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Caption: Theo Taplitz and Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 5/29/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ira Sachs and Theo Taplitz talk clarity, process, and not getting into film school.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 22:44
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Last year, 11--year--old Benny Smith started having seizures which kept him out of school, he talks to his mom about life with the disorder.

Bought by WRIR, WEZU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amir Bar-Lev, San Francisco, CA 12/1/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Amir Bar-Lev talks projection, respecting the audience, and changing the world.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
Caption: Cristy Johnston-Limon on MIW, Credit: Allegra Bandy
Making It Work Radio Season 1-Episode 10 with Cristy Johnston-Limon, Destiney Arts Center Executive Director

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
Caption: Bonnie Arnold, Jay Baruchel, Dean Deblois & America Ferrara, San Francisco, CA, 6/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara, Dean Deblois, and Bonnie Arnold talk falling objects, unlikely damsels in distress, and why it’s a three-year wait b...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:26
Caption: Alex Scwartz & Denise Cascino Contemplate The Canteloupe, Credit: Andrea Chase
Producers Alex Schwartz and Denise Cascino talk serendipity, fulfilling expectations, and the physics of Mr. Peabody’s flippity-gibbet.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 13:36
Caption: Tiffany Ward & Rob Minkoff, San Francisco, CA 2/21/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rob MInkoff and Tiffany Ward talk waking up in a cold sweat, restoring Mona Lisa’s eyebrows, and why the cantaloupe really is the lowest of the fru...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Jim Mickle, San Francisco, CA 9/30/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jim Mickle talks extreme reactions, the difference between a remake and a re-imagining, and why he wanted to make the prettiest cannibal movie ever.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2013
  • Length: 15:44
Caption: Brie Larson & Destin Cretton, San Francisco, CA 7/31/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Destin Cretton and Brie Larson talk the importance of humor, the power of super-soakers, and the joy of just being.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
Caption: Scott McGehee, Onata Aprile, David Siegel, San Francisco CA 4/25/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Scott McGehee, David Siegel, and Onata Aprile talk framing shots, casting children, and climbing Alexander Skarsgard like a tree.

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 10:32
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First published in 1947, Goodnight Moon has become one of the most popular books for young children. Yet the book’s author, Margaret Wise Brown, al...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WFHB, and KVLU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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: Erica Linz, San Francisco, CA, 12/4/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Erica Linz talks fear as a buddy, transferring the magic from stage to screen, and why she founded the charity, Cirque du Couture.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 16:43
Caption: Patrick Wang, San Francisco, CA 12/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director/star Patrick Wang talks long takes, persistent optimism, and sharing aesthetic DNA with Chip Taylor.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 20:46
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Writer/director Ursula Meier talks the power of thinking, the tug of family, and the avoidance of cliches..

  • Added: Dec 09, 2012
  • Length: 17:58
Caption: Sam Fell and Chris Butler, San Francisco, CA 7/27/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-Directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell talk using fantasy to enhance reality, the perfection of the imperfect, and why slugs lend themselves so rea...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2012
  • Length: 20:39
Caption: Benh Zeitlin, San Francisco, CA 6/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Benh Zeitlin talks life, death, and ulterior motives.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2012
  • Length: 12:45
Caption: Taika Waititi, San Francisco, CA 3/15/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Taika Waititi talks childhood, hero worship, and whether or not the Maori are one of the lost tribes of Israel.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Like a lot of kids with Tourette's, Finn also has severe ADHD. The flip side of that, Amanda says, is that his high energy makes him a ton of fun., Credit: Amanda Morgan
A toddler sniffs all of his Christmas presents before opening them and his mom realizes something is really wrong. What Tourette’s, OCD, and ADHD l...

Bought by PRX Remix and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 13, 2012
  • Length: 14:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode forty-two welcomes back our friend, psychotherapist Glenn Berger, PhD. This is his fourth visit with us and as always it’s great to have hi...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: brigid reedy plays her fiddle, Credit: clay scott
The traditional art of Western-style yodeling is extremely difficult to master. That's why it's surprising that one of the most gifted yodelers ar...

Bought by KGLT, Yellowstone Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Gene Turpin created one of the first haunted houses in Indianapolis and also provided her family and community with an amazing and memorable tradit...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and KUT


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Sailing maneuver during the moment of Silence

  • Added: Apr 02, 2009
  • Length: 01:46
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
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This Story is free! Broadcasters can use this content as is or edited down to show how the intellectual and international NGo communities are conc...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2007
  • Length: 03:50