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This is an essay about cooking and all the shame and rage and frustration that can accompany this art. Writer Sarah Miller describes her desire to ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Otto Trautz
Two strangers meet and talk very late one night on a northbound NYC subway...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 09:33
Caption: It all went down in the 6th Ave tunnel.
A couple who fell in love during Hurricane Sandy shares how their romance blossomed on the platforms of New York City's subway.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:59
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Ryan tells the story of his very first kiss and what happened after...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences, Yonder has pi...

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: OOPSIES
A story I told for our embarrassment podcast. Edited by the amazing Mr. Nathan Friend.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:26
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
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Storyteller Graham Shelby is thinking about the WWII veterans in his family when he serves as guest of honor at an unusual Christmas party - one he...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 12:29
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Off-Ramp contributor Collin Friesen takes a humorour look at the differences between Canadian Thanksgiving and American Thanksgiving.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:38
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Irasema Gonzalez talks about coming of age as a young Latina in 1990s Chicago, and how her definitions of love and womanhood shifted with the passi...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
Caption: Tutu and Grandpaw on their wedding day
This was the winning story on the night of June 4th, 2013. The theme of the evening was "Famous Last Words." It took place at the Alvar Library in ...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
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Will a kindergartner and a first grader find the same thing funny? A school librarian in San Francisco teamed up with his Kindergartners to write ...

Bought by KUOW and KAWC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Wonder Woman first hit the comic book page over 70 years ago. We look at how she's changed at what she means today.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 39:32
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Writer Tamara Winfrey Harris explores the image of "strong black women" in pop culture and brings together three friends to discuss real-life exper...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 19:54
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In which the theme of "February" is explored and heightened.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 17:50
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A Trans-Atlantic flight, and the lessons gleaned from it.

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Modi supporters at a rally, Credit: Reuters
Sandip Roy sends us an audio postcard from the 2014 Indian election season.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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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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On the 35th anniversary of the English rock band YES, I get to interview guitar god Steve Howe, which musically transports me back to the 1970s whe...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:53
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After all, you do need something to listen to when on infinite hold with Verizon.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:26
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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What is librarian Emily's biggest fear? Not being able to finish all the books she is in the middle of.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Jon Mooneyham hosts a post-punk radio show and was once a member of the Flaming Lips. But he grew up barefoot on a farm in rural Oklahoma. Here, he...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 1