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My aunt, Debby Wurster, is making the most of her retirement. She wears her homemade Minnie Mouse costume to a Halloween party, and reflects on liv...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
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Segment 1: Dr. Joe Coughlin/AgeLab Segment 2: Edward Chamberlin/Islands Segment 3: Erin Murphy/Tabatha Segment 4: Dr. Osama Hamdy/diabetes Segme...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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The cosmos dealt author Eileen Cronin a difficult hand but she's risen to the challenges. Here she expressively reads about her amusing encounter w...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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In a 2002 interview Patrick McGilligan said of Clint Eastwood, “I think he's a lazy actor and a lazy director. He's a great image. This book is abo...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Does life seem too oh-so-serious? Then let's dive into the semi-ridiculous, often-caustic universe of celeb Chelsea Handler as she reads here from ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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What happens when someone does something to their house that stands out in the neighborhood? Lucia Duncan, from Somerville, Massachusetts, went to ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was a kid. She told me some weird stuff about the imminent end of the world.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:19
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Segment 1: Doreen Welsh/Flight 1549 Segment 2: Amy Newark/Multitasking Moms Segment 3: Jack Fox/voiceover artist Segment 4: Jennifer Senior/parenti...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Jowita Bydlowska - drunk mom Segment 2: Tippi Hedren/actress Segment 3: Steve Berry/author poe, lincoln Segment 4: Denise Chaykum/Myst...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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The provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer. *UNBLEEPED*

  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:12
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Summer is almost upon us, which means camping season is revving into high gear. There's a new rage gathering steam called "glamping" which adds som...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
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Hundreds of New England towns honor their oldest resident with a cane when the previous town elder dies. Some recipients celebrate; others feel cur...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Across the US, fewer than half of all public schools have a nurse available to kids all day, every day, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Founda...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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
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I attempt to sell Avon to men in a bowling league

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 07:02
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Author Kara Richardson Whitely reads from her inspiring book, Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds. The world's highest free-standing mou...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Alice Friman reads from her collections VINCULUM, THE BOOK OF THE ROTTEN DAUGHTER, and THE VIEW FROM SATURN. Friman talks about the importance of p...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
It's no surprise the golf world will be obsessed this week with the Masters Tournament. The Green Dinos at Augusta National Golf Club will wine, d...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Have some chuckles as Amy Poehler reads from her new book, Yes Please. Another example of our daily 100-second compelling readings you don't want y...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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This Women's Words features Terri Falsani of Duluth reading her two poems "Understanding Eve" and "Higher Latitude".

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Black History Month and Women's History Month come together in the infamous Nikki Giovanni, who reads from her recent books, CHASING UTOPIA, BICYC...

Bought by WNJR and WABE


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bob Athearn
Bob Athearn's a cat who's played a lot of joints -- joints you wouldn't take your best girl to. But the best of what this journeyman musician has t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning New York Times sports journalist Mary Pilon reads from her new book, The Monopolists.... The content may not be what you think; trivi...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Aarti Chandorkar blindly tastes some high calorie chocolate cake
We take a break from all of the serious topics we've been covering and get into two things we love: fashion and food. We ask locals to define Seatt...

Bought by KUT and Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Photo Collage of Demitrus and Daniel Hosting, Credit: Jenny Asarnow
Hosts Demitrus Price and Daniel Metz introduce our 2012 summer podcast. You’ll hear the greatest challenges faced by producers Ellie Garcia and Cai...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1