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What It Is Like Working at a Funeral Home

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 27:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandie Alger is a 71-year-old woman with a very long rap sheet. She was in and out of prison throughout the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, and upped her game...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 19:28
  • Purchases: 1
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A childhood of poverty and hunger in Scotland left me hungry in the U.S. decades later, no matter how much I ate...until I was fed by the love of a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 04:14
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Police officer John Edwards was patrolling a quiet neighborhood in Bellaire, Texas when he saw an SUV driven by two young African-American men. It ...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: James Blood Ulmer
Guitar activist and legendary improvisor James Blood Ulmer discusses his early life, Jimi Hendrix, black history, and much more in this one-hour mu...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
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On July 17th, 1889, the residents of Clayton County, Iowa woke up to news of the worst crime in their history. A Civil War veteran and his young wi...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 17:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Interstate 95 unceremoniously ends in Miami, dumping drivers onto US1., Credit: Greg Castillo for WLRN
A series of tourist murders leads to a national conversation on cruel and unusual punishment for teenagers, two street artists become public enemy ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 50:59
  • Purchases: 1
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:46
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Mike Finley recites a poem by Rich Broderick. Mike Finley says about himself, "I'm a Minnesotan who has been writing forever. I seem to write poems...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:56
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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 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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I don't blame myself for her death, but it took a long time for me to get here. Track 13 from PostSecret: The Album, a collection of spoken secrets...

Bought by Radio Newark and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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I was so mad at her for trying to take her life. Track 9 from PostSecret: The Album, a collection of spoken secrets from the PostSecret Live: UK an...

Bought by Radio Newark and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 2
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I have with other people because it's the only thing that makes me feel worth anything. Track 7 from PostSecret: The Album, a collection of spoken ...

Bought by Radio Newark and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 2
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Robert Jevne lives, works, and talks about himself in the third person in the greater Jacobson area. This manner of speaking is most likely an outg...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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Since I was 12-years-old, I always thought I would die by the age of 30. Here's the story of how I didn't, and how I spent my 'last few days' prepa...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
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Mary MacGregor was raised in Superior, Wisconsin and lives in Duluth now. She's been writing poetry since she was fifteen and she has one self publ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
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There are plenty of things we don’t share with our mothers. Dark, sad things. Unless of course, you’re both in the business of death.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, 90.5 WESA, PRX Remix, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:24
  • Purchases: 4
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IN THIS EDITION OF THE CUTTING EDGE, WE BRING YOU A DIALOGUE BETWEEN HISTORIAN ERIC FONER AND SYLVIAN DIOUF, AUTHOR OF “SLAVERY’S EXILES: THE STORY...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:56
From: WWNO
Series: Storyville
Caption: Dan Lawton
Dan Lawton talks of his first assignment as a crime reporter in the 7th Ward of New Orleans.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:27
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Background Music: Serious, deep thought, with groove

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
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What if you knew your teacher was lying to you? In 1956, ten year old Carolyn Himmer watched the classic "Duck and Cover" film in school, knowing i...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:34
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"What Blood, What Earth", is a documentary on the life of Puerto Rican black metal artist Marvin Quinones. His story leads the listener on a journe...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 27:20
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This kickoff show is steeped in Southern heat as the writers take us back to childhood summers. Sarah Mattingly takes a vacation to meet family, Sa...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Author T.J. English looks at NYC in the late 60's and 70's and the tense relationship created between the police and NYC's growing communities of c...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2011
  • Length: 52:09
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This true gothic story was told by author Randy Osborne in which he recounts life with his eccentric grandmother, her 35 cats, and a retribution th...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2010
  • Length: 10:24