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The Holy Crowley Hour on 9/23/19

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/24/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the Autumn edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show for people who don’t own a radio. Our special guest is the legendary audio theater producer, director, and writer Dirk Maggs. Dirk is perhaps best known for adapting the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy ... Read more

"Bodies Piled Up", a Continental Op mystery by Dashiell Hammett, and Dick Powell as Richard Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Dashiell Hammett's nameless detective, known as The Continetal Op, investigates a multiple murder discovered in a downtown San Francisco hotel room, which leads to a deadly shoot out inside a North Beach speakeasy.  Also, a radio mystery drama featuring Dick Powell as forme... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 8/30/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On this very special episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, we celebrate Portland's independent bookstores. In the age of Amazon, we are blessed to have so many. It's a big reason we're one of the most literate cities in the U.S., with one of the most talented and supportive ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 8/26/19

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/27/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On this month's edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, we return to those thrilling days of yesteryear. To be more specific, the Golden Age of Radio. We welcome guests Dennis and Rhonda Wright, the folks behind the Radio Days Theater of the Mind Museum in Sutherlin, Oregon. The ... Read more

Excerpts from The Grand Banks Cafe by George Simenon

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/20/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, we follow the suggestion of Raymond Chandler, that a good detective novel can be enjoyed even if the ending is missing. So, we will read the first two chapeters of George Simenon's Inspector Maigret mystery "The Grand Banks Cafe". An old school friend of Maigret's,... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 7/22/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the hot summer nights edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show that comes with its own air conditioning. Our guests tonight are Emma Brown and Sean Abplanalp of the Portland-based podcast Husk. Dmitri Ivanovic is missing, and only Emma and Sean know where... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler Crew returns with stories, music and talk. DK Holm and Fortunato will review the most recent Spiderman movie, and Just Jess has more music by local bands to present. And a further installment of the KBOO DND Mystery Theater's  "The Aldridge Historical Society". Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Koff and John Pirruccello

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
For tonight’s News In Depth segment, we welcome back one of our favorite guests -- David Koff, Artistic Director of Portland’s Fake Radio. Portland is home to a thriving radio theater community, and Fake Radio is one of the very best! The troupe will be celebrating the 70th... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 5/31/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and the last one before Portland's annual Waterfront Blues Festival. Since Mr. Jones's Neighborhood airs only on the 5th Friday of the month, we're celebrating the festival a little early this year. As usual, KBOO will be live broadcasting... Read more

Lizzie Borden Audio

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2019 at 8:00am - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 7:45pm
Produced for Lizzie Borden Audio
One of the greatest southern writers of all time as well as a Borden scholar in her own right, Miss King wrote an acerbic and entertaining essay while spilling all the inside info on the Borden clan. This essay was first published in 1992 and was recently re-released upon h... Read more