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What do you call a guy with a bald pate? A chrome dome? Maybe the lucky fellow is sporting a solar panel for a sex machine. Also, which would you r...

Bought by KREV-LP, WNJR, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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From 1775 to 2001, a look at 7 American wars through the eyes and mindsets of its eighteen-year-olds. Written and narrated by Tom McBride and Ron N...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 14:22
  • Purchases: 1
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The sounds of childhood: jokes and playground songs.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Everything Sounds explores the the origins and sounds of South African gumboot dancing.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Rock stars who saw the light, turned around and came back to make it big. This week we explore the music that wouldn't have been had musicians' ne...

Bought by KSKQ, KFOK-LPFM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • 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.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: The 1910 New Orleans Pelicans baseball team; Shoeless Joe Jackson is #12.
This piece by Eric Millman is about moving to New Orleans from California hoping to join a baseball community, and drowning in the unavoidable Sain...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:38
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This week, forensic linguists use what they know about speech and writing to testify in courtrooms. And get out your hankies! Martha and Grant are ...

Bought by KRZA, WNJR, WUIS, WETD, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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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 KFOK-LPFM, PRX Demo Station, WNJR, WOUB, WETD and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Eminent domain and the business of baseball level a community.

Bought by WNJR, KALW, KUNM, Nevada Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:20
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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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 WUIS, WRNC-LP, KFOK-LPFM, WNJR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
In this hour, it's the shared history of jazz and sex—from the blues' raunchy roots to the French lounge singer who made the Pope into his "greates...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WNJR, WNMU-FM, WOUB, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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This week on "A Way with Words": Is it cheating to say you've read a book if you only listened to it on tape? Over the centuries, the way we think ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, WNJR, WOUB, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
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This week on "A Way with Words": You're at a social gathering and meet someone you'd like to know better. What do you ask to get a real conversatio...

Bought by WETD, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, KREV-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:36
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In this edition of the Cutting Edge, we take a look at the musical phenomena remembered as the Motown sound. Born and bred in the shadows of the Mo...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:02
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The Pope is tweeting in Latin! But can an ancient language adapt to a world of selfies and hashtags? Speaking of the future, cars are now talking t...

Bought by WUIS, KREV-LP, WRNC-LP, WOUB, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Rockers live to perform. However, sometimes things go horribly wrong. This week Rock School explores the worst gigs in rock history. From broken...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • 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.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:37