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Caption: Jim Tully at an MGM soundstage, Credit: MGM
Off-Ramp's Chris Greenspon tells the fabulous and tragic story of Jim Tully, famous in the Thirties, forgotten in the Forties.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
Caption: Antarctic explorers discover a creature in a cavern, Credit: Astounding Tales, February 1936
On the 35th Anniversary of Alien, "The Icy Winds of Lovecraft" looks at how Alien and John Carpenter's The Thing were both influenced by the strang...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: :58
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
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July 07, 2014 edition. Tomorrow Your Heart is a weekly syndicated radio program featuring girl groups and female-fronted music from the 1960s, host...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Nicole C. Kear reads from her memoir of learning of a life-changing disease as a teen. Amusing, touching, and part of our daily readings -- ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Katya Kivi is an eighth grader at Schoolcraft Learning Community besides writing poetry, she enjoys all kinds of sports.

  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:03
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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
Caption: Pi Day at Pies and Pints, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kennith Darling played bass with Seattle band The Trouble Starts. That is, he used to, until the band broke up. "I feel like I lost three really cl...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matt "Spek" Watson at The Station, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Seattle's Matt Watson performs as a rapper and producer under the name Spekulation. He used to hate his day job serving espresso. After being outed...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 2
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This week I'm attempting to do something I've never done before on Turntable For One. Entertain? I heard that. Play nice! No, this week I'm going t...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:54
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I know that as a rule people with low self-esteem try to stay out of the spotlight. But shouldn't someone speak up loud and clear for those who won...

Bought by KHEN-LP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jong Ham shares his likes and dislikes about his current job and his dreams for what he may do one day.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
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This student includes love of a video game and falling face-first into a cactus into his poem.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:24
  • Purchases: 1
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You're getting drowsy...your eyes are getting heavy...you long for "sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care." Hypnotism? Apnea? Narcolepsy? ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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WTIP's Dick Swanson checked in with Jason Zabokrtsky of Ely, who just finished an overland adventure from Atikokan to Ely, 90 miles or so of bushwh...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 22:36
  • Purchases: 1
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September 30, 2013 edition. Tomorrow Your Heart is a weekly syndicated radio program featuring girl groups and female-fronted music from the 1960s,...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 30, 2013
  • Length: 56:02
  • Purchases: 1
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If you could pick your own name what would you choose? Three Chinese students living in Australia explain their name choices.

Bought by WNIJ and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Even if you’re listening in the daytime, the stars will be out this week on Turntable For One. I’ve got about a dozen star songs and Carol Wel...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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What's fun to do all by yourself, but even more fun with another person? The answer is singing (no matter what you were thinking). I'll be...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
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Exploring the world of lathe-cut records - a cost-effective and unique way for struggling musicians the opportunity to get their music on vinyl.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2013
  • Length: 08:27
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner (left) and Debra Klaber (right)., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Longtime New Yorkers recall cooking and food shopping in NYC's bygone era of milk and ice delivery men, ice boxes, horse-drawn fruit and vegetable ...

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:18
Caption: The White Dove Review
This week, we meet a rock star on our paper route.

Bought by KGOU, KBGA 89.9 FM, and KOSU


  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Somewhere in the midwest are two of the most unnatural sounding rooms in the world, which some say were used to test the hearing of rabbits.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 22:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner. , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Paul J. Hintersteiner, of Washington Heights, Manhattan, describes food shopping and home cooking during his childhood in Yorkville's large German ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 01:14