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Don Hodges studies music psychology. Here, he discusses one of his latests studies that gives us some insight into what our favorite song (and musi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Finch is an essayist, Newspaper Columnist, and a poet living in Deer River, Minnesota. In her essay, "Gifts," Finch shares the story of one of...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:39
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"Generation Putin" is an hourlong special on young people and politics in the former Soviet Union. Embeddable on SoundCloud, too.

Bought by KCPW, WGBH Radio Boston, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 54
Caption: Emily Franklin
Here’s a new book for Channuk, Hannukkah, Channukah, or however you happen to spell it.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Melanie, Credit: MB
Melanie is a young woman of Suriname in South America who now lives in Holland and is becoming an icon and inspiration for those who want to change...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:54
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Tips on pimpin' your Thanksgiving fare. A book blogger and literary tweeter on the best reads to pack when planning a long weekend with family. And...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Wyoming Public Radio, and WXXI


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 46:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A Stanford professor talks about why procrastination isn’t necessarily a hindrance to productivity, and shares tips from a book he wrote while not ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 46:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gary Hotsfall, a student at Western Governor’s University Washington. WGU is a network of nonprofit online universities., Credit: Stephen Smith
Digital technologies are changing how many Americans go to college - from online courses to robo-tutors. Can these innovations make college cheaper...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WUFT, KZYX, KMXT, and KOSU


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A former sailor settles in Oregon. He is adverse to work of any sort. He's a self proclaimed expert. He fails to take seriously warnings about the ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 09:53
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, Credit: Michael Haug Photography
The Rose Ensemble is back with a free one-hour holiday special. Slavic Wonders is a stunning celebration of the season featuring some truly brillia...

Bought by Capital Public Radio, WUAL, WHRV, KHNS, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 33
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Commuting to Syria., Credit: Courtesy of Tom A. Peter
Moving up, moving home, and moving your body. In Latitudes’ On the Move special we’ll sample many varieties of mobility. From self-deportation to ...

Bought by KUOW and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sunland Park, New Mexico, Credit: Samat Jain
In 2011 and 2012, the small New Mexico border community of Sunland Park made regional headlines and national news for its political scandals. Delvi...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
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The real NRA fights for our right to keep recklessly driving cars.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:10
Caption: ElJay A. on microphone , Credit: ElJay A. on microphone
The StudioTalk presents Ranajit Sengupta, a sarod maestro from Kolkata (India), film composer, lecturer for Indian Classical Music, working on rese...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:01
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The third edition of the Great Northern Radio Show has us at the John Chalberg Theater in Brainerd. Titled "Maybe About Trains," this radio variety...

Bought by KSRQ and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59:22
  • Purchases: 2
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A program containing 3 short stories of the old west by Frank Bird Linderman in which the rough dry humor of the cowpuncher is evident.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Mohandas Gandhi, Credit: Orbis Book cover Roberta Savage
The Father of India was dead. Killed by a man he’d known for years. The year was 1948, the dawn of India’s independence from Great Britain. In his...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 28:52
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I ask students around a college campus if men and women can be just friends.

  • Added: May 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:07
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Andrew Gumbel, co-author of the book "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why it Still Matters" (2012, HarperCollins) with Roger Char...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Elizabeth Hausler, Credit: Dowser.org
Engineer and brickmason Dr. Elizabeth Hausler saves lives by making houses more earthquake resistant for little or no extra money. It just requires...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 25, 2012
  • Length: 18:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: G.P. Putnam's Sons jacket cover, Credit: Natalie C. Sousa, cover design
Meg Rosoff, a Printz Award-winning author, returns to the young adult marketplace with "There is No Dog," a provocative and imaginative novel starr...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 21:06
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Changing Gears reporters spent a week on the road, traveling to places throughout the Midwest where local economies and town cultures revolve aroun...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
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A half-hour radio documentary that examines the history and culture of a New Mexico border town. The piece explores issues of inter-ethnic relation...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34