Fiction

the Horror From The Mound by Robert E. Howard

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Considered to be the first "weird western" short story, 'The Horror From The Mound" is about a former cowpuncher, Steve Brill, who regrets having left the cowboy life to become a farmer in West Texas. He is also curious to see if there might be spanish treasure buried in a ... Read more

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter’s. It’s as deep a... Read more

The Black Retriever by Charles G. Finney & The Fog Horn by Ray Bradbury

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight a couple of classic weird tales. First, from the author of "The Circus of Dr Lao", Charles G. Finney, Professor Kitty reads "The Black Retriever". A quite suburb is terrorized by the mysterious appearances of a large black hound, or is it a werewolf? Next,  Ray Brad... Read more

The Jack Maybe Project live in studio

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
A big show today, as we welcome The Jack Maybe Project into the big studio to perform. Film critic DK Holm returns with the Sampler crew Just Jess, and Fortunato. Local writer Susie McGregor will be in to read some of her work for us. Plus, our fan gal at large Godiva Lee w... Read more

Sketchtasy

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's memoir, The End of San Francisco (City Lights 2013), won a Lambda Literary Award in transgender nonfiction, and her most recent anthology, Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Des... Read more

Book Mole: Girl in the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Text: It is with great pleasure that I talk with you this morning about a splendid novel by a good friend and fellow Old Mole, Patricia Kullberg. I’m not sure how this novel slipped by me in 2015, but it did. While at lunch with another Portland feminist and leftist,... Read more

My Boyfriend Is a Bear

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  My Boyfriend Is a Bear is the new graphic novel from the creative team of writer Pamela Ribon (Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet) and Portland artist Cat Farris (The Last Diplomat, Flaccid Badger).  This sweet and surreal romance between outdoorsy protagonist Nora, who ha... Read more

The Sampler Returns!

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're back for another month! Just Jess and Fortunato welcome back film critic DK Holm to play music and talk about current movies and tv shows. And, for your listening pleasure, we present a radio adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock film "The 39 Steps". But this version sta... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Connie King Leonard

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Connie King Leonard, author of the new novel, Sleeping In My Jeans, from Portland’s Ooligan Press. Sleeping In My Jeans tells the story of sixteen-year-old Mattie Rollins and her six-year-old sister Meg, who become homeless in Eugene, Oregon when... Read more

"Watch Us Rise," Portland author Renee Watson's latest young adult novel

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and... Read more