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Caption: BLAME IT ON HOBOKEN CD Art, Credit: Photo: Katie Weisberger
Hate Valentine's Day? Cupid, that flawed character from Roman Mythology, offers alternative reasons to love Feb. 14th.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tent Show Radio
With strong roots in the Midwest, former Appleton, WI native via Babbitt, MN ~ now hailing from Nashville, TN ~ we are pleased to welcome songwrite...

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


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Having collaborated with one another for two decades, Rusted Root, has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, ...

Bought by KSRQ, WUMB, Wisconsin Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tent Show Radio
New First Night ~ the official kick-off of the Big Top tent season featuring host Michael Perry and Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra and ...

Bought by WUMB, KMXT, KSRQ, and KMSU


  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
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Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier tells a story live on stage about that time she cooked potatoes for her Idaho in-laws.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
Caption: The Void, Credit: starephotography.com
'Expanding & Contracting' Chatter #2 ------ The Void is that fine line between one's sanity and insanity. Inner thoughts and conversations with on...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 03:41
Caption: Alex chows down on a Bento box in Kyoto
An American father and young son spend a year living as expats in Asia, where they soon discover just the simple act of eating provides daily chal...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 14:29
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Just in time for Halloween, we look at gender issues in horror films. This essay takes a feminist angle on underrated horror heroines, from Candyma...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
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LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION: Live from Bass Performance Hall is an autobiographical dark comedy, written and performed by "This American Life" co...

Bought by KHEN-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A grouchy look at life.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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In this humorous piece, Nick, a music teacher, tells the story of two Celine Dion songs and how they have helped him understand the value of music ...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:38
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Twitter is hemorrhaging self-aggrandizement and hucksterism.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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Tragic, hilarious, and unexpected: this is not the way to lose your virginity. A story for underdogs everywhere.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:08
Caption: The Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil, Credit: Bryan Ward
Author, producer and teacher Bryan Ward loves the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil, but his relationship with the writing utensil has soured since he disc...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
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The sounds of a Wisconsin winter.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Tent Show Radio best selling author Michael Perry discusses hoof trimmers and forgetfulness and welcomes Elephant Revival to the Big Top Stage.

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, KUMD, KMXT and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 6
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In the relaxation drink market, companies aren’t waging the usual battle over a single word like “energy”; instead they’re picking their drugs of c...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Fiberglass Wiarton Willie, Credit: Bryan Ward
Alta Blue Skies contributor Catherine Breese offers a brief look at Canada's version of Punxsutawney Phil and the town that created him, Wiarton, O...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Writer Catherine Breese shares her experience with a virtual online job interview for a job she frankly does not want. She describes the painful in...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Author, teacher and altablueskies.com contributor Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Most of us don't spend a lot of time thinking about garbage, but author, teacher and altablueskies.com contributor Catherine Breese does. In this e...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 23, 2013
  • Length: 10:08
  • Purchases: 1
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My life as a purveyor of “Business Theatre” for big corporations in Chicago.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 09:32
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The tale of disgusting littering run amuck when I lived in the Old Irving Park area of Chicago.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
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The story of dying my hair red on a whim and the way people reacted to me as a redhead.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 09:11
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The imaginary travails of myself reacting to rude patrons making noise with candy wrappers, cell phones, and other rude behavior in public movie th...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 05:48