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Packed in one car, Elaine Manis, her six siblings, and her mother set out on a trip from the small town of Forgan, Oklahoma, to the seaside town of...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:24
Caption: Movie Nights at Once Upon A Vine, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Today’s show is called Prelude to Summer. We end up on a parking lot late at night on the first day of summer, sprawled out on sleeping bags and lo...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:10
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Since 1965, there’s been an unsolved murder in Houston, Texas. The main suspect managed to disappear and police were never able to find him. The ca...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 23:29
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
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Today, Americans seem to lack any type of silence in their lives. Silence should be a source of solace, but the modern mind is often discontent whe...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Yip Harburg is remembered mostly for his lyrics to Harold Arlen's music in "The Wizard of Oz". But lets not forget "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Ralph and Katy Panek were able to have children thanks to a donated ovary from Katy’s twin sister Carol Enoch., Credit: Courtesy of Carol Enoch
Thirty-six-year-old twins Carol Enoch and Katy Panek are physically identical in every way but one: Katy was born without ovaries. She never menstr...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUER


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Within Taylor's 16 years, she has lived in eight places all over the country. Taylor explains the impact moving has had on her life and how each pl...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:03
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The summer before her sophomore year of high school, Audrey’s parents filed for a divorce. This momentous change affected her views on family, marr...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Listen to Philippine hits from the last thirty years of the last millenium...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:35:32
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6300 Reisterstown Road: One Block. Everybody's story.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Samantha Broun with Ernest Preate , Credit: Associated Press
This is a story about a terrible crime and everything that followed. It’s an intensely personal documentary, but it extends into public life and in...

Bought by WHYY, WCAI / WNAN, Prairie Public, KUER, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Come explore romantic relationships and how they can go so so wrong or feel so hard at times. But don’t worry - you’ll also get to hear about what ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 36:56
Caption: Repair Cafe bike fix., Credit: Scott Schlegel
A tool lending library builds confidence and community.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
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One man witnessed the 1964 Great Alaskan Earthquake and recorded the incredible things he saw onto a cassette tape shortly thereafter to mail to fa...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:41
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Maisy is a shop dog in Toronto, but she had to take time off -- a sick leave. To battle her cancer, her humans traveled with Maisy to seek treatmen...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:43
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New to Los Angeles, Ann was excited to start a new job and experience the Southern California lifestyle. However, she ran into some trouble when sh...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:48
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Growing up, my family played a lot of music. We also performed... mostly funerals. The driving force behind it all? My dad. So, in order to better ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:53
Caption: Julie in her garden, Credit: Julie Soller
"I was a drug smuggler for love, I was a drug smuggler for my mom."

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 12
When 20-year-old Morgan Ingram tragically died in 2011, the family couldn't deal with their grief. What followed was a bizarre and prolonged Intern...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:14:10
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 11
What happens when a family's grief slips into malice and madness, when a mother is so hell-bent on being portrayed as a victim that she begins vict...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:53
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Refugees and the trouble they're running from... Mark Twain... and Cloudy Days...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:59:06
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Space tribute to Ziggy Stardust, the State of Jefferson is declared from the West steps of California's capitol and elongated skulls found by arche...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20:36
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In this episode of Wish We Were Here, we tell the remarkable story of Bishop Castle--an incredible piece of folk architecture that is likely one of...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:08