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Join us for episode seventy-one as we speak with EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Laboratories, a manufacturer of beautifully engineered and cra...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Carolinn Skyler player the largest Armonica in the world
Carolinn Skyler plays a very peculiar musical instrument. In fact, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it. But the sound of it might me fam...

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Women's Halloween costumes are often hyper-sexualized. But not every woman wants to spend Halloween scantily clad.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:34
Caption: Davina and the Vagabonds, Credit: Christie Williams
Davina and the Vagabonds, definite road warriors take the stage in their home base, Minneapolis on August 29, 2014. There'll be lots of sassy vocal...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olivia Fite (left) and her mother Barbara Moore.
Barbara Moore (R) tells her daughter, Olivia Fite (L), about becoming a bricklayer in the...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Former Baltimore police officer Mytokia Fair remembers the day she shot and killed her abusive...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Helen Oyeyemi reads from her dreamy, fairy-tale-inspired novel and reflects on themes of beauty and race.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 1
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When and where were you happiest? Novelist Helen Oyeyemi answers a modified version of the Proust Questionnaire, a set of questions made famous by ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Victoria Reinsel and Charlene V. Smith, Credit: Laurie Riffe
Actresses talk about their favorite Shakespeare roles.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2014
  • Length: 20:24
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At USA Recycling in East LA, a two-story yellow crane smashes cars, refrigerators and stoves into neat piles of wreckage all day. The mistress of t...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:17
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A stripper nicknamed "Venus" dances during the breakfast shift in Downtown Los Angeles.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:27
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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by WNPR, PRX Remix, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 3
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If her new single "Perfect Stranger" is any indication of things to come, recording artist Grace Weber is on the verge of something big. She's ha...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 21:16
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Zohra's plan to help children struggling in Afghanistan is also making Germany's fashion more colorful with selling Afghan made fabrics.

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Muna Hassan is a young Somali woman born in Sweden and raised in Britain. Despite extreme opposition to her cause, she is campaigning against the p...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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Producer Erica Hellerstein takes us on a journey to identity through an ancient medicinal practice known as “curanderismo”.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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All around the country, summer reading lists will feature the same familiar authors of the literary canon. In recent decades, that canon has come t...

Bought by WAMC and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Two skaters for the Reno-based Battle Born Derby Demons, Anita JamBayou (also known as Kris Malen) and D’Napalm (also known as Dene’ White-Atcheson...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:22
Caption: Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, San Francisco, CA 5/22/14 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre talk expanding a short, the place of choice, and being willing to get bruised up for a film.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 13:39
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Mexico’s passionate soccer fans and colorful fiestas are in full gear for the World Cup. Lilia Fuquen reports that perhaps the strongest pillar of...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Wisdom and stories learned from grandmothers in Central Mexican Kitchens. Plus: can years of farming rice change a cultural personality?

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WMNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Wisdom and stories learned from grandmothers in Central Mexican Kitchens. Plus: can years of farming rice change a cultural personality?

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Coolie Woman book cover
But when it comes to women going out by themselves in India, Gaiutra Bahadur comes from a family where the bar was set pretty high. Bahadur's Grand...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jenny Bovey at her store in Chatham, MA, Credit: Kara Janeczko
Jenny Bovey's fish don't stink. She's one of the few full time practitioners of a 2,000-year-old Japanese art form called "Gyotaku." She and her h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1955, Emma "Grandma" Gatewood became the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. She was 67 years old, and hiked the entire trail in a...

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 2