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On this episode of The Live Feed, we bring you I Slam Therefore I Am - Slam Poetry Night from the Midwest Music Fest Store in downtown Winona. Slam...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 24:12
Caption: Jane Kaczmarek
Napoleon in Exile by Daniel Reitz, is a humorous and touching piece about a single mother and her young adult son who has ASD (Autistic Spectrum Di...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 37:59
Caption: Stephen Lang
"As starkly moving as taps at dusk" says the Washington Post about BEYOND GLORY, a powerful tribute to military valor written and performed by stag...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, KUT, KGOU, and KREV-LP

  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Micah Schweizer was skiing in the back-country when he uttered a curse against snowmobilers. But you know what they say—be careful what you wish for.

Bought by HowSound, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KALW

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 13:32
  • Purchases: 3
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An achingly passionate two part radio drama based on the true story of the boy soldier MIRAD learning to survive in war-torn Bosnia. With the forme...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 45:59
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An achingly passionate and engaging two part radio drama based on the true story of a boy soldier MIRAD learning to survive in war-torn Bosnia.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 39:40
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From theater to radio to Hollywood...the ambition of Orson Welles, as Patrick McGilligan tells us in his new book Young Orson, was already old-fash...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:57
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On July 17th, 1981 The Kansas City Hyatt Hotel Skywalk fell onto the unsuspecting attendants at one of the hotel’s popular Tea Dances. 114 people w...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Two journeys - in very different directions, and taken for very different reasons - out of, and then into, Africa.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 44:14
Caption: Kelly Hutchinson
Two short plays by the master of the form, David Ives (Venus In Fur, All in the Timing). In David Ives’ ITS ALL GOOD, a Chicago native visits his h...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM

  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dave Brown with his bodhran., Credit: Jonathan Earle
A Vietnam War veteran plays the Irish drum to ease his PTSD.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Shane is the guardian of the building's trash...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
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Kevin Berthia talks with retired California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs. They met the day Berthia tried to end his life by jumping off the ...

Bought by WEZU and WTJU

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
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When Bad Guys don't always win, we can cheer: Author Kevin Fortuna reads from his story collection, The Dunning Man. Have you ever taken bold actio...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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How do you feel about your... well, eventual remains? Sealed caskets and ash-filled urns strike author Bernd Heinrich as unnatural, and this biolog...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Along the road, stretches from Louisville to New Mexico, there are moments that never live up to the pictures we take. But they're what we always s...

Bought by KUPR low power FM

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 11:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Jonathan Ashely is a novelist living in Kentucky.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 17:29
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Award-winning author Chris Offutt's short story "Barred Owl", performed by actor Marc Powell

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 27:02
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Alex Landau, who is African American, and his adoptive mother, Patsy Hathaway, who is white,...

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound, WTJU, and KMUD

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Rich Sutton is an overnight security guard at a car impound lot in Los Angeles.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:53
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Author Antonia Hodgson reads from her historical novel, The Devil In The Marshalsea." Just one of our daily readings for July. The Author's Corner ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Manufacturing methamphetamine is a crime that impacts an entire community. Learn about the realities of meth addiction from the authorities that b...

  • Added: May 05, 2014
  • Length: 08:33
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People think they know you, but if they take a closer look, the person they thought they knew they may not know at all. From PRX and NPR, Snap Judg...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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On an all-NEW Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work. From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment presents “The Mercenary.”

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
From: WHJE
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This is an adapted version of Dear Mom, depicting the life of a young girl in the wake of her mother’s suicide and the domino effect that her mothe...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 09:19