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audio postcard or sonic id describing koolaid pickles from 4th graders in Helena, Arkansas

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:58
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After accidentally joining a traveling circus, writer Jonathan Argyle recounts his discovery of the meaning of the word "home" from the point of vi...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 11:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Betty Reid Soskin, the oldest US Park Ranger, shares with visitors, and with us babes, the amazing chapters of history she has witnessed, and how ...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
Caption: Cierra Smith on stage at the Miss Delaware Teen USA 2015 Pageant.
We all know the stereotype, beauty pageant contestants as godzillas. We’ve seen it in that show Toddlers And Tiaras. And the heat of the competitio...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 04:26
Caption: Writer/performer Sharon Glassman, Credit: Katie Weisberger
Its roots are natural, sure. But isn't spring a bit...overpromise-y? Sharon Glassman makes the case for a name change. Or maybe just a change of he...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:48
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Story about Anne Riley building community by placing balls in a park.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:30
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Today's show is about getting involved. First, Kat Beame interviews young people involved with Darcy Burner?s Congressional campaign. Then, Ann Kan...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
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Three Weekday High interns tell personal stories using gerunds without the "g." First, DaeDae Williams stares deep into her family's psyche. Then, ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:25
Caption: Debika and Ronu
The end of year issues all over magazine stands in India all carry photo spreads of the icons we lost. Famous people from the world of politics and...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Born and raised in Byrdstown, Tennessee Sierra Hull attended Pickett County High School before accepting a Presidential Scholarship to study at the...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, WPCA-LP, WUMB and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Short Description: A longtime resident of Kansas and professor at Washburn University, Thomas Fox Averill discusses his 2014 novel A CAROL DICKENS ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Little Opera is an after-school program that leads local children through the creation and performance of an original opera. This past year, the pr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:35
Caption: Kiser, Home Again!
Ashley went outside to call her best friend Kiser… she called his name, a long pause and then nothing, silence. Kiser was gone.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:38
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Hospice nurse and Retired Navy Corpsman Ron Riveira tells his friend, retired Army Medic Jason...

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio and WTJU


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 2
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When consoling friends about their relationship endings, I often say: "Sweetheart, breakups are never an event. Breakups are a process." And as i...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:26
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A night of recollections, moments and new memories.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Five-time Emmy Award winner Fran Brill, the first woman hired by Jim Henson for Sesame Street (seen here with Zoe) is retiring after 42 years , Credit: Jim Henson Legacy
Cobblestones: Jim Henson from A to Zoe is a sound rich special that includes original interviews, clips, music, and new skits with many of the orig...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 55:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chloe (a little younger than 4) and her father Matt, Credit: Katy Sewall
Chloe loves watching horror movies. The catch: She's only four years old. How does her father feel about that? Very, very proud. Does that make h...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:26
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A relaxing interstitial piece that may put you in a brief tropical state-of-mind.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:24
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A family living in Idaho during the early 20th Century test the limits of the Postal Service, when they send a very special parcel through the Post.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:09
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Richard Peck (A YEAR DOWN YONDER), Brian Selznick (THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET), Sarah Weeks (PIE), and Avi (CRISPEN: THE CROSS OF LEAD) discuss t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Ari Goldman reads from his charming book, "The Late Starters Orchestra." Just one of our daily readings for July. The Author's Corner on Pub...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Tent Show Radio on the road live from the beautiful Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin with host Michael Perry, the Blue Canv...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WNMU-FM, KUMD, KMXT, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: William Joyce
Creative author, illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce is an Academy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner and his illustrations have appeared on numer...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: My Bipartisan Famiy, Credit: Susan Cook
I have a bi -partisan family. Maybe you do too. It makes understanding politics all the more difficult because sometimes people don’t agree. When ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:19