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Caption: John Grisham & James McBride, Credit: JMU Creative Media
Recorded in front of a live audience, WMRA and James Madison University present The John Grisham Writers Hour with special guest James McBride, a N...

Bought by WCVE


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: from The Ancient of Days, Credit: William Blake
Actor and writer Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), director Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World), and voice-over master Peter Coyote (Ken Burn...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:02:18
Caption: Uyayoan Noel
Urayoán Noel considers the pleasures of coffee and how those pleasures may differ between the English and Spanish languages.

Bought by KVNO, KTNA, KENW, PRX Remix, KHSU and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tessa Whitaker plays Sara Brown, Credit: Mark Alan Lovewell at The Vineyard Gazette
Guests Include: The Cast of the MVRHS's Presentation of The Musical GUYS and DOLLS and Island and Artist Fisherman Jeffrey Canha!

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 32:16
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Acclaimed Minnesota author Sarah Stonich has written a laugh-out-loud yet touching memoir about building her own cabin in the woods: "Shelter: Off ...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 19:36
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April is National Poetry Month, and this year, it's also the 40th anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR We'll celebrate what T.S. Eliot called THE...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUER, WNJR, WMUU-LP, KQED and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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For more inspiration to carry us into the new year, we go "Back to the Writing Well," this time to hear from writers Elizabeth Gaffney, author of t...

Bought by KRZA, WNJR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Arthur Phillips
Four hundred years after the death of William Shakespeare and during the Folger Library's year long nationwide tour of The Bard's first folio in 20...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Charity Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction, Cooking Zesty Lemony Shrimp

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:05
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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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Working as a trail supervisor for Maine's Acadia National Park, Christian Barter isn't your typical poet. He talks about the mentorship he received...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of seventeen other novels: Tiger Shrimp Tango, The ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 11:04
Caption: Stan Lee, Credit: Courtesy of POW! Entertainment
Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange: Stan Lee was there at the creation

Bought by WKMS, WLPR, KICI, KUPR low power FM, KVNF and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 12
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Fiction writer Charles Baxter reveals some of his motivations for writing short stories and novels. In this interview in front of an audience at th...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Hayden goes to an awful beach in Thunder City

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 07:26
Caption: Kati Texas, Credit: Terrance McNally
Kati Texas takes us behind the scenes of the Kinetic Sculpture Race, Grand Championship where art and science go to play.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:10
  • Purchases: 1
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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 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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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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Interview with rhythm guitar player from the Grateful Dead. Ranges from stories about The Reverend Gary Davis to Garcia's addictions.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:49
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: Bobby Pickles (left); Carla Anderson (right), Credit: Adrien de Martini
Bobby podcasts from Balance Hair Salon in downtown Jersey City, while lounging in one of the shop’s large, adjustable chairs, with Carla Anderson, ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:12:57
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Marc Abrahams of Improbable Research, which publishes a magazine and awards the IgNobel Prizes for researc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 16:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Richardson
Poet James Richardson has called himself an "accidental aphorist," but his well-crafted works are no accident. He reads from his 2010 book, BY THE ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1