Stay Human

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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This program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Stay Human is a mix of music, conversation and spoken word to give us all a little encouragement. The program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


294 Pieces

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Today on Stay Human, how to get your canoe from Alaska to Minnesota, and be home in time for supper. Jack Nachbar takes us down the river, and we'...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 57:40
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Tune in to Stay Human, join Michael Goldberg, Connie Wanek, Matthew Miltich and Terry O'Brien sharing essays, poems and music that gives us courage...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
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Stay Human goes back to school today - sort of. The virtual classroom, for virtual Hug a Teacher Week, with reports on how to use Live Action Role...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
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Taking a walk among the tombstones today on Stay Human - words and music for the living. Steve Downing on cemeteries as magical places, and a tour ...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:28
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The power of laughter, today on Stay Human. Laugh alone (like say, when checking your FB feed) and you only half laugh. Laugh together, and chang...

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 1
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We're going up to the cabin, with local story tellers in Suomi, Bigfork, Ely and points north. Today's show is dedicated to summer visitors, snowb...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2020
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on Stay Human it’s a taste of summer. We talk ice cream, take a peek into Terry Leinbach’s freezer, Charlie Parson shares a life time of gar...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:16
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On this segment of Stay Human we have stories, song and poetry about that perfect moment or the perfect start to a brand new day. Stories by Matth...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Pucker up for The Kissing Show on Stay Human. Aaron Wenger's First Kiss, Julie Crabb's Kiss Goodbye, a smooch fest at the movies with Jack Nachbar,...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
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On Stay Human, code-switching and communication break-downs, how we manage to keep not hearing each other, or, sometimes, break through the languag...

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 1
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What the President calls "a left wing cultural revolution" continues today, with notes from July 2 1776, July 5 1853, July 12 1976 and the coming S...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 57:24
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Drive time today on Stay Human. Hop into Carolyn King's beloved Dodge Dart, Prince's Red Corvette, and Scott Stowell's new used car. Poetry song an...

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Trigger event? Last straw? A portal to the future? Today on Stay Human, Winona LaDuke at White Earth and Frank Bibeau, Leech Lake, share their view...

Bought by KTSW 89.9 and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Love Letters today on Stay Human, from The Beach Boys and Riders in the Sky, with a story from Scott Stowell. Robert Jevne reads from The Pan...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:20
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"All flesh is grass..." and "E=MCsquared" meet up on Stay Human, The Poetry of Science. Including northern Minnesota poets Leah Lemm, Aaron Wenger ...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:57
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Special edition of Stay Human today, observing Memorial Day, and Bob Dylan's birthday, too. John Erickson, at the Brainerd Public Schools Archive, ...

Bought by KRCB 104.9 and KTSW 89.9


  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's a picture of my mother, sitting on the table, her mother looking tired, behind her. Today on Stay Humans, BAD MOMS - at the movies, with Jul...

  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 59:17
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I was getting a check from the government every month before the days of wine and 'rona - and the pandemic didn't change much for me, already livin...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Get out your dancin' shoes and push the furniture to the walls. We're kicking it on Stay Human, where Terry O'Brien and Sue Searing describe how th...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:33
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What's that one, singular work of art that transported you, that you keep going back to, that lifts you to another place entirely? Join us today on...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:00:02