Whitman.  Producer Marilyn Zornado has organized a gathering of Northwest-based artists, including Devon Damonte, Teresa Drilling, Deanna Morse, a... Read more

Peter Bagge - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over th... Read more

Peter Bagge

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over the editor's desk at Robert Crumb's anthology series Weirdo, and later became the residen... Read more

Cable Access Memories

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland Cable Access at the end of the 20th century gained a reputation for creativity and outrageousness, featuring such characters as "Working" Kirk Reeves, Jim Spagg, and Stephanie ("Where's the Art?") Pierce.  And Oregon's uniquely strong freedom of expression laws ... Read more

Portland Comic Book Month

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  A city-wide celebration of comics first took place in Portland in the spring of 2009, when then-City Commissioner Sam Adams declared April "Comic Book Month."  For this 10th anniversary tribute, we'll find out about events, new releases, and participatory activities thro... Read more

POWfest and Red White & Black

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Nora Colie of the Portland Oregon Women's Film Fest joins us in the studio to preview this year's POWfest, along with filmmakers Marne Lucas (Haute Flash) and Aubrey Peeples (Decadeless). We're also joined by actor/director Jerry Bell Jr, whose documentary Red White & B... Read more

Denis Kitchen: Everything Including the Kitchen Sink

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Fresh out of college in 1969, Denis Kitchen started publishing underground comics from a rented office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Fifty years later, Kitchen is recognized as one of the leading authorities on graphic novels and alternative media, and has teamed up with per... Read more

Denis Kitchen - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about the underground comics industry and its characters from leading authority Denis Kitchen.  Denis sat down with S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios during a recent Portland visit in support ... Read more

International Film and Animation

Airs at: Thu, 02/28/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The Portland International Film Festival is a venue for showcasing not just visiting directors but local filmmakers as well.  We're joined by two celebrated Portland documentarians: Irene Taylor Brodsky, the director of Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, and ... Read more