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Don't tell me what to do!!  Tales of strong-willed kids whose need for independence was unstoppable.  With special guests Alex Kapranos and Paul Th...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:31
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What's the very worst way to learn about the birds and the bees from your parents? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 22:02
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So, I guess this is the suspended time we keep on talking about, a time that is not here nor there. Like the time when... Don't worry, you notice i...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
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What happens when you live in fear of everyone in school finding out your moms are gay? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from ...

  • Added: May 07, 2017
  • Length: 20:05
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What happens when everyone in your family knows you're the black sheep?

  • Added: Jul 31, 2016
  • Length: 18:09
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A religious father refuses to let his daughter get corrupted by The Love Boat and other 80s pop culture.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 20:13
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Part one of Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #5 presents a powerful selection of stories made by youth at the Global Leadership Forum 2014 held at the Uni...

Bought by KUNM and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hannah Young giving her boifriend Clem Breslin a smooch.
Many spaces are designated for either men or women: bathrooms, clothing stores, hair salons. But some people don’t subscribe to being a man or a wo...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A ten-year-old on deep space, death, and Revolutionary War reenactments.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 10:03
  • Purchases: 1
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A short story about kids and piano practice and parental rage.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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"My sense has been that most men ultimately really do want children, and I think many of longer relationships -- that's been part of the end." -Bet...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Behind the wheel for the first time, a new Dad.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Staff Reporter Kenya, speaks about the significant role her mother has had on her life.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Finch is an essayist, Newspaper Columnist, and a poet living in Deer River, Minnesota. In this piece, Finch explains the role of a Christmas t...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1
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A fire truck in the driveway, 20 at the table for meals and buying by the dozens (the better for sharing) my father believed in being Santa Claus y...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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City living proves less glamorous than anticipated to one wide-eyed newcomer -- but there are lessons about family to be learned.

Bought by American Voices


  • Added: Dec 02, 2012
  • Length: 10:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: my mom--one of the only photos I have
Fifteen-year-old Ashley hasn't seen her mom in a long time.

  • Added: May 05, 2012
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Seneca Falls welcomes Karolyn Grimes, who played Zsu Zsu Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life"
A small town may be losing part of it's unique holiday tradition: New, "radio-friendly" 3-minute version!

  • Added: Dec 21, 2011
  • Length: 06:20
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This short, fully produced audio essay – with music and sound effects – is a rumination on growing old, with a nod to the effects of Alzheimer's. I...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:38
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Storyteller Jennifer Munro shares a childhood memory about her father and an overzealous neighbor.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
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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In some places around the world, it’s not access to food that’s the issue. It’s the taste of that food. Reporter Will Everett was recently in Sen...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 02:56
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In Azerbaijan, hospitality is highly valued. Guests are welcomed at any time of day. And they’re always offered the best food, seating, or sleepin...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 02:43
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Parents in some countries have to leave their children with relatives in rural areas and go to cities to find work. Sometimes they’re the people w...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 2