Allie Brosh is the creator of the comics blog Hyperbole and a Half and
the author of the book collection of the same name, which unexpectedly shot
to number one on the New York Times bestseller list in 2013.
Her long-awaited second book Solutions and Other Problems arriv...
Shemia Fagan is the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State in the
November 2020 election.
Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she
serves as a state senator representing District 24, which encompasses
Southeast Portland, Happy Va...
On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss election anxiety. We are
in the special limbo time of not knowing what is going to happen, and it
weighs on the mind even when we don't realize it. Then, we bring back Tik Tok
Watch to talk about the reunion of Fleetwo...
On our next program, host Michele Coppola brings you two stories you don’t
want to miss. Sharks may have an (undeserved) bad reputation, but they are
very much in danger: it’s estimated that as many as half a million of them
will be slaughtered to make a vaccine for COVI...
This week we start out with two horror films, The Wolf of Moon Hollow and We
Summon the Darkness, followed by some nostalgia horror from Mathew of KBOO's
Gremlin Time, discussing The Crawling Eye, Hammer's The Phantom of the
Opera, a disc of The Cat and the Canary / The Gho...
On today's show, we celebrate our city's biggest literary event of the year
-- the Portland Book Festival. This year, as with just about every event
other than superspeader campaign rallies, the Festival is going virtual.
Instead of one big day, it will take place over seve...
On this episode, I bring you an exclusive interview with elder Uqualla, a
true expert on the topics we discuss on Squirrels Know. --- We will be
talking about awesome and all-encompassing subjects, such as the magnificent
cosmic transition we're going through on the planet,...
Phil G here; this Saturday (10/24) we'll be presenting a Patchwork Quilt of
Grateful Dead and Friends in the Forests of Fennario...
We'll pay tribute to Tom Petty and Spencer Davis, including a rare Tom Petty
Performance of a Grateful Dead song (and a great version of "Gimm...
On Monday, October 26, Folk Espresso will feature the third in its series of
four all-political shows, with host Diane Hunt. The 90-minute show will
include songs that confront us, contort us, and comfort us as we VOTE to put
this country back on a sane course. You can co...
Verizon is planning to build a drone testing facility along the Willamette
River in North Portland. Until recently few people knew about this plan and
it seems that Verizon hoped to get the project approved away from the public
eye. However neighborhood activists got wind o...
The Sampler returns with some Halloween fun. Featured in today's
show, Katherine Dunn and Fortunato will read two of Edgar Allen Poe's
classic horror stories, "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Murders in the
Rue Morgue". DK Holm will stop by to review a recent release ...
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists
who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election. By his own
words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to
remain in power. Laurie King and Dave King, lon...
Adam Carpinelli interviews Aisha Mohammed and Jihad Abdulmumit from The
Jericho Movement for Political Prisoner Amnesty, discussing the importance of
supporting Black Political Prisoners during a time of global pandemic,
national political uprisings in 2020 and recent campa...
The theme for October is "Magic," and the featured guest is Ingrid
Wendt. Eugene (OR) poet Ingrid Wendt has authored five books of poems and
co-edited the Oregon poetry anthology From Here We Speak and In Her Own
Image: Women Working in the Arts. A visiting poet in hundred...
It's time to vote for KBOO's Board of Directors. Tune in to here from all our
candidates to help you decide who should fill our open seats. This special
program will air on Tues Oct 27 at 10am, and re-airing on Wed Oct 28 at 7pm.
Ballots for KBOO's Board of Directors are...
This week in anticipation of the year's scariest day of the year, we have
Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time on Mario Bava's anthology film Black
Sunday, and our L.A. correspondent Jeff Godsil on the seminal The Uninvited.
Also on hand is Britta Gordon on a sequence of Berlin ...
This week the team has an array of films to get you through the colder
months, including Britta Gordon on the film and BFI book on Lynne
Ramsey's Ratcatcher, Gremlin Time's Matthew on XXX, Jeff Godsil on XXX,
and more reviews, including American Utopia with the Talking Hea...
KBOO BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM: Sunday October 25th 12 - 2 pm:
Please click this Zoom link to join the webinar on Sunday 10/25 to hear the
Board candidate forum.
KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Saturday, Nov 7, 2020, 2:00-4:...
The results are in! This month, we asked our community to respond to a survey
about what they care about most this election season. The survey centered
around one simple question: what do you want candidates to be talking about
as they compete for votes?
There are a lot...
Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no
longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show.
Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short
break from her program, but ultimately decide...
It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October
31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your
support by giving online.
Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give
Can you help spread the w...
The results are in from
KBOO's Citizen's Agenda Survey!
Look and see what our respondents prioritized, and what we are focusing on
in our election coverage!
Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election.
Oregon Primary Election Coverage - May 2020 (inclu...