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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look back at the troubled, tragic, and wildly entertaining life of Carrie Fisher with the audio edi...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Ok so Host Marc Cuniberti is on a run of off the wall news pieces. Another "not so normal" news piece. Once again its not about the stock markets b...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Mary Astor's Purple Diary
Two authors bring out humor in tragic situations.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Preview- not money news, off the topic, just a fun newspiece about news reporters by Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti. Funny piece but preview fir...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:18
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Joe Reginella, a Staten Island based sculptor, sneaks a statue into the park every weekend to commemorate a disaster that has been scrubbed from th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 06:49
  • 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 WEZU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WEZU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 2
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin goes behind the scenes in the world of stand-up comedy with the documentary Dying Laughing.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KVNO, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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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An examination of The Serenity Prayer and how it should be put into practice by the fecklessly faux celebrities who faux to the mat with their faux...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:56
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John Marboe, aka Reverend Doctor Garbage Man, tells his 13-year-old daughter, Charlie, about his work as a pastor and a trash hauler.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: A tour guide shows where Abby Borden was murdered., Credit: Barbara Paulsen
On August 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were killed with an ax at their home in Fall River, Massachusetts. Can a century-old brutal murder save t...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Steve Moore
He left the East Coast for the West Coast to become an actor. Instead he became a comedian. And just as his career was taking off, he was diagnosed...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 26:34
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When Christine Ernst was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 34, she didn’t expect it would one day spark her own one-woman show. But, thanks to a ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Sophie May grew up in Alaska, spending lots of time outside. But when it came time to explore the wilderness as an adult, she found out she had mor...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin looks for laughs in Jennifer Worick's blog-turned-audiobook, Things I Want to Punch in the Face.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A woman walks into a bar, asks 23 random strangers what advice they would give their 18 year old self, and every single person said the same thing.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:03
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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!

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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 WCPN, WNPR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 10:32
  • Purchases: 3
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