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They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Stevie Wonder should know the feeling of flattery well. His son...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Martin Woods talks to Audra Wilson about the challenges and the rewards of being a Black Operatic Baritone from the West Side of Chicago, and takin...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
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Is it a boy or a girl? What happens when babies are born with ambiguous genitalia.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:09
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Episode #3 travels into the realm of memory as Howard Nemerov and Gwendolyn Brooks read poems about childhood and the fleeting nature of time.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUPR low power FM, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 15
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Episode #2 takes listeners on several poetry journeys: to Africa with James Baldwin and on an interplanetary rocket-poem trip with Allen Ginsberg a...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WNMU-FM, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, KUER and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 15
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode #1 explores how poetry enables people to channel the voices of others and features excerpts from Studs Terkel’s interviews with Elma Stucke...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KISU, KUPR low power FM, WNMU-FM, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 18
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There are plenty of things we don’t share with our mothers. Dark, sad things. Unless of course, you’re both in the business of death.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, 90.5 WESA, PRX Remix, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:24
  • Purchases: 4
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Phyllis McEwen and Bob Devin-Jones bring to life African-American folktales and songs that Zora Neale Hurston collected in Florida in the 1930s.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 39:38
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In May of 2012, Harvard and MIT announced a partnership to provide free courses to anyone, anywhere, sparking an intense debate about the future of...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Elna Baker, Michele Carlo, Christine, Steve Spatucci and Scott Whitehair share true tales of the Yuletide.

Bought by KOSU, WAER, KUER, KUNM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 16
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Steve Spatucci tells of his childhood quest to find Santa Claus

Bought by KRZA, KMXT, and KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Listeners and trick-or-treaters alike will enjoy a mix of music and mayhem perfect for Halloween.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Music and comedy to suit Halloween

Bought by WNMU-FM and KPVL


  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Hackney Brothers, Credit: Facebook
In the mid 1970s, three teenage brothers from Detroit formed a band. That’s not exactly an unusual story. Motown history is full of bands that made...

Bought by WDBM, New Hampshire Public Radio, and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption:  Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs on Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Skater's Waltz, Serenade to a Cuckoo, and Jive Elephant are among the tunes that will fill the air when the Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs is hear...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode Sixty-Two, Mary! Thank you for supporting all that episodic exposition! This episode we speak with romance novelist Mary Tate Engels. Autho...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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Dating can be different for Muslims, Hindus and Latinos. Even once they've moved to America, some of the traditions stay alive, and some die.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:23
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We continue our coverage of Boats & Bluegrass 2012 with a phenomenal fiddler. This musician transforms himself into a one man band by utilizing a u...

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 47:01
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Conversations about new technologies and how we are interacting with them in a very human way.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of including Anita Humes and the Essex.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:51:29
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Also skinny and running songs and a bunch of music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:46:54