Fiction

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

The Ghost of Hollywood

FRIDAY (BI - WEEKLY) 3AM - 5:30AM The Ghost of Hollywood is a late night variety show and podcast focused on movies. It is hosted by Ms. Ragan & Poxy Lynard. Produced by: Electric Garden Company Sampling by: Jesse Garcia and Zach Flanary Written by: Chris Klahn and Zach Fl... Read more

Halloween Comes Early, Again, Still

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Two Stories by Edgar Allen Poe and Hitchcock's Psycho

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns with some Halloween fun. Featured in today's show, Katherine Dunn and Fortunato will read two of Edgar Allen Poe's classic horror stories, "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue". DK Holm will stop by to review a recent release ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we celebrate our city's biggest literary event of the year -- the Portland Book Festival. This year, as with just about every event other than superspeader campaign rallies, the Festival is going virtual. Instead of one big day, it will take place over seve... Read more

Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/20/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Fortunato returns to the air with a reading of the classic horror story that is more than relevant today. First published in 1842, and drawing on many conventions of Gothic fiction, Edgar Allen Poe tells the tale of Prince Prospero who figures to lock himself and his many c... Read more

Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad - Rediscovered Audio

Airs at: Thu, 10/08/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Words and Pictures presents a never-before-aired conversation between comics mavericks Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad, recorded at Powell's City of Books in 2009. Tony Millionaire is a cartoonist, author, and illustrator who — in true New England fashion — manages to... Read more