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Daniel Magariel, a Kansas City native, is a young writer who hit it big with his debut novel, ONE OF THE BOYS. A NEW YORK TIMES Editor’s Choice in ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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We look back on the life of novelist Kent Haruf (1943-2014). September 2017 marks the inaugural Kent Haruf Literary Celebration in Salida for this ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Terence Davies talks ecstasy, unfairness, and avoiding narrative cul-de-sacs,

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 17:41
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As we approach the Academy Awards, there’s lots of buzz about the film, FENCES. The screenplay is written by the late August Wilson, adapted from ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dramatist Anna Deavere Smith discusses her technique of interviewing real people to use their stories on stage. She talks about the School to Priso...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel has tackled traditionally taboo subjects. In a different role, Vogel has also distinguished herself a...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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-Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel has tackled traditionally taboo subjects. Vogel has also distinguished herself as an exceptional tea...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate p...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
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Sarah Weinman is widely recognized as a leading authority on crime fiction. She is the editor of Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from th...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 12:12
Caption: Jason Segel & James Ponsoldt, San Francisco, CA 5/2/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jason Segel and James Ponsoldt talk misconceptions, epiphanies of genius, and the musician’s ear.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 16:12
Caption: Marsha Mason
Marsha Mason (4 time Academy Award nominee) and Steven Boyer (Tony nominee for HAND TO GOD and regular on TV's "Trial and Error") star in TASHA WA...

Bought by WHRV, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David Auburn
Two short plays about political operatives by Pulitzer Prize Winner David Auburn. In the comic DAMAGE CONTROL, a political aide has a public relati...

Bought by WNPR, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried Veterans Administration Hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kathryn Miles
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy smashed into the Eastern seaboard. A monster nobody was prepared to deal with.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Phillip Margolin is an attorney and the author of nineteen novels. You may visit him at www.phillipmargolin.com or at www.facebook.com/PhillipMargo...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 27:44
Caption: Bobby Cannavale
In the comic classic, MERE MORTALS by David Ives, a construction worker reveals he is secretly, actually the Lindbergh baby. Turns out his pals hav...

Bought by WNPR, KUNM, KZYX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: William Jackson Harper
Lascivious bees swarm a young woman’s Upper West Side apartment. Two vultures have a bone to pick with Saint Francis. Playing on Air brings you two...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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James Lee Burke discusses "Wayfaring Stranger"

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 21:55
Caption: Saving Paradise , Credit: Book cover
IdeaSphere … Saving Paradise: Author and environmental activist Mike Bond uses fiction to tell the real story of Hawaii’s fight against corporation...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 20:41
  • Purchases: 2
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Backstage with the director of Gatz, a play that takes as its text F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic of and about the Jazz Age. [36:04]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 36:05
  • Purchases: 1
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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: John Krokidas, San Francisco, CA 10/7/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Krokidas talks taking small liberties, exploding into the new, and the tender side of David Cross.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: James Ponsoldt, San Francisco, CA 5/6/13 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Director James Ponsoldt talks dignity, Geiger counters of honesty, and where to get a great piece of pie.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2013
  • Length: 13:54
Caption: Amy Acker & Alexis Denisoff, San Francisco, CA 4/28/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof talk having no fear, short shooting schedules, and staircase soliloquies.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Walter Salles, San Francisco, CA 12/8/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Walter Salles talks searching for freedom, finding the story behind the book, and bicycling with Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:56