SIMPLE ReDISCOVERY

Series produced by Ted Wells

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Rediscover what makes life worthwhile ... and more interesting ... and evocative! Art, culture, music, film, fashion, and oddities in everyday life ... The subjects seem simple ... but you will discover and learn things you never knew. Find us at simplerediscovery.org.

Find us at simplerediscovery.org. Relearn, relive, and relove subjects that we revive and refresh for today. Simple Rediscovery brings the best of the past to light for a new age.


26 Pieces

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Rediscover a Creative and Artistic Modern Age

  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 10:24
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Rediscover splatter platters and how radio takes us on a ride!

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 11:50
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Life’s precarious journey—lessons today’s parents often avoid. Rediscover the frightening tales from our collective past.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 11:46
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Slothfully inclined and vanity deficient? Less is more ... dress better!

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 09:10
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Mystics, Scientists, Astronomists, Harlequins, Writers, and Artists -- Pop! Explore the modern masters of pop-up books: Matthew Reinhart, Robert S...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 10:10
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Reconnect with people ... onstage and in the audience! In a time when many Americans have become inordinately discouraged and increasingly disconne...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 08:06
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Mary Blair: Walt Disney's Golden Girl. Bold. Confident. Visionary. These three words describing mid-century conceptual artist and illustrator, Mar...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:25
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In 1989, when Allan Gurganus published his debut novel, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, he did something amazing: Through a work of fict...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 1
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One could argue that the introduction of the modern typewriter just a tad over 110 years ago did more to change the way that humans communicate tha...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:19
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For more than a century, radio—in its various forms—has changed the way we experience the world. What began as a means of military and ship-to-shor...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1
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When we hear the word "museum," many of us think about the cool marble edifices we visited as children. Although many public and private museums ha...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 10:58
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The current philosophy seems to be the more “friends” that we can amass on Facebook, or the more “followers” that we can attract on Twitter, the be...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 08:12
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It’s generally agreed that the silent film era lasted from 1894 to 1929; however, the history of projected images is much longer. Beginning in the ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
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For those of us who attended grammar school long before the arrival of the in-classroom computer, one of the greatest rites of passage (right up th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:08
  • Purchases: 1
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While waiting for the sunlight of a bright new, less-needful day to wake all of us from our collective buying frenzy, there are a few steps we can ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:31
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According to Psychology Today, mindfulness can be defined as “a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe yo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:34
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Believe it or not, there was a time not so long ago when young people played outside. While most suburban families had their share of Frisbees, foo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
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Unless you’re a prisoner or a shut-in, you’ve probably noticed that the world seems to be increasingly overrun with little yapping dogs.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:01
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Permanence—the state or quality of lasting or remaining unchanged indefinitely—might appear to be an outmoded, unrealistic concept.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:16
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In the long ago and far away of mid-to-late twentieth-century America, the clothesline was a common feature of the landscape. Sheets, towels, cloth...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 05:51