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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

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
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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 KUMD and Wisconsin Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 2
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 KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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 KSUT and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 2
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THE KING’S MONOLOGUE is a mischievously humorous original radio drama based on the surprising revelations of the stuttering King George VI as he re...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 40:28
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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
Caption: Mark Lerman.
A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up It's a Wonderful Life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Steve Moore
Charmed lives lack for something. If you’re born in a state of nirvana or somehow privileged as a member of the elect, what’s the point? It’s only ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:07
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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
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A trip to a haunted house.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:53
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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
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How can Tetris help curb your cravings? Who does it better, moms or dads? And is there a...

Bought by KSKQ, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WETD, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Make Your Own Severed Finger
Gore has become a big part of the Halloween experience. And that's why student producer Son Vo of Columbia College Chicago felt compelled to attend...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:24
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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
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
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“Sorry I passed out in the middle of your mother’s funeral. I’m sure it was a lovely service.”

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:50