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ALEC in Wonderland/Alice in Plunderland

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:00pm - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00am
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ALEC in Wonderland/Alice in Plunderland
In this radio theater fantasy drama, Alice returns to Wonderland to find that things are not quite the same... ALEC, also known as the Amereican Legislative Exchange Council, has incroached into Wonderland...  journey into the world of the Mad Tea Party, the Red Queen Palin, and more in this audio drama satire..    (this show originally aired Sept 5, 2011.)

Ubu Hour on 02/02/15

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Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:55pm - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
Experimental radio theater with dada/surreal elements

Ubu February 2015

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:00pm - 11:55pm
Short Description: 
Ubu Feb 2015
Tonight on the Ubu Hour:

Mayor Sharkey Scales conspires with Ubur while Jason has a hissy fit, in a new episode of THE CITY THAT ONCE WORKED.

Also, in MO AND CHARLIE, we make fun of the Prophet. 

And more....
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Jan 2014 Ubu

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:00pm - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:00am
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Jan 2014 Ubu
The UBU HOUR is on suspension, so tonight we debut a new radio theater show, THE MIME RADIO THEATER PROJECT, bringing the art of mime to the radio for the very first time ever. For our 1st show we bring MIMIN' WITH THE LYMAN'S, a 7 to 8 member mime troupe from the Seattle area, who will provide an hour of mime for a studio audience as well as the listeners out in the airwaves.

As for the UBU HOUR, this was what would have aired if not for the suspension:

Ubu Holiday show 2014

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 12:00am
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Ubu Holiday edition Dec 2014
It's holiday time here at UBU HOUR.. and tonight we celebrate several holidays that occur on this day, December 1st, from Self-Governance Day (celebrated in Iceland), to Military Abolition Day (Costa Rica), to World Aids Day.

Also we catch up on the latest on the War on Christmas with our friends at  Faux News, Swill O'Reily and Ann Coultergeist.

And we offer a new version of the Dickens Christmas classic, as The City That Once Work's scrooge mayor gets visited by some strange apperitions.

And we'll bring you another episode of Thrilling Tales from the Bible... 

It's an action packed Ubu for the holidays....   

A Special Investigative Report

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:00am
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Special Investigative Report

This month the Ubu Hour is off the air. Instead, Normally at this time KBOO programs radio theater, however tonight we offer the listener a SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE REPORT that delves into a secret cult that has allegedly infiltrating a certain media source. Reporter Bob Crawley conducts a full scale investigation after being tipped off by a caller to More Talk Radio, and leaves no stone unturned in this hour-long investigation.  Do not miss this devastating report on cults, the media, power, secrecy and more. 

KARAMATZOH PÈRE and THE LOST YEARS

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour presents: KARAMATZOH PÈRE and THE LOST YEARS
Tonight Ubu Hour radio theater brings you:

KARAMATZOH PÈRE:  Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, The Brothers Karamatzoh by Orson Dostoyevsky – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City.  The Karamatzoh Brothers are to the Ritz Brothers what the Ritz Brothers are to the Marx Brothers.  And, if you've never heard of the Ritz Brothers, that will give you some idea. On tonight’s Ubu Hour, we present Act One – how Milton’s father came to America and acquired the family name.

Nine Years

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
Nine Years/Cats Are Psychopaths/My Fathers Belt
Tonight the Ubu Hour offers three very different radio plays

NINE YEARS - Ron Dimijad has just been released from prison after serving nine years. Soon he'll be home with his wife and daughter. His new life is about to begin.. but what lies in wait?   With the plot stolen from an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NINE YEARS offers a new take on the classic radio theater suspense drama. 

CATS ARE PSYCHOPATHS - An experimental radio drama about cats and psychopaths. Maybe about other things too. Actually no one really knows what this peice is about.. the spaces between the lines? The corporate take-over of the airwaves? Dedicated to many different cats we know..

The Blackmailers

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour: The Blackmailers

Tonight the Ubu Hour presents THE BLACKMAILERS, a psychological thriller murder mystery with shifting points of view. .
                      A religious fanatic attempts to blackmail a pair of adulterers. A sex tape. An attempt rape. A dead body in a motel room. A woman fleeing the scene of the crime. A man trapped in a bathroom. A husband willing to do anything to cover up the crimes of his wife. Secrets and lies.. and somewhere beneath it all.. the truth.. these are all elements in the Ubu radio drama THE BLACKMAILERS



THE OPENING and THE FROZEN DISNEY

Program: 
Ubu Hour
Air date: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:00am
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THE OPENING and THE FROZEN DISNEY
Tonight the UBU HOUR offers:

THE OPENING:  Hugh rides his bike through the city streets at dusk, and catches hints of dialog . A man talks on a cellphone. A couple chat at an outdoor patio. A woman waits outside a movie theater.  and then he finds himself with all these people at the opening of a strange film and a torrent of raw emotions that it provokes. .  

