Follow us

Tagged: U

Author Tom Spanbauer On Real Life With HIV

OPB |Dec. 01, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Tom Spanbauer has written fiction about people who live with HIV, but he joins us today to talk about how he's dealt with the disease himself since 1988.

Interview And In-Studio Performance From Kishi Bashi

OPB |Nov. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: Kishi Bashi brought his solo act to OPB to perform songs from his recent album Lighght.

Joshua Wolf Shenk On Creative Collaboration

OPB |Nov. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. 

Exploring The Urban-Rural Divide Of Childhood Hunger In Oregon

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about how childhood hunger plays out in rural versus urban parts of Oregon.

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Portlanders Protest Peacefully Before Splinter Group Turns Violent

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 8:06 p.m.

TUESDAY EVENING: In this special live 8 PM broadcast, we checked in on the Portland protest after a Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

OPB |Nov. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Researchers Discover Likely Culprit Behind Sea Star Die Off

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Since the summer of 2013, sea stars along the pacific coast have been wasting away by the millions. Now scientists at Cornell University think they know why.

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: We get reaction to President Obama's speech, which outlined executive action to provide temporary relief for nearly five million immigrants who are in the country illegally.

News Roundtable: November 21, 2014

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

Could The Midterms Shakeup U.S. Foreign Policy?

OPB |Nov. 19, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of a sweeping Republican victory on election night, we'll examine the implications for President Obama's foreign policy agenda.

Talking Business

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Portland's Professional Cuddler Opens A Storefront

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Samantha Hess has built a business that she says caters to people who need more cuddling in their lives.

Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

Low Vacancy Rate In Bend Makes Finding Housing Difficult

OPB |Nov. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: The vacancy rate in Bend is about a half a percent, which means it is nearly impossible for many people there to find a place to live.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB |Nov. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Call In: 888-665-5TOL (or 665-5865)

On Air: Monday - Friday, Noon - 1 p.m.

Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor

Our Town

From time to time, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news. Visit the series here.

Suggest a Topic

Point us in the direction of good guests, juicy topics, feisty conversations, and books, events, or news that might turn into Think Out Loud conversations.

Suggest a Topic »

Thanks to our Sponsors
become a sponsor

Funding Provided By

Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust

James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation

Dawn and Al Vermeulen

Ray and Marilyn Johnson