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A bitter-sweet parable about the pack of invisible people waiting to be given a name.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
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When you’re an 18 year old mom-to-be, what are your resources and how do you cope?

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:35
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From farm to fork, few things matter more than the food we eat. We all want the freedom and opportunity to choose what ends up on our plate- but wh...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A non-fictional piece about how I relinquished my power of DISSOCIATION in order to finally allow someone to love me.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:35
Caption: Garth Mullins & Lisa Hale, Credit: Don Sawatzky
From the 19th century freak show to the East African black market in body parts to the modern cinema, the image of the albino has seized the popula...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Jon Mooneyham hosts a post-punk radio show and was once a member of the Flaming Lips. But he grew up barefoot on a farm in rural Oklahoma. Here, he...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:07
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Where are you applying to school? Are you staying in-state? Have you written your essays?

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:21
From: WWNO
Series: Storyville
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Storyville is a new collaboration between of the University of New Orleans and WWNO. These are true stories about New Orleans written by the studen...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: you're not around, Credit: pscm
When all you need is someone to answer the phone

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: :54
Caption: this is alex, Credit: @freakdog
It is late, and things are not going well

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:21
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In our inaugural episode, we discuss some different properties of nouns. What is a noun and how can you identify one? Listen and find out.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:28
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In 1989, when Allan Gurganus published his debut novel, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, he did something amazing: Through a work of fict...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
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The backbone of the Penokee Range are the rocks that make up the land, and Washburn-based photographer Bob Gross is trying to give a close up of th...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
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On Oct. 4, a monologue written by James Allison, "Justice John Paul Stevens Dissents," was performed by actor/violinist/school board member Lois S...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:09
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Ways of Seeing a Blood Test

  • Added: Jan 15, 2014
  • Length: 06:43
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How does a family function when living out of a hospital during a young child's illness?

  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 14:26
Caption: Harrison Education Center
Daquan, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis laments losing a best friend.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis, writes about moving forward despite having to struggle

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison Hish School in Minneapolis writes of his heartbreaks.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
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Dayquan writes about his struggles losing his mother to death at an early age.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School, tells about the experiences that hade him what he is. A good deal of pathos is included.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1
From: KBEM
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Patrice, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis, writes and reads a powerfully descriptive poem about a first love, told from her point o...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:40
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A post- post-9/11 podcast. This episode examines New Jersey's Empty Sky Memorial & Bruce Springsteen's song “Empty Sky”

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
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A post- post-9/11 podcast. Part 1 of a series examining 9/11 memorials.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 15:37