Humor

Excerpts from "The Comedians" by Kilph Nesteroff, part 2

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We continue with more readings from the book by Kilph Nesteroff, "The Comedians; Drunks, Thieves Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy" This month we cover the rise of Las Vegas and the change that comedy went through in the late 1950's with the work of Lenny Bruce ... Read more

Memorial Day Road Trip Special to the dark side of Astoria

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Strange events have been happening in and around the Monday Sampler's Haunted Van, and, according to our own "Fan Girl At Large", Godiva Lee, the only place to fix it is at a mystic repair shop called The Graveyard of the Pacific Garage, located in Astoria's secret alternat... Read more

The Underground: HUMOR 2012

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2012 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground

Peter Bagge - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over th... Read more

Peter Bagge

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over the editor's desk at Robert Crumb's anthology series Weirdo, and later became the residen... Read more

Humor, Shaming and Yelling At Racist Dogs w Tom Tanuki

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/26/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Humor, Shaming and Yelling At Racist Dogs w Tom Tanuki On the show this week, Bursts spoke with Tom Tanuki, front man of the group Yelling At Racist Dogs (Y.A.R.D.), a performance anti-fascist group that directs insulting yells at far-right, xenophobic events and speakers. ... Read more

Mo Welch on How to Die Alone

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Radiozine welcomes comedian and author Mo Welch to talk about her book "How To Die Alone." Mo will be in conversation with the founder of Portland’s Curious Comedy Theater, Stacey Hallal, at Powell’s City of Books on Mon, April 29 at 7:30pm. About "How To Die Alone" For e... Read more

Comics Corina Lucas, Jake Silberman, and Kate Murphy

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 10:00pm - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Comic Insights
Guests on the Comic Insights show include: Corina Lucas @coritellsjokes ..placed third in 2018’s Portland’s Funniest Person contest Portland Mercury named her one of their ‘Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy’ and the Willamette Weekly named her one of the top five comedians i... Read more

Cable Access Memories

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland Cable Access at the end of the 20th century gained a reputation for creativity and outrageousness, featuring such characters as "Working" Kirk Reeves, Jim Spagg, and Stephanie ("Where's the Art?") Pierce.  And Oregon's uniquely strong freedom of expression laws ... Read more

MYKU: My Portland by Meg Vogt

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Meg Vogt, author of the new book of photographs and poems MYKU: My Portland. “MYKU” is what Meg calls her variations on the haiku form, a poem in three lines of five, seven, and five syllables. The book pairs Meg’s MYKU’s with photographs from her... Read more