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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...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • 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 ...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2015
  • Length: 54:10
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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
Caption: Episode 24, Credit: Sheila Dee
Next time you're lost in Thailand, take a ride in the back of a police truck. Oddly enough, they make excellent guides!

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:10
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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
Caption: Nila Mack
There weren’t a lot of female directors during the Golden Age of Radio. Nila Mack was one of the few who earned herself an office on the 14th floo...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Retired American Presbyterian missionary Barry Alter explains, in India, how the Easter story convinced her that Christianity wasn't about converti...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: The infamous staircase., Credit: Mishy Harman
Mishy Harman shares the zany matchmaking adventures of his Orthodox downstairs neighbor, which he had no chance but to overhear because all her dat...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 1
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hannah Young giving her boifriend Clem Breslin a smooch.
Many spaces are designated for either men or women: bathrooms, clothing stores, hair salons. But some people don’t subscribe to being a man or a wo...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tent Show Radio
McLean recorded his first album, Tapestry, in 1969 in Berkeley, California, during the student riots. After being rejected 72 times by labels, the ...

Bought by KMSU, KPIP-LP, KHNS, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Sausalito Mailbox
The Sausalito Ephemera Log offers a closer look at city elements that usually go unnoticed...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
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A personal essay exploring all kinds of intimacy.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:16