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"Outta pocket." "Bootsy." "On mamas." The East Bay has always been a laboratory for creative slang. Berkeley High School in particular is known for...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)
Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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An alternative take on Valentine's Day.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:55
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Jazz standards adapted from classical music.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:26
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Guggenheim Fellow Charles Harper Webb reads from his collection of essays, A MILLION MFAS ARE NOT ENOUGH and shares poetry from his earlier books, ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Pop Wagner’s been a folk music entertainer in the Twin Cities for at least a generation. On Sat Oct 20, he’ll take his general program to the Inver...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Is retirement just an evil scheme invented by capitalists to get rid of higher-paid workers?

Bought by KSKQ, KICI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to Jennifer Strauss from the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab and Ken Hudnut from the United States Geological Su...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode Dave is joined by co-host Kate Fullam as they interview Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: How Nature makes us Happier, H...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode we bid a temporary aloha to our longtime friend and surfer buddy, William Patzert. Dave is joined by former producer (and the compo...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to fellow science communications host Ira Flatow who joined us from his home in Connecticut. The award winn...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave is joined by Kate Fullam to interview Ann Druyan. Ann was the Creative Director of the Voyager Interstellar Messa...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the second half of our conversation with former California Poet Laureate Al Young, he shares more from his book SOMETHING ABOUT THE BLUES: AN UN...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Though known worldwide as the lead singer for the multi-platinum selling pop-rock band Men At Work, Colin Hay has been performing for now almost tw...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Though known worldwide as the lead singer for the multi-platinum selling pop-rock band Men At Work, Colin Hay has been performing for now almost tw...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, singer, fiddle player and founding member of the legendary Irish group Altan visits with host John Floridis and reviews the g...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: :45
Caption: Angie Coiro talks with Jon Carroll, Credit: Carolee Hazard
n 1983, Jon Carroll stepped into the shoes of legendary columnist Charles McCabe at the San Francisco Chronicle. He stepped down in 2015. In those ...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
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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: Maziar Bahari and Jon Stewart, San Francisco, CA 10/22/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari talk moral standing, Dr. Strangelove, and the extended meaning of the word Aryan.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:46
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Just in time for Halloween, we look at gender issues in horror films. This essay takes a feminist angle on underrated horror heroines, from Candyma...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
Caption: Craig Johnson, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, San Francisco, CA 5/1/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader and Craig Johnson talk the ironies of writing contests, humor as a defense mechanism, and embracing cheesiness.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 16:32
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We're clearing the deck to listen to wisdom of the physicists: where did we come from, what are we made of, what happens next, and why? And what do...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
Caption: Thomas Fox Averill
Thomas Fox Averill's novel RODE was named the 2012 Outstanding Western Novel by the National Cowboy Museum, Based on the American song "Tennessee ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1