Fiction

The Last House on the Street

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Mystery writer Diane Chamberlain combines her love of mystery writing with her concern for voter registration in her most recent novel, The Last House on the Street. Larry Bowlden reviews the 2021 novel about how the lives of two women converge in a story about voter regist... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: In Memoriam: Bill Resnick talks to Jane Slaughter, long time editor of the monthly publication Labor Notes, about the life and work of Mike Parker, who died this past January. Parker w... Read more

YINKA, WHERE IS YOUR HUZBAND?

Airs at: Thu, 02/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
   Yinka Oladeji is 30-something, Oxford-educated, and up for a promotion at her impressive bank job.   She has a supportive network of friends and family who love her dearly, but her personal and professional success doesn’t stop her many "aunties" from constantly asking w... Read more

Ivan Brunetti

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  From member of the Chicago underground comics scene to New Yorker cover artist and college professor, Ivan Brunetti has been challenging readers with his scathing satire and sharp intellect for decades.  Now, he's brought his theories of comics structure to the mainstre... Read more

Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

Film at 11 celebrates Americana this week, on Friday, 4 February 2022

Airs at: Fri, 02/04/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This wwee we take a look at a few recent releases, while Jeff Godsil comments on Our Town. Britta Gordon reflects on  Samuel Fuller's crazy masterwork The Naked Kiss, and in the book corner a recent volume-length interview with the late director by Peter Tonguette, Picturin... Read more

More Fantastic Adventures from the start of the Marvel Age

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns for another Monday. Fortunato has plenty of toe tapping music lined up to help you through a winter's afternoon. This week we feature more adventures Of The Fantastic Four as then confront their most dangerous foe yet, The Incredible Hulk. So, put a litt... Read more

Tribute to Stan Lee and The Fantastic Four

Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we will present a pair of radio dramas adapted from the pages of The Greatest Comic Magazine in the World which first issues appeared on newsstands 60 years ago this year. It is also the 100th birthday of Stan Lee who along with illustrator Jack Kirby created this a... Read more

Stan Lee 100th Birthday Special

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/18/2022 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
In honor of the 100th Birthday of Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel Comics, and the 60th Anniversary of the appearance of The Fantastic Four, we present a dramatic radio adaptation of Issues #16 & #17 of the The World's Greatest Comic Magazine. Produced in 1968, and narrated ... Read more

More Adventures of the Fantastic Four

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns for another chilly Monday afternoon as we continue with our recognition of not only the 6oth aniversary of the first appearance of The Fantastic Four and the begining of Marvel Comics, but also Stan Lee's 100th birthday ! Today we present a radio adaptat... Read more