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Producer Taylor Quimby has been defending Vibram FiveFingers™ shoes to naysayers for years. When people see him wearing them while he’s on the trai...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 24:42
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
Caption: Mike Birbiglia, San Francisco, CA 6/9/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mike Birbiglia talks pizza, counterintuitive affirmation, and finding the pain.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 11:21
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Comic Books and Super Heroes” is the theme of our episode of “Over the Back Fence” Community Variety Show from Lanesboro MN’s St. Mane Theatre. You...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:14:55
Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Classic piece. Marc, host of Money Matters describes his visit to Costco. A must listen. Too funny!

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Host Osagie Obasogie, Credit: Riverview Photography
This week we take you to New Orleans, for stories told by legal scholars about what life's like as a legal scholar.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:41
Caption: Myles Standish reenactor
There’s a recent trend to question historical icons with complicated histories—Andrew Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and of course the confederate flag. ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 10:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
This week’s episode revisits a topic from one of the OWRC Week 7 workshops held in the previous quarter, which was related to improvisation and how...

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 24:05
Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
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Charlie Daniels is partly Western and partly Southern. His signature “bullrider” hat and belt buckle, his lifestyle on the Twin Pines Ranch (a boyh...

Bought by KALH, KPIP-LP, KUMD, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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It was supposed to be a leisurely float down the Snake River. But when they lost their guide, a group of tourists got more than they bargained for.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 16:37
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While strongly rooted in bluegrass, old-time, and folk music, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades produces a sound that draws on the vaults of music collect...

Bought by KSJE and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This piece looks at what is and is not acceptable to say on stage from a comedians point of view.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: Jeanne Abel and Alan Abel in their home in Southbury, Conn., Credit: Alletta Cooper
In 1964, Yetta Bronstein, a woman who never existed, ran for President of the United States. Her creators tell the story behind the fake candidate.

Bought by WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode of "Street Economy," radio producers Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz go to the streets in search of poetry -- literal poetry, not a...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:21
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Academy Award and GRAMMY winning artist, Melissa Etheridge, will take the stage to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., as well as some ...

Bought by KALH, WTIP, WRNC-LP, KSJE, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 9
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The 2016 US election isn't going away anytime soon, so let's seek refuge in etymology. Consider the linguistically appropriate age of a senator, an...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 36:05
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The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse – three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Starti...

Bought by KALH, WTIP, WRNC-LP, KSJE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 9
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The Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests open up the show in the first half followed by Jamaican and Australian musical group Nattali Rize & Notis

Bought by KSJE, WTIP, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 9
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With a Cuban-American lead singer, garage band ferocity, an intense live show and a deep love of both romance and pure country laced with polyrhyth...

Bought by WPCA-LP, WTIP, KSJE, WRNC-LP, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
Character Development's first episode features Jenny Halpin, director of the OWRC, and Jacob Kovacs, the OWRC's operations specialist. They reflect...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 20:32
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An unusual and irreverent comic strip about a misfit cat served as inspiration to 20th century poet e e cummings.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :58
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Colin Meloy says he wishes he would have never used the word "hiatus" when referring to his band The Decemberists taking time off after The King Is...

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
Hello again, listeners. As you may have already guessed by the title and length of this episode, the Character Development team is taking a (much n...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2016
  • Length: :54
Caption: Hunter S. Thompson, Long Beach, California, May 1989, Credit: Rs79
Hunter S. Thompson had his first run-in with federal agents as a young boy during the Louisville summer of 1946

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00