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Caption: Argentina shrine, Credit: Sandip Raoy
World Cup fever has infected the entire world... including Kolkata, India!

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jenny Bovey at her store in Chatham, MA, Credit: Kara Janeczko
Jenny Bovey's fish don't stink. She's one of the few full time practitioners of a 2,000-year-old Japanese art form called "Gyotaku." She and her h...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bappi Lahiri at an election rally , Credit: Sandip Roy
The Times of India newspaper called this Indian election a "Dance of Democracy." But for Sandip Roy it's more of a 'Disco' Dance of Democracy.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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I don't suppose it would surprise anyone to find out the Cultural Curmudgeon is an insomniac. When a person takes on the troubles of the world, the...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2014
  • Length: 03:54
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The Mistakes of Monkey Jesus

  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
  • Length: 06:32
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The Big Ending That Never Was...Yet

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Humorous and philosophical essay about a brush with Chinese Security Guards in Shanghai

  • Added: Jun 24, 2012
  • Length: 04:30
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Opening Remarks at the Metaphor Debate

  • Added: Feb 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:04
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The Culture War Fetal Position

  • Added: Jan 13, 2012
  • Length: 05:47

  • Added: Dec 02, 2011
  • Length: 08:44
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When will I get over my obsession with Walden Pond? As a 20something interested in connecting to nature, is Thoreau the best example?

  • Added: Mar 23, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
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There's a tipping point in every nerd's life - the moment they accept it's cool to be, well ... uncool.

Bought by WAMC, KDNK, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: iPhone, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Gonzalo Baeza Hern√°ndez
Essayist Tracy Wu explains why we need an Emily Post for the digital age ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WTIP, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Ayana Contreras explores the motivation behind "playing the numbers", or the lottery.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2010
  • Length: 09:46
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Taking a first job at an inner city non-profit can be horrifying. But there's a lot of perks too ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Dec 22, 2009
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 14, 2009
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Another adventure in the life of our hairnet lady, who is this week trapped at Publix between surly lobsters and manly beers.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 03:03
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Visitors to Jane Austen's museum are scattering cremains. Administrators there disapprove. So does Ian.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 02:05
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A short rant about the nature of advertising

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2008
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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You're locked in your bathroom. Who will save you?

Bought by PRX Remix, KUT, KUT, KUOW, and WILL


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 13:10
  • Purchases: 5
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Christmas Shoppers Alert: Beware of those popular personal audio players that are turning people into near-zombies living in their own electronica...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2007
  • Length: 02:46
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The World's Tackiest Catalog is getting too mainstream.

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Feb 14, 2007
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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David Greenberger's monologue introduces his work with the Duplex Planet, interviews with the elderly that began at a Boston nursing home. Here Gre...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:15
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Just in time for the Polar Express...shouldn't there be a law against the poorly trained and costumed "Santas" that are patrolling our streets? Why...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, WUAL, WTIP, KDNK and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2004
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 15