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Holiday stories from Portland Story Theater's Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard

Airs at: Thu, 12/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
One of our favorite holiday traditions here on Jonesy is watching A Christmas Story, the 1983 movie directed by Bob Clark, who also directed Porky's (1981), another of our holiday favorites. A Christmas Story is based on the holiday memories of writer and radio monologuist... Read more

It's Christmas Time Again !

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato has gotten that Artifical Xmas Tree, with the ten year warranty, out of the closet. He's reached up to that high shelf where those boxes of ornaments sits all year and has put together a Deck the Halls Holiday Special. Featuring Katherine Dunn reading some of the ... Read more

BTTE Episode 305: Princemas

Airs at: Sun, 12/19/2021 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg
Merry Princemas to you! Press the triangular PLAY button for 3 hours of archival Prince material courtesy of the Prince Estate and Prince's many record labels. New for 2021: the unreleased album Welcome To America, and a remastered Time debut LP! Plus all the earlier box s... Read more

Christmas' Pasts'

Airs at: Tue, 12/21/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
It's 1999 - AGAIN !    Join "Halley", as she takes you back  to a show that was only ever heard LIVE  on KBOO, December 21st, 1999. (As a side note: This was well before  WE THREE KINGS PRODUCTIONS™ took over the VPP holiday shows) It's a Festive mix of music and comed... Read more

Dispatches from Anarres: Tales in Tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 12/09/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we we pay tribute to arguably Oregon’s greatest writer, Ursula K. Le Guin. I’m sure Ken Kesey would have loved to arm wrestle her for the title, but I think he’d lose. Ursula was not only a brilliant and prolific author, but an activist for the environment ... Read more

Autumn Settles In

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
As the winds continue, and the rain comes down, it's a good day to stay inside and listen to some music on The Monday Sampler Read more

Aminder Dhaliwal - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 11/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:45pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As the Portland Book Festival recovers from the Covid pandemic, we welcome the return of Aminder Dhaliwal, whose new book Cyclopedia Exotica grew out of a serialized online comic, just like her earlier book Woman World. Aminder has worked as a storyboard director for the... Read more

Shawn Levy, author of A Year in the Life of Death

Airs at: Thu, 11/11/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we welcome Shawn Levy, author of the new book of poems A Year in the Life of Death, from Portland’s University of Hell Press. Inspired by an obituary for Adele Mailer in the New York Times, Shawn decided to write 100 poems based on obits published in the Ti... Read more

Bill Griffith - Beyond Zippy

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this followup to our 2019 interview with underground comics legend Bill Griffith, we talk more about his remarkable 50-year career as an underground artist, helping kickstart the underground comics movement of the 1960's with his mashups of pop culture and surrealism,... Read more

Amanda Bullock previews the Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we preview the upcoming Portland Book Festival with Amanda Bullock, Director of Public Programs at Literary Arts. The festival, which started out in 2005, has become an annual tradition here in Portland. And our preview with Amanda has become an annual trad... Read more