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From: Don Hill
Series: Xpressions
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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"Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh, to make us realize we still are part animal." - Robin Williams, as told to Lawrence Grobel...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: The Thunderbolt Kid
As a rude waiter, how should you know when you’ve gone too far?

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:19
From: Don Hill
Series: Xpressions
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:49
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:49
Caption: "I'm crazy over Christmas!", Credit: Charlie Warren
It's time to douse the political winds, forest fires, and bum airbags, and listen to some light holiday ditties, wacky Christmas classics, and quir...

Bought by KAWC, WHRV, KACU, KUCB, KAWC and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Art, Rest & Ghosts?
A week away turned into an experience that we will never forget! Believer or skeptic, there's no denying that we were visited by a spirit or spirit...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 11:58
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Will a kindergartner and a first grader find the same thing funny? A school librarian in San Francisco teamed up with his Kindergartners to write ...

Bought by KUOW and KAWC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 2
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LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION: Live from Bass Performance Hall is an autobiographical dark comedy, written and performed by "This American Life" co...

Bought by KHEN-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A meditation on relationships as DIY projects: The great thing — and the scary thing — about relationships is that you get to make it all up as you...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:34
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Shara Morris went to the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Festival in Rumford, Maine to see if she could cut it…or maybe saw it as a lumberjill.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
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Bill and Becca have been together for 10 years. And, between the 2 of them, they’ve since had over 30 other partners. It’s no secret. They’re polya...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Ralph Cusack is one of the founding members of The Harbor Masters and has been organizing gay kinksters in Portland, Maine for over 30 years.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:01
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 WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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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 Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2
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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