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Natural Happiness

Airs at: Sun, 06/02/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Alan Heeks is a conservationist, social entrepreneur and author of Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself. Alan runs workshops on developing personal resilience using organic gardening parallels to help people handle the stresses of modern lif... 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
Produced for Gremlin Time
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

Kimberly King Parsons, author of Black Light (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
The Talented Mr. Jonesy is off gallivanting in Italy, we’re not sure exactly where, so we’ll be re-airing a favorite episode from the archives. This one’s from KBOO’s long-running program Between the Covers and features an interview with Kimberly King Parsons for her story ... Read more

Justin Taylor, author of the new novel Reboot

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Justin Taylor, author of the new novel Reboot, from Pantheon Books. Justin’s previous books include the memoir Riding with the Ghost, the novel The Gospel of Anarchy, and two story collections: Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever and Flings... Read more

An interview with Director, Nicholas Meyer

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Writer and Director Nicholas Meyer joins Poxy and Ragan to discuss his latest novel, Sherlock Holmes and The Telegram From Hell.  He also revisits his extensive career as a director and screenwriter for movies such as Star Trek 2 - 4 - 6, The Seven Per Cent Solution,  Th... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our October 2018 conversation with Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore.  Ezra and Ben grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 29, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, beginning with a story from Portland's May Day past, followed by these segments: Campus Protest: For two decades, Palestinian rights activists have called for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. The aim of th... Read more

Solidarity

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In 1980, in a stunning act of solidarity with progressive forces both in the U.S. and Central America, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, the ILWU, refused to load military supplies being shipped from the US government to El Salvador’s dictatorship. Their refu... Read more

Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of No God Like the Mother (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Jonesy has a cold today and it appears to be contagious. So we’re re-broadcasting a favorite episode from last year. It’s an interview with Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of the story collection No God Like the Mother from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Kesha was my first inte... Read more

Daniel A. Olivas, author of Chicano Frankenstein

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Daniel A. Olivas, author of the new novel Chicano Frankenstein from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Daniel’s the author of 12 books, including the story collections How to Date a Flying Mexican and the upcoming My Chicano Heart: New and Collec... Read more