Humor

Bill Griffith: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Bill Griffith's remarkable 50-year career as an artist runs the gamut from alternative comics to graphic novels to such pop-culture oddities as Wacky Packages trading cards. Best known as the creator of the satirical daily newspaper comic Zippy the Pinhead, Griffith has... Read more

Pride Humor Event

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris discusses the upcoming Pride Night Event 'What the GenderFuck' with Juliet Mylan and Evan Burchfield. Event takes place June 12th, 7:30pm at The Funhouse Lounge,  2432 SE 11th, Portland, Oregon 97214 503-309-3723.   Proceeds will benefit the Portland DSA Qu... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Koff and John Pirruccello

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
For tonight’s News In Depth segment, we welcome back one of our favorite guests -- David Koff, Artistic Director of Portland’s Fake Radio. Portland is home to a thriving radio theater community, and Fake Radio is one of the very best! The troupe will be celebrating the 70th... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 5/31/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and the last one before Portland's annual Waterfront Blues Festival. Since Mr. Jones's Neighborhood airs only on the 5th Friday of the month, we're celebrating the festival a little early this year. As usual, KBOO will be live broadcasting... Read more

Lizzie Borden Audio

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2019 at 8:00am - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 7:45pm
Produced for Lizzie Borden Audio
One of the greatest southern writers of all time as well as a Borden scholar in her own right, Miss King wrote an acerbic and entertaining essay while spilling all the inside info on the Borden clan. This essay was first published in 1992 and was recently re-released upon h... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 5/27/19

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/28/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Memorial Day edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show for war criminals who have not been pardoned by the president. Not yet anyway. Our guest tonight has one of the best sci-fi podcasts in the known universe. Sarah Rhea Werner is the creator... Read more

Animation and Community

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Whitman at the Whitsell is the name of an animation and poetry celebration honoring the 200th birthday of American poet Walt Whitman.  Producer Marilyn Zornado has organized a gathering of Northwest-based artists, including Devon Damonte, Teresa Drilling, Deanna Morse, a... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

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
TODAY AT 2PM - The Sampler crew hits the road for Memorial Day as Fortunato, Just Jess, and Godiva Lee  drive to Astoria for emergency repairs to our Haunted Van. According to our own "Fan Girl At Large", Godiva Lee, the only place to fix it is at a mystic repair shop call... Read more