Fiction

Episode Four

Airs at: Fri, 12/11/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1955 Youth In Revolt film, Blackboard Jungle, and Matt C plays all kinds great tunes! Read more

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of The Viennese Strangler

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Monday Sampler returns to help you through the afternoon with another Shut Ins' Theater presentation of another Sherlock Holmes mystery starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. During their early years together an investigation takes Holmes and Watson to Vienna in 1889.... Read more

Episode 3

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1983 Black Comedy, The King of Comedy, and Matt C plays all kinds of great tunes to dance the night away! Read more

Episode Two

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1950 Noir Masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard, and Matt C plays all kinds of crazy digital punk tunes! Read more

Episode One (Pilot)

Airs at: Sat, 10/24/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1951 Sci-Fi classic, The Thing From Another World, and Matt C plays all kinds of spooky tunes to celebrate Halloween. Read more

Jonathan Hill - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation, illustrator, educator, and author Jonathan Hill joins S.W. Conser for an extra 20 minutes of discussion during the 2020 Portland Book Festival. Jonathan shares more stories about his artistic influences, family adventures, mission to inspi... Read more

Jonathan Hill at the Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jonathan Hill is an illustrator, educator, and author who has been instrumental in making the art form of comics more visible through his work with Literary Arts' annual Portland Book Festival.  He's taught at the Oregon College of Art and Craft and Pacific Northwest Col... Read more

Portland Book Festival 2020

Airs at: Wed, 11/04/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The Portland Book Festival is our city’s biggest literary event, and one of the most popular on the entire West Coast. It traditionally takes place every year in early November, featuring a long list of author events packed into one long and exciting day. This year, as wit... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: March, 2003 interview with best-selling author, James McBride

Airs at: Thu, 11/05/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In this repeat of a March, 2003 interview, co-hosts Patricia Welch and Emma Jackson Ford talk with James McBride about his novel, Song Yet Sung.  It is the story of Liz Spocott, a runaway slave, shot and near death, who is wracked by disturbing visions of the future as she ... Read more

The Pull of the Stars

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews the novel The Pull of the Stars by Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue. In Dublin, 1918, a nurse finds herself in charge of a small, makeshift ward of pregnant women who have contracted the flu. Her work is complicated by having to negotiate rampant se... Read more