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Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 20
Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network....

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 51:38
Caption: The WGSP "Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll" Album
An oral history of WGSP - a 5,000 watt daytime only AM radio station that, in early 1985, transformed itself from a dismally-rated "moldie oldies" ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:20:10
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The book Michelle Remembers helped fuel a Satanic Panic in the 1980s across North America. This episode of Sleepy City looks at the tale and how i...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2015
  • Length: 38:40
Caption: The view looking west down Wisconsin Ave. in Tieton, WA. , Credit: Photo by Phoebe Flanigan
How a detour, a patch of goathead thorns, and a flat tire changed one guy's life, and brought an economic boost to a sleepy, little town in rural W...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 20:03
  • Purchases: 3
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It's like gang warfare, but with really tiny gang members. Some microbes provide their relatives with protection, emitting antibiotics that kill of...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Amy Martin welcomes you to this new podcast and converses with chickens.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A program about people who change the world through innovation and creativity!

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:43
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Noa Guy was a promising Israeli composer. When she came to New York twenty-one years ago to rehearse for a concert at Carnegie Hall, she never imag...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:09
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A story of autonomous abnormality.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2015
  • Length: 34:30
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Bringing wolves back to the West has tested the legal system’s tolerance for restoring wild places ­­ Especially when humans live nearby. This year...

Bought by PRX Remix and KALW


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:25
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ben Todd of Lonesome Shack restores broken guitars, Credit: Joshua McNichols / Day Job
Ben Todd restores guitars for The Trading Musician in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood. And he's become deeply embedded in the local music scene. B...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 12:56
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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Songs related to Space, Stars and Satellites

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Shoe Corner — St John, IN, Credit: Dennis Funk
Solving the mystery of Shoe Corner — St John, Indiana.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 1
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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.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we explore songs about Ghosts, Monsters and Scary Things.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode is about songs that reference summer.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 26:57
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There is a rainbow of noise out there - white, pink, brown, blue, purple. We try to recreate a scientifically accurate sonic rainbow and, along the...

Bought by Hark!, Radio Newark, WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 7
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When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked b...

Bought by KSFR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
  • Purchases: 2
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode looks at how innovative new ways of making and distributing music are coming into conflict with our legal system. Some argue that copy...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jenny Lynn heard strange sounds when she first spent the night at Building 98. She thought it was the wind until she told a friend and discovered t...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 11:36

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12