Radio Theater

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

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/18/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Once again we present our holiday favorite The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien. A collection of letters written by the author of Lord Of The Rings in response to his children's letters written to Santa Claus. Katherine Dunn reads these tales of comedy, adventure ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 11/30/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
As we’ve said many times, radio is Mr. Jones’s favorite medium. And it’s called a medium because, to paraphrase Ernie Kovacs, it’s neither rare nor well-done. Ernie was actually talking about the early days of television. But he could have easily been describing this show. ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/27/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
On tonight's Holy Crowley Hour, we totally ignore Thanksgiving and celebrate a great local podcast, The Diarist, a multi-episode, serialized podcast set in 1950s New York City. The lead character, Andrea Davies, is a young secretary described in the first episode as “a fish... Read more

The Night Has A 1,000 Eyes, plus Movie and TV reviews with DK Holm

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess are back with more music and crazy fun. They'll be welcoming to the studio movie reviewer DK. Holm to talk about current film and television goodies. Also on tap will be another All-Star Radio drama featuring Edward G. Robinson in the Cornell Woolric... Read more

A Popcalypse on 11/21/18

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for A Popcalypse
Includes a short tribute to music legend Roy Clark who recently passed.  No One Receiving Brian Eno Before And After Science Virgin EMI Records 1:07 PM Army Dreamers Kate Bush Never for Ever Parlophone UK 1:07 PM A Demon Like... Read more

Crazy Fun, Movie Reviews, and All Star Radio Drama

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess are back for another month of live music, talk, special guests and radio dramas. Dropping by the studio, DK Holm will discuss current movie happenings with former Sampler regular Miss Mona, who will be calling in the studio. For the month of November... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Nick T. Devlin

Airs at: Mon, 10/29/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Portland-based composer, writer, director, and producer Nick T. Devlin. Nick has four musicals to his credit: Princess of the Night, Noel, Noel!, Alice Trippin’ Sixes, and Noel! A Celebration of Christmas. And he’s written, scored, directed, and ... Read more

10.30.18

Airs at: Tue, 10/30/2018 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/23/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Carl Crowley and I are big fans of radio comedy. And tonight we have the very best -- Phil Proctor and David Ossman of the Firesign Theatre. Phil is joining us live in studio, after performing earlier in the evening in the Fake Radio production of War of the Worlds. And Dav... Read more

Orson, meet Phil and David

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
This Morning on The VPJP we will bring you the orginal 1938 Radio broadcast of Orson Wells'  "War Of The Worlds". Following that we will feature Phil Proctor and David Ossman (of The Firesign Theatre)  speaking last month at  the Library of Congress. Read more