Odd Jobs

Series produced by WFUV

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Short drop-ins featuring workers who make a living in unusual ways.

For easy drop -in during the news magazines or otherwise, these 4, short, un-narrated pieces feature a:

Matchmaking Cabbie
Busking juggler
Gum buster
Chess hustler


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A unicycling juggler who passes the hat for a living.

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX, KVMR, and KUHB


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: :55
  • Purchases: 3
From: WFUV
Series: Odd Jobs
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A New Yorker who has the technology and the will to scrape gum off the sidewalk.

Bought by KFAI, Here and Now, NPR Station Showcase with PRX, WMCO, KVMR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 6
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A cabbie who plays matchmaker on the side.

Bought by Here and Now, NPR Station Showcase with PRX, KVMR, and KUHB


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 4
From: WFUV
Series: Odd Jobs
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A New Yorker who hustles at a chess board in the park for a living.

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX, KVMR, 2SER FM 107.3, and KUHB


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 4