"Dancing Dan's Christmas", a short story by Damon Runyon set in New York City during the prohibition era, is read by Naples Yellow. The show opens with Umatilla Rose giving us directions on how to make hot Tom & Jerrys. Perfect for New Year's Eve! Hosted by Fortunato.
Our book mole Larry Bowlden takes up Jeffrey Eugenides's Pulitzer Prize novel Middlesex. It is about gender ambiguity, immigration, working in the auto industry in Detroit, and family history. You can read more of Larry's reviews here.
Brian Lindstrom is a Portland filmmaker who has two new films showing soon at Cinema 21: "Old Town Diary" and "To Pay my Way with Stories." We talked about the process of making his documentaries, which include workshops at Writing Around Portland.