On today’s show, we’re celebrating the life of John Neff, who passed away
in Portland last month, at the too young age of 71. John was a musician,
producer, composer, radio deejay, and audio engineer, who worked with an
all-star roster of artists -- Motown stars like Curti...
Today’s episode is a sad one for me. It’s the last interview with one of
my favorite authors and guests – Cai Emmons.
I first met Cai in October 2018 when she came to the KBOO studios for a live,
in-person interview on her novel Weather Woman. Due to the pandemic, our
It’s Thursday, December 22nd, just two eves away from Christmas Eve, and
we’ve been in somewhat of a quandary as to how to celebrate on today’s
show. I think the classic story for this time of year is Charles Dickens’ A
Christmas Carol, first published on December 19th 1843...
In the spirit of the holiday season, we're re-airing one of our favorite
Jonesy episodes, which originally ran on December 23, 2021, the Eve of
Christmas Eve. Our guests are master storytellers Lynne Duddy and Lawrence
Lynne and Lawrence are the founders of Portla...
99 years is a long time, for people and orchestras, no matter how popular and
well established. So when one or the other reaches that milestone of
longevity, it’s cause for both astonishment and celebration. And that’s
what we’ll be doing on today’s show for a very popular ...
It’s been a long, hellishly hot and smoky summer here in Portland. But it
seems like fall has finally arrived. Along with the rain and cooler
temperatures, we look forward, as we do every year, to the big holidays –
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Sukkot – and a few che...
On today's episode, we welcome Neil Cochrane, author of the new novel The
Story of the Hundred Promises, from Forest Avenue Press. Neil is a queer,
trans author and artist. He writes speculative fiction and fantasy that
centers queer characters overcoming obstacles and buil...
On today's episode, we welcome Cai Emmons, author of the new novels Unleashed
from Dutton, and Livid from Red Hen Press.
Cai’s a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, whose work includes
the story collection Vanishing and the novels His Mother’s Son, which won
I don’t know how we missed it, but last month, August 20th to be exact, was
National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio and recognize the importance of
our medium. So, a bit belatedly, we’ll be making up for that today. Our
guests are Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones (no r...
On today's episode, we welcome Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident,
a new collection of collage and poetry from Clash Books.
Kevin’s books include the memoir A Common Pornography and the novel This Is
Between Us. He edited the anthologies Portland Noir and The Inso...