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Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: William Joyce
Creative author, illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce is an Academy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner and his illustrations have appeared on numer...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:44

  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It's called the Looplore Experiment and it's partially funded through Kickstarter donations. This weekend-long "camp" revolves around arts and craf...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
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THEY LINE UP LIKE WELL-BEHAVED CHILDREN...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Apr 06, 2011
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prosthetic leg donated by broken hearted soldier, Credit: The Museum of Broken Relationships
When Paul Simon outlined "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" 35 years ago, it turns out he missed a few. There are well over 400, in fact, as bagged, tag...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, KFAI, KUT and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 9
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A HEAD AND A TONGUE MADE OF SILVER OR BRASS...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 01:30

  • Added: Sep 02, 2010
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 17, 2010
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The limerick is a form of poetry that is short, rhyming and often of a sexual nature.

Bought by SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Legendary actor talks to me about his time with Company Of Angels, a theater company he helped found and a special event that he is a part of on Oc...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2009
  • Length: 15:54
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They say the clothes make the man, or woman. On this edition of B-Side we explore what our clothes say about who we are. B-Side's Tamara Keith visi...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, Remix Radio, KXOT Public Radio, KUT-HD, and KGOU


  • Added: May 11, 2008
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Stephen Poleskie in conversation about his life as an artist and writer

  • Added: Aug 17, 2007
  • Length: 27:30
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Learn how the giant puppets that lead New York City's Village Halloween parade are constructed.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2006
  • Length: 09:18
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Leon Cippini wanted to be a great drummer; he became a great cymbal tester instead.

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: Apr 20, 2004
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 13, 2004
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 4