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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
Caption: Loretta Ross, Credit: Speak Out
Loretta Ross, co-founder of SisterSong breaks down the reproductive justice framework; and Tina Reynolds, co-founder and Chair of Women on the Rise...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, XRAY.fm, WRIR, and WXDU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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
Caption: Paul and Laura on the day of their wedding., Credit: Emma Miller
On the day of their wedding, Paul Hammond and Laura Jackman reflect on their relationship — and make a commitment to each other.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alexis Diao's Father's Family in the Philippines.
When Alexis Diao’s father arrived in Tallahassee, Florida, he couldn’t even find coconut milk—let alone many other ingredients to make the Filipino...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 26:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Every week, Cracker Barrel provides 4 million Americans with a studied version of down-home Southern food and hospitality. The dumplins and the chi...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: These eyes won't cry., Credit: Damian FitzPatrick
An homage to crying, originally aired on Radiotonic.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
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A poem about Thanksgiving by Sharon Olds, read by Eliza Foss

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:47
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This is an essay about cooking and all the shame and rage and frustration that can accompany this art. Writer Sarah Miller describes her desire to ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The infamous staircase., Credit: Mishy Harman
Mishy Harman shares the zany matchmaking adventures of his Orthodox downstairs neighbor, which he had no chance but to overhear because all her dat...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:27
  • 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 personal essay exploring all kinds of intimacy.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: The producer, flanked by his father, Dave, and foster brother, Jesse.
Haunted by the loss of his foster brother and niece, producer C. Joseph Jordan seeks out his father for advice.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 14:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Well after the (wild) turkey
Michael Kelly's humorous look back at childhood Thanksgiving celebrations from long ago and the first turkey day he will spend far and away in Shan...

Bought by WHRV, KAWC, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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How girlie do you have to be to secure your spot in the girl club? And what happens when your own mother questions your girl credentials? Marlo Ma...

Bought by WCPN and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:11
  • Purchases: 2
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How old is gender? Can a six-year-old child really be considered transgender? Marlo Mack explores this question, with a little help from her tran...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:54
  • 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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A cold-water, slap on the face, static-electric jolt reminder of just how powerfully spaces can affect the way we think and act.

Bought by WMUU-LP, CHSR-FM 97.9, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This week, on State of the Human, people are changing radically in order to recover

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we take a deep look at how and why we learn to lie, and what lying does to you

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry, Alice Friman's other honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, ZOO. In t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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A quirky story about kid's observations of a Sunday Catholic Mass while being bored and starving for pancakes...set in the 1960s.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:40
Caption: Liz Massey, Credit: Photo courtesy of Liz Massey
Liz Massey's family only had 3 holiday record albums when she was growing up. In this story, she explains her role as an unlikely evangelist for on...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:22