Caption: Steve Burns, Credit: Amanda Kowalski
Image by: Amanda Kowalski 
Steve Burns 

1105: Blues Clues, Stowaways and Marital Surpises, 9/17/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:59

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Popular Moth storyteller Tom Shillue hosts this hour. The star of the kid's TV show Blue's Clues details his complicated relationship with fame. A 13-year-old girl from Somalia immigrates to the US and struggles to keep her troubled sister in the country. On the eve of her high school reunion, a woman copes with bombshell news: her husband thinks he might be gay. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Steve Burns: The star of the kid's show Blue's Clues is publicized as an eligible bachelor, attracting a whole new set of fans.
 
Fathia Absie: A young Somali woman immigrates to the US, and battles to keepher sister out of trouble.

Cindy Chupack: Executive Producer/Writer of Sex and the City discloses how she handled finding out, just before her ten-year high school reunion, that the man she married thought he might be gay.

Piece Description

Steve Burns: The star of the kid's show Blue's Clues is publicized as an eligible bachelor, attracting a whole new set of fans.
 
Fathia Absie: A young Somali woman immigrates to the US, and battles to keepher sister out of trouble.

Cindy Chupack: Executive Producer/Writer of Sex and the City discloses how she handled finding out, just before her ten-year high school reunion, that the man she married thought he might be gay.

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Timing and Cues

Timings are as they occur with a 5-minute news hole after the billboard.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "Then I became one of People Magazine's most eligible bachelors..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 25:14
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour, I'm Tom Shillue..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 25:15 - 26:15

Segment 2: 26:16 - 42:46
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 42:46 - 43:46

Segment 3: 43:46 - 59:00
In cue: "I'm Tom Shillue, and you're listening to The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website themoth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

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Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence, Ltd 2008 :00
Benicia John Zorn Alhambra Love Songs. Tzadik 2009 :00
The Passaenger Bill Frisell + Matt Chamberlain Floratone. The Blue Note Label Group 2007 :00
Faithfully Journey Journey's Greatest Hits. Sony Music 1978 :00

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