Humor

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Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tune in for the premiere episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, the children's show for reluctant adults. Host Ken Jones (no relation) welcomes Noah Mickens, artistic director of the Umbrella Festival of Circus and Comedy; Los Angeles-based dancing juggler Alex Bistrevsky; an... Read more

Sharon Lacy

Airs at: Sat, 10/30/2010 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
In this interview with Sharon Lacy, she tells how she began her work life as a television newscaster in Washington and later become a classroom teacher. Then she made a midlife decision to go onstage as a stand-up comic based in Portland. Now in  her 60's, she has carved ou... Read more

Calamity Jon Morris

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Words and Pictures
  "Calamity Jon" Morris is an author, illustrator, and designer who has been collecting obscure and eccentric comic books since his earliest years.  In 2015, he turned his passion into the scholarly and boisterous anthology The League of Regret­table Superheroes: Half-Bake... Read more

Hot Topics

Airs at: Sun, 03/26/2017 at 6:45pm - Sun, 04/02/2017 at 6:45pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Why should Trump release his taxes if he's not required to?  Joni Sledge of the girl group Sister Sledge dies at 60.  Should NC allow guns on college campuses?  Man jumps White House fence while the President was inside.  Join us as we discuss these topics and more. Read more

I knew my teacher was a comedienne, but...

Before she changed careers in her 40's, Sharon Lacey was a TV personality and then a school teacher. But she wanted to work in comedy, and she went for it. At first, she was defensive about her age. But now, with lots of experience behind her, she wears it as a badge. Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/21/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
For tonight, a re broadcast of our presentation of excerpts from the book "Dean and Me; A Love Story" by Jerry Lewis. Reminisences of the days of the super night clubs and the greatest comedy team in showbussines, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Read by Fortunato. Read more

Funny You Should Say That

  Need a larf, mate? Try this. Here are a bunch of comedy sketches created and performed by Radio Station KBOO FM's very own Inert Gashouse Gang -- Larry Andrews, Martin Dodge, Ken Jones, Rolf Semprebon, and whomever else we could inveigle into recording this kind of stuff... Read more