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March 14th is Pi Day! The irrational number that is the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Its Pi day! 3.141592.........

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
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Tonight's show, Mexican rocanrol from the 1950s and 60s plus a radio musical. You know, in a theatrical musical, a song springs up interrupting ...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:52:43
  • Purchases: 1
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This alternate theme to "The Time Tunnel" has been used on a couple of THE TIME TRAVELER Mondays Late Night Radio Shows, as its end title.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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You might not expect this to result from the best laid plans, nonetheless... (Rob plays with F/X and the opening theme to "The Time Tunnel")

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Sherman Alexie (left) with Katy Sewall and Steve Scher, Credit: Joshua Diltz
Native American author, Sherman Alexie, joins Katy Sewall and Steve Scher live on stage to talk about urban animal encounters. The result is a hila...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:41:12
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Joe Bev hosts an hour of Halloween 78s., Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Joe Bev presents an hour of spooky 78 RPM records, including: Old Man Moze Is Dead - Louis Armstrong (1935), The Ghost of Old Man Mose - Harry Gol...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vicki Leon
Author Vicki Leon takes us for a ride through the ages of aphrodisiacs and anti-aphrodisiacs, contraception, nymphomania, bisexuality, cross-dressi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
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SPR's Movies 101 film reviewers give their picks for their top holiday rentals, traditional and not-so-traditional.

Bought by WVPE and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Nov 30, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bob Balaban
Charlie Drinkwater is in trouble. Not he’s done anything wrong. He’s just morphing into a mutant dinosaur.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2012
  • Length: 19:01
Caption: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
This is 1DERFUL!: Wumbers. The new children's book by Amy Kruse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld. The idea is to take words that contain numbers, an...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2012
  • Length: 22:19
Caption: 1920s dancers
Remember Dick Powell the actor? How about Dick Powell the jazz banjo player? He’s just one of many obscure early jazz performers heard in this pro...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:55
Caption: Superman by Random House, Credit: Jacket design by David Stevenson
Legions of fans from Boston to Buenos Aires can recite the story of the child born Kal-El, scion of the doomed planet Krypton, who was rocketed to ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 03, 2012
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harry Warren
In 1922 composer Harry Warren created his first hit, "Rose of the Rio Grande," with lyrics by Edgar Leslie. From that successful launch came a prod...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ted Lewis & his ubiquitous silk hat
He has one foot in vaudeville and one foot in jazz, and he was a show unto himself. Ted Lewis was the only popular bandleader who could show up wit...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Sheet Music Cover
Walter Donaldson should be one of the most recognizable composers of the 20th century with songs like "Yes, Sir, That's My Baby," and "Love Me, Or ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: George Gershwin
In recognition of Hanukkah, this show is dedicated to the Jews who catapulted popular music to stage and radio from the 1900 to the early 1930s.

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 12, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hoagy Carmichael
One of America's most creative and prolific composers and lyricists, Hoagy Carmichael.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Dec 01, 2011
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dave Goelz on set, Credit: Photo Courtesy of Dave Goelz
A one hour special featuring performers, writers, and puppeteers who worked with Jim Henson from the beginning. The program includes interviews, o...

Bought by WNIN, KZYX, KSRQ, and WAMC


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Troy Night Out
30 minute montage of a street festival in Troy, New York

  • Added: May 12, 2009
  • Length: 29:59
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We've identified more than 250 songs about Texas—from ‘Abilene’ to the ‘Yoakum Texas Blues’. The hard part? Picking the Top 10.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, NPR Illinois, and KVNF


  • Added: May 04, 2009
  • Length: 55:37
  • Purchases: 3
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A soundrich experience from the parking lot of The Dead's show in Albany, New York on April 17, 2009.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2009
  • Length: 03:25
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A sound collage from the parking lot of The Dead's show in Albany, New York in April 17, 2009.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2009
  • Length: 03:28