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Sandip Roy gets adopted by a neighborhood stray.

  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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National Poetry Month concludes with poet, essayist, and editor of THE GEORGIA REVIEW, Stephen Corey. He reads from his 2017 book STARTLED AT THE B...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The tree house
Sandip struggles with a “getting back to nature” trip.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Every immigrant has a coming to the America memory. Nayomi Munaweera came to America when she was 12. It was the mid eighties. And Duran Duran.....

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Academy Award and GRAMMY winning artist, Melissa Etheridge, will take the stage to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., as well as some ...

Bought by KMXT, KALH, WTIP, WRNC-LP, KSJE and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sandip's Aunt
A heartfelt goodbye to a favorite Aunt.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sanjay's Super Team, Credit: Pixar
Sanjay’s Super Team -- the first Pixar film directed by a person of Indian heritage. The first Pixar film with a central character who is a person ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Author and journalist Susan Katz Miller is both an interfaith child and an interfaith parent. Her book, Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Tent Show Radio
After working as a songwriter, in 2001 at the age of 22, Isbell joined the rock band Drive-By Truckers while they toured in support of their album ...

Bought by WKMS, KSRQ, WUMB, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Nov. 19th is World Toilet Day, and in developing countries it's serious business.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: "Half In Shade: Family, Photography, and Fate" by Judith Kitchen
Judith Kitchen is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction. Here Dan Sinkyn reviews "Half In Shade: Family, Photography, and Fate" a ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "The Last Hunter: An American Family Album." by Will Weaver
Will Weaver is a highly successful writer who has published mainly in the area of young-adult fiction. Here though we have an adult non-fiction mem...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Michael Forbes
Bemidji area writer Michael Forbes recites his essay written in contemplation of Aurora Borealis, family, and home.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 04:51
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Sam recently performed this excerpt from the Taxi Tapes series at his office talent show--and it sounded like THIS.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 11:53
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This holiday stocking is overflowing with a bounty of winter sounds and seasonal stories.

Bought by KREV-LP and KHNS


  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:20
  • Purchases: 2
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The State of Minnesota is supposedly shutting down at least partially by July 1st. Does that affect you in any way? Do you work for the state? Ar...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 27, 2011
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
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It's Crunch Time this week; sharing stories of the times you were late or just barely made it as we get through the Crunch Time of our summer fundr...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 02:46
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Hank Godwin, Chuck Butkus, and Daniel Koehler share about childhood mistakes. Southern-style storytelling in front of a live audience at Starving A...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KFOK-LPFM, and KUAF Public Radio


  • Added: May 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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To reach our dreams we usually have to go beyond what is expected of us. Successful athletes often train for hours and hours to get their bodies in...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2011
  • Length: 16:03
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School is like what the postal worker Newman from 'Seinfeld' said, "the mail just keeps coming."

  • Added: Aug 30, 2010
  • Length: 02:51
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He used to spend summer evenings shuttling back and forth between the deck where the grill was and the kitchen where everything else was.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2010
  • Length: 08:44
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A fair is so long so that you can get around to eat everything being offered. Eat your walleye on a stick, and then eat the stick because it's mad...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a special time of year for anyone who resides at the end of a dirt road, lives of the land, or enjoys purchasing deep fried foods from peop...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:18
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Those yellow forks that drop from the table of heaven, they strike us to the core with their terrible power.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Aug 02, 2010
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1