Ubu Hour

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Ubu Hour on 04/01/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 04/02/2013 - 12:00am
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Unceasing Sea

It's April Fools day on the Ubu Hour.. so instead of the usual absurdist comedy and silliness,  we bring you THE UNCEASING SEA, a dark, serious radio drama about a couple near the end of their life, as they listen to the ocean and ruminate about life and death, language and climate change. 

And we bring you the plunderphonic radio theater peice BREATH DEEP.. which delves deep into madness and psychological thrills...

And as an extra special treat, we have BATTLE OF THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PITCHERS, where you'll hear many of your favorite KBOO fund raisers duke it out on the playing field raising money for the station and giving out the phone number in an exciting sports competition...

Ubu Hour on 03/04/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour March 2013

Tonight on the Ubu Hour we bring you the noir suspense drama THE DEPTH OF NIGHT, written and produced by Rolf Semprebon. A bizarre tale of surveillance, murder and more.

Followed by JAZZ BOOK ON TAPE, a surreal audio play written and produced by Jason Samilski

And some other stuff too! 

Ubu Hour on 02/04/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 12:00am
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Tonight on UBU HOUR: An audio drama that poses the question: Is a picture worth a thousand words? In a dystopic future where the power grid has failed and civilization begins to crumble, this question is examined in a hyper-violent and mysterious tale of murder and seduction and revenge, where sometimes the picture is not what it seems, and where words become lies.

 Tune in at your own peril to: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS...

Ubu Hour on 01/07/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 12:00am
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Inauguration/Zones

Tonight on UBU HOUR:

More hi-jinks in The City That Once Worked, as Swill O'Riley and Ann Coultergeist fume about the INAUGURATION, and someone falls off a cliff.

Also, ZONES, set in a futuristic world where society has been devided into three zones. However, the wealthy in Zone 1 have plans to further entrench their power.. .

Ubu Hour on 12/03/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:00am
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Tales from the Old Testament/The War on Christmas

Ubu Hour Holiday Show..

First up, Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist discover yet another front on the war on Christmas: The Mayan Calender predicts the end of the world a few days before December 25th!

And.. because it's the holidays, instead of our usual fare of lurid sex and violence, Ubu Hour will instead feature a wholesome tale from the Old Testament of the Holy Bible. This story, taken from the Book of Judges, will warm the hearts of the whole family.. A Biblical epic about loss and redemption, sin and good-will, love and sacrifice. .  

Ubu Hour on 11/05/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 11/06/2012 - 12:00am
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Ubu Election Special

.. Remember, remember, the fifth of November...Ubu Hour brings you an Eve of Election Special you won't forget, as we skewer both the national and local elections, along with a celebration of Guy Fawkes..  Some heated political debating, The City that Once Worked mayorial race, and some excerpts from "Obama's America: 2016" and "Romney's America: 2016" and more...

Ubu Hour on 10/01/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 10/02/2012 - 12:00am
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10th Anniversary Special!!!!!!

UBU HOUR celebrates it's 10th Anniversary!

Can you beleive it? Ubu Hour has been going on for a decade...

Tonight offers a gala show, as we celebrate our past and salute the future.  Join our live on air celebration/radio theater performance... also we'll re-live the best Ubu moments from the past ten years . 

Also, there will be some SPECIAL SURPRISE GUESTs, of local, national or international repute. Who are they? We can not tell you.  

This show is full of fun and action packed.... Ubu Hour 10th Anniversary!  Not to be missed! 

Ubu Hour on 09/03/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 09/04/2012 - 12:00am
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Experimental radio theater with dada/surreal elements

Ubu Hour on 08/06/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 08/06/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 08/07/2012 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour Aug 2012

Radio theater, also known as Cinema For the Ears, enjoy exciting drama, action and comedy from the safety and security of your own home or car.  Tonight Ubu brings you the dramatic Breaking Car Windows, the surrealist peice The Train Station, and a third peice to be announced that will be aired in "Crowd-o-Vision." .

 

 

Ubu Hour on 07/02/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 07/02/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 07/03/2012 - 12:00am
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July 2012 Ubu

Tonight the Ubu Hour brings you:

THE EXES OF EVE HILL: A strange surreal murder mystery in some rooms with weird echos. .. 

THE DEATH NOISE: Radio terrorism strikes at the core of the Ubu Hour..

and.. A FAUX NEWS bit where Bill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist get all hot and bothered about the WAR ON WOMEN..

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Dead Babies: Another Public Service Announcement from the Ubu Hour

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 07/05/2009

Another public service announcement from the Ubu Hour, where we care about the sanctity of life...

  • Title: Dead Babies
  • Length: 3:59 minutes (3.66 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Intro July 09

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 07/05/2009

The Intro to the July 2009 Ubu Hour show, with special guest Andrei Codrescu giving the station ID and the disclaimer...

The Obama Piece

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 05/31/2009

This is the untitled peice at the beginning of June's Ubu Hour..  First some right wingers come on to rant on how we don't satirize Obama like we've done to Bush and Cheney, and then we listen to a clip of O'Bomb'ya talk about his wonderful policies in Afghanastan and Pakistan.

Our Little Mayor Part 3

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 05/31/2009

Our Little Mayor Part 3 - Catch up on the latest adventures of Our Little Mayor Slam Assbuns and his problems with the media hounding him for consensual sex with another adult... This peice involves car crashes, 12-lane highway bridges, and a new soccor stadium.  Written and produced by G Violetta

An Evil, Evil Man

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 05/31/2009

AN EVIL, EVIL MAN - Starring the voice of Richard Bruce Cheney, this audio peice involves a former vice-president accused of torture and war crimes who appears again on the air waves for even more fear mongering.  A collage of scary sounds and creepy pronouncements from an evil, evil man. 

The Health Care Ad

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

America means freedom, and nothing says freedom more than the freedom of health care... A major health care lobby gives us reasons to be against single-payer universal health care and for the profit-driven system that we have now.

  • Artist: Rolf
  • Title: The Health Care Ad
  • Length: 4:03 minutes (3.72 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Dinosaur Cage

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

A short story by Seattle cartoonist Jim Woodring about the wonders of childhood and the mysteries of the great wide world is brought to the radio airwaves by director S.W. Conser and the One Take Pony players: David Chelsea, Zoe Loranger, Emily Young, and Mike Russell.

The Kidnappers

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program: 
Ubu Hour
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Sun, 05/03/2009

The Kidnappers - A man comes home to find his wife has been kidnapped. A strange drama with many twists and turns, this peice was origanally written for the Writers On-the-air Workshop, and then adapted for the Ubu Hour.

Albert Camus's THE PLAGUE

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 05/03/2009

The Ubu Hour adapts Albert Camus's THE PLAGUE just in time for the swine flu pandemic... Actually we ran a longer version of this show 3 years ago, when people were worried about avian flu and how the Bush administration would react to it.  So we took that 1 hour show, chopped out all the Bush parts, added in a page of dialog about swine flu, and voila! A new Ubu episode...

Robot Skit

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Thu, 04/09/2009

This untitled melodrama too crass for our normal voice talent, so the entire peice is performed by robot voices...  
 

 

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