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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:45
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 24
Small town, eight dead women, and police force so inept and corrupt that this case may never be solved. Everyone knows each other in Jennings, and ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:02:14
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The history of Shakespeare outdoors

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 31:16
Caption: Elliot Lavine, San Francisco, CA 5/8/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Programmer and Film Noir expert Elliot Lavine talks opaque experiences, waking dreams states, and why a film is always better sitting in the dark w...

Bought by XRAY.fm

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Theater of Dionysus, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Prof. Timothy Moore describes the historical context of Greek tragedies and shares his own research into the music of ancient Roman comedies.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:39
Caption: Lupita Nyong'o, San Francisco, CA 10/12/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lupita Nyong’o talks honoring the characters, giving voice to the voiceless, and meeting Solomon Northup’s descendants.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting

  • Added: Dec 01, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The African-American experience with Shakespeare

Bought by WABE, KZYX, PRX Remix, KFAI, KUOW and more

  • Added: Apr 10, 2006
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 7