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You can't help but love insects when you listen to Kenyan entomologist Dino Martins. In this short piece he explains the natural history of the Coc...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:37
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Without Comment is a 13 week series looking at the first 100 days of the Barack presidency.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 09:45
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One-hour special explores the creation and impact of Miles Davis' album "Kind Of Blue."

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KPIP-LP, KHNS, WXAV 88.3FM, 91.7 WHUS Storrs and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 38
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Absolutely irreverent holiday music and other songs from Richard Cheese, Twisted Sister, Bubble, Casey Desmond and Grisbi all put together like a p...

Bought by KUMD, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and KRUA


  • Added: Dec 23, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Program Directors at the '08 PRPD conference in Hollywood speak with ThoughtCast about reinventing the medium...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2008
  • Length: 07:10
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Halloween is not just kids and candy. It is about masks and identity, horror as well as grown-up fun.

Bought by WNJR, KXOT Public Radio, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 3
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George Carlin's 7 Dirty Words - RIP Mixes (clean)

Bought by XRAY.fm, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KGLT, Marfa Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2008
  • Length: 21:02
  • Purchases: 5
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New one-hour radio special tells the story of Carole King's classic album, TAPESTRY

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, Radio New Zealand, WFAE, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 31
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This new hour of music and conversation will feature Chaka Khan's career as one of R&B's leading female vocalists, and her influence on contemporar...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WJAB, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WMNF, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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One-hour radio documentary pays tribute to American legend Waylon Jennings, tells the story behind his final concert at Nashville's Ryman Theatre, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPVL, Red River Radio Network, KPVL, The Texan Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Mar 05, 2007
  • Length: :15
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Seated at his Bechstein grand, concert pianist and astrologer Gary Goldschneider talks to Dheera Sujan about the music inspired by and written abou...

Bought by KICI, KRPS, KFAI, KRZA, KRPS and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2007
  • Length: 30:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Concert pianist and astrologer Gary Goldschneider talks to Dheera Sujan about the origins of Christmas music.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 29:59
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Hunter Barry Forbes uses turkey psychology to lure in the toms. And some great gobbling...

Bought by 90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station, Prairie Public, and WNKU


  • Added: Nov 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 6
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After the attacks on Sept 11, the world and especially the US created a new subject that was taboo ? the idea of linking the Twin Towers attacks wi...

Bought by KICI, KWCW, and WCOM


  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with Fiona Wood, the only female plastic surgeon in Western Australia and one of the world?s foremost burns specialists.

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Aug 17, 2006
  • Length: 29:31
  • Purchases: 1
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"A Mother's Shortcut" - a nostalgic look back at Mother's Day, mixing music, comedy and archival material

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, KMXT, KVSC, KGOU and more


  • Added: May 03, 2006
  • Length: 28:25
  • Purchases: 17
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Early history of Hawaiians settling along the West Coast

Bought by KREV-LP, KLCC, KSUT, and KUOW


  • Added: May 01, 2006
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 4
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humorous true story from an Irishman's memories of a "charm cure"

  • Added: Mar 11, 2006
  • Length: 06:13
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Iraqi opinion interviews Dub piece

  • Added: Mar 02, 2006
  • Length: 01:31
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Sarah Vowell, John Hodgman and Joshuah Bearman on Presidents' Day, along with a fifteen-piece marching band and a new song about all forty-three pr...

Bought by KWIT, Nevada Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2006
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 13
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Reinier Sijpkens musician, magician, laughter collector talks to Dheera Sujan about his life?s goal to develop his soul.

Bought by KFAI and KFAI


  • Added: Jan 14, 2006
  • Length: 29:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Its got to be one of the most recognizable pieces of music we know, spanning classical and pop cultures, yet not many people would recognize the Ca...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2005
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Spoof: The urban youth version of ,"The Night Before Christmas."

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KVNF, KUOW, KRUA and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2005
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 7