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Your online dating profile is the latest spin on a 300-year-old tradition of advertising yourself in order to find a spouse, a sexual partner, or s...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 21:30
Caption: Hartley Miller, Karen Wennstrom, M.A. Taylor; The Taming of the Shrew, ISF Shakespearience 2005
In 2005 the Idaho Shakespeare Festival was one of twenty-one companies to be funded by the National Endowment for the Arts program "Shakespeare in ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 25:23
Caption: Oysters Mornay., Credit: Image courtesy of Ship Restaurant & Bar.
What do the restaurants of your childhood say about the place you grew up? In Jack Hitt’s case, the Oysters Mornay and Escargots Bourguignonne of h...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a language which is said to be the smallest language in the world. It has around 123 words, five vowels, nine consonants, and apparently yo...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 20:24
Caption: Julija Šukys , Credit: Meredith Turk
Julija Šukys talked to photographer Shane Epping about his extraordinary volunteer work and how it relates to the loss of his first daughter.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 07:16
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An audio essay that combines science, personal moments, and the wit and wisdom of four 100-year-old (and up) women.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Rabin is a symbol. An icon. But in Israel of 2015, twenty years after the Prime Minister's murder, it isn't so simple to understand what the reall...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:05:56
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Have you ever wondered how Lake George got its name? Or who predicted the tornado of April 1886? Or even why this area hosts so many German Catholi...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:47
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“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture” is a problematic statement: not just because nobody can agree on who came up with it, but ...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 2
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The messiness of English is the price of its success. It is the most widely spoken language in the world, geographically, being an official languag...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
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'Step-', as in stepparents or stepchildren, originated in grief. Family structures have evolved, but are stepmothers now so tainted by fairytale as...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 38:16
  • Purchases: 1
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In a 1981 Guitar World article, John Stix wrote: “[Frank] Zappa is such a multifaceted talent that his guitar playing is often overshadowed by his ...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2015
  • Length: 54:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Goes2Eleven continues its tribute to guitar heroes with flamenco superman Paco de Lucía. We discuss Paco’s traditional flamenco roots and his explo...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Daphne Shaed talks about what it's like to be a woman with a penis.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
Caption: Graeme S. Mount, retired professor of history at Sudbury's Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada, at his home in Sudbury, May 2015., Credit: Justin Bull
If the United States were embroiled in a third world war and the American public learned that Barack Obama were taking eight days off in the middle...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 2
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An Elaine George poem, From My Porch, is woven in among a tapestry of sounds and activities of summer. Recorded in Missoula, Montana, Summer 2015.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
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Women have been making comics since the beginning. This engaging history tracks the gender dynamics of the comics industry for 120 years, highlight...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Vietnam veteran and widower Don Thomas needed a kidney. Hooters waitress Mariana Villarreal had an extra.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 18:25
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A new approach at discussing wine by treating it as a movie or book review. Talking about why it is what it is in hope of taking away the stigma of...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 07:25
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On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words.

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  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack brings us multiple perspectives abou...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Becca doesn't have very good luck with hiking. This is the story of her two near-death experiences with hiking, set ten years apart.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:16
Caption: Sampled water from the north pacific garbage patch, Credit: Dale Selvam
Billions of pounds of plastic can now be found on about 40 percent of the world’s ocean surfaces. In this radio documentary, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot...

Bought by KGNU


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Arctic sunset, Credit: Ralph Lee Hopkins
Jennifer Kingsley returns to the Arctic almost every year. She has taken some long journeys across the north by canoe, but these days she travels a...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 1
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You'd think you could trust dictionaries, but it turns out, they are riddled with LIES.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1