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After hearing a mentor make an inappropriate joke, medical student Jenny Tiskus grapples with humor's place in the world of medicine.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 37:22
Caption: John Grisham & James McBride, Credit: JMU Creative Media
Recorded in front of a live audience, WMRA and James Madison University present The John Grisham Writers Hour with special guest James McBride, a N...

Bought by WCVE


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The average household has more than 40 appliances that use electricity when they're off. We help you find and subdue them.

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 23:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Tired of the news? Well, this week we've got a special holiday episode of More to Say. Join producers Tim Slover and Lee Hale as Lee tries to con...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:19
Caption: Stephin Merritt, Credit: Marcelo Krasilcic
The Naked American Songbook went LIVE with singer-songwriter-producer-genius Stephin Merritt, the force behind at least one indie-cult classic grou...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
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April is National Poetry Month, and this year, it's also the 40th anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR We'll celebrate what T.S. Eliot called THE...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUER, WNJR, WMUU-LP, KQED and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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For more inspiration to carry us into the new year, we go "Back to the Writing Well," this time to hear from writers Elizabeth Gaffney, author of t...

Bought by KRZA, WNJR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Happy Festivus!
It's a Most Special Festivus with the Best Festivus Wine Gifts for that certain Semi-Special Someone in your life. We also speak with our favorite...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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In Part 2 of Michael’s interview with Best-selling Author David Sedaris, they talk about growing up Sedaris and how his relationship with his fathe...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 34:48
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NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author of “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “When You Are Engulfed in Flames” talks to Michael about his rise to success

  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 43:00
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Segment 1: Saul Austerlitz/Sitcoms Segment 2: Mary Murrin/River Cruises Segment 3: Joan Pagano/Fitness Segment 4: Chris Launois/Photojournalism ...

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 53:01
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From Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, Home Alone, and what seems like every comedy ever - Rob Schneider has been playing the game for half his life. ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 12:21
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, and other musings.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:27
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Science Frog explains an important phenomenon.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:08
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"What is your conception of God?" Everybody seems to have a unique answer to this question, as folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld found outside a groc...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Owner of the Comedy Cellar in NYC, Noam Dworman
Noam Dworman, owner of popular club The Comedy Cellar, chats about booking comics, dealing with hecklers, managing pop-ins by renowned comedians, a...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:11:24
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The humorist and author talks about his novel, "Insane City," and the real-life insane city that inspired it...Miami. He then sits down with Virgin...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 56:30
Caption: Vicki Leon
Author Vicki Leon takes us for a ride through the ages of aphrodisiacs and anti-aphrodisiacs, contraception, nymphomania, bisexuality, cross-dressi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A profile on Ryan Bowers, a winner of Yale University's Last Comic Standing, and an opener for John Mulaney at the Yale Fall Show.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Ellen Millender, Professor of Classics and Humanities at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, Credit: Michael Clapp, OPB
How do we know that there was voter fraud in ancient Athens? Pottery shards tell the tale.

Bought by Listenwise


  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leslie M.M. Blume, Credit: photo by Billy Farrell
Try to imagine drinking your way through this book! That’s what author Leslie M. M. Blume has done in order to provide recipes for 144 cocktails.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Art Markman, Credit: Erin Randall/KUT
Join us for a discussion on developing strategies for becoming more efficient and effective thinkers for a changing world.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:37
Caption: Bob Balaban
Charlie Drinkwater is in trouble. Not he’s done anything wrong. He’s just morphing into a mutant dinosaur.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2012
  • Length: 19:01
Caption: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
This is 1DERFUL!: Wumbers. The new children's book by Amy Kruse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld. The idea is to take words that contain numbers, an...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2012
  • Length: 22:19
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Mother Nature and God respond to Paul Ryan's comment that "our rights come from nature and God, not government."

  • Added: Sep 02, 2012
  • Length: 02:11