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For National Novel Writing Month we go "Back to the Writing Well," this time to hear from writers Elizabeth Gaffney, author of the historical novel...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth talks about how playing acoustic living room shows helped him feel more connected to folks than he...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ask me who the greatest artist to come out of the past decade and I’ll tell you St. Vincent without a doubt. She’s not only produced some of the mo...

Bought by KUCB, KSUT, KHNS, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Merrill Garbus hears the world differently than I do. Regular everyday sounds become rhythm to her and she excels in incorporating it all into the ...

Bought by KSUT, KHNS, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 3
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This is Distillations’s 200th episode, and we’re celebrating! We pored through hundreds of shows and pieced together some of the funniest, grossest...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 37:10
Caption: Zach Appelman
In Christmas Breaks by Patrick Gabridge, a young man surprises his girlfriend with some curve ball gifts. Featuring Zach Appleman (War Horse and "S...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 15:57
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Kyle Meredith celebrates Langhorne Slim's 35th birthday with a discussion about age, sobriety, and the complexity of influences on his new album "T...

Bought by KUCB, KSUT, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Judy Gold
In The Miracle of Chanukah by Sheri Wilner, a holiday guest’s personal miracle throws a family for a loop. Followed by a conversation with the auth...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 17:36
Caption: Jerry Stiller
Comedians Jerry Stiller and Bob Dishy carry on as they play two old friends visiting a new holocaust museum. Written by Pulitzer Prize nominated Al...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 15:10
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Musician and producer Ethan Johns discusses the unique perspective he gained from growing up in the music industry and how it feels to experience s...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Silverman
Comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, and Director Catherine Hardwicke have each made a career of challenging assumptions--from what a female comed...

Bought by KVNF, KFCF FM, WMUU-LP, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Meet one funny lady with an unorthodox take on life.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: CURE FOR GRAVITY, Credit: CURE FOR GRAVITY
Today it’s the return of the much-loved feature INTO AN INTERVIEW where we’ll hear from JOE MARKERT of the wonderful BERKELEY band CURE FOR GRAVITY...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2015
  • Length: 35:45
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For Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, Sylvan Esso came about as a fluke as much as necessity. Both of their previous bands, Mountain Man and Megafaun,...

Bought by KSUT, KUCB, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Chef Edward Lee — of "Top Chef," "Mind of a Chef," and "Iron Chef America" fame — recounts how he got into the game and discusses why eating is ev...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Will Durst, Johnny Steele, Larry "Bubbles" Brown, San Francisco, CA 9/28/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Will Durst, Larry “Bubbles” Brown, and Johnny Steele, talk collecting murmurs, career metaphors, and the magic that is San Francisco.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:20
Caption: MIKE AND BENITA, Credit: MIKE MATTHEWS
Today it’s the return of a segment that we have not had in OVER A YEAR! It’s called the CASSETTE CUBBYHOLE where I’ll be playing back a MATTHEWS IN...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 22:37
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Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait assures us that he is indeed alive — and he's making indie movies. Pocket square aficionado Jon Wurster ta...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Marcus & Winston from Mumford and Sons talk with Kyle Meredith about their new directions with their 3rd album, Wilder Mind, writing from a broken ...

Bought by KUCB, KSUT, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: MIKE AND BASIL AT THE BEACH, Credit: MIKE MATTHEWS
Today it’s the return of the much loved feature INTO AN INTERVIEW where I’ll be speaking with the EXTREMELY talented Nashville-based singer/songwri...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:34
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Strand of Oaks frontman Timothy Showalter reveals why his latest album is titled "HEAL," while the Sklar Brothers discuss the strange nexus of come...

Bought by Prairie Public and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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segment 1: Dr. Lani Simpson/bone health segment 2: Deborah Kahn/moms segment 3: Bill Hoogterp/public speaking segment 4: Jessica Handler/grief a...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: KS RHOADS, Credit: KS RHOADS
Today it’s the return of the much loved feature INTO AN INTERVIEW where I’ll be speaking with the EXTREMELY talented Nashville-based singer/songwri...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 31:54
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The infamous poet Nikki Giovanni reads from her recent books, CHASING UTOPIA, BICYCLES, and ACOLYTES and discusses the influence of history, commun...

Bought by KGNU, WMUU-LP, WNJR, and WABE


  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The rigors and joys of work are celebrated in this special anthology program entitled WORKING CLASS POETS. B.H. Fairchild, Susan Gubernat, Robert S...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1