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Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
Caption: Mark Lerman.
A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up It's a Wonderful Life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
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Cloud seeding -- intervening in clouds to squeeze out precipitation -- is done all over the world. But it's not an exact science; we still have muc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A genuine PDX carpet foot selfie, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The first official episode of Rendered (formerly Destination DIY) documents the unprecedented love Portlanders have for their airport carpet.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
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A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up a wonderful life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story so w...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 27:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Five-time Emmy Award winner Fran Brill, the first woman hired by Jim Henson for Sesame Street (seen here with Zoe) is retiring after 42 years , Credit: Jim Henson Legacy
Cobblestones: Jim Henson from A to Zoe is a sound rich special that includes original interviews, clips, music, and new skits with many of the orig...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 55:05
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists — a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Pagan...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:51
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The members of Catfish Courtesy, circa 2002.
Mindless Chanting is a documentary tracing the DIY history of an obscure and unheard band called Catfish Courtesy.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:04
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In the spring of 2013 four people went on a trek to the North Pole with a message.

Bought by KFAI, KMXT, KSJD, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 4
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Moving all your belongings by bike might sound crazy, but if enough people get involved, it can be both fun and efficient.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's called the Looplore Experiment and it's partially funded through Kickstarter donations. This weekend-long "camp" revolves around arts and craf...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Destination DIY producer Alex Johnson has the story of a one-woman restaurant where customers can't help but feel like a part of the family.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jaymee and her fish tank, Credit: Alex Johnson, Destination DIY
Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti shares some stories of home aquariums gone wrong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at that DIY mainstay, known as the zine, through the lens of a long-running publication called Factsheet Five.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 1
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For my sister, eating a hamburger is a sublime experience. And recently she tried to give them up.

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Crossing the Rio Bravo.
At just sixteen Victor left his home in Guadalajara and crossed the river into Texas only to be picked up by immigration agents and returned to Mex...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2013
  • Length: 28:06
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Most people know Sufism as the religion practiced by the whirling dervishes. But this mystical form of Islam has taken root in America, too.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 06:41
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With jobs, chores, and family obligations, working mothers can lose themselves to their many commitments. A group of moms in Maine have a unique so...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2013
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Giancarlo Calicchia's "Genesis," a 28-foot long, 2,000+ pound wooden sculpture., Credit: Dan Moulthrop
Cleveland’s Renaissance man hopes to rejuvenate the Rust Belt with art.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 15, 2012
  • Length: 12:52
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of Happy producer JP Davidson drops into a Laughter Yoga Club. The first one started in the mid-90s in Mumbai. Now there over 8000 ...

Bought by WJFF and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 30, 2012
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Buck Dietz poses at an afternoon life drawing session at the Cape Cod Art Association in Barnstable, MA. , Credit: Andrew Norton
Buck Dietz is a figure model. That means he has to stand naked and completely still for long sessions while artists sketch him. But for Buck, it's ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 6
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It’s a tradition on Valentine’s Day to give flowers to the person you love, and then they love you more, right?

Bought by WITF


  • Added: Oct 12, 2011
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1