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Caption: Mike and Chely play table tennis., Credit: Mike Matthews
Today we hear from Madame Rootabega, Valentino, and Bison Bentley, PLUS it's the return of the feature NEWS RANDOM where we look at some really int...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:03
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Minneapolis speed-grass band Pert Near Sandstone joins us for an evening on the Big Top Stage!

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's reading for National Poetry Month on NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features the Missouri Poet Laureate, William Trowbridge. While At Rockhurs...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Author Po Bronson, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author PO BRONSON, musical trio T SISTERS, music by AYRON JONES AND THE WAY.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSRQ, Rhythm & News Service, 90.5 WESA, and KUNV


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Author Po Bronson, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author PO BRONSON, musical trio T SISTERS, music by AYRON JONES AND THE WAY.

Bought by Northwest Public Radio, KCPW, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:43
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On the 35th anniversary of the English rock band YES, I get to interview guitar god Steve Howe, which musically transports me back to the 1970s whe...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:53
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Devil's Advocate for Civil Debate

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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This is a remembrance of Peter Matthiessen. He invited us to his house in Sagaponack, to hear a story. He gave his characters' accents, fun for him...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman and producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, New Orleans...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
A good seder augments the reading, talking and even arguing with wine-drinking, feasting and singing.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The choice of Stephen Colbert as successor to David Letterman does not portend tectonic changes at media megalith CBS. His slyly transgressive pers...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, and other musings.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:27
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:38
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A look back at a very off-Broadway production of "Oklahoma!" Fiction by Laurie Notaro, read by Denali Gillaspie.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: The 1491's
The 1491s are a comedic group that travels the nation telling Native stories and bringing various social issues to light. They describe themselves ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 19:19
Caption: David Giuntoli, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actor DAVID GIUNTOLI, writer VENDELA VIDA and music by CUMULUS.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, 90.5 WESA, KSRQ, and KUNV


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Actor David Giuntoli, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actor DAVID GIUNTOLI, writer VENDELA VIDA and music by CUMULUS.

Bought by WCPN, KUT, WRIR, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Remember the old question, Would you rather be invisible or able to fly? My answer always was: who cares? All I've wanted since I was a kid was to ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Nick Frost, San Francisco, CA 3/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Frost talks sequins, alcohol, and why not every romantic comedy should end in a kiss.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
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Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:20
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Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:28
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Truth is always freakier than fiction. In this episode, we look at mummies, strange student projects at MIT and we hear what happened to the body o...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of one of TV’s early idealists, retold in the context of the Cold War.

Bought by WNJR, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:40