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Classic Radio Crime Dramas featuring Frank Lovejoy and Jack Webb

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/16/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Settle down on a warm evening with of a couple of  crime dramas from the golden age of radio.  First, Frank Lovejoy stars as Randy Stone reporter for the Chicago Star, in the series Night Beat from 1950. While waundering through a riverside carnaval Randy gets caught up in ... Read more

Warm up with The Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Monday Sampler returns for another afternoon with lots of grownup music and another episode of Night Beat. In this first broadcast episode from Febuary of 1950, Frank Lovejoy, as newspaper reporter Randy Stone, is prowling the city looking for a story. He meets a young ... Read more

Jena Friedman, author of Not Funny: Essays on Life, Comedy, Culture, Etcetera

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Between the Covers
Join us as we welcome Jena Friedman, comedian, writer, director, and author of the new book Not Funny: Essays on Life, Comedy, Culture, Etcetera from Atria Books.  In the words of Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, and author Samantha Bee, "Jena Friedman is brilliant at m... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Bern has been called to authenticate the long-lost musical masterpiece of Frederic Delaney, lauded by some as the most prolific composer since Beethoven.  Bern believes he knows everything about Delaney-- the man and his music.  But, he soon learns otherwise:  That the geni... Read more

May Showers Brings The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
More music for a spring day in Portland. Fortunato returns inspite of losing his voice, with music and another episode of Nightbeat,starring Frank Lovejoy. Today's story opens with reporter Randy Stone getting his wallet stolen at gunpoint. This leads him on a search throug... Read more

Willy Vlautin

Airs at: Sat, 04/29/2023 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Please tune in to this Saturday for a special episode with singer, songwriter, musician, author, and professor (although he denies it) Willy Vlautin. Willy is the founder of Richmond Fontaine. His current ensemble, The Delines, have been described as "a southern ... Read more

Kesha Ajọsẹ-Fisher, author of No God Like the Mother

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
We're back in the KBOO studios after three long years doing the show remotely via Zoom. And I'm so happy our first guest is Kesha Ajọsẹ-Fisher, author of the story collection No God Like the Mother, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Kesha was born in Chicago, raised in ... Read more

25 - Ghosted with Tate Donovan

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Tate Donovan joins Poxy & Ragan to revisit his early career, discuss his approach to directing, his Emmy win for 30 for 30 Shorts, and his recent work in movies such as Manchester by the Sea,  Argo and AppleTV's very own, Ghosted.         Read more

Leora Skolkin-Smith, author of Stealing Faith

Airs at: Thu, 04/20/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Leora Skolkin-Smith joins us to talk about her new novel Stealing Faith, the tale of a young woman struggling to survive her mind and the world-famous writer who helped her find the voice that saved her life. Caroline Leavitt says of Stealing Faith: "Skolkin has created an ... Read more

Captain Nemo and the God Monster

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/18/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, a Steampunk Adventure featuring the creations of Jules Verne and H.P. Lovecraft in Twent Thousand Years Under The Sea by Kevin J. Anderson. After surviving a deadly attack from a giant squid Captain Nemo and the crew of the armoured submarine boat The Nautilus find... Read more