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What's in a mascot name? Maybe you're a fan of the Banana Slugs, or you cheer for the Winged Beavers. Perhaps your loyalty lies with the Fighting A...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, KMXT, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Huey Newton
The Black Panthers weren’t the only ones arming themselves in the 60s and 70s. And as Making Contact producer George Lavender found, not everyone h...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matt Knox, Credit: Amy Martin
Love em or hate em, they’re an ever present part of American culture. And they’re not going away anytime soon. On this edition, we talk guns…from...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on "A Way with Words": Slang from the 19th century. The slang coming out of Victorian mouths was more colorful than you might think. A 19...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, KPIP-LP, KREV-LP, WEZU and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Julia Scheeres/Jonestown Patricia Cohen/middle-age Vern Yip/decorator Dr. Richard Ablin/Prostate Cancer Susan Shane/desk exercise

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on "A Way with Words": Your telephone is for talking, right? Or is it? We're guessing it's been a while since you sat next to a telephone...

Bought by KREV-LP, WNJR, WSLR, WEZU, and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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What's the word for it? Martha and Grant look back at some of their favorite calls about disputes over words, workplace jargon, and those times wh...

Bought by KAWC, WNJR, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:17
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on "A Way with Words": Someone should write a love letter to a new book called "Letters of Note." It's a splendid collection of all kinds...

Bought by WNJR, KREV-LP, WSLR, WRNC-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lt. Robinson points out the warden who died at his desk, Credit: Chris Hambrick
They had me at homemade shiv wall. “Shiv” is a slang term for an improvised weapon. I heard the San Quentin Museum has enough shivs to make an enti...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:27
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This alternate theme to "The Time Tunnel" has been used on a couple of THE TIME TRAVELER Mondays Late Night Radio Shows, as its end title.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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You might not expect this to result from the best laid plans, nonetheless... (Rob plays with F/X and the opening theme to "The Time Tunnel")

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:28
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This week on "A Way with Words": Giving your baby an unusual moniker may seem like a great idea at the time. But what if you have second thoughts? ...

Bought by KREV-LP, WNJR, WSLR, WETD, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on "A Way with Words": What's so special about the phrase Sit on a pan, Otis!? It's an example of a palindrome -- a word or phrase that'...

Bought by WEZU, KTSW 89.9, WSLR, WRNC-LP, WETD and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Everything you didn't want to know about mountain lions!

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:00:01
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The dystopian novel, "Nineteen Eighty Four" describes a future society martialed by constant surveillance, tyranny, and torture...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:20:44
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This week on "A Way with Words": The SAT is changing things up, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Just because words like membranous are no l...

Bought by KTXK, WNJR, WSLR, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Seal of the State of Jefferson, Credit: wikipedia.com
"Keep It California" and the people who want to live in the "State of Jefferson" battled it out at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meetin...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:21:46
Caption: The Big Ten (top Republican primary candidates duke it out at Cleveland), Credit: Fox News
Highlights of the top Republicans debating in the first contest for the 2016 nomination, with typically apolitical commentary by Rob MacClanahan

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:01:45
Caption: Hope for Christmas!, Credit: Rob MacClanahan
Christmas special on THE TIME TRAVER Mondays late night radio show (listen live on kfok.org)...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 03:23:36
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History of Thanksgiving celebration (bye bye Jack-O-Lantern)...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:31:19
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It used to be that you called any mixed-breed dog a mutt. But at today's dog parks, you're just as likely to run into schnugs, bassadors, and dalma...

Bought by KTXK, WNJR, WSLR, KREV-LP, WEZU and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Mary Pilon, author of "The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game," discusses her New York Times bes...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on "A Way with Words": If everyone on the planet spoke a single language, wouldn't that make life a whole lot easier? For that matter, is...

Bought by KTXK, WNJR, KREV-LP, WSLR, WEZU and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Donnie (L) and Dana (R) Dunagan
Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan, who was the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film, tells his wife, Dana, about hiding his acting credit...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 4
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Springtime is the right time to feel twitterpated—you know, you're smitten beyond a crush. Speaking of relationships, are dog owners really owners,...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, KBRW, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8