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'Step-', as in stepparents or stepchildren, originated in grief. Family structures have evolved, but are stepmothers now so tainted by fairytale as...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 38:16
  • Purchases: 1
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A beloved Old Monk is dying in India. Not that kind of monk, it’s a rum. Not just A rum. The iconic Indian rum. A rite of passage for Indians for t...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A lone sailboat flying the Armenian flag to commemorate the centennial as marchers cross Golden Gate Bridge above
On top of the highest hill in San Francisco is the Mount Davidson Cross -- a monument to the Armenian Genocide. Friday, April 24th marks 100 years ...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 14:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Women have been making comics since the beginning. This engaging history tracks the gender dynamics of the comics industry for 120 years, highlight...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Tattoo artist Ron White goes through several generations to tell us how he got to where he is today. It's not what you're expecting. Part one of th...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 12:21
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On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words.

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  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget words for a moment; look at the spaces between the words.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 10:21
  • Purchases: 1
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You'd think you could trust dictionaries, but it turns out, they are riddled with LIES.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nila Mack
There weren’t a lot of female directors during the Golden Age of Radio. Nila Mack was one of the few who earned herself an office on the 14th floo...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 2
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The Partition of India uprooted 10 -15 million people, the largest mass displacement of the 20th century. 250,000 – two million died. Yet no museu...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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CAFÉ ACOUSMATIC: the finest blend of electroacoustic music, sound art, and 3D binaural audio.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:07
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Funk and Soul Musician: Sonny Knight, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 10/25/14
Sonny Knight considers himself blessed. If that's true, he is being rewarded for his positive attitude, and incredible amount of patience. It began...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
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Caption: Dave "Snaker" Ray, Credit: Dan Corrigan
In this edition of Centerstage Minnesota, we hear music from, Dave Ray, Bonnie Raitt, Nikki & the Ruemates, Midwest Paul Cook, Galactic Cowboy Orch...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:45:57
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Caption: Local women perform witch trials in costume for the tourists., Credit: Eric Molinsky
To understand Salem in 1692, we need to delve into the imaginary world the Puritans believed in, where witches and Indians were both agents of the ...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 16:34
  • Purchases: 2
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The Wizard of Oz started as a perfect partnership between L. Frank Baum and W.W. Denslow -- until they became bitter rivals, with each owning half ...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 12:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Worf visits Rabbi Ben Newman's synagogue (not in canon), Credit: Eric Molinsky
Every sci-fi fantasy world comes with a canon of back stories and rules, which may have a lot in common with the original canon -- The Torah.

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 3
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
  • 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.

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
  • 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: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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This reading is a passage describing two giraffes seen in crates on a ship bound for Germany.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 03:49
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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When we see the tools of discrediting the truth happily taken on, now or in history- we might say this. The cost of the truth is, it turns out, th...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:09