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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 KPIP-LP, KUMD, KSRQ, KMSU, KSJE and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WRNC-LP, KSJE, KPIP-LP, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 7
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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 WRNC-LP, KSJE, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 7
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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 WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 7
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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 KSJE, WRNC-LP, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 6
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 KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 3
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
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The Wood Brothers have spent a lifetime singing to strangers, which is what makes the leadoff track to their disc Paradise so entertaining. It’s c...

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 3
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THE KING’S MONOLOGUE is a mischievously humorous original radio drama based on the surprising private revelations of a stuttering King, King George...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 16:47
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How Moshe Dayan’s wife and Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law became bosom buddies, and other tales of unlikely friendships.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 44:06
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Tonight's show begins with the familiar sounds of Big Top Chautauqua's very own Blue Canvas Orchestra along with special musical guests Corey Carls...

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


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Donna LoCicero & Robert Campos, San Francisco, CA 9/28/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robert Campos and Donna LoCicero talk social intelligence, casting nets, and what goes on before a stand-up takes the stage.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 18:58
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Kahulanui (The Big Dance) is an inspiration passed down three generations from Grandfather Robert Kahulanui Naipo, to Dad Rodgers L.L. Naipo Sr., t...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:19
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Oysters Mornay., Credit: Image courtesy of Ship Restaurant & Bar.
What do the restaurants of your childhood say about the place you grew up? In Jack Hitt’s case, the Oysters Mornay and Escargots Bourguignonne of h...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1