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Caption: Chinna Masta Kali, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy has a different perspective on India's version of Halloween.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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When you put something on a pedestal, it becomes a prime target for pigeons. Or to put it another way – if a certain movie consistently shows up on...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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This week, as promised, I’m continuing my discussion of Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’ famous debut film from 1941. Last time I talked about why the f...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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There’s a new political force center stage in India these days. The cow. The cow has always been holy to millions of Hindus but it’s still a plac...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: a photo from the box
Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Some calls in to the police in central Vermont this summer. There were odors. A machete was seen.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 2
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Susan Sontag said smelling ‘gives one a sensation of knowledge rinsed clean of thought’. The effect of smell is powerful, but rarely articulated a...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:03
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The new film 'Mood Indigo' is based on a novel by Boris Vian - so who was Vian? One of France's most popular authors of the 20th Century, musician,...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:45
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Free, audio book excerpts. To elevate the decorative arts in the early 20th century, women were encouraged to participate in the creation of beauti...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Getting cultural theory out of the books and putting it into your ears!
The Tympanic Eclipse is an audio series that brings cultural theory out of its stuffy scholarly tomes, and puts it into your ears. Together with e...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: :00
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Michael Goldberg on going back to school.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 03:02

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
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If you’ve spent any time in the Bay Area, there’s a good chance you’ve met some circus performers: clowns, jugglers, fire dancers, aerialists, hula...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 1
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How The Socal Byte Got It’s Name

  • Added: Jan 20, 2012
  • Length: 05:21
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The story of a cat named Penny, whose death was not in vain.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Nov 19, 2009
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
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An experimental audio documentary/sound collage on people's perceptions of scents.

  • Added: May 14, 2008
  • Length: 14:27
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Love poem for the literal and the literary

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: Nov 21, 2005
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
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The author rhapsodizes about the multi-sensory joys of a camping trip.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 06, 2004
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An ode to the most beautiful (and impractical) car I ever owned, a 1974 Jaguar XJ6L - "She whispered old money at a time when I had next to none."

  • Added: Jul 08, 2004
  • Length: 03:09