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Craig Finn discusses his journey as a songwriter from Lifter Puller and The Hold Steady to his solo work. Cameron Esposito talks about her journey ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Meet the Founder of Shower Beer, Beer Specifically Created for the Shower.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
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The Colorado Department of Transportation says the 420 mile markers on the state’s highways were stolen so often, they had to replace them with 419...

Bought by KZYX, XRAY.fm, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KUER, and CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 15:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Grandmaster Flash, the man who essentially invented hip hop as we know it today, talks about his earliest days in the Bronx. Garage rocker King Kha...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary Astor's Purple Diary
Two authors bring out humor in tragic situations.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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April is National Poetry Month, and this year, it's also the 40th anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR We'll celebrate what T.S. Eliot called THE...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUER, WNJR, WMUU-LP, KQED and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Death Cab for Cutie bassist Nick Harmer talks about the past and how it relates to the band's present — and how it doesn't. Music supervisor Thomas...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jess Buzzutto explains to his sister and niece how he became known as the Leprechaun of Yonkers, New York.

Bought by Public Radio for All, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, WEZU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 4
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Steve from "Blues Clues" discusses succeeding in TV despite his best efforts at failing, his new life as an indie rock musician, and his relationsh...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Camaran Henson grew up hearing stories about his grandfather, Leonard Simmons, who was a police officer in Newark, New Jersey. He came to StoryCorp...

Bought by Public Radio for All, KALW, WEZU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Jonathan Evison about his novel.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:32
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Andrew WK discusses the importance of embracing the entirety of human experience. Jack Black recounts the various occasions where he embarrassed hi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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People have faked death to escape criminal convictions, debts, and their spouses. In 2007, a man named Amir Vehabovic faked his death just to see w...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 24:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Minutemen and Stooges bassist Mike Watt talks about how a single relationship and a tragic death altered his life and career. In another edition of...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, we hear from two comedians. First, stand-up comedian Mark Maron talks about his podcast. Later, comedian and actor M...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, we chat with two of Hollywood’s funniest actors. First, Michael McKean talks about his time on Laverne and Shirley. T...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of Overheard, we talk with Emmy winning actor Jeffrey Tambor and Jason Schwartzman.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Phosphorescent frontman Matthew Houck discusses his need for solitude when writing music and the difference between a musical palace and a musical ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show we have a special in-studio guest. Former American Dog guitarist Steve Theado stops by to talk about his new band Rat Bastard...

Bought by KSRQ and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:39:40
  • Purchases: 2
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When Bill and Claudia met in 1973 Bill had recently suffered a spinal cord injury that left him partially paralyzed. They came to StoryCorps to tal...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:37
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Jim James reveals how the shadiest motel in Louisville gave birth to My Morning Jacket and discusses embracing uncertainty in songwriting. Sadie Du...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have been busy compiling nominations and votes for their annual "List of Words Banished from the Q...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 17:18
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Grandkids is a group from northern Illinois, who met while attending school in Urbana. They released a new album at the end of 2016, 'This Guitars'...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Seasaw is a duo from Madison, WI. They originally met while waiting tables together in Freeport. They released an album in 2016 entitled 'Too Much ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Oshwa is a solo-project-turned-band-turned-solo-project. Alicia Walter stops by Studio A and talks about her latest album release, and her evolutio...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00