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Playlist: O'Dark 30 episode 77 (2-25)

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KUT's O’Dark 30 never even goes on vacation as we are back at it with the best from the world of independent radio production. Every Sunday at midnight on Austin's KUT 90.5 and also at 4pm on digital KUT2 we present 3 hours of a little bit of everything from the world of independent radio production.

Episode 77 (2-25) includes Wild Morels on the Yellowstone...'Til Death Do Us Part...Hey, We're Back: Episode 1...Retro Rhetoric: Becoming More Becoming...Snap Judgment #209: Road Trip...Sound Opinions Presents: Like A Rolling Stone-The Music of Bob Dylan...Christmas With Grandma...Adopt A Wolf?...Rogue Buddah Gallery haunts and inspires...Mme. Blavatsky and the Colonel Part One

Wild Morels on the Yellowstone

From Hearing Voices | Part of the Scott Carrier stories series | 06:53

The river rises and the mushrooms sprout.

Scmorel_small Stalking mushrooms on the banks of a flooding Yellowstone River, and the recipes and feast which follows from the freshly picked wild morels.

'Til Death Do Us Part

From Third Coast International Audio Festival | Part of the 2006 Third Coast ShortDocs: 99 Ways To Tell a Radio Story series | 02:30

Producer Sasha Aslanian's divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other.

Shortdocs06_small Producer Sasha Aslanian's divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other.

'Til Death Do Us Part was produced by Sasha Aslanian for the 2006 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge: 99 Ways To Tell a Radio Story. Inspired by cartoonist Matt Madden and the french literary group Oulipo, the 99 Ways Challenge invited anyone and everyone to produce short audio works following a set of rules. Each submission had to:
- start with some manifestation of "To begin with, they never got along." 
- include a pre-recorded voice, rhythmic noise and exclamation 
- last exactly 2:30 minutes
 
 

HEY WE'RE BACK: Episode 1

From Jonathan Katz | Part of the HEY WE'RE BACK series | 06:45

Episode 1

Bigredsmall_small In this first episode we take a trip to New York City to visit with a dominatrix who specializes in grammar, and we'll also be spending some time with a variety of other cruel and interesting individuals. This trip will take you as far west as Idaho and as far east as your mind permits. Does that make sense? Not yet, but I'm hoping it will soon...

Retro Rhetoric: Becoming More Becoming

From Sarah Boothroyd | 03:00

How to make your dreams of happiness come true.

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Retro Rhetoric: Becoming More Becoming was produced for the 2008 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Radio Ephemera.

Christmas With Grandma

From Third Coast International Audio Festival | Part of the 2006 Third Coast ShortDocs: 99 Ways To Tell a Radio Story series | 02:30

With Grandma, things start bad and get worse.

Shortdocs06_small With Grandma, things start bad and get worse.

Christmas With Grandma was produced by Ken Cormier for the 2006 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge: 99 Ways To Tell a Radio Story. Inspired by cartoonist Matt Madden and the french literary group Oulipo, the 99 Ways Challenge invited anyone and everyone to produce short audio works following a set of rules. Each submission had to:
- start with some manifestation of "To begin with, they never got along." 
- include a pre-recorded voice, rhythmic noise and exclamation 
- last exactly 2:30 minutes
 
 

Adopt A Wolf?

From The humble Farmer | :43

A calf might be easier on the grandchildren

Humbleoats_small At the end of three years some folks might get upset if they hear I've eaten my wolf.

Rogue Buddha Gallery haunts and inspires

From KFAI | Part of the 10,000 Fresh Voices series | 05:32

Rogue Buddha Gallery has become famous for its haunting artwork and talented contributors. One of the first hot spots to turn Northeast Minneapolis' 13th Avenue into an arts destination, it has survived for more than a decade as other galleries have come and gone. KFAI's Michelle Bruch spoke to artist and gallery owner Nicholas Harper about his penchant for long-necked ladies and the sustainability of Rogue Buddha.

Nickh2_small Rogue Buddha Gallery has become famous for its haunting artwork and talented contributors. One of the first hot spots to turn Northeast Minneapolis' 13th Avenue into an arts destination, it has survived for more than a decade as other galleries have come and gone. KFAI's Michelle Bruch spoke to artist and gallery owner Nicholas Harper about his penchant for long-necked ladies and the sustainability of Rogue Buddha.

Mme. Blavatsky and The Colonel Part One

From Helen Borten | Part of the A Sense of Place series | 30:01

The story of the woman responsible for America's love afair with spiritualism and her modern-day descendants.

Mediumandhersign200res_small A journey through time in the company of the historical character most responsible for America's one-hundred year love affair with spiritualism. Bizarre, brilliant and larger than life, Mme.Blavatsky's own words bring this dramatic story alive. Her modern-day coubnterparts in Lily Dale--a village in upstate New York reminscent of Brigadoon--round out a narrative that is always stranger than fiction. One :15 promo for parts 1 & 2 (click "listen" page, promo labeled "Segment 2") One :30 promo for parts 1 & 2 (click "listen" page, promo labeled "Segment 3")