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Caption: Rudy Rush
Rudy Rush 

902: Cowboys, Green Beans, and Jaguars, 6/3/2014

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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In this hour, a severely stuttering child years later becomes the world's premier jaguar expert. Plus, a Texas tale of moon pies and bedazzlers; the surprising story of a Harlem man who ends up at a rodeo in Oregon; and one father's way of coping with a son who loves the color pink. The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, hosts.

Rudyrush_medium_small Alan Rabinowitz – “Man and Beast”: The stuttering jaguar expert who talks to animals.
Faye Lane – “Green Bean Queen”: The tale of a young girl growing up in a Texan beauty salon.
Rudy Rush – “Harlem Cowboy”: A Harlem man is out of his element at the rodeo.
James Braly – “Pink Bicycle”: Coping with the color pink and the son who loves it.

The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, hosts.

Piece Description

Alan Rabinowitz – “Man and Beast”: The stuttering jaguar expert who talks to animals.
Faye Lane – “Green Bean Queen”: The tale of a young girl growing up in a Texan beauty salon.
Rudy Rush – “Harlem Cowboy”: A Harlem man is out of his element at the rodeo.
James Braly – “Pink Bicycle”: Coping with the color pink and the son who loves it.

The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, hosts.

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Timing and Cues

Timings include a 5-minute news hole

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: "Just out of nowhere one of the ladies said..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: NSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 25:04
In cue: [MUSIC :15] "I'm Catherine Burns, and this is The Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 25:04 - 26:04

Segment 2: 26:04 - 38:27
In cue: "I'm Catherine Burns and this is The Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 38:27 - 39:26

Segment 3: 39:26 - 58:58
In cue: "I'm Catherine Burns and the next story..."
Out cue: "...go to our website, the moth dot org." [music ends]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence, Ltd 2008 :00
Sabhyata Karmix :00
Struggle Part 2 Bill Frisell East West. Nonesuch 2005 :00
Get Rhythm Ry Cooder Get Rhythm. Warner Bros 1987 :00
Let's Have a Ball Ry Cooder Get Rhythm. Warner Bros 1987 :00
Smoke Falls The Drift Memory Drawings . Temporary Residence Ltd. 2008 :00

Related Website

http://www.prx.org/themoth