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A tour of the battleship USS Alabama and WWII submarine USS Drum has storyteller Toni Burns diving deep for memories of her father, John Wright, an...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:41
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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: Katie Thorton faces her fear of pain., Credit: Todd Melby
As a teenager, KFAI's Katie Thorton contracted Lyme Disease. The autoimmune disorder seldom ceases to cause her pain in her arms, neck and back. An...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
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The American farmer knows a dusty road that rolls through lands of plenty and lands of want. It's a life of promise, trust and hardship. This Tale ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:43
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On Stay Human thoughts are shared on being alone and being in a festival crowd, and how we need both.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:10
Caption: Jaipur Lit Fest panel, Credit: Sandip Roy
Writer Sandip Roy experiences a deeper meaning to the 'Lit fest’ circuit.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip forgets to feed his social media stream, and reconnects with the world.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Bleached Anemone at Gab Gab II, Guam, Credit: Corri Gobin
Something happened to one of my favorite places this year. On Wavelengths Ocean Podcast I take you to the island of Guam where coral bleaching impa...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 12:30
Caption: Samantha, a youth participant at OutCasting's bureau at Michigan State University
In this piece, OutCasting youth participant Samantha, a participant in our bureau at Michigan State University, ponders on what it means to be bise...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashe Bhosle in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
Once Asha effortlessly brought India to my kitchen in California. Now she transported me from a balmy night in a park in Kolkata to a foggy evening...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: https://alexkime.com/podcasts/
Listen in as Fred and Toody talk about their durability as a band & how a DIY mentality attributed to their 20-year success. Alex Kime edited this ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 21:41
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Artipoeus visits Francoise Shein and Barbara Reiter's project "Inscrire", an installation at the Berlin subway station U Bahnhof Westhafen, near Pl...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 24:56
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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: Refinery Healing Walk, Credit: Isabella Zizi
We’ll meet Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow and environmental and indigenous leader Isabella Zizi. In this piece, Zizi talks about how ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WAMC, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 11:16
  • Purchases: 3
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
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Alex Tizon recently wrote about his family’s slave, Lola. Some praise Alex TIzon for his courage in confronting a dark chapter in his family’s hist...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Air India’s reputation is of a sort of futzy dowager, very uncool. Even its mascot a Maharajah in a red coat and turban with a pointy mustache see...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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
Caption: Bharati Mukherjee, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Bharati Mukherjee is gone but she left the light on for many of us.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It was admittedly a moment of sheer American holiday nostalgia. Cooking a turkey in India. I thought it could be a fun adventure. I just didn’t rea...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Ruined sheepcote, Credit: F. Rheannon
Radio producer and writer Francesca Rheannon tells a story about one New Year’s Day in a tiny village in Provence, where past, present and future c...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: Sean and Sam Hurley on Welch Mountain., Credit: Sean Hurley
This is a parenting story and a story about time. I've been hiking with my son Sam since he was born. In this story, I contrast recordings I made...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
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I hope when equal rights comes, there will still be room for that ambiguity. That we don’t always need to walk in a straight line.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Sandip visits another "returnee," Nguyen Qui Duc in Vietnam.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00