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Caption: Dave Ripka with two of his favorite stuffed animals, Credit: Deanna Kay
EVEN WITH THE RISE OF ONLINE DATING WEBSITES AND WAYS TO CONNECT, THERE IS STILL A LARGE DEMOGRAPHIC THAT THEY HAVE YET TO HELP. FROM GLEN BURNIE,...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The widespread permission in this country to be mean, to arm oneself to be as mean as possible is deeply alarming. The beginning of this permissio...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Human Growth and Development textbooks may be the ‘go to’ reference to explain ‘what the hell is going on’ as the new Republican opponent appar...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
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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For Bryce Jacobson and DaeDae Williams, reflection comes naturally. But both have a complicated relationship with their quiet time. On today's show...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
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
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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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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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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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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When Charlie died, his son Edward made a discovery. A true story.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: Morning Rolled Oats, Credit: Janice Lang
Does what now passes for morality have anything to do with a person’s ability to excel in his profession?

  • Added: Jun 25, 2009
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Eat! Eat!, Credit: Sandy Chin
A personal audio essay about my Italian-American Nani teaching me the importance of showing love through cooking.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2009
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: Morning Rolled Oats, Credit: Janice Lang
on the day before their marriage his bride-to-be told him about all of her previous affairs.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: :28
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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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One girl's quest for coolness despite her hippie father's mortifying behavior.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2008
  • Length: 10:42
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This is a narrative piece about living in a foreign country during Thanksgiving.

Bought by WHCP-LP and Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 21, 2006
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2
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How do divorced moms keep their sanity when their children are visiting the other parent? Sometimes not so well...

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: May 08, 2006
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Home. It's where we go for comfort, even when it no longer exists.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 25, 2005
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1