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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: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
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It's easy to play when you're a kid, but most of us forget by the time we grow up. But not one Portland couple.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 1
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We're introduced to Maine storytelling today through John McDonald, a humorist making his living telling stories in the state's oral tradition. One...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: The members of Catfish Courtesy, circa 2002.
Mindless Chanting is a documentary tracing the DIY history of an obscure and unheard band called Catfish Courtesy.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:04
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It's called the Looplore Experiment and it's partially funded through Kickstarter donations. This weekend-long "camp" revolves around arts and craf...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2009, the Portland Police Department faced down a daunting task: writing poetry.

Bought by KUER, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 05:11
  • Purchases: 3
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A dreamlike trip inside the workshop of the French sculptor and musician Robert Hébrard.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:09
Caption: Giancarlo Calicchia's "Genesis," a 28-foot long, 2,000+ pound wooden sculpture., Credit: Dan Moulthrop
Cleveland’s Renaissance man hopes to rejuvenate the Rust Belt with art.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 15, 2012
  • Length: 12:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Buck Dietz poses at an afternoon life drawing session at the Cape Cod Art Association in Barnstable, MA. , Credit: Andrew Norton
Buck Dietz is a figure model. That means he has to stand naked and completely still for long sessions while artists sketch him. But for Buck, it's ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 6
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The limerick is a form of poetry that is short, rhyming and often of a sexual nature.

Bought by SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Fritz Grobe and Stephen Volt perform together as Eepybird. You more likely know them as the Coke and Mentos Guys. You know, the ones on YouTube wh...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:45
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They started out as graffiti artists and ended up at the Venice Biennial.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:25
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Two teenage girls talk about their high end concept for Halloween and clothing as a means of personal expression.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 09, 2007
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
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J.W. Clifford talks with the producer about art, perception, and Donald Judd.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: 07:38
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Discovering the the dangerous trials and tribulations of the modern knife thrower

Bought by KUOW, WILL, and CKMO


  • Added: Sep 28, 2006
  • Length: 09:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Trading mix tapes with strangers is a work of passion with members of Esther's Mix Tape Collective.

Bought by WBHM, KTNA, WMPG, WILL, and WAMC


  • Added: May 24, 2006
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 5
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The "cutting room floor" yields a musical montage.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2005
  • Length: 01:30
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Bobby found an injured pigeon at a rock concert. Now he has over 40 of them.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2005
  • Length: 02:39
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Linda Stanley is a sea glass fantatic.

Bought by PRX Remix, KXOT Public Radio, and Here and Now


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Apr 13, 2004
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 4