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The most glorious spring in many years has the producer thinking about baseball and family history.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:24
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Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier tells a story live on stage about that time she cooked potatoes for her Idaho in-laws.

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alex chows down on a Bento box in Kyoto
An American father and young son spend a year living as expats in Asia, where they soon discover just the simple act of eating provides daily chal...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 14:29
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION: Live from Bass Performance Hall is an autobiographical dark comedy, written and performed by "This American Life" co...

Bought by KHEN-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A dahlia from Julie's wedding garden, Credit: Inger Klekacz
Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier talks about growing her own wedding flowers.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tiny house living requires a minimalist approach., Credit: Califia Suntree
This episode features stories about projects that might seem impossible at first: tiny house construction, moving by bike, "hacking" reality, and h...

Bought by XRAY.fm and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The meeting of two rivers, Credit: Lesley Nase
An essay on how to unplug and gain balance during the holiday season by watching classic holiday films.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 12:26
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A personal audio essay detailing one former tough-guy's transition into fatherhood. A humorous, reflective piece about moving through life with th...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Elisha Miles
Poet Elisha Miles, 17 (who turned 18 during the competition), is a senior at Northside College Prep; she competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 repres...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 03:13
Caption: Team Youmedia Chicago
This team piece is performed by Youmedia Chicago, comprised of poets: Dominique James, 16, a sophomore at Walter Payton College Prep; Malcolm Londo...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 03:21
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When Charlie died, his son Edward made a discovery. A true story.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:59
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The Salvation Army bell ringer, bundled up to stay warm in weather that has turned brutal overnight, stands just beside the front door of the busy ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:01
Caption: Forgetting, Credit: Tom Pappalardo
In which the author Googles “Dysnomia,” and then, later, Googles “Dysnomia.”

Bought by PRX Remix and Remix Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2009
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2
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This time of year, even when the spirit isn’t really there at all, we can decorate and party and shop ourselves into a state of manufactured joy. ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2009
  • Length: 04:35
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"For most of my adult life, I’ve had my hands on the wheel. With lists on my mind and places to be and things to do. I’ve worked hard and tried to ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Snowflake, Credit: Walker Cahall
Christmas trees are a massive business. Americans spent $2.5 billion on Christmas in 2007. Outdoor writer, Fitz Cahall wasn’t among them.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2008
  • Length: 05:07
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Father & sons, the woods, and our feeble attempts at trying to figure out what it means to be a man.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, PRX Remix, and KUT


  • Added: Nov 30, 2008
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when kids spend too much time indoors?

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 01:49

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
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The author goes into the wilderness and comes back with a new appreciation of his needs.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2008
  • Length: 02:33
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Lost brother at the lake. What would a T.V. dad do?

  • Added: Jun 15, 2008
  • Length: 04:34
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Essay about my grandpa and his Ham Radio

  • Added: Apr 19, 2008
  • Length: 03:09
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Sayings

  • Added: Nov 03, 2007
  • Length: 03:55
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Pigs and Airplanes

  • Added: Oct 06, 2007
  • Length: 02:48