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Lines begin to form outside clubs in Downtown LA around 10 p.m. The music and dim lights are muffled for Kim Toldson, though. She’ll spend the whol...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: Jenny Bovey at her store in Chatham, MA, Credit: Kara Janeczko
Jenny Bovey's fish don't stink. She's one of the few full time practitioners of a 2,000-year-old Japanese art form called "Gyotaku." She and her h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A Trans-Atlantic flight, and the lessons gleaned from it.

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
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"ON STAGE OR IN THE MOVIES I COULD DO WHATEVER I WANTED TO. I WAS FREE." - Gene Wilder, 2007. The man synonymous with Willy Wonka doesn’t do many i...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Summer jobs, part-time employment, freelance work, gigs. There are all kinds of odd jobs out there, and these passengers have had odder ones than m...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:32
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
Caption: Buy the sale candy. Eat it yoself.
What is Single's Awareness Day? Or what *should* it be? A day where people mope about being alone while others are making Valentine kissyface? Or a...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:11
Caption: The Face Of Dough, Credit: Jaime Boddorff
Our initial dive into the tar... Music by Alvin Lucier and the Chipmunks, Petra Boo and the Goo Goos, Wilburn Jetsett, The Turntables, Wiggle Jeff...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2014
  • Length: 47:04
Caption: RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Seattle mayoral candidate Ed Murray., Credit:  Courtesy of Real Change News/Wes Sauer
In this month’s RadioActive podcast, hosts Isaac Noren and Nina Tran narrowly avert a beverage-related shutdown of podcast production. Plus, RadioA...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
Caption: Folk Journalist/Teacher
For Valentine's Day folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld asked 5th graders about love.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The aftermath., Credit: Lila Kitaeff
RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Maddie Ewbank challenge our chef-in-residence Sarah Rosenthal to make a Thanksgiving meal out of mac and cheese, O...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 18:32
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In the early 1980s a mysterious creature stalked the woods and beaches of Truro, Massachusetts, a small town on the far end of Cape Cod. This is th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Maybe you know the place. Where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above-average. Perhaps best known...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 10:03
Caption: Bing Crosby
Today’s image of Bing Crosby is that is was a Crooner, possibly one of the finest in American popular music, however, he was much more than that. P...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amina Ibrahim has four siblings, while her co-host Rachel Lam has two., Credit: KUOW Photo/Lila Kitaeff
Siblings: the most common adversaries since the beginning of time. From Cain and Abel all the way up to today's hosts, Rachel Lam and Amina Ibrahim...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 13:58
Caption: Nobel Prize winner John Northrup, in earlier days.
Nobel Prize winners may be hiding in plain sight, ready to help the most clueless junior high kid on his science project.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 12:56
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Two stay-at-home dads don't find friendship, but they do learn the opposite of lonliness.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 10:14
Caption: Tom Llewellyn and the wrapper for his Thunder Bombs, Credit: David Matsui
As a kid, Tom Llewellyn fought gentrification with his beloved Thunder Bombs.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:52
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Here’s another look at the extraordinary talents of Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller, with more humorous stories from behind the scenes.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Christy Harrison, Credit: Wilson Santiago
Actor Brennan Taylor and men's-magazine editor Nick Marino discuss how their image-focused careers have influenced their relationships to food.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
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Terry Lyman thought she'd try taxidermy, but she quickly realized she was in over her head.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Sometimes DIY isn't the best way to go...and it can lead to disaster.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
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A satirical look at nuclear power through the lens of a tour of the Godzilla Electrical Factory.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2013
  • Length: 06:02
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It's Sherlock Holmes Vs. The Beatles in one of the great detectives most bizarre cases.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 08, 2013
  • Length: 15:36
  • Purchases: 1