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I was hanging around down by the waterfront the other day ... keeping an eye on the harbor seals. Sometimes they leak, you know ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
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Here is another short poem for the kids: It's summer inside of my snow globe ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: :38
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It started out as a biscuits and gravy kind of a morning down at Elmer's Cafe ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 06:38
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This week's episode is an ever so slightly spooky song about an old growth forest, a crooked beak, and a pair of yellow eyes ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:25
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My friend Jimy Fingerbutton once invented a new kind of dishwarsher. At least, I thought it was a dishwarsher. It looked just like an old-fashone...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:12
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Here's a little song about apple season: I planted an apple in the springtime / I wanted an apple tree to grow ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:45
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Here's a little ditty about how we make the seasons, and why sometimes they get just a tiny bit mixed up ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:31
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You know the seasons are turning when you wake up with frost in your beard ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
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This bit of nonsense verse is inspired by the Maori hangi - a traditional method of cooking which is still very popular in New Zealand and elsewher...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: :46
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Every day I find something new out here on Wild Side. Something I've never seen before. Something that makes me say to myself, “slow down! Stop ...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:33
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I was poking around out on Wild Side the other day, keeping an eye out for blue shade trees ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This may be my best poem yet: "Far away, out beyond the Great Desert of Proom, Where the wind sweeps across the sharp sand like a broom ..."

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:51
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I once met an old-timer who lives out beyond the Wandering Hills, out there in the shadow of Gusty Ridge. The old-timer's name is Dale Hill. Dale...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 04:48
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Here's a little ditty in honor of county fair season ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
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This morning I was in the second-hand store, looking at all the second hands ... when a lady said to me, she said “beautiful day, isn't it?” I sai...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 05:22
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Good morning everybody, this is Bill Melater, coming to you live from the beautiful city of Upper Case – Capitol of the Kingdom of Wonderstan and t...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 03:09
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Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 35:05
Caption: Ed Asner
Two star-studded shorts about fatherhood, and fathers who don’t always enjoy a smooth ride. In the comic and heartbreaking 2 Dads by Pulitzer Prize...

Bought by KUNM, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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My friend Bill O'Sale just opened a new retail store down at the corner of High Street and Low Road. I asked him what he's selling this time. He ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:35
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What kind of bee keeps buzzing all year long? A May bee!

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:52
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The other day down at Elmer's Cafe, a bunch of us regulars were bragging about our most dangerous escapades and feats of derring-do ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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It was summer vacation, and Jessica wanted to be in two places at once ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
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My friend Jimmy Fingerbutton invented a perpetual motion machine. I was the first person he showed it to. I guess he figured I had the right qual...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:38
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In Upper Tidwell lived a boy Named Jeremiah Crumping / Who couldn't stand for very long without commencing jumping ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:34
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'Obligations of a freeman', a serious sermon by a humorous and anti-religious Mark Twain...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:35:32