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Tales of teenagers who try to shed their awkwardness while on vacation -- thinking it would lead to the fling of a lifetime. The Mortified Podcast ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
Caption: His last words...Love as intense as ice..., Credit: Susan Cook
Liu Xiaobo has died. His 11 year imprisonment by the Chinese government for posting subversive articles on the Internet had not ended. 'No Enemies...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
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An Essay and Interview with Dr. Carolyn Finney on her vision of

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 25:26
Caption: Basswood Shoes (digital painting), Credit: Donald Whalen
A group of children worry about their Hispanic grandmother after the death of her only sibling, Uncle Lolo. Written by Michael Fidel Marquez, Narr...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 25:31
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The ocean is continually and exhaustively over-exploited: over-fishing by international fisheries, sand mining for construction projects and artifi...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Not in My Name protest, Credit: Sandip Roy
On a rain-drenched monsoon evening recently a bit of old American history found new life on the streets of India.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Maine has witnessed yet another domestic violence tragedy: a woman, her son and a neighbor killed by her out of control partner. Maine ranks ninth...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
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Age old discoveries and scientific advances have long dispelled the belief that the earth is flat. Recent technological advances have moved recorde...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Why haven't pharmaceutical companies and oil corporations been asked to make health insurance lower by reducing drug costs or refusing federal subs...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Prime Minister Modi and Prsident Trump
A spate of lynchings in India has Sandip thinking that the U.S. and his home country are not so different.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack presents Part 2 of the Untold Sto...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack presents Part 1 of 2 of the Untol...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate and House Healthcare bills will replace Obamacare subsidies with tax breaks for the wealthy. Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
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As a follow up to a World Ocean Radio episode from mid-May, we offer an overview of the Ocean Conference in New York last week which sought to reac...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
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Steve Downing shares his thoughts and memories from 1997, the summer of love.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Release Date: October, 2017, Credit: Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm by Dr. Gregory Stone & Nishan Degnarain
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York in June, each attending delegate was presented with a new book by co-authors Dr. Gregory Stone a...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Paul Beatty at the Kolkata Literary Meet , Credit: Kolkata Literary Meet
If the polls had been right and Hillary Clinton had won someone could have written a great American satire of an America where Donald Trump wins. B...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Some places, for example, the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate serve as our country's moral proving ground. But this week‘s testi...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate Intelligence Committee hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 election are Scurrilous one especially important testifier said.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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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
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Driving around Morocco in the late 1950s with counterculture icon Paul Bowles at the wheel, with a case of hot Pepsi, a brick of hash, and a massiv...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Water conflict is nothing new. We have been fighting wars over the most valuable resource on the planet since thousands of years B.C. In this episo...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
Caption: MY Pony, Credit: E.V. Cook
FBI Director James Comey is being queried about whether President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation of former National Security Advi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
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How to hitchhike / a guide to hitchhiking in 2017.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 31:51
  • Purchases: 1