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Get a humorous account of the holiday season with Kansas blogger Jen Mann's book SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS WITH PEOPLE I WANT TO PUNCH IN THE THROAT. S...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Philip Armand explores a mysterious black dot on his nose and his parents buy him a used motorcycle.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 08:06
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Philip Armand misses an opportunity to share cake with Sir Terence Conran because he has his head up his A@%.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:13
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The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse – three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Starti...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 10
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An unusual and irreverent comic strip about a misfit cat served as inspiration to 20th century poet e e cummings.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :58
Caption: Hunter S. Thompson, Long Beach, California, May 1989, Credit: Rs79
Hunter S. Thompson had his first run-in with federal agents as a young boy during the Louisville summer of 1946

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Sandip Roy gets virtually stranded in Bangladesh at the Dhaka Lit. Fest.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Terrance Simien (born September 3, 1965 in Mallet, Louisiana) is an American zydeco musician, vocalist and songwriter. He and his band won the Gra...

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


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Gypsy jazz from Berlin, Germany along with Big Top Chautauqua's very own Blue Canvas Orchestra.

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


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tent Show Radio
“I think our music promotes the bridging of all tribes,” Nahko says. “The lyrics and the stories and our energy as a group break down people’s wall...

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


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Tent Show Radio
McLean recorded his first album, Tapestry, in 1969 in Berkeley, California, during the student riots. After being rejected 72 times by labels, the ...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KPIP-LP, KHNS, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Having collaborated with one another for two decades, Rusted Root, has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, ...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ, WUMB and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Regularly published in NEW LETTERS magazine, as well as in other journals and newspapers nationwide, Robert Day discusses his two most recent works...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 03:00

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: There's too many books!, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, chrisrobinsonphotography
How does a lifelong passion for books transform itself into an acute fear?

  • Added: Jan 18, 2010
  • Length: 06:30
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David recalls a beloved children's book with a message.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2008
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: www.williamhrdina.com
A series of 5 very short stories from the POV of soda, water, corn chips, cigarettes, and a can of potted meat

  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 09:18
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David examines some recent science fiction books, and finds more fiction than science.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 03:44
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Love poem for the literal and the literary

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: Nov 21, 2005
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
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The late, great monologist in retro-talkfest about his art, life, laughs, and hopes for the future.

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 50:05
  • Purchases: 1