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Caption: Jeff Chang, Credit: Jeremy Villaluz
“From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us i...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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I'm freaking out. My family is in Puerto Rico and I've heard nothing. So I'm occupying my time with this.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: Echoes in Dust, Credit: Henrik Stromberg 2017
Artipoeus visits Swedish artist Henrik Stromberg's "Echoes in Dust" at Galerie Aplus in Berlin.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 20:00
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So, I guess this is the suspended time we keep on talking about, a time that is not here nor there. Like the time when... Don't worry, you notice i...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
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Though Sonoran Desert millipedes are nocturnal, this is the time of year when you see them out and about on muggy overcast days.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:56
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
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How can sound heal a body? With our guides, Susan Rogers—who recorded albums for Prince and David Byrne—and hypnotherapist Daniel Ryan, we explore ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 35:28
Caption: Loretta Ross, Credit: Speak Out
Loretta Ross, co-founder of SisterSong breaks down the reproductive justice framework; and Tina Reynolds, co-founder and Chair of Women on the Rise...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, XRAY.fm, WRIR, and WXDU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A short form version of the non-narrated ARRVLS feature "Orthodox". What happens when your religious faith and sexual identity directly contradic...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 23:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Completed in 1887, Science Hall stands like a gothic red brick fortress, guarding the University of Wisconsin / Madison campus. Over the years, it'...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when everyone in your family knows you're the black sheep?

  • Added: Jul 31, 2016
  • Length: 18:09
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Giovanni knows that others consider him and many youth in his neighborhood to be criminals. In Urban Warriors, he learns about himself and begins t...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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Steven knew from a young age that he wanted to join the military. In Afghanistan, the expectation of violence impacts the rest of his life experien...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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On the streets, Danny compares himself to an animal in the wild that is in constant danger. Growing up around gangbangers, it felt natural for him ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:49
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This week, we discuss the economics and ethics of hedge fund bets on life-saving medication. What’s wrong with companies like Turing Pharmaceutical...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:45
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Philip Armand becomes enamored with Campari while on vacation in Milan, then discovers the geography of the past and future.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:17
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Philip Armand accidentally falls into a vortex of Bliss, then the bliss hangs up.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
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A religious father refuses to let his daughter get corrupted by The Love Boat and other 80s pop culture.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 20:13
Caption: Paul and Laura on the day of their wedding., Credit: Emma Miller
On the day of their wedding, Paul Hammond and Laura Jackman reflect on their relationship — and make a commitment to each other.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alexis Diao's Father's Family in the Philippines.
When Alexis Diao’s father arrived in Tallahassee, Florida, he couldn’t even find coconut milk—let alone many other ingredients to make the Filipino...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 26:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Every week, Cracker Barrel provides 4 million Americans with a studied version of down-home Southern food and hospitality. The dumplins and the chi...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 2
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The 2016 US election isn't going away anytime soon, so let's seek refuge in etymology. Consider the linguistically appropriate age of a senator, an...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 36:05
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This piece is about the absurdity that gay marriage will hurt a heterosexual marriage.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: These eyes won't cry., Credit: Damian FitzPatrick
An homage to crying, originally aired on Radiotonic.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip Roy gets virtually stranded in Bangladesh at the Dhaka Lit. Fest.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:00