Humor

KBOO News In Depth: Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Today, August 20th, is National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio, and recognize the importance of our medium. At one time, not too long ago, radio was the nation’s primary channel for news and entertainment. With the advent of newer media, namely TV and the internet, the... Read more

Okay Fine Whatever by Courtenay Hameister

Airs at: Thu, 08/23/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Courtenay Hameister, Portland-based author of the new book Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went From Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, in conversation with Gigi Little, editor of City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portl... Read more

The Long Con

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Comics conventions are hotbeds of community-building for all flavors of fandom.  But in The Long Con, an apocalyptic event turns convention-goers into an unlikely band of survivors.  Co-writer Ben Coleman and illustrator Emilee Denich join us and share the true-life tale... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/24/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the Holy Crowley Hour, brought to you this month by the National Rifle Association. At the NRA, our mission is to protect your 2nd Amendment right to kill pretty much anyone who isn’t white, Christian, and barely literate. The NRA, where our motto is, and always ... Read more

High On Cooking On High

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Ngaio Bealum is a very funny person, which is a good thing because he works as a comedian. Ngaio is also a journalist and progressive political activist. His new show on Netflix, Cooking On High, brings together two important parts of any culture: food and drugs. On this ed... Read more

Olli Hoopnoodle's Haven of Bliss by Jean Shepherd

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/17/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
 The author of  "A Christmas Story", Jean Shepherd, returns with a humorous narrative about his family's annual summer trip to Clear Lake.  Read more

John Callahan: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  John Callahan was the most unlikely of cartoonists, a quadriplegic who was only able to grip a pen after extensive physical therapy.  Yet he became a comics phenomenon, transforming personal and cultural demons into abrasive yet hilarious single-panel gags that earned hi... Read more

A Popcalypse on 07/04/18

Airs at: Wed, 07/04/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for A Popcalypse
The usual assortment of the unusual with a smidgeon of everything else, plus a special tribute to this week's Portland Waterfront Blues Fest... Stretchmarks: Pere Ubu - Junior Brown Bloody Hollies - Genesis Big Mama Thornton - The White Stripes Bobby Womack - The Reside... Read more

Whirlaway by Poe Ballantine

Airs at: Thu, 07/05/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Poe Ballantine, author of the new book Whirlaway: The Great American Loony Bin, Horseplaying & Record-Collecting Novel, published by Portland’s Hawthorne Press. Poe has published seven books and hundreds of stories and essays, many of which have a... Read more

Gus Van Sant

Airs at: Thu, 07/26/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Gus Van Sant's directorial work has ranged from the avant-garde (Gerry and Last Days) to the transgressive (Mala Noche and Drugstore Cowboy) to Hollywood crowd-pleasers (Good Will Hunting and Finding Forrester).  His latest feature, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot,... Read more