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This edition of Stay Human is about remembering and honoring our parents, helping us to see more connections between their lives and ours.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:05
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At the end of each year, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads the poem "At The Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop. This perennial favorite is chos...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour of storytelling about life on and around Fort Bragg, N.C. Recorded live at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, N.C.

Bought by WFAE


  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Goldberg shares memories of Paul Wellstone through essays and music on this segment of Stay Human.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:28
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Steve Downing shares his thoughts and memories from 1997, the summer of love.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
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This mother’s Day I was thinking about a very particular mother. Not mine but a woman named Leila Seth. Leila Seth was the first woman to top th...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Bharati Mukherjee, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Bharati Mukherjee is gone but she left the light on for many of us.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "The Force Awakens", Credit: Lucasfilm
There was much more to Carrie Fisher than Princess Leia. But some things, good, bad or simply pop define us as people, and become placeholders for...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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I don’t know how many shoes this old radio program sells. But it can never feel the same as hearing those voices, most of them long dead, bring a c...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
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Most of us around the world wake up to alarm clocks or the clock radio turning on. For decades thousands and thousands of Indians around the world...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Prince Charming Arrives with the 108th Button, Credit: Edward L. Ott 1896 sketch, with Illustrator Overlay
Mary Leonardson was a button fanatic traveling around the world roughly between the 1920s to the 1950s meeting up with various button clubs to coll...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 12:24
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Realgoodwords contributing writer Michael Goldberg shares his essay on being a grandparent.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
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
Caption: Mom and Uncle Harodl, Credit: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
Most often family members are the ones that step up and provide care when a parent or loved one needs it. According to the Family Caregiver Allianc...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:39
Caption: Maurice Sendak's self-portrait with Mickey Mouse, Credit: Maurice Sendak
Children's author Maurice Sendak was a big collector of Disney paraphenalia

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: J. California Cooper, Credit: Ellen Banner / The New York Times
J. California Cooper loved playing with paper dolls--even as an adult.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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China Smith and her students share their perspectives on the dance world, and describe how they created their own world in Ballet Afrique.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 04:42
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At the close of each year, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads "At The Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop. This poem was chosen not only for its ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Take a Ticket, Credit: Donald Whalen
A customer throws a tantrum at a tollbooth and the cashier responds.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A poem about Thanksgiving by Sandra M. Gilbert.

Bought by WHRV and KHNS


  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 2
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A poem about Thanksgiving by Sharon Olds, read by Eliza Foss

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:47
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Jonathan Chiu is an inmate at San Quentin State Prison. He was born in Hong Kong in 1982 and moved to the United States with is family when he was...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:21
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The full first episode of the new podcast Last Best Stories. It's Montana-made radio that's not technically on the radio.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:48
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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.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

Bought by KMRE-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2