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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 contributor Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Most of us don't spend a lot of time thinking about garbage, but author, teacher and 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
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The characters who assembled every Monday night for the Open Mic at Earl’s Pub. This is the same Earl who owned the famous “Earl of Old Town Club,...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 20:17
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Gail describes her recent visit to an Irish bar in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 15:20
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My friendship with legendary puppeteer, Burr Tillstrom, and love affair with Kukla, Ollie, Fletcher Rabbit, and the rest of the Kuklapolitan Player...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 12:39
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:16
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Ned Averill-Snell remembers a side-of-the-road breakdown after a summer Shakespeare show, where a roadside diner crowd had to face a shaggy actor s...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 02:45
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: "Sixty Slices of Life ... on Wry", Credit: Brittany Jencks
Some listeners take our pleas for support quite literally!

  • Added: May 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:23