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Laurel Airica, Word Magic

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Do the words we use shape how we think? Can changing our words change our way of perceiving and creating the world. Today on The Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Laurel Airica. She is creator of WordMagicGlobal, a mind-bending, paradigm-shifting re-introduction t... Read more

The Alehouse at the End of the World by Stevan Allred

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with  Stevan Allred, author of the new novel The Alehouse at the End of the World, published by Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Stevan’s previous book – the 2013 linked short-story collection A Simplified Map of the Real World: The Renata Stories – was... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Mon, 11/05/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
The holiday season starts early this year for writers and readers in the Pacific Northwest. The Portland Book Festival, or if you prefer, “the Festival formerly known as Wordstock,” takes place this Saturday, November 10th from 9 in the morning to 6 at night.  This very po... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of race relations, gentrification, and aging. Ben creates comic stories for The Nib as well as such graphic novels as Your Black Fri... Read more

Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner

Airs at: Thu, 11/22/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Bethany Grabow welcomes author Whitney Gardner to the KBOO studio to talk about her new graphic novel FAKE BLOOD. A middle schooler comes head-to-head with his vampire slayer crush in this laugh-out-loud funny graphic novel that’s a perfect coming-of-age story for anyon... Read more

The Women's International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell

Airs at: Mon, 10/29/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement discusses the history and politics of W.I.T.C.H., the Women's International Conspiracy from Hell, women who use witchy anonymity to dismantle the white supremacist patricarchy. Photo by witchpdx.com. Read more

Comic Insights Episode ONE

Airs at: Mon, 10/29/2018 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Comic Insights
Nick Harrris hosts Alex Falcone (@alex_falcone) and Nariko Ott (@Nariko_Ott) to talk about process, jokes, heckling, and the comedy scene in Portland Read more

The Underground: RISK AND SAFETY

Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Stories of taking risks, and ideas of safety - and halloween music! We also feature an interview with Maya from Art-A-Thon.  The Art-A-Thon is a 12-hour art making extravaganza to change the world, and we’re looking for students who want to participate by creating an origin... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/23/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Carl Crowley and I are big fans of radio comedy. And tonight we have the very best -- Phil Proctor and David Ossman of the Firesign Theatre. Phil is joining us live in studio, after performing earlier in the evening in the Fake Radio production of War of the Worlds. And Dav... Read more

Episode 67. It Takes A Village To Raise A Kid ft. MissLopezMedia

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 12:00am - Tue, 10/23/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
TUNE IN this week because we’ve got a kickass guest who is on her grind to make this world better for the next! @misslopezmedia is an activist, artist, and will most definitely let you catch these hands if necessary! We’re talking about politics, hometowns, and picking her ... Read more