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Revolver Studio, the brainchild of local performing artist Scarlette Revolver, just celebrated its one year anniversary of providing a safe, positi...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:08
Caption: Chay Allen, acting with Britney Spears
Dr Chay Allen is an art historian who paid his way through his phD by working as an extra on shows including 24 and Downton Abbey.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 12:54
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
With Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, upon us, this week's “Sounds Jewish” spins classic and brand-new Hanukkah re...

Bought by KRPS, KBBI, KRPS, and WLPR

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We're gonna talk about phobias. Many musicians and actors have strange phobias. We will even discuss melophobia, the fear of music.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Donnie (L) and Dana (R) Dunagan
Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan, who was the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film, tells his wife, Dana, about hiding his acting credit...

Bought by WVBI-LP, Troy Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 5
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The 1930s is remembered as the golden age of Hollywood, when small towns had a palatial movie theaters, and stars like Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: That's me, compliments of Andy Kerr
Working out why I don't use identifiers for myself or the music in the first hour of the show.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:50:16
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When one thinks of fashion forward countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo usually doesn't come to mind. But Les Sapeurs might make us feel dif...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:44
Caption: The boat "Seeker"
Ted Box is building a huge wooden boat called "Seeker" in one of the busiest spots on Martha's Vineyard. After working steadily for two years, he's...

Bought by PRX Remix and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Chris Ballew knows what it's like to be a rock star. (His band Presidents of the United States of America made it big in the 1990s.) But he's gone ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 2
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This short story of 4 chapters was where Barrie tried out some of the ideas that would be used in the play "Peter Pan". The main difference is that...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 01:43:57
Caption: Not my neighbor's hamster.
A woman and her hamster.

Bought by KUT

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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He's not just the Santa Claus-looking guy who walks his dog every day on my street--he's Larry Bauer: carpenter, man-of-letters.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Let the games begin, it's time for Watch Your Langauge

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Jun 27, 2012
  • Length: 30:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Wonder Woman, the only A-list female superhero, has been MIA while every other guy in a cape and cowl is getting his shot at stardom. What gives?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, WAMC, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 5
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Invisibility – it’s the stuff of fantasy and Hollywood movies (we’re looking at you, Harry Potter), and now it’s a reality. Well, kind of. Read th...

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Local composer Cheryl Leonard recording the sound of Antarctica in 2009
When we imagine Antarctica, we often think of an empty place: big expanses of ice, almost no other people on the entire continent. It might even se...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paula de Cristofaro treating Matisse’s “Portrait of Sarah Stein” in the SFMOMA conservation lab., Credit: Photo courtesy of SFMOMA
Art conservators work behind the scenes at museums. Though they’re sometimes confused with curators, who acquire works for a collection, conservato...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trinity Ordona and Desiree Thompson
Trinity Ordona and Desiree Thompson have been married for 22 years; their first ceremony occurred in 1988. But their same-sex marriage was not acce...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Photograph of the first fraternity on the West Coast.
It turns out fraternities are not just popular in pop culture, but are as old as America itself. Dr Laurie Wilkie and Dr Grahaeme Hesp offer a hist...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 12, 2011
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Tracy Tingley is a hula hooper in Portland, Maine. She found hooping just before leaving her job as a financial advisor.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WMPG

  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Virtual Goods (via homepage), Credit:
Why are real people paying real money for products that don’t exist? And can this monetize networking sites? Jim Cosco gets to the bottom of it wit...

Bought by WILL

  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
  • Length: 06:25
  • Purchases: 1
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A crunchy-granola environmentalist professes a love for New Jersey.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Jun 11, 2004
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Two New York girl-d.j.'s bake cookies as they mix dance beats

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Sep 08, 2003
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1