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Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am

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You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way.

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Holiday stories from Portland Story Theater's Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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 Howard.  Lynne and Lawrence are the founders of Portla... Read more

David Hattner on Portland Youth Philharmonic's 99th Season

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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 ... Read more

Portland Book Festival 2022 Preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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... Read more

Neil Cochrane, author of The Story of the Hundred Promises

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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... Read more

Cai Emmons, author of two new novels: Unleashed and Livid

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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 an O... Read more

Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones of Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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... Read more

Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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... Read more

Adam Levin, author of Bubblegum

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It’s summer and Jonesy himself is no where to be found. Off climbing mountains in Tibet, or, more likely, flushing top-secret documents down the toilet. So we’ll be re-airing an interview I did for Between the Covers, back in May 2020, the early days of the pandemic, with a... Read more

Lidia Yuknavitch, author of Thrust

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome Lidia Yuknavitch, author of the new novel Thrust from Riverhead Books. Lidia’s the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, the memoir The Chronology of Water, and the non... Read more

Michael Kupperman, author of All the Answers: A Graphic Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It's summer here on Jonesy and that means a summer rerun or two. On today's show, we set the Wayback Machine for June 2019 and my interview with Michael Kupperman, author of All the Answers: A Graphic Memoir from Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13. And, in the interview, we go b... Read more