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Three generations in an all-female Taiwanese family living near Los Angeles in 1980 are each guarding personal secrets. Grandmother Silk finds out ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 20:59
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Producer Eric Mennel tells the story of a 24-second experiment that saved one of America’s most beloved sports.

Bought by Radio Newark, Louisville Public Media, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: New Managed car regulations require us to cover more items than we did before and our company has decided that is Unaffordable... we are cancelling your policy.", Credit: Susan Cook
Well, we thought it might happen. Over at Automobile Behavioral Health they are cancelling managed car insurance policies because the new "required...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:39
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Background Music: Serious, deep thought, with groove

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Illustration of Pearl Curran and Patience Worth from the American Weekly, ca. 1940
Professor Daniel Shea shares the story of Pearl Curran, who, beginning in 1913, used a Ouija board to transcribe novels, plays, essays, and poetry ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 13:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In 1912, Abdul-Baha, leader of the Baha'i faith, visited Greenacre, a religious community in Maine founded by Sarah Farmer., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Spiritual but not religious? Professor Leigh Schmidt uses the story of Sarah Farmer, a 19th-century visionary, to illustrate the ever-present strug...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 13:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: From the FBi file of W.E.B Du Bois
Under longtime director J. Edgar Hoover, for decades FBI agents obsessively read - and even imitated - African-American writing. Dr. William J. Max...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brooks of Liverpool, 1789, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Sowande' Mustakeem reveals the forgotten world of 18th century slave ships, sharing the story of one enslaved woman and discussing why it's so ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Essayist Ula Biss, author of Notes from No Man's Land, offers candid reflections on the role of race in her own life and in American history.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Associate professor Patrick Burke reveals how musicians in the 1960s, including the rock band the Godz, resisted predetermined categories and simpl...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:00
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Six mismatched high school kids start going to a magical universe every time they sleep. There they become the Realm Keepers, heroic wizards, each ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 23:35
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The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Grace – Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn! Simple ways to tap moments of grace and kindness amid the rush of modern life....

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 26:47
Caption: Cailan and Collin, Credit: Bjorn Johnson
It's something a lot of young couples face when they graduate from high school. Should they split up as they go off to new adventures? Or should th...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 13:37
  • Purchases: 1
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This show features three moms talking about the elusive “work/life balance”. But is this even the right term for this perennial conundrum?

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 15:08
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In Blade of Amber, the traditional motifs of high fantasy—the quest, the talisman, the war against evil—frame the story of a young woman’s effort t...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 17:03
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Holidays often pull families closer– even communities. But Halloween? Can zombies, ghosts, gory vampires and sugary treats bring your crew together?

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 05:49
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It’s the sixty-fifth time we’ve gotten together for a half-hour of top-notch entertainment! Need we say more? Okay, if you insist. This episode we ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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Reporter Nate DiMeo tells the story of the Kate and Margaret Fox, the small-town girls who triggered the 19th century movement known as Spiritualism.

Bought by WABE, Troy Public Radio, Radio Newark, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 06:23
  • Purchases: 5
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A special edition of the Eat Sleep Write Podcast: A Conversation with author Abby Vandiver during her Blog Tour. In the Beginning is set in 1997 an...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:08
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When U.S. DEA Special Agent Lelisa Desmond refuses to follow an order to bury evidence in a high profile case, her superior hires a hit man to kill...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:10
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Join authors Debbie McClure (In The Spirit Of Love), Bestselling author Karen Perkins (Thores-Cross & The Valkyrie Series) and USA Today Bestseller...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 21:27
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When a vigilante called The Troll harasses powerful people in New York, a public radio reporter tries to get the first interview with him -- and fi...

Bought by WJCT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:23
  • Purchases: 2
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On the evening of April 14, 2011 Alex Chappell and David Brehmer were headed back to Richmond from band practice in Alex’s truck when they were str...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 17:44
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Francine's Miracle is a story that tells the life of a young Irish girl named Francine who immigrates with her family to the United States from Ire...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 18:30
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Can a labor and delivery nurse make or break your hospital experience? What would you do – or say – to a nurse with no filter?

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:18