Arts | Music | Entertainment | NW Life | Books | State of WonderOPB | June 18, 2016 noon
This week on State of Wonder, Peter Sagal takes us behind the scenes on "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me," writer Mary Roach talks maggots and penis transplants, author Lindsey West takes on the Internet trolls, and a Portland-based distributor leaves hundreds of music labels in the lurch.
Episode 25 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features writer Ruth Ozeki. With wisdom and humor, Ozeki discusses writing her novel and the nature of time itself, contending that we need to shift how we experience time. (This episode first aired April 22, 2015.)
Music | Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | Books | local | State of WonderOPB | May 28, 2016 noon
This week on State of Wonder, the city's plans to enforce pot policy puts many marijuana-related events on hold, the comedian Curtis Cook talks about what it takes to be brave and writer Andi Zeisler discusses the commodification of feminism and more.
On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Rita Dove discusses her writing process, adapting her work to the stage, and facing fear through poetry, among other subjects.
Arts | Books | State of WonderOPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.
One of Portland’s best known contemporary bards talks about her new collection of interconnected stories.
Arts | Family | Books | State of WonderOPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.
The Portland writer's graphic novel for middle-grade readers is about finding out who you are and dealing with life's messy social geometry through the raucous sport of roller derby.
Arts | Books | State of WonderOPB | May 14, 2016 noon
State of Wonder helps you pack for your summer trips: Remembering Kathrine Dunn, Phil Knight's autobiography, Monica Drake's haunting story collection, Mo Daviau's yarn of time-traveling music lovers and Victoria Jamieson's "Roller Girl" graphic novel.
Arts | Books | State of WonderOPB | May 13, 2016 4 a.m.
Portland writer Mo Daviau's debut novel, "Every Anxious Wave," is a time-traveling twist on Gen-X love and music obsession.