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How did the humble pun revolutionize language, change history, and make wordplay more than just some antics?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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People have been giving each other “the finger” since Ancient Greece. The first documented use is said to be a photograph from 1886 in which the pi...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 15:58
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This piece looks at what is and is not acceptable to say on stage from a comedians point of view.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: The one and only Kinky Friedman on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Texas icon Kinky Friedman and Nashville songwriter Kacey Jones.

Bought by WETS, KBRW, WOUB, Peconic Public Broadcasting, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 7
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Few people had as good a 2015 as Walk the Moon. Their song Shut Up And Dance was everywhere. Everywhere. And it’s follow up single, Different Co...

Bought by KUCB and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 2
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segment 1: Dr. Lani Simpson/bone health segment 2: Deborah Kahn/moms segment 3: Bill Hoogterp/public speaking segment 4: Jessica Handler/grief a...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Ken Woods & Jim Stark/wells in Ghana Segment 2: Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz/finance Segment 3: Erika Ettin/dating coach Segment 4: Dr. M...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Eileen Rockefeller/family story Segment 2: Zac Bissonnette/Good Advice-Bad People Segment 3: Mary Hartsock/Caregiver Segment 4: Susan...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Saul Austerlitz/Sitcoms Segment 2: Mary Murrin/River Cruises Segment 3: Joan Pagano/Fitness Segment 4: Chris Launois/Photojournalism ...

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 53:01
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Shaw's scathing look at class and social status.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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This is a story that compares the Baby Boomer's inability to let go of stuff to the same problem when removing old buildings in Thief River Falls, ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Nelly Tagar, San Francisco, CA 12/15/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nelly Tagar talks sacrifice, stapleguns, and why she’s like a cactus.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 22:04
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In late 2014, China announced it was to ban puns. Helen Zaltzman wishes she could ban puns in her own family.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:21
Caption: Bobby Pickles (beer on head); Ben Coletti (holding a bow and arrow), Credit: Mateo Gash
Bobby and #FLORIDIOT pals - Ben Coletti, Bob Noxious, Tobia Spinelli and Mateo Gash - sail along the waterways of Madeira Beach, FL, sharing storie...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:19:38
Caption: The Void, Credit: starephotography.com
'Expanding & Contracting' Chatter #2 ------ The Void is that fine line between one's sanity and insanity. Inner thoughts and conversations with on...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 03:41
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From Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, Home Alone, and what seems like every comedy ever - Rob Schneider has been playing the game for half his life. ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 12:21
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What's wrong with this list?

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
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A grouchy look at life.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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A country-fried “Cosmos”, sexual deviancy on Broadway, cable news paranoia, and a special story from Tony about creative inspiration.

  • Added: May 26, 2014
  • Length: 48:37
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Twitter is hemorrhaging self-aggrandizement and hucksterism.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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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
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Boston driving is justifiably famous, but y'all don't know the half of it.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
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The Next Step in data management, devised by the Curmudgeon in cooperation with the NSA.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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"What is your conception of God?" Everybody seems to have a unique answer to this question, as folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld found outside a groc...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Dallas Crow's work has appeared in Tar River Poetry and Poet Lore. His book, "Small, Imperfect Paradise," is due out from Parallel Press this year....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 1