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In car-choked LA, riding the bus is a sign that you can’t afford your own wheels. But Joshua Salazar's overnight routes are often full of people be...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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Every day, Teodoro Cuevas dresses in his black flared pants with silver buttons down the side. He sits against a tree across from the bustling sub...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Alan DeValerio was a White House butler for Presidents Carter and Reagan., Credit: Alan DeValerio
"The Butler" didn't do it - or so says real-life White House butler Alan DeValerio.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Francis Scott Key (shown here in a portrait by Theodor Horydczak) was far more than just the author of what would become our national anthem., Credit: Library of Congress
Turns out the author of our national anthem could very well have been nicknamed "Francis Scott Off-Key."

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jack Hopkins, left, and Frank Jamison, right, jam together at weekly meetings of the Capital Harmonica Club, which Jack founded in 1991., Credit: Eric Shimelonis
Jack Hopkins got his first harmonica at age 7, and nearly 90 years later, he is still going strong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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After 20 years of hunting sea glass, Bill and Helen Carney have collected and cataloged 200,000 pieces. But their obsession takes on new meaning as...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Not only was Washington, D.C., the site of The Beatles' first full North American concert in 1964... It was also the first North American city to a...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 09:45

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: The boat "Seeker"
Ted Box is building a huge wooden boat called "Seeker" in one of the busiest spots on Martha's Vineyard. After working steadily for two years, he's...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Reverend Death Alane Cameron Miles, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Alane Cameron Miles was groomed throughout her life to be comfortable with death and the dying. She had a knack for it and would ultimately become ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 27:26
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Two stay-at-home dads don't find friendship, but they do learn the opposite of lonliness.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 10:14
Caption: After fleeing Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812, President James Madison spent the night in this Brookeville home, supposedly making Brookeville “U.S. Capital for a Day.” , Credit: Washington Post
Andy Warhol once said: "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." But in this town, you'll meet people who claim that in the pa...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:26
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Terry Lyman thought she'd try taxidermy, but she quickly realized she was in over her head.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Sometimes DIY isn't the best way to go...and it can lead to disaster.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: Jaymee and her fish tank, Credit: Alex Johnson, Destination DIY
Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti shares some stories of home aquariums gone wrong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Cindi Swingen chose to take on parenthood by herself. Her two children have the same father — a man none them know who donated sperm at a local cli...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Ballew knows what it's like to be a rock star. (His band Presidents of the United States of America made it big in the 1990s.) But he's gone ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Reporter Jake Ryan follows the rabbit hole to uncover the truth behind a sandwich and a controversy that's been around since the Vietnam War.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald Perry was found not guilty--so why is he still in prison?

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Karin Parramore's tiny house, Credit: Califia Suntree
Destination DIY producer Califia Suntree spoke to two women who built their own tiny houses about living a minimalist lifestyle. The houses are bot...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This short story of 4 chapters was where Barrie tried out some of the ideas that would be used in the play "Peter Pan". The main difference is that...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 01:43:57