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Allie Brosh - Solutions and Other Problems

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  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... Read more

Election 2020: Democratic Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  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... Read more

The Gap: Election Limbo, Fleetwood Mac and masks play tricks on the mind

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  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... Read more

Freeing Lolita & Sharks: The Latest Victims of COVID-19

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  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... Read more

Go k-BOO for scares this week with horror films on Film at 11, Friday 23 October 2020

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
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... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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... Read more

Squirrels Know on 10/23/2020 - Interview with elder Uqualla, Havasupai Tribe

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
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,... Read more

American Beauty 50th Anniversary Celebration on Grateful Dead and Friends

Airs at: Sat, 10/24/2020 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
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... Read more

Drones over the Willamette

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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... Read more

Two Stories by Edgar Allen Poe and Hitchcock's Psycho

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
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 ... Read more

Labor Against a Trump Coup

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
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... Read more

Black Political Prisoners Matter: Global Pandemics & Wrongful Incarcerations

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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... Read more

"Magic," Ingrid Wendt

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
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... Read more

KBOO Board of Directors Candidate Interviews

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  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... Read more

More 2020 hooorrooor on Film at 11, Friday 30th October 2020

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
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 ... Read more

Fall Grows Colder on Film at 11, for Friday, for Nov. 6 2020

Airs at: Fri, 11/06/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
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... Read more

KBOO 2020 Annual Meeting

              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. Passcode: 957734   KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Saturday, Nov 7, 2020, 2:00-4:... Read more

The KBOO Citizen's Agenda: Election 2020

Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  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... Read more

About the recent departure of two KBOO programmers

  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... Read more

Help Promote @KBOO on social media!

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... Read more

Election Coverage

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... Read more