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Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 11:00pm - 12:00am
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The bedtime radio show for grown-ups.

 

 

Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comfortable.

 A full hour on the 3rd Monday of every month as part of KBOO's 11PM Monday Radio Theatre Block.

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"Bodies Piled Up", a Continental Op mystery by Dashiell Hammett, and Dick Powell as Richard Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/17/2019 at 12:00am
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Dashiell Hammett's nameless detective, known as The Continetal Op, investigates a multiple murder discovered in a downtown San Francisco hotel room, which leads to a deadly shoot out inside a North Beach speakeasy.  Also, a radio mystery drama featuring Dick Powell as forme... Read more

Excerpts from The Grand Banks Cafe by George Simenon

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/20/2019 at 12:00am
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Tonight, we follow the suggestion of Raymond Chandler, that a good detective novel can be enjoyed even if the ending is missing. So, we will read the first two chapeters of George Simenon's Inspector Maigret mystery "The Grand Banks Cafe". An old school friend of Maigret's,... Read more

The making of Casablanca

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00am
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An insightful, and extensively researched look behind the scenes of the production of one of the greatest American movies "Casablanca". "We started out to make a good picture" said producer Hal Wallis "We never dreamed it would become a classic". Fortunato reads excerpts fr... Read more

Excerpts from The Comedians, a history of American Comedy, By Kliph Nesteroff, Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00am
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In the late 1950's the show business establishment hated the two hottest comics of the day, Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl. And did all it could to derail their careers. It was not until comedian Redd Foxx began to appear on a series of "party records" that anyone thought that t... Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
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Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comfortable. Read more

Excerpts from "The Comedians" by Kilph Nesteroff, part 2

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
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We continue with more readings from the book by Kilph Nesteroff, "The Comedians; Drunks, Thieves Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy" This month we cover the rise of Las Vegas and the change that comedy went through in the late 1950's with the work of Lenny Bruce ... Read more

Excerpts from "The Comedians" by Kliph Nesteroff

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/16/2019 at 12:00am
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A non-fiction presentation tonight as Fortunato reads a couple of chapters from Kliph Nesteroff's extensively researched, 2015 show business narrative, "The Comedians - Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy". Read more

the Horror From The Mound by Robert E. Howard

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2019 at 12:00am
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Considered to be the first "weird western" short story, 'The Horror From The Mound" is about a former cowpuncher, Steve Brill, who regrets having left the cowboy life to become a farmer in West Texas. He is also curious to see if there might be spanish treasure buried in a ... Read more

The Black Retriever by Charles G. Finney & The Fog Horn by Ray Bradbury

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/19/2019 at 12:00am
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Tonight a couple of classic weird tales. First, from the author of "The Circus of Dr Lao", Charles G. Finney, Professor Kitty reads "The Black Retriever". A quite suburb is terrorized by the mysterious appearances of a large black hound, or is it a werewolf? Next,  Ray Brad... Read more

20,000 Years Under the Sea by Kevin J. Anderson

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/22/2019 at 12:00am
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Tonight we present a steam punk, cross over, pastiche combining the works of Jules Verne and H.P. Lovecraft. "20,000 Years Under The Sea" by Kevin J. Anderson, finds Captain Nemo, and the crew of his now crippled submarine boat The Nautilus, seeking shelter to make repairs ... Read more