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Meet Ishmael

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Want to have a deeper and better understanding of earth and where it's headed? No better place to start than with a talk with the gorilla, Ishmael, also the name of the novel, reviewed today by Book Mole, Larry Bowlden. It’s a brilliant exploration of history, the philosoph... Read more

Laura Stanfill, author of Singing Lessons for the Stylish Canary

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we welcome Laura Stanfill, author of the debut novel Singing Lessons for the Stylish Canary, from Lanternfish Press. Laura is the founder of Forest Avenue Press, a Portland-based indie publisher now in its tenth year. Laura's own writing has appeared in Sho... Read more

More Adventures with The Fantastic Four

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
As snow covers the rose city the Sampler returns with lots of music and comic books. Featuring Lalah Hathaway, Clark Terry, Earth, Wind & Fire, Charles Lloyd, Jessica Willams, King Curtis and many others. Also, in the first hour we present a radio adaptation of The Fantasti... Read more

You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe by Rebecca Brown

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today's episode, our guest is Rebecca Brown, author of the new cycle of essays You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe from Chatwin Books. In the new book, Brown explores life's biggest questions: time, memory, love, and how we endure. Brown is the author of ten books ... Read more

Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
“I wrote Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps to help show young (and older) readers we can all pitch in to protect the beauty of our oceans and marine life,” said author Charlotte Sherman. After researching environmentalism and seeing the effects of pollution, Sherman wa... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 28, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 03/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Oregon Legislature 2022: Bill Resnick talks to Emory Mort about his experience in the 2022 Oregon legislative session as Chief of Staff of State Representative Teresa Alonso Leon who... Read more

How to Manage a Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 03/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What do you do when you face a crisis in your personal life or in your community? Matt Witt reviews two novels, Alibi Creek by Bev Magennis and the Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin, about women in western towns who start out trying to deal with personal and political problems... Read more

Max Nemtsov, Russian translator of Gravity's Rainbow

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Jonesy
Jonesy himself has been under the weather for about a week and a half. It's not COVID, fortunately, but it's still somewhat of a mystery illness. While Jonesy undergoes a few medical tests, we decided to take some unpaid sick time and re-air an interview we did for KBOO's B... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 21, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Turning Red: The new animated film, Turning Red, is the first film in decades of Pixar productions that was created by a female director, as well as by a primarily female artist... Read more

Black Cake

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In celebration of Women’s History month, treat yourself to a sprawling historical novel, Black Cake, by American author Charmaine Wilkerson, who has lived in Jamaica and is based in Italy. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the novel about a complex Jamaican family, told from ... Read more