Gremlin Time

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Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 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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The Railway Carriage by F. Tennyson Jesse

Airs at: Mon, 01/20/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/21/2020 at 12:00am
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Tonight's featured writer is mostly known for her reportage of "true crime" and documentation of the many tasks taken up by women attached to The Royal Army in World War I. As well as her novel "A Pin To See The Peepshow"(1934). She also created a female series detective in... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00am
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As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter... Read more

excerpts from "The Cowboy And The Cossack" a novel by Clair Huffaker

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/19/2019 at 12:00am
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Tonight, Fortunato presents the opening chapters of Clair Huffaker's 1973 novel "The Cowboy and The Cossack". A re imagining of the tradition cattle drive story as a group of Montana cattle drovers have been hired to drive a herd of 500 longhorns across a 1,000 miles of the... Read more

excerpts from "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/22/2019 at 12:00am
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We wait all year to present a special kind of story in October. Tonight Fortunato will read some of the opening chapters to one of the greatest of horror novels, "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson. In a distant future the last of humanity is hold up in a great city wi... Read more

"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