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A large asteroid is discovered which can come as close as half the distance to the Moon from us.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A huge 1947 crossover hit, the catchphrase, "Open the Door Richard," quickly wound its way into American popular culture.
Join us as we take a look at narrative traditions in the blues. Starting with Speckled Red in 1929, we’ll hear classics along the way from Bo Diddl...

Bought by Radio New Zealand and WJSU


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser puts a unique spin on the blues on her new album "Uncovered"

Bought by KEOS, WMHT, KKRN, KSUT, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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The University of Iowa's “Food for Thought” project—its first ever theme semester—offers a platform for engagement on campus and throughout the sta...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 23:07
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The University of Iowa’s “Food for Thought” project—its first ever theme semester—offers a platform for engagement on campus and throughout the sta...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:06
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The University of Iowa’s “Food for Thought” project—its first ever theme semester—offers a platform for engagement on campus and throughout the sta...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:35
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Guess the Connection or common theme shared by all three of these songs!

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:42
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Your source for discovering new music from Current AND Classic artists!

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 54:23
Caption: Bradley Cooper in 'American Sniper'
It's a (woefully civil) showdown over Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper," plus thoughts on the (woefully misguided) Oscar nominations, and Josh and...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, KTSW 89.9, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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In less than three and a half hours 3 Potentially Hazardous asteroids were discovered.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A new plan for a space trip to Mars will be able to deliver a steady stream of supplies to a human space colony on the red planet.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Anthony Slide is a writer who has produced more than seventy books and edited a further 150 on the history of popular entertainment.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 13:24

  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: A classic slice of vinyl from the Chess catalog, "Drop Down Mama." Issued 1970 as part of the "Chess Vintage Series."
Join us as we continue with another installment of Desert Island Classics, this time around, putting a legendary slice of vinyl, "Drop Down Mama," ...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Your source for discovering new music from Current AND Classic artists!

  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 'Selma'
With the future of humanity depending on them, Josh and Adam recorded this episode from inside a time-traveling telephone booth in order to compile...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Fad diets and sensible eating

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KISU, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 3
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How China looks to students in two Chinese Schools near Seattle, WA.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Founding the National Woman’s Party in 1916, Alice Paul masterminded the tactics that finally got women the franchise in 1920 after a 72 year strug...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Ceres is a small dwarf planet in our solar system which contains a large proportion of water. NASA is about to begin to explore it.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: A board encouraging attendance greets students and parents as they walk into Garfield Elemantary School, Credit: Isabel Angell
Oakland schools have a dropout rate that’s higher than the state average. So, the district made solving the problem a priority. Officials started t...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Mike Faulkner
We chat with retired educator and historian, Mike Faulkner, in London, about the real history of the first Cold War and Cold War II being created b...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:10