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Movies can be whimsical, terrifying, life-altering, culture-changing experiences where the big ideas we take up at "On Being" show up in the heart ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Dan May, Credit: Dan May Facebook
Singer-songwriter Dan May’s career path has taken more twists and turns than a corkscrew in a hurricane. He has worked as a grave-digger, televisio...

  • Added: May 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Weird Al talks about surviving in show business for 40 years and how he dealt with a very public career setback in the late '80s. Jenny Lewis digs...

Bought by WLPR, KBBI, KRSC, and KWIT


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Rabid collaborator Neko Case talks about her desire to share music with others and how music served as her companion as a child. Comedian and host ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KRSC, and KBBI


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Comedian Joel Kim Booster talks about growing up as a gay Korean adoptee in a conservative Christian household and why he actually wanted homework ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Mondo Cozmo frontman Josh Ostrander talks about being an overnight sensation...20 years in the making. He also gets into his recent visit to the Se...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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"Saturday Night Live" alum and stand-up comedian Brooks Wheelan discusses his one-year stint on the show and some of the reasons he didn't make it ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Wyclef Jean talks about the challenge of following up his massive success at the helm of The Fugees with something that, at the time, seemed like a...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Emily and Stella of Warpaint talk about the challenge of being a band when you're, as they call themselves "a democracy of dictators." Joan Shelley...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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After years away, quirky rockers Man Man are back, and frontman Ryan Kattner (a.k.a. Honus Honus) talks about how he developed his unique stage per...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the spring of 2013, enigmatic musician Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. passed away after a lengthy battle with alcoholism....

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We've got something a little different for you this week: a tribute to The Replacements. Music journalist and author Bob Mehr — who wrote the defin...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part two of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part one of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Jack Antonoff of Bleachers, Fun, and Steel Train talks about the importance of "buying the delusion" as an artist when no one else will believe in ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Matt Myers of Houndmouth talks about how Randy Newman inspired him as a songwriter, and the band gives us a live session. Plus you'll hear a guest ...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Matisyahu helps me work through some serious issues on a very special anniversary — namely whether or not to shave my beard. I also talk to improvi...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Iconic horror director John Carpenter talks about being an outsider, what inspired him to make films, and how he accidentally became a full-time mu...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace discusses her early years in punk and feeling out of place onstage before she came out as transgender. Brad...

Bought by KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ted Leo discusses his love for "The Lord of the Rings," growing up as a punk kid, and his complicated relationship with Catholicism. This episode a...

Bought by KWIT, KOSU, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Justin Pierre broke up his band Motion City Soundtrack in 2016. After laying low for a while, Justin's back with his solo debut. Today he talks abo...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Musician and producer Ethan Johns discusses the unique perspective he gained from growing up in the music industry and how it feels to experience s...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Deltron 3030's Del the Funky Homosapien and Dan the Automator discuss authenticity in hip hop, how Mega Man inspired their last record, and resisti...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Folksinger, folklore scholar, and former president of the American Folklore Society Ellen Stekert joined The Roadhouse to share some stories from f...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 16:19
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Renowned jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the subtle difference between being an "amateur" musician and a "professional." Friend of the...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4