WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

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Caption: Adam, Josh & Michael reveal their inner-movie-selves
The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips couldn't convince Adam and Josh to be the Chico and Harpo to his Groucho, but that didn't stop him from help...

Bought by KCPW and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sylvester Stallone & Burgess Meredith in 'Rocky'
It's the inspirational tale of a couple down-on-their-luck podcasters who make good with the help of a crusty old radio veteran. Josh and Adam shar...

Bought by WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scene from 'Listen Up Philip'
Finally, a Top 5 that Adam and Josh can relate to: Movie Narcissists. Plus, a conversation with writer/director Alex Ross Perry and actor Jason Sch...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KCPW and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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When one thinks of fashion forward countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo usually doesn't come to mind. But Les Sapeurs might make us feel dif...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:44
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Unlike retail stores that sell new merchandise, pawn shops serve a unique purpose in communities. Dan and Luis call a Pawn Shop owner to find out t...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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Irasema Gonzalez talks about coming of age as a young Latina in 1990s Chicago, and how her definitions of love and womanhood shifted with the passi...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
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How a therapeutic dog named Jane saved a young woman's life in an unexpected way... She stopped trying to commit suicide.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
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Interviews with Darryl Jones and Juan Rodriguez. Darryl was an Assistant State's Attorney based at the jail, and Juan Rodriguez has run a food tru...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:05
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Interview with Carlos Sanchez, former County Jail Inmate. Interview conducted by Jackie Serrato for 96 Acres. Audio produced by Vocalo's Ayana Cont...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 20:35
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Interview With Jennifer Gonzalez, Girlfriend Of A Cook County Jail Inmate. Interview conducted by Hugo Antunez for 96 Acres. Audio produced by Voc...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: a band called death
Recently at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, Ayana Contreras caught a documentary about Death, a 1970s all-black proto-punk band out of Detroit. The do...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
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Audra Wilson talks about the ongoing struggle for Voter's Rights in the United States, as some states are questioning the relevance of the Voters R...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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According to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, "Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five fomented the musical revolution known as hip-hop. Theirs was a p...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
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Reclaimed Soul host Ayana Contreras brings us rocket-fueled soul music with outer space themes.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
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They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Stevie Wonder should know the feeling of flattery well. His son...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Betty Davis, former wife of Miles Davis
This week, Ayana Contreras brings us vintage music from women whose careers were overshadowed by their associations with megastars. From the ex-wif...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Ben Affleck in 'Gone Girl,' Jimmy Stewart in 'Rear Window'
Before email, texts, Twitter and Snapchat, movie characters had to rely on ‘The Letter’ to communicate their most heartfelt feelings to one another...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Scene from 'Clouds of Sils Maria'
With the 50th annual Chicago International Film Festival kicking off Oct. 9, Josh and Adam highlight some of the films worth seeking out at the fes...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Justin Long in scene from Kevin Smith's 'Tusk'
With Adam out for a week, Josh found a willing accomplice in Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) for a countdown of their Top 5 Movie Manimals, tyin...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6