Jonesy

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Airs at: Thu, 02/10/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way.

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Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

Jonesy on 01/27/22

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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John Neff: Garage-rocker, Motown session musician, Maui DJ, recording studio guru to Steely Dan and David Lynch

Airs at: Thu, 01/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, we welcome John Neff, Portland resident recently retired from a very long, productive, and fascinating career in music and recording. John started playing guitar at the age of 10 while growing up in Pontiac, Michigan. He formed The Ascots at 14, writing ... Read more

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

Airs at: Thu, 12/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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

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

Airs at: Thu, 12/09/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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

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

Airs at: Thu, 11/11/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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

Amanda Bullock previews the Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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

Ari Honarvar, author of A Girl Called Rumi

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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This is our very first episode of Jonesy. We’ll be bringing you conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. Our guest today... Read more