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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: Blackberry Winter Funfest 2016, Credit: Grant Frashier
Grant Frashier visits the Blackberry Winter Funfest in Blackberry, MN.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:24
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Ben Kweller sits down with his neighbors, a local middle school student and her parents, to talk about his own family and life path.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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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A poem about Thanksgiving by Sharon Olds, read by Eliza Foss

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Tune in this week as host Michael Perry welcomes the world-chart-topping boys and girl ~ Gaelic Storm ~ to the Big Top stage!

Bought by KMSU, KALH, KPIP-LP, WRNC-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION: Live from Bass Performance Hall is an autobiographical dark comedy, written and performed by "This American Life" co...

Bought by KHEN-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Minneapolis speed-grass band Pert Near Sandstone joins us for an evening on the Big Top Stage!

Bought by WRNC-LP, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Nathan Bergstedt is a writer from Grand Rapids. He is the Art and Education Editor for the Grand Rapids Herald Review. He is also responsible for T...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Today's privacy concerns with cell phones seem trivial when we look back at the world of open telephone wires.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The meeting of two rivers, Credit: Lesley Nase
An essay on how to unplug and gain balance during the holiday season by watching classic holiday films.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 12:26

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 04:59

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:13
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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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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
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The howler monkey starts a whoopin' and a walin' in Balsam. Using some kind of funnel and a great deal of effort, one could drown in a gentle rain.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2010
  • Length: 03:21
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Stormy weather brings out our animal instincts.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Aug 02, 2010
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Sparks turning into the stars; really living.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2010
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1