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If Lunar and Martian Colonists are to have chips and salsa they will need grow their own tomatoes.

Bought by Radio Newark, KRWG, KMXT, KENW, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Riding the surface of the asteroid that my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski recently discovered would be an incredible experience.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Country music isn't what it used to be. What the mainstream has done to this genre has turned so many of his beloved fans (those of George Strait, ...

Bought by KBBI, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Bridget O'Sullivan and Dan McColley
“Because theater is cheaper than therapy.” That’s the tagline of Bemidji’s newest theater company, Group Therapy Productions. Bridget O’Sullivan an...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 12:48
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Weddings today do not mean what they used to, and for this very reason, people do their best to resurrect that lost meaning. In this episode, we tr...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2015
  • Length: 17:27
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Most poems today are written in free verse, which means there is no set pattern of rhyme or meter to govern the poem: the poet is free to arrange a...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Patricia Barber is joined by Jazz Double Bassist Patrick Mulcahy and Classical Bassist Andy Anderson to explore the floor of music, the Double Bass...

Bought by KMUW and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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What if they really ARE out to get you? On the next Snap Judgment, we proudly present "Pariah."

  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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This story's about that place where we do some of our living and all of our sleeping, Where we eat. Raise children or pets. Entertain friends. Thes...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 24:15
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Jesse Dermody lives in the woods north of Duluth in a cabin right next to his brother Ryan's cabin. Together they are the band The Brothers Burn Mo...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
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In which I interview a fourth person, one who argues against video game causing violence in children.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 16:24
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Missouri’s first Poet Laureate, Walter Bargen, sits down with Quiddity‘s Assistant Editor, John McCarthy, to discuss the importance of silence in p...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 15:32
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sonia Sanchez recently completed her term as Philadelphia's first Poet Laureate. This...

Bought by WVAS and WJCU


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sally Kempton
The Opening Door with Wendy Strgar, Loveologist, entrepreneur, & educator, is a joyful refocusing on love as the transformative force of life. The ...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 27:12
  • Purchases: 1
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:38

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A ten-year-old's memory of a day at the ballpark with his dad.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
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Information designer Nicholas Felton has figured out how to graph the un-graphable: a year in his life.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Rhythm & News Service, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 13

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 13
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There are rules that dicate how high you can build. Bradford Gilbert just didn't believe in them.

Bought by KUOW and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Rolanda Scott can take a chunk of solid glass, drop it in a flower pot then super heat it in her kiln, turning it into liquid, which she then pours...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 53:46
Caption: Anna Coogan, Credit: Wade Trenbeath
Songwriter Anna Coogan discusses her approach to writing songs inspired by Nick Hornby's High Fidelity.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:01