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Frank was a white supremacist. Jesse was a jihadi extremist. What do we see when we look beyond ideology?

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:45
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Current Mood: Desperate.  Mortified pays tribute to the kids who grew up in an era right before Myspace and Facebook and pioneered the idea of goin...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
Caption: Northern Uganda
"I escaped because of my friend. The three of us started planning while we were in south Sudan." Beatrice Ocwee Reporter Gladys Oroma continues ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 44:12
Caption: Beatrice Oswee with her daughter in Gulu, Uganda.
"If I did not reveal that I was formerly abducted, nobody would know. If I did not tell that these children were born from captivity, nobody would ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:25
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Glenn Boyd was convicted of a crime he did not commit. This episode of the California Innocence Project features another story about a bad identifi...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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The California Innocence Project relies on interns to go through thousands of requests for assistance. In this episode, interns share some of their...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Frank was a white supremacist. Jesse was a jihadi extremist. What do we see when we look beyond ideology?

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:45
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In a time when women couldn't even vote, she wielded incredible power, blazing her own trail to unrivaled fame and fortune. So why don't we remembe...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:33
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Charles Miles talks about the wrongful incarceration of his son.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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On this episode of the California Innocence Project, Guy Miles shares his story about a bad identification leading to wrongful conviction -- and 18...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
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Joe Lindsley was the protégé of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. What moved the ambitious twenty-something to abandon the conservative media titan?

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 40:13
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An innocent woman discusses re-entering her world outside of prison. She addresses the painful time spent away from her children and new possibilit...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
Caption: Houda and Farrah showing off their University of Arizona gear outside the KXCI studios. They coincidentally both came to the recording all decked out in UA colors! Like many Syrian girls, Farrah doesn’t show her face on social media.
In episode 14 Farrah returns with Houda to talk about her family’s harrowing experience in their home in Homs, Syria early in the war. After the ev...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
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In episode 13 of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, it’s Melanie’s turn to take you to Small Syria. To sit by the pool with a group of Syrian w...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:41
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In the summer of 2013, I traveled a six hundred miles, and 200 years into the past to spend nine days living and working aboard the U.S. Brig Niaga...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 10:04
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When you look into the eyes of someone who’s Bi-Polar, it’s like looking at a hurricane from space. You can see the swirling mass, but the real ho...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, The Story, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 5
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What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmort...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 21:30
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Vol. 1, No. 7 A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 10:34
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It was the 1960s – and throughout the United States, opposition to the War in Vietnam was growing. The Draft forced young men to make a choice abo...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:21
Caption: Kismet
In “Palm Treo”, Brittany and Eric talk about the secret parties that the RA’s at Howard University were throwing in 2005. Their podcast “For Colore...

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 23:32
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Greg, a New York City cop, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia 11 years after being covered in dust and debris at the World Trade Center atta...

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  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 16:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Chopin guides us back home through a tender harmonic progression in the third movement of this masterpiece.

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 08:19