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Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 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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Katherine Dunn reads "Tight Shoes" by Damon Runyon plus Dick Powell as Richard Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/22/2022 at 12:00am
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In honor of the current political season, we present Katherine Dunn reading "Tight Shoes" by Damon Runyon. All politics are local as a young man sells a horse player the wrong pair of shoes and ends up running for congress. Also, another mystery adventure with Private Eye R... Read more

Halloween "Don't Listen With The Lights Out" Special

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/18/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight we present two stories for Halloween. First, Katherine Dunn reads Edgar Allen Poe's Murders In The Rue Morgue. Considered the first true detective mystery, but it's really a monster story! And a classic thiller from the Golden Age Of Radio, Robert Taylor stars in Th... Read more

Two By Woolrich

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/20/2022 at 12:00am
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Crime, mystery and thriller writer Cornell Woolrich is featured tonight as we present two classic radio dramas adapted from his work. Starring in these two productions will be Lucille Ball, Edward G. Robinson, William Demarest, and Hans Conried. In "Dime A Dance", a young d... Read more

Double Bill: His Girl Friday & Bold Venture

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/16/2022 at 12:00am
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An all-star line up tonight on the bedtime radio show for grown-ups. First, Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell recreating their film roles  from the 1940 Howard Hawks comedy His Girl Friday. Ace reporter Hildy Johnson, Russell, wants to quit the newspaper business and get marr... Read more

Mabel Normand & Women in Hollywood during the Silent Era

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/19/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight a non fiction presentation as Fortunato reads an excerpt from Camera Man by Dana Stevens, which focuses on the career of movie actress and director  Mabel Normand. Read more

Big Game in the Pacific Northwest

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/21/2022 at 12:00am
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Col. Sebastion "Tiger Jack" Moran, called "the second most dangerious man in Europe" travels to the Pacific Northwest as part of an unusual hunt.  Read more

Two Stories of Uncanny Eeriness

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/17/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight,  Fortunato presents two scary stories for a lovely spring evening. A classic radio drama from 1950 entitled 3 Skeleton Key. Vincent Price stars as a member of the crew at a remote lighthouse. One day, a fishing ship crashes into the rocks on the island. On board ar... Read more

More Stories of the Railroads

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/19/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight we represent a classic tale of the sexes. A young woman is not surprised to learn that her new husband is a Train Fanatic. Who uses their honeymoon to visit his favorite lines. And he and his friends from work have constructed a large model railroad layout in one of... Read more

Murder & Mayhem in Portland Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/22/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight, excerpts from Murder and Mayhem in Portland, Oregon by local writer and historian J.D. Chandler. An midday robbery in downtown Portland in 1878 results in murder and leads to the largest attendance of any public execution in Portland history. A half naked body, dis... Read more

South of the Slot by Jack London

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/22/2022 at 12:00am
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Tonight, Fortunato reads a short story set in San Francisco in the days before the great 1906 earthquake, "South of the Slot" by america's greatest writer Jack London. UC Berkeley sociology professor Freddie Drummon has published a number of well receaved books about condit... Read more