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Mystery Monday is a series of one hour program that features vintage radio mystery programs from the 1930's through the 1950's.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2018
  • Length: 56:58
Caption: Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander, Peter Jacobson, Amy Ryan and Michael Stuhlbarg star in two short, touching and humorous plays about stepping up when you are neede...

Bought by WHRV, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: James Lescene
Starring James Lecesne, Elizabeth is a short play about a son moving back in with his mother after his divorce. Written by David Cale, it features ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:23
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Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes travel to Stoke Moran to investigate the death of Helen Stoner’s sister… and to try and prevent history from repeati...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:21
Caption: Peter Jacobson
SECTION 310, ROW D, SEATS 5 & 6 is a short entertaining play from Tony winner Warren Leight about three buddies who bond over their shared passion ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 29:40
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
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African-American author LaShonda Katrice Barnett, interviewed recently on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday (2/8/15), reads here from her heralded new n...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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For the next hour we’ve got three Christmas stories. From A Christmas Carol on Wheels, which is performed in 20 minutes, to an event called No Roo...

Bought by WLRN


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Adhémar (a small lion) and Jacobi (a little monkey) travel from the jungle in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Europe to recover a vintage mode...

Bought by KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 26:50
  • Purchases: 1
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This story was told by Denise Augustine on April 17th 2013. The theme of the evening was Jackpot, and the stories were told at the Old Firehouse in...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
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We mark the centennial of the start of World War I with the acclaimed author of 29 books, including the well-known SCHINDLER'S LIST (originally SCH...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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This is a remembrance of Peter Matthiessen. He invited us to his house in Sagaponack, to hear a story. He gave his characters' accents, fun for him...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: No Room At The Inn, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Three Christmas stories. In the first story family nativities build homes in Haiti. The second story is about a man and a machine in Williamsburg, ...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WHRV, KWIT, and WLRN


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Bobby speaks with Dina Rae, a loving wife and mother who resides in the Chicago suburbs and writes novels of fiction about what we both agree to be...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: 39:48
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The highlight of the London Olympics: Mitt Romney and Barack Obama face off in the 100 Million Dollar Dash. Bob Costas and Al Michaels with the c...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:53
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This is the Peter Pan novel that was published seven years after the play and fleshed out all the characters.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 05:04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Anne Tyler has a new book out! "The Beginner's Goodbye." Here Julia Child presents passages from an earlier Anne Tyler favorite, "Dinner at the Hom...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 24:58
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Megan Abbott is an Edgar Award winning novelist."Bury Me Deep" is her fourth book.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 28:55
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Two girls get attacked by an alligator

Bought by The Story, PRX Remix, WTIP, KUT, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Artist's conception of New Portsmouth Man running from whatever may have caused his demise., Credit: Steve Carlson
April Fool’s Day piece. New Hampshire hunters ‘discover’ 15,000 year old human remains. The finding leads to political discussion about replacing O...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2009
  • Length: 06:48
Caption: ZZ Packer, Credit: Marion Ettlinger
Contemporary short stories, performed by two prize-winning young women writers. ZZ Packer has "Brownies," about violence that brews when white girl...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 56:17
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This week's episode of 11 Central Ave. Mixed by Walter Dixon, written by Ramona Hamblin and Sue Shepherd

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), WBEZ, KUT, and KUT


  • Added: Aug 14, 2008
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Radio drama for kids age 3-7. Billy is a big, friendly, talking bear.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2008
  • Length: 40:23
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Travel. Adventure. Romance. Inexplicable narratives from the man in the window seat.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 03, 2008
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
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A creative reading from the children's classic, read by Jessica Stevens.

Bought by WGDR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2007
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1