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How a therapeutic dog named Jane saved a young woman's life in an unexpected way... She stopped trying to commit suicide.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
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A four-minute documentary about sexual assault and healing.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:08
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Susan Sontag said smelling ‘gives one a sensation of knowledge rinsed clean of thought’. The effect of smell is powerful, but rarely articulated a...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:03
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A family living in Idaho during the early 20th Century test the limits of the Postal Service, when they send a very special parcel through the Post.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:09
Caption: On the Baja CA Coast
Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

Bought by KAWC and KVSC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andres Jaimes, Credit: Tom Weistar
Andres Jaimes grew up near the US/Mexico border in Baja California. At 17 years old, Andres is acutely aware of how negatively Mexico and Mexican p...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 17:21
  • Purchases: 1
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A meditation on relationships as DIY projects: The great thing — and the scary thing — about relationships is that you get to make it all up as you...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:34
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The new film 'Mood Indigo' is based on a novel by Boris Vian - so who was Vian? One of France's most popular authors of the 20th Century, musician,...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:45
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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.

Bought by KUMD, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • 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.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 16:23
  • Purchases: 1
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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