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Caption: Mouth Of The Abyss, Credit: Lauren Gurney
An episode about appointments featuring Randall Jarrell, Tina the Tyrant, and Pillowman. Music by The Suitcase, Film Society for Nomads, Tumblewee...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 51:07
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Strangers on a train, partners in crime - the two great art forms of the twentieth century meet. As film composers incorporated new sounds into th...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
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Removing dead bodies wasn't the first on my list of part-time jobs while in college.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 13:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Marlene Azoulai reads her poem "Memories."

  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 02:17
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While one guy tries make his mark as a man, another tries to erase the mark that represents a life of mistakes and regret, most of it spent in prison.

Bought by KOSU, Aspen Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This episode discusses the sweet and gory and seriously disturbing story of Hansel and Gretel. Special thanks to Professor Maria Tatar for analyzin...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2012
  • Length: 20:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Irrational Exuberance, Mark Zuckerberg, and the Arsenio Hall Effect

  • Added: Jun 08, 2012
  • Length: 07:10
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A young man has eyes which engage those of others. He is a natural hypnotist and a natural sociopath.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2012
  • Length: 10:19
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A woman who is a landlady and something of a skinflint strikes an agreement with a pious old lodger that, if it's possible, the one to die first wi...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:18
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What happens when you create a monster mash-up of "A Prairie Home Companion" and "Radiolab"? Here's the answer.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 03:28
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On Unneeded Business Meetings and Death Penalty Catering

  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 07:07
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This kickoff show is steeped in Southern heat as the writers take us back to childhood summers. Sarah Mattingly takes a vacation to meet family, Sa...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This "newsical" program is an informal survey of pop culture myths and popular music misconceptions about getting older...by a veteran of Pacifica ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 54:53
Caption: The courtyard for the violently insane, New Hampshire Asylum for the Insane, Concord, NH, Credit: Christopher Payne
A tour of the abandoned buildings and decrepit remains of the New Hampshire Asylum for the Insane proves that mental hospitals aren’t that scary af...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: A Tranquilizer Chair inside the Glore
An otherworldly visit to one of America's most bizarre museums, the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, MO.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUT, KUOW, Remix Radio, KFAI and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 13:48
  • Purchases: 6
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A young lion's hapless father aspires to be King of the Jungle.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2008
  • Length: 48:30
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Getting stuck on hold can feel like hell.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2007
  • Length: 01:29

  • Added: Feb 12, 2007
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Imakhu, The Renegade Storyteller, gives homage to African American southern "hant" tales in this original, humorous, and eerie rendition of a true ...

Bought by KUT, KUT, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2007
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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A cautionary swimming lesson that covers many of the risks and none of the pleasures.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 1
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The information derived from a prescient ability is not always welcome.

Bought by Hearing Voices and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 2
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What would you do with a pint of blood you couldn't donate?

  • Added: Feb 06, 2006
  • Length: 01:50
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Checking into a camp she didn't sign up for.

Bought by KZYX and WZBC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2004
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Mis-remembered recollections of love's history.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2004
  • Length: 01:51