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'99 Jessie

Airs at: Tue, 06/20/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Aaron Ross, host of the new "Who's the Ross" podcast

Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Our In Depth guest this evening is Aaron Ross, writer, comedian, actor, and a good friend of KBOO. He’s the host of “Who’s the Ross”, a live on-stage late night talk show that's run for over ten years and 900-plus performances. Aaron moved to Los Angeles, or Ross Angeles as... Read more

Cycling from Alaska to Argentina with Kristen and Ville Jokinen

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's special hour-long Jonesy, our guests are Kristen and Ville Jokinen, who cycled from the top of Alaska to the southernmost tip of Argentina, an adventure covering 18,215 miles over 20 months. Kristen chronicles the trip in the new book Joy Ride: A Bike Odyssey fro... Read more

Crafting Pinocchio

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Portland Art Museum's new exhibition "Crafting Pinocchio" takes visitors inside the world of Guillermo del Toro's Academy Award-winning version of Pinocchio, created largely in Portland with local stop-motion animators. Pinocchio Co-Director Mark Gustafson and Animat... Read more

JoyceChat Comedy Radio E3

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 11:30pm - Tue, 06/06/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for JoyceChat Comedy Radio
Interviews, skits and stand up comedy. Joyce Nanceinterviews Portland comedians plus skits.  Lewis Sequiera applys for a pre-school teacher job. Erycka Day explains about her life in 2021 Jake Quanbeck is in the middle of getting away from a big bank job he pulled. And lo... Read more

Ship Shapes

Airs at: Tue, 06/06/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Joshua James Amberson, author of Staring Contest: Essays About Eyes

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2023 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Joshua James Amberson, author of the new book Staring Contest: Essays About Eyes, from Portland’s Perfect Day Publishing. Joshua’s writing includes the novel How to Forget Almost Everything, a series of chapbooks from Two Plum Press, and the l... Read more

Zaji Cox, author of Plums for Months: A Memoir of Nature and Neurodivergence

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
We're back again in the KBOO studios with guest Zaji Cox, author of the new book Plums for Months: Memories of a wonder-filled, neurodivergent childhood, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Zaji’s been writing fiction since her first short story at the age of nine. She we... 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

Playful Presence Episode 6: You Rehearse Improv?!?

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/09/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Playful Presence
Interview with Bobbi Block, an improviser, theatre director, applied improv practitioner, and actor.  Plus improvised scenes and poetry. Read more