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What’s love got to do with the law? Then again, what’s the law got to do with falling in love? From coast to coast, Life of the Law occasionally ta...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 17:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we set aside to honor mothers. Some do it with flowers and cards. For women who are in prison and their chi...

Bought by KVNF and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 24:57
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s odd to think cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common. But they do: the necessity...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 2
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How do you build a strong family after a crisis?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:32
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Memories of my childhood mornings.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring my lineage one eccentric elder at a time.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
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A first person account of overcoming the urge for violence. NB: The content of this essay is intense - addressing subjects of a sensitive nature.

Bought by PRX Remix and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Where do you turn when you can’t afford to live in the city?

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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A Trans-Atlantic flight, and the lessons gleaned from it.

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

Bought by KSFR and WFHB


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Leaving Los Angeles, Credit: Alison Byrne
Personal Essay on working odd jobs to get by in Los Angeles, trying to find creative and fulfilling work, getting older, and, finally, leaving Holl...

Bought by XRAY.fm and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 11:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Great Cissy Houston
Gospel Artist Great, Cissy Houston talks about her career, her children which included her daughter, the late great recording Artist Whitney Housto...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:36
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Modi supporters at a rally, Credit: Reuters
Sandip Roy sends us an audio postcard from the 2014 Indian election season.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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How do you proceed with your life when a family secret is revealed?

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Suzanne Kryder
Suzanne Kryder, co-founder of Peace Talks Radio, hosts this exploration of the world of disability two years after experiencing an AVM, an Arteriov...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KUNM, and KVSC


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Suzanne Kryder
Suzanne Kryder, co-founder of Peace Talks Radio, hosts this exploration of the world of disability two years after experiencing an AVM, an arteriov...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Victoria Gunning re-calls some childhood memories skiing in Bogus Basin, Idaho.

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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In this humorous piece, Nick, a music teacher, tells the story of two Celine Dion songs and how they have helped him understand the value of music ...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:38
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Sergio Troncoso discusses his journey from a small Texas border town to his education at Harvard and eventually Yale, where he now teaches. His col...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lewis Lapham, Credit: David Polenberg
George Plimpton gives an auction winner a star-studded walkthrough of legendary NYC eatery Elaine's; rookie reporter Lewis Lapham learns a lot abou...

Bought by WYSO, KCLU, WNPR, WCMU, KCRW and more


  • Added: May 05, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 36
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I really wish Donald Sterling wasn't quite the jerk that he is, because his case gives the push-back against our loss of civil liberties a bad nam...

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:17
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Once you’re a mom, does your vision of the ultimate night out become different from before?

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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One of our weekday 100-second modules for May: Author Clay Risen reads a compelling passage from his new book of the same title. This is the 50th a...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ooligan fish
Teresa Goff has been following an ancient network of trails used by the coastal First Nations to trade gleetna, or grease. Gleetna is made from ool...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 13:21