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Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 11:00pm - 12:00am
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The bedtime radio show for grown-ups.

 

 

Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comfortable.

 A full hour on the 3rd Monday of every month as part of KBOO's 11PM Monday Radio Theatre Block.

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Two classic science fiction radio dramas

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2024 at 12:00am
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Tonight two science fiction radio programs from the early 1950's. A long running anthology series on NBC was Deminsion X and its followup series X Minus One which adapted many stories from the magazines Astounding Tales and Galaxcy. First up is a sort of time travel piece b... Read more

Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe in Murder My Sweet

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2024 at 12:00am
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Tonight the bedtime radio show for grownups presents the Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the 1944 RKO Pictures production of Raymond Chandler's 1940 detective novel Farewell My Lovely. Retitled as Murder My Sweet,. Dick Powell sheds his pretty boy image of the previous deca... Read more

Mabel Normand- Pioneer Filmaker

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/16/2024 at 12:00am
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An evening of non-fiction as Fortunato reads Chapter 13, "Mabel At The Wheel", from Dana Stevens'  biography of Buster Keaton, Camera Man 2022. Tonight's chapter focuses on the career of Mabel Normand, who was already an established star and director by the time Charlie Cha... Read more

Two classic Victorian Detective Mysteries

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2024 at 12:00am
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Two Victorian Mysteries stories are featured tonight. First Katherine Dunn reads Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders In The Rue Morgue. Amatuer detective Dupin solves a grissly murder to clear an innocent man. Also, an episode of the long running radio series The Adventures of Sh... Read more

Double Feature starring Edward G. Robinson and Jack Webb

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/20/2024 at 12:00am
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Edward G Robinson stars in and adaptation of aCornel Woolrich story, The Night Has A Thousand Eyes. Plus Jack Webb in an episode of the rare series Pete Kelly's Blues. Read more

Katherine Dunn reads Runyon & Dick Powell appears as Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/16/2024 at 12:00am
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Tonight we reair a couple of cozy stories for a winter evening set in mid 20th Century New York City. Up first, Katherine Dunn reads Damon Runyon's Tight Shoes, a story about local politics.  And in the second hour, Dick Powell returns as Private Eye Richard Diamond who fin... Read more

Katherine Dunn reads selections fromThe Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/19/2023 at 12:00am
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Once again we present our Christmas Special with Red Ryder, Umatilla Rose and others to give a look at Santa Claus. Featured today will be excerpts from Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien. Read more

Murder & Mayhem in Portland Oregon by J.D. Chandler

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/21/2023 at 12:00am
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Tonight we will read some excerpts from Murder And Mayhem In Portland Oregon, written by local historian J. D. Chamdler. An armed robbery of a downtown pawnshop in the 1870's leads to a murder and results in the largest attended hanging in Oregon history. A dead body found ... Read more

Halloween We Dare You To Listen In The Dark Special

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/17/2023 at 12:00am
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To night a chilling story by Robert E. Howard, set in the Gothic South. Two young men on a vacation seek shelter in what they think is an abandoned old mansion. Only to find something evil and murdrous hiding in the dusty, cobweb filled hallways. Comsidered by many to be on... Read more

Walt Curtis Tribute

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/19/2023 at 12:00am
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Tonight we honor the passing of long time KBOO on air host Walt Curtis of The Talking Earth. Ten years ago I brought Walt into the studio to record him reading a story by Jack London called Hobos That Pass In The Night. About London's own years riding the rails looking for ... Read more