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Famous Names, Lost Interviews. A podcast and public radio with PRX, animated shorts with PBS. The future of journalism is remixing the past.

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"I even thought that I was gay. I thought that might be the solution to my problem." - Kurt Cobain. Interview by Jon Savage in New York City on Jul...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Moab Public Radio, KALW, PRX Remix, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 5
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"I can’t be anything other than what I am…. If somebody don’t like something that I do, that’s his or her prerogative. Just like it’s mine." - Ray...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WABE, KVNF, KJZZ, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 5
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"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." - Janis Joplin. Interview by Howard Smith. This was the last interview she...

Bought by XRAY.fm, Moab Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KJZZ, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 7
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"If this Revolution falls, what we will have here in Cuba is a hell. Hell itself." - Fidel Castro in 1959. Havana.

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 2
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"I've got on these stiletto heels aimed for his face." - Farrah Fawcett was stuck in the rain on the corner of 51st and 5th Avenue in Manhattan. It...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"You've got to be good or as bad as the devil." - Louis Armstrong In 1964 two high school students interviewed "Pops" in his dressing room after a...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Troy Public Radio, Louisville Public Media, KJZZ, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 5
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"I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I'm still frightened... Nothing changes." - Maurice Sendak In 2009 Newsweek's And...

Bought by WABE, KALW, KJZZ, WCAI / WNAN, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 7
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"Black is not a color; it's an attitude. It's the attitude of independence, respect and dignity." - James Brown Interview by Rocci Fisch 1984. Wa...

Bought by KVNF, KJZZ, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 3
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"Can you imagine going through America at that time, a man of color, a little boy, 14 years old, that height? You know, I was looked upon as a frea...

Bought by Louisville Public Media and KJZZ


  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 2
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"There’s a way we talk and it includes profanity. We never figured we’d be arrested for it." - Mike "Mike D" Diamond. Back in May 1985, the Beasti...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 2
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"What's wrong with being fat? That's what I want to know. Why is it so onerous to be fat?" - Jim Morrison Interview by Howard Smith | TheSmithTape...

Bought by KVNF, KALW, KVMR, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 4
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"I’m playing these records. The phone rings and I pick it up: 'WAHR'. And this lady’s voice--I can still hear her voice--she goes: 'I want you.'" ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KJZZ, and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 3
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"I looked in the mirror the other day and I said: My God, what happened to that handsome young man? Who is this grizzled b-a-s-t-a-r-d staring at m...

Bought by WABE, KJZZ, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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"People would come and defecate on the floor of the dressing room. So I just thought that was his Gap, but I came to find out that it happens in al...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 2
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"I have been challenged to fight for saying 'can't we all get along.' I’ve had people say I want to kick your ass for saying that." - Rodney King I...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 1
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"So I bought the postcard, memorized it and sent it off to a friend. And I never thought about God again after that." - Brian Selznick Brian Selzn...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 1
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It was the summer of 1966 when a persistent 17-year-old with a high school radio show near Chicago got the interview of lifetime: Muhammad Ali. But...

Bought by KFAI, WABE, KJZZ, Moab Public Radio, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 6
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"It’s easier to deal with a woman who is compliant and sweet and sunny and nice and non-confrontational." Interview by Jason Feifer // NYC hotel i...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 2
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"What better way to mask who you really are than wearing a mullet, right?" - Andre Agassi Interview by James Sullivan // By phone in 2011 // Digit...

Bought by KJZZ and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Suhrith Parthasarathy thought he was interviewing a die-hard Manchester United fan on what it's like to follow your team in New York, thousands of ...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2012
  • Length: 09:46
  • Purchases: 2