Wobegon When?

Is there a nonlethal way to stop Garrison Keillor?

Garrison Keillor claims he’ll go quietly. The host of A Prairie Home Companion, which comes to the Oregon Zoo this week, has promised to retire from his show sometime next July. If   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Lab Report

Radiolab’s new touring show is all about endings.

Is oil really made of dinosaur bones? You’ve heard the expression, but have you stopped to consider whether the liquid in your gas tank actually came from a long-dead Apatosaurus? In their n   More
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Former OPB Host Headed Back to War Zone


Emily Harris, the former host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's morning talk show "Think Out Loud," has been hired by National Public Radio as its Jerusalem correspondent. Harris, who was forced out at OPB in June of 2011, confirmed her new job to WW this morning. She says she'll move from Portland to Jerusalem by the beginning of April 2013. "I'm super excited," Harris says. "It's a great opportunity, ...   More
Friday, November 16, 2012 AARON MESH

Video: The Red River Squeezes Behind a Tiny Desk

  Portland-via-Long Beach folk-pop outfit (I’ve tired of the “folk-pop” genre, but these guys kinda fit the bill—everyone is encouraged to sing along) the Red River is a big band. About 10 folks in all (some older-school Portland folks among them), though it’s a bit of a rotating cast that surrounds frontman Bill Roberts. When they were on the road last month, ...   More
Monday, December 13, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

LIVE REVIEW: The Moth at the Gerding Theater.

I was reminded Monday night upon entering the Armory (the Gerding, I mean), just how pretty the place is. That's a good-looking theater, there. I had come for The Moth, a humble storytelling event from New York City that had in the meantime taken on epic dimensions due to an NPR show and a nuttily popular podcast. The show had sold out within three hours of going on sale December 1, fully a month ...   More
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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