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Guggenheim Fellow Charles Harper Webb reads from his collection of essays, A MILLION MFAS ARE NOT ENOUGH and shares poetry from his earlier books, ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ike Barinholtz, San Francisco, CA 9/27/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ike Barinholtz talks savagery, gestalt therapy, and art in difficult times.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 11:58
Caption: Professor Al Gini
Political humorists are having a feeding frenzy. There seems to be more satire available than they can handle very day then they can handle.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham, whose work will appear in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRTY 2017, is also a gifted fiction writer. In this sho...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
Caption: Tony Kushner
Pulitzer Prize winners Tony Kushner, Jane Smiley, Richard Russo, as well as Sherman Alexie, Naomi Shihab Nye, and the late August Wilson share some...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Joe Wilson at the Henderson Festival, 2014, Credit: Ginger Correll
2001 National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, WMMT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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This hour we speak to actor, writer, and director Curt Cloninger, who has spent 30 years traveling the country performing thoughtful and thought-pr...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL co-founder Nick Prueher talks cultural anthropology, local angles, and topless darts.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 20:28
Caption: Justin Simien, San Francisco, CA 10/17/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Justin Simien talks satire, social mirrors, and the truth of life.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
Caption: Nick Frost, San Francisco, CA 3/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Frost talks sequins, alcohol, and why not every romantic comedy should end in a kiss.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
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We finish National Novel Writing Month with the Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Richard Ford, who sees fiction as a vehicle to provide renewal and ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, San Francisco, CA  6/13/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nat Faxon and Jim Rash talk theory, practice, and latching onto a cape.

  • Added: Jul 04, 2013
  • Length: 16:18
Caption: Paul Feig, San Francisco, CA 6/6/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Feig talks sincerity, vanity, and his Hitchcock moment.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 16:03
Caption: Richard Wong, San Francisco, CA 3/10/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Wong talks Hollywood vanilla, the aesthetics of falling wine, and the first time he saw Asian people on the big screen.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 16:49
Caption: Colin Fischer, Credit: Jacket cover design by Emily Osborne
This is the story of an exceptional 14-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome. He hates the color blue, keeps a very detailed notebook, needs flash...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 14:42
Caption: Lauren Miller & Ari Graynor, San Francisco, CA, 8/14/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ari Graynor and Lauren Miller talk cinematic waves, the perks of friendship, and the virtues of raunchiness as a plot device.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2012
  • Length: 14:22
Caption: Richard Linklater, San Francisco, CA 4/20/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Linklater talks law, justice, and small town life.

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 10:02
Caption: Jason Reitman, San Francisco, CA  12/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jason Reitman talks impossible romances, fearless performances, and phoning it in.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 10:29
Caption: From Book: CRACKING UP by Paul Lewis, Credit: Laureen Nassef
Whether on the playground or in the office, teasing behavior and put-down humor can certainly give rise to conflict. Yet there are studies showing ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WXXI, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: From Book: CRACKING UP by Paul Lewis, Credit: Laureen Nassef
Whether on the playground or in the office, teasing behavior and put-down humor can certainly give rise to conflict. Yet there are studies showing ...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WFIU, WGDR and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Don't miss Lindsay's rant on the tidal forces of change, navigational techniques and strategies, and the true meaning of meditation. Plus, Part On...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:56
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One-hour radio documentary pays tribute to American legend Waylon Jennings, tells the story behind his final concert at Nashville's Ryman Theatre, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPVL, Red River Radio Network, KPVL, The Texan Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The late, great monologist in retro-talkfest about his art, life, laughs, and hopes for the future.

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 50:05
  • Purchases: 1