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Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we celebrate our city's biggest literary event of the year -- the Portland Book Festival. This year, as with just about every event other than superspeader campaign rallies, the Festival is going virtual. Instead of one big day, it will take place over seve... Read more

Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/20/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Fortunato returns to the air with a reading of the classic horror story that is more than relevant today. First published in 1842, and drawing on many conventions of Gothic fiction, Edgar Allen Poe tells the tale of Prince Prospero who figures to lock himself and his many c... Read more

Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad - Rediscovered Audio

Airs at: Thu, 10/08/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Words and Pictures presents a never-before-aired conversation between comics mavericks Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad, recorded at Powell's City of Books in 2009. Tony Millionaire is a cartoonist, author, and illustrator who — in true New England fashion — manages to... Read more

Another World is Possible

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond returns to Fred Pfeil’s novel, Goodman 2020, and asks: why set a dystopia in our own times instead of the distant future? And how is it that dystopias give us reason for hope? Patricia Kullberg reads selections from Goodman 2020. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 5, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Popmob: Bill Resnick talks to Effi Baum, with PopMobPdx, a mutual aid group supporting the month's of protest in Portland. They discuss Portland’s protests of police killings and impunity here and around the country; challenging Trump’s sending Federal troops to Portland... Read more

Episode VI

Airs at: Sat, 10/10/2020 at 3:00am - 5:00am
Produced for War Pig's Arcade
This week in the Arcade, War Pig and Poxy discuss the 1982 action thriller, CLASS OF 1984. Ragan hosts a series of disastrous call ins on SCENES OR DEATH, and Matt C spins all sorts of great records for his Industrial Dance Party! Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 9/25/20

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's Forest Avenue Press day in the neighborhood! Our first guest is Joanna Rose, author of the new novel A Small Crowd of Strangers, published by Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Stevan Allred, whose most recent book is the novel The Alehouse at the End... Read more

Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell and Claire Trevor

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/22/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we present a radio adaptation of a classic film noir, Murder My Sweet, adapted from the hard boiled detective novel by Raymond Chandler. An ex con hires PI Philip Marlowe to find his ex girlfriend, Velma; at the same time he is hired to protect a man as he makes a p... Read more

Episode V

Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 5:00am - 6:00am
Produced for War Pig's Arcade
This week in the Arcade, War Pig and Poxy discuss the 1933 Universal classic, The Invisible Man. Ragan will host a series of disastrous call ins, and Matt C spins all sorts of great records. Read more

Book Review

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg reads a review by Larry Bowlden of two historical novels by Marlowe Benn, Passing Fancies and Relative Fortunes. Read more