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When you cast Robert Redford as the lead in a movie, you're sending a signal that it won't be all that unconventional. Redford plays a sailboat own...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:00
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What the increasingly deperate gestures of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro can tell us about the illusions of oil-financed socialism.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 01:57
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
Is there really a 90-day rule? According to this rule, the success you enjoy today is not the result of what you do today, but of what you did 90 d...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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The fresh water cycle is ever-changing and in increasing demand due to growing populations, changing weather patterns, industrialization and the pu...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 04:55
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Matthew McConaughey has been tearing it up ever since he played a sleazy antihero in “The Lincoln Lawyer.” “McConaughey is fantastic as Ron Woodroo...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
Don’t let all this neuro-brain research fool you. We use only three types of decision-making strategies and we use them at different phases of life.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Denny Meyer, Credit: Kelly Cogswell
Denny Meyer's service didn't end when he left the U.S. military. A first generation American, the gay Vietnam vet has spent the last decade working...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:41
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What India's latest space mission to Mars can tell us about the difficulties in reconciling the aspirations of the "haves" and the "have nots."

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
What are the outcomes of success and failure? Easy! Success gets you promoted; failure gets you booted. That is the right answer, but is the answer...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
A funny thing happened at an executive meeting. Then it happened again. At other meetings. Suddenly it was no longer funny.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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WRNC caught up with Bob Kincaid about his work to end mountaintop removal mining in West Virginia. Kincaid is president of the Coal River Mountain ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 32:14
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It may sound creepy for a straight man to describe a movie with explicit lesbian sex scenes as life-affirming, but with all due respect, I've seen ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 02:00
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If “The Counselor” hadn't been written by Cormac McCarthy, I don't think it would have been produced. The studios would rightly call it too ponder...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Free the Arctic 30, Credit: Greenpeace International
World Ocean Radio often touches upon "values," principles which guide our social, political, financial and communal interests. Value shifts such as...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
Do people seem a little off lately? Do you feel a little off? Here’s why, I think. Being always on.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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It is easy to say something inflammatory in sixty seconds. And it is even easier to do that on radio, hidden safely from view. Anyone can do that. ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
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The "silk road" of Marco Polo's 13th century journey to the East is being revived, as is its ocean parallel, the "maritime silk road" which is fast...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
She seemed so pleased to be at work. And so I suggested that it is not always a good idea to admit to a stranger that you are excited about a day b...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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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....

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Rebecca Dosch Brown is a recent Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant Awardee, and a Loft Mentor Program Mentee. She's had poems published in Ky...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Julie Hart grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She went to Carlton College, and has been pursuing her education ever since...to the ends of the earth....

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Mark Christensen is a published author, and a long time educator. He is Professor of English at Bemidji State University where is particular intere...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 01:37
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Ann Niedringhaus is a Duluth poet who has been widely published in journals and anthologies. She belongs to a Duluth writers group that is currentl...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1