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Today on our show, four stories of people who tried to see themselves clearly

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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This week we're asking what it takes to get us to give, and how we know if we're doing it right.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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Tales of being stuck between two worlds.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:50
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On this week's episode, stories about looking for answers in the wrong places, mercury in the water, and...bigfoot.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
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This week, four stories of people who don’t quite belong in the world where they live, who take matters into their own hands to create belonging.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Featuring host Michael Perry, the Blue Canvas Orchestra and Big Top Idol winners Lissa Flemming and Kevin Souiler.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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In 1999, The Band officially called it quits. In this hour long audio essay, Don McIver looks at the history of The Band to examine the nature of ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:03
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The classic magician is a dying breed. Christopher James Schuh represents a sect of dreamers bent on keeping that tradition alive. Not a relic of v...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:54
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TJ's cancer treatment has a high risk of making her sterile... and she couldn't be happier about it.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 16:23
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Mann lives a secret double life. He's a #1 hit-single popstar... and none of his friends know it.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 14:37
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Tragic, hilarious, and unexpected: this is not the way to lose your virginity. A story for underdogs everywhere.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:08
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You’re pregnant. 43 years old. A 1 in 3 chance your child might have Down Syndrome. Do you follow through?

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 14:27
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You may have heard of food deserts - places where fresh food isn’t available. But how about legal services deserts? On this episode, we go aboard a...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 14:15
Caption: From left: Becky, Sarah and Richard Colligan in 2012., Credit: Photo courtesy of Christine Colligan.
With the help of her Korean mother in Seoul and Italian-American mother-in-law in Brooklyn, Christine Colligan, 59, of Flushing, Queens, became mas...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: :44
Caption: Guacamaya (pork skin sandwich)., Credit: Photo courtesy of Lesley Téllez / The Mija Chronicles
In this installment: Ignacio Morales, 30, a native of Guanajuato, in Central Mexico, who now lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, shares phrases in Span...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:12
Caption: Sichuan water poached fish (shui zhu yu)., Credit: Photo by Joe DiStefano.
In this installment: Rain Yan Wang, 32, a native of Shanghai now living in Brooklyn, shares a phrase in Mandarin that means "I like spicy food."

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:10
Caption: Lao papaya salad., Credit: Photo by Joe DiStefano.
In this installment: Nongnoi, owner of Thai Thai Grocery in Elmhurst, Queens, shares several phrases in Thai that can be used to request extra chil...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Indian chana masala topped with fresh green peppers., Credit: Photo by Anne Noyes Saini.
In this installment: Sajan Saini, 40, of Astoria, Queens, shares a phrase in Hindi / Urdu that loosely means, "I'd like to order my food with lots ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Spicy Korean soondubu jjigae., Credit: Photo by Joe DiStefano.
In this installment: Christine Colligan, 59, a Seoul native now living in Flushing, Queens, shares two Korean phrases that mean "I like hot food" a...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
Caption: Garth Mullins & Lisa Hale, Credit: Don Sawatzky
From the 19th century freak show to the East African black market in body parts to the modern cinema, the image of the albino has seized the popula...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Voices UnBroken, Credit: Voices UnBroken
A poet famous for writing about the civil rights movement and for epitomizing black arts movement feminism, Sonia Sanchez passed through Attica’s g...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Imagination is the seed of empathy – a centrally important function – and both the gift and burden of the writer. Here The Gift series producer St...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Do we really understand metaphor? How much do we really engage with our world metaphorically? We all have days when a cup is just a cup, a tree is ...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In an interview with The Gift series producer Stanzi Vaubel, writer Lois Lowry talked about memory. In her novel, The Giver, one person holds the m...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 06:13