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Caption: Dan May, Credit: Dan May Facebook
Singer-songwriter Dan May’s career path has taken more twists and turns than a corkscrew in a hurricane. He has worked as a grave-digger, televisio...

  • Added: May 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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
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Colin Meloy says he wishes he would have never used the word "hiatus" when referring to his band The Decemberists taking time off after The King Is...

Bought by KUCB, KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 4
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For Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, Sylvan Esso came about as a fluke as much as necessity. Both of their previous bands, Mountain Man and Megafaun,...

Bought by KSUT, KUCB, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Join us for an interesting and fun conversation with planetary astronomer, Alessondra Springmann. She’s working on NASA’s Osiris project and could ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Nelly Tagar, San Francisco, CA 12/15/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nelly Tagar talks sacrifice, stapleguns, and why she’s like a cactus.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 22:04
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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
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The sounds of childhood: jokes and playground songs.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman and producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, New Orleans...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, and other musings.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:27
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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Join us for episode sixty-eight, an enlightening conversation with Paul Carrick Ph.D., teacher of philosophy at Gettysburg College. He’s also a bio...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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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
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It’s the sixty-seventh episode of The Mikie Show! You won’t want to miss this one: We speak with Deirdre Barrett Ph.D., author, psychologist and te...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Comedian H. Alan Scott
Comedian and writer H. Alan Scott talks about being diagnosed with testicular cancer and going through chemotherapy while maintaining his career in...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 01:08:15
Caption: Owner of the Comedy Cellar in NYC, Noam Dworman
Noam Dworman, owner of popular club The Comedy Cellar, chats about booking comics, dealing with hecklers, managing pop-ins by renowned comedians, a...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:11:24
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
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"I’m playing these records. The phone rings and I pick it up: 'WAHR'. And this lady’s voice--I can still hear her voice--she goes: 'I want you.'" ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KJZZ, and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 3
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Feminist Mothers, Michelangelo in America, and Humor in the Workplace

  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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: 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