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Caitlin Esch investigates the phenomenon of appropriated slur words, particularly slurs directed at women.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
Caption: Tonya Beckman as Ariel in The Tempest, Credit: Courtesy of The Taffety Punk Theater Company
Actor Tonya Beckman is a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. They present classical theater with a...

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Robin on Hillary's email, and on young women joining ISIL. Guests: GA State Sen. Nan Orrock on politics at the state level; Charon Asetoyer exposes...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 56:08
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Radio Curious discusses racial discrimination and cultural gender norms with Josanna Kiggins, a young black woman living in the small, predominantl...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015) and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WFCR, KCME, and WXXI


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Poet Rae Armantrout reading and talking about her new poem “Life’s Work.” Commissioned by the Guggenheim for their exhibition “Storylines,” the poe...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WFCR, KCME, and WXXI


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Poet Wendy Xu reading and talking about her new poem “The News” which takes us through the streets of Brooklyn and behind its industrial spaces. Th...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WFCR, KCME, and WXXI


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Poet Fanny Howe reading and talking about her new poem, “A Poem for Ciaran,” which takes us on a walking tour to a monastery in rural Ireland. Fann...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WFCR, KCME, and WXXI


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A comic book scholar explains the interesting history of She-Hulk, a heroine who also rocks her day job as a lawyer.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 13:50
Caption: Alice Sheldon, Credit: Eric Molinsky
Alice Sheldon served in the OSS and the CIA. And then she went deep undercover posing as a male science fiction writer. It wasn't an assignment, it...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 23:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Julie DeStefano is an independant film maker who has documented the problems facing our women warriors.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Having declared the Obama budget DOA, Republicans must now come up with one of their own.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Tayari Jones, Credit: Courtesy of Algonquin Press
Novelist Tayari Jones is one writer who loves writng.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made hea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious visits with Brenda Mbaabu, an immigrant woman in her mid-twenties from Nairobi, Kenya who shares her Meru tribal history and experien...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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Robin sees through the Walmart raise. Guests: Carol McCabe Booker on black press pioneer Alice Dunnigan, Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday o...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 55:10
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Eveyln and Star have a chat....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Some critics of popular culture say there aren’t enough accurate portrayals of abortion decisions. But one scholar says, in some recent mother-daug...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ai Jen Poo
Author Ai Jen Poo is Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. It’s no wonder considering her accomplishments.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Financing a business plan or personal project usually means taking out a bank loan, but for many immigrants, there's another alternative. KFAI's Al...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:39
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Robin on Strauss-Kahn's pimping trial in France—and U.S. weather. Guests: Nigerian-American novelist Bridgett Davis; Millennials critique voluntour...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 56:11
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Robin on #BlackGirlsMatter, Vatican “women’s week,” and Obama’s religion flap. New study connecting domestic violence and mass shootings. Guests: c...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 56:11
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Short Description: We honor the life of the playwright and American Book Award-winning fiction writer J. California Cooper, who passed away Septemb...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The red carpet rolls out next Sunday – and hopefuls, hacks, and superstars alike will be chasing the most coveted prize in show business. But are w...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:30