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Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2010 conversation with Portland artist and self-styled "war junkie" Joe Sacco. Sacco has carved out a niche in the publishing world for his war reportage comics.  For more than t... Read more

Cascade Festival of African Films and The Nyback Show

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland Community College has hosted the Cascade Festival of African Films for 34 years, inviting filmmakers from the African diaspora to Oregon and welcoming the community to attend screenings free of charge. This year's festival co-directors, Eugenie Jolivett Fontana ... Read more

REwind Me Back Please

Airs at: Tue, 01/16/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Due to the weather situation this morning, We are offering  a "never heard since first aired" Show from Jan, of 1998. Back then, Brian's Vinyl Pajama Party was a full 30 minutes longer - (Imagine the bedlam!!!) The second sound file on this page is the first 30 minutes fro... Read more

Jack Ohman - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2005 conversation with Jack Ohman. Jack is the Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist who spend 20 years in Portland drawing cartoons for the Oregonian newspaper before moving ... Read more

So Long , Jim & Tom

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Today, on the first show of the new year, we look back on two individuals  who had a tremendous impact on yours truly: L.A. based DJ Jim Ladd, and legendary satirist, musician, and comedian  Tom Smothers. Plan for a wild retrospective, and a very good time! Read more

Applying for a Low Power FM station

Airs at: Fri, 12/08/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    LPFMs, ranging across the FM band from 88.1 to 107.9 MHz, are for schools, churches, non-profits, government or other educational institutions. Educational entities can file one application. Tribal governments can file up to two. State and local government agencies ma... Read more

Words and Pictures 20th Anniversary with Derek Ballard

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Author, cartoonist, and storyboard artist Derek Ballard has worked on the television shows Adventure Time and Midnight Gospel.  He's also put in his time as a construction worker, single dad, and all-around working-class hero. Derek's comic stories have been collected in... Read more

Roz Chast - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended (and unexpurgated) conversation with cartoonist Roz Chast, we spend an extra 15 minutes with the bestselling author who inspired The New Yorker’s David Remnick to say: “She’s got a very recognizable style of squiggly lines and neurotic characters.” Roz'... Read more

André Middleton on Friends of Noise

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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