THE FROZEN DISNEY:  Rumor has it that Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen until some future time when science discovers a cure for death. True or not, Disneyland imagineers thought it would make for an entertaining theme park ride. On tonight’s Ubu Hour, we’re privileged to give our KBOO listeners a sneak preview.

Audio

2034: Welcome to the Holy Lands

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016
Welcome to the year 2034, fifty years after 1984. Refugees flee religious extremists in white robes. People try to cope in the face of out of control climate change and world upheaval.. The Ubu Hour presents the futuristic radio theater drama: 2034: WELCOME TO THE HOLY LANDS, a frightening dystopia where a narcistic media figure becomes President of the United States.  Written and produced by Rolf.

Also, included is the coda/prequal,  SO MUCH HATE, a media cut-up peice, which follows 2034 at the 29 minute point.. Both peices aired on the UBU HOUR on Feb 1, 2016.
  • Length: 37:05 minutes (50.94 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

I MIGHT LIKE S.E.X. IF I KNEW WHAT IT STOOD FOR

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016
I MIGHT LIKE S.E.X. IF I KNEW WHAT IT STOOD FOR: In this 50s sitcom, secretary Doris plots how to woo her clueless boss,  Rock, into marriage, and hilarity and hijinx ensue.  Originally aired on The Ubu Hour on Feb 1, 2016, this radio play was written and produced by Martin Dodge.
  • Length: 19:03 minutes (26.17 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

What I Don't Know Won't Hurt You

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 01/04/2016
What I Don't Know Won't Hurt You.... A strange radio drama about waking up and not knowing where you are.. something  mysterous is happening...  ...
originally aired Jan 2016 on the Ubu Hour..  

50 Guns at Dusk

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015
50 GUNS AT DUSK is the thrilling sequel to "3 Deaths at Ash Ranch."  In this radio theater Western, set in Portland, Oregon at the dawn of the 1860s, we follow our heroes Varla and Sally, as they deal with greedy developers, corrupt politicians, and a gang of shanghaiing criminals who operate out of Portland's notorious North End.  

And, if you missed "3 Deaths at Ash Ranch" 
https://kboo.fm/3deathsatashranch0


3 Deaths at Ash Ranch

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 11/02/2015
We go back to the late 1850s, for a riveting Western set in Oregon Territory. A grisley massacre, and a kidnapping, some mysterious strangers at the local saloon.. Even Mormons and a future President make an appearance. Can Sheriff Ocker solve the crime of the 3 DEATHS AT ASH RANCH?

This is 3 DEATHS wihout all the filler that also aired that night.
  • Length: 24:00 minutes (32.96 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

A Plague of Words

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015

A PLAGUE OF WORDS - A bizarre disease is transmitted through language in this futuristic surreal radio play.  A doctor, a general, a scientist and a priest vie for public support for their own solutions.. meanwhile an Oracle utters cryptic messages that might be a clue or might be the cause of what's killing the world..  Written and produced by Rolf Semprebon
  • Length: 20:47 minutes (28.54 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

All Trump All the Time

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015

Turn on Cable News for Presidential election coverage and what do you get: ALL TRUMP ALL THE TIME. Here's a short funny radio peice that makes fun of politicians and the media that so inadaquately covers them.
  • Length: 7:10 minutes (9.84 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Big Man Little World: The Heroic Adventures of Christopher Columbus

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015

Celebrate Columbus Day with the UBU HOUR's loving tribute of this great explorer, the radio drama BIG MAN LITTLE WORLD. This stirring historical radio drama recounts Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of some islands off of Asia, which he knew could become the fabled Western route to the Far East, leaving China and India ready to be plundered for the crown of Spain.  Written and produced by Rolf Semprebon   
  • Length: 16:10 minutes (22.2 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Hitch-Hike Hussy

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Wed, 09/09/2015
The Ubu Hour production of HITCH-HIKE HUSSY..   from the Sept 2015 Ubu Hour.. A lurid tale full of sex and violence, based on the 1959 pulp novel of the same name, as well as inspired by the 1950s film noir classic "Kiss Me Deadly."  Here's a chance to hear this radio noir thriller without sitting through the 10 minutes of filler that opened the September 2015 Ubu show.. 
  • Length: 35:13 minutes (48.37 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

The Return of Mr. Grey

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 08/03/2015
Mr. Grey has returned to town after 15 years and no one knows why. Competeing gangsters second guess each others motives. In an old hotel, events rapidly spiral out of control in this violent and surreal audio drama.      

Inspired by Shakespeare, film noir, David Lynch, Paul Auster's "The New York" trilogy, THE RETURN OF MR GREY is a gripping radio theater thriller.   

Originally aired as part of the August 2015 Ubu Hour program.   
  • Length: 32:04 minutes (44.05 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

 

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