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A listener asked me why I tend to be nice on radio. Here’s why I stay nice on air and I hope you follow my example.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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“Brain in” when I need to focus my mind on a problem; and “brain out” to expel nonsense thoughts when I want to relax.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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A city is not a city and a town is not on the map unless it has at least one guy on a horse carved in stone standing proud at a traffic intersection.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Leap into leap year with your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How to keep your octopus from getting bored…inside Thomas Jeffe...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WETD, KSKQ, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
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I tried to explain to my son that he should not fixate on the pooh side of the task. He should focus on outcomes, namely a clean lawn to play on.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Are your resolutions slipping? Then boost yourself the way that little toy engine did when he puffed "I think I can I know I can of course I can" o...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Have you noticed in rush hour traffic that the other side of the highway is just as clogged as the side you are stuck in?

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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With a growing population and the cost of living on the rise, RadioActive reporters Julia Furukawa and Jack Paradise take a look into the world of...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Ring in the new year with science news from under the sea, far out in space and the hidd...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WETD, KSKQ, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Dec 26, 2015
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
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My friend Miles Walker and I were hiking through the Great Empty Desert when we stomped unexpectedly on a sidewalk ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
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I didn't really expect a farewell party when I walked into Elmer's Cafe ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:55
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Several short, unrelated poems are (loosely) tied together by a short song ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:32
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My friend Rita Book recently started working on a new lexical engineering project. Most of her projects are designed for print media, but I heard ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:11
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My friend Stretch likes to tell everybody he's living on borrowed time. I said "really? Whose time did you borrow?" ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:58
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My friend Archie Meade claims you have to know how to do calculus in order to catch a ball in mid-air ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 02:54
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The guy in charge of winter was up there kicking the clouds again - shaking loose as many snowflakes as he thought he could get away with ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:49
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Rose Bush had three pen pals: one black, one blue, and one red ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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My friend Stanley Oliver Terrick is a student of obscure mischievous activity ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:37
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My friend Evelyn Devlin is a bit of a romantic. Most poets are, I suppose ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:23
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Vern Acular and I were lolling around in a clearing in the woods, trying to scoop together enough motivation to pack up our things and get moving ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:01
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Nobody ever says grace at Elmer's Cafe ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:10
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Here's another little children's song. It's about trees shedding their leaves while we humans bundle ourselves up ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:37
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people, from Sandra Tsing Loh! Worms want your coffeecups… Hummingbirds hire birdy bodyguards…an...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WETD, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 4
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My friend Anne Thespy is building a theater down on the coast. It's an amphitheater: half of it is underwater, and the other half is on dry land ...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
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I caught sight of my friend Bill O'Sale the other day, but only just barely. He was all fancied up in a pinstripe suit, and he was power-walking d...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:22