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Waterfront Blues Festival preview with Ty Curtis and Rich Lawrence

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
On today's episode, we celebrate the return of the Waterfront Blues Festival. It’s a Portland tradition, going back 35 years, but, due to the pandemic, there was a change in plans during the past two years. In 2020, KBOO partnered with WBF to present a virtual festival. We ... Read more

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Negative (Part 2)

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

SuperButch - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland alt-comics heavyweights Barry Deutsch (Hereville) and Becky Hawkins (French Toast Comix) have teamed up to create SuperButch, the adventures of a lesbian superhero and the citizens whose lives she transforms.  Set in the 1940's when many gay Americans led double... Read more

Comedian Hannah Gadsby on her creative process and more during the pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Hannah Gadsby is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian and writer who captured the world’s attention with her sensational standup shows NANETTE and DOUGLAS and ignited global conversations around such tough topics as homophobia, misogyny, and autism.  Now, she's em... Read more

One Gun (Again)

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Animation Outlaws - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our conversation with Craig "Spike" Decker and documentarian Kat Alioshin, we hear more about the history of the Spike and Mike Festival of Animation. Spike teamed up with Mike Gribble in the 1970's to launch the Spike and Mike Festival (and ... Read more

Animation Outlaws

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kat Alioshin is a film director and producer who's helped shepherd numerous stop-motion animated classics to the big screen, including The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Corpse Bride, Coraline, and James and the Giant Peach. Now she's turned for inspiration to the long... Read more

Yuvi Zalkow, author of I Only Cry With Emoticons

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we welcome Yuvi Zalkow, author of the new novel I Only Cry With Emoticons from Red Hen Press. In addition to I Only Cry With Emoticons, Yuvi is the author of the novel A Brilliant Novel in the Works. His short stories and essays have been published in Glim... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Image by Vicky Scott—Ikon Images Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Teen Mental Health: Is there a Teen mental Health Crisis as alleged by the New York Times? The Times’s series of articles, the first titled "It's L... Read more

Lessons in Chemistry

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sometimes, though not often, Book Mole Larry Bowlden reads a book simply for the joy of it. Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garnus, is such a joy to read. But the 2022 novel also has lots to say about women in the sciences and the ways in which they are forced to work in th... Read more