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Living From Happiness - deep, thoughtful, provocative public radio

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:57
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"When I have my skates on, I'm awake and I'm alive. I don't have to take drugs." Where@bouts, the podcast that remixes the world, is back with a s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr Cable explains why scientists often assume that water is needed to sustain life. She explains why most life, like us, likely is carbon-based, an...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
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Mary has developed a career specializing in popular science and doing it with respect and wit. Since the publication of her first book “Stiff,” she...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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The author of “Twenty Chickens for a Saddle” is a social entrepreneur who works in southern Africa. But back when she was 7 she moved from England ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
Caption: Andrea Leggitt's mobile designs draw on memes and pop culture favorites., Credit: Andrea Leggitt
Andrea Leggitt's life and creative focus changed when she got some unexpected news shortly after she graduated from Arizona State University with a...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
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In “Men of Salt” this adventurer and outdoorsman travels from Timbuktu to the salt mines deep in the Mali desert. He traveled eighteen hours daily ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Madison County, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:40
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Anthony’s latest book, “Hotels, Hospitals and Jails” describes his life after the pluses and minuses of the fame of "Jarhead." In that book he chro...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Album Leaf
A growing group of musicians are returning to old analog keyboards, sometimes refurbishing and playing instruments older than they are.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
Caption: Some tinnitus sufferers experience their phantom frequencies as buzzing or chirping sounds, like the song of a cicada (here, converted mathematically into graph form)., Credit: Photo Researchers
This dramatic soundscape uses interviews, narration, sound effects, and music to explain the emerging neuroscience of tinnitus - a ringing, buzzing...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Al Perry, Tucson country singer, is running for president. His middle name is Richard, so he registered himself as Al "Dick" Perry on the Arizona R...

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Walter Breuning just days before his 114th birthday, Credit: Emilie Ritter
Walter Breuning is believed to be the world's oldest man. He was born in 1896...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Vikram Jayanti, September 10, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti on lies, truth, and Hollywood Babylon in his doc, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF PHIL SPECTOR

  • Added: Sep 13, 2010
  • Length: 21:01
Caption: Ben Steinbauer and Jack Rebney, San Francisco, July 30, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
WINNEBAGO MAN subject Jack Rebney and its director Ben Steinbauer talk logic, politics, and the pleasures and perils of making a film about a cultu...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 22:43
Caption: Havana Road
The American Dream travels a little ways down the Havana Road. When the economy tanked in 2009, Marta Quintana lost her job and her stock portfo...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 07:11

  • Added: May 15, 2010
  • Length: 09:33
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UP IN THE AIR co-star Anna Kendrick talks to Andrea Chase about suiting up, being prepared, and why we won't be seeing George Clooney in a space suit.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2010
  • Length: 11:27
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THE LAST STATION -- Writer/director Michael Hoffman talks with Andrea Chase about using Chekhov to get to Tolstoy, why love is as wondrous and infu...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
Caption: TheOatmeal Cartoon Frame, Credit: TheOatmeal.com
Remember the Farside comics? Here's an interview with the Farside 2.0

  • Added: Dec 12, 2009
  • Length: 07:48
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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG: Animators Mark Henn and Mike Surrey talk to Andrea Chase about the pleasures and perils of returning to hand-drawn anima...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 15:03
Caption: Spock, Kirk, McCoy, Scotty, Credit: www.startrek.com
PEACE TALKS RADIO, the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution, explores the peace message in the hugely popular original 1960's T...

Bought by KUOW, KGNU, WTJU, KUOW, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit: www.schoolonwheels.org
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3