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You'd think you could trust dictionaries, but it turns out, they are riddled with LIES.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mysterious detail from the funk-cloning electron microgramatoscope, Credit: Dr. Schulmanstein
If James Brown was the Godfather of Soul, George Clinton remains the undisputed Crown Prince of Funk. Parliament-Funkadelic. Flashlight. The Mothe...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: A genuine PDX carpet foot selfie, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The first official episode of Rendered (formerly Destination DIY) documents the unprecedented love Portlanders have for their airport carpet.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dubi tending to his water buffalo.
Dubi Ayalon, a retired IDF lieutenant-colonel, traded a life as a school principal in Israel for a life of raising and miking water buffalo in rura...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
Caption: Elik Frumchenko whistles with members of a Chinese whistling festival
A young Israeli is backpacking in China when he becomes the first ever Western professional whistler to perform at a Chinese whistle convention.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 11:44
  • Purchases: 1
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 KHNS, KUMD, KSRQ, WRNC-LP, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Hosted by Al Letson, this is a special hour from Life of the Law. We look back over some of our favorite stories from the year: the ones that left...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
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Raymond Chandler is often called the greatest American crime novelist. But something very important to Chandler had gotten lost. No one noticed u...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
  • Purchases: 1
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For the next hour we’ve got three Christmas stories. From A Christmas Carol on Wheels, which is performed in 20 minutes, to an event called No Roo...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:55
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A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up a wonderful life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story so w...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 27:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Which cat is this?, Credit: Kellie Hamilton
How a cat travels from Texas to North Carolina to the Great Beyond. And then maybe back to North Carolina.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:06
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Everyone's familiar with local laws that don't seem to make sense. In Tennessee, it’s illegal for grocery stores to sell wine, but legal to ride in...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
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A night of recollections, moments and new memories.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Five-time Emmy Award winner Fran Brill, the first woman hired by Jim Henson for Sesame Street (seen here with Zoe) is retiring after 42 years , Credit: Jim Henson Legacy
Cobblestones: Jim Henson from A to Zoe is a sound rich special that includes original interviews, clips, music, and new skits with many of the orig...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 55:05
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists — a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Pagan...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:51
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Comedian Carlos Mencia is notorious for stealing other comics’ jokes. But he’s never been sued—in fact, there are almost no lawsuits in comedy. On ...

Bought by KVSC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 18:43
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Stephanie Izard
The James Beard Foundation Awards are widely regarded as the “Oscars” of the culinary industry. In May of 2015, the “Beards” will be presented at ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:59
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A piece exploring the Young People's Theatre Project's summer theater production, which brings 6th-12th graders into the wilderness to produce a mu...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 17:38
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Pumpkins are baked into pies, turned into soup, and carved into jack-o-lanterns. But there's another use for these autumnal gourds - they're the ke...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:10
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Look around your daily life.  There's a little piece of Thomas Edison almost everywhere.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN, KZYX, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 23:26
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The members of Catfish Courtesy, circa 2002.
Mindless Chanting is a documentary tracing the DIY history of an obscure and unheard band called Catfish Courtesy.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:04
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Episode 12 - Andy interviews Manny Roth, who ran the famous Cafe Wha? in New York City, presenting up-and-coming entertainers like Bob Dylan, Bill ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 51:58