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Caption: Tip McClure of the Estate Experts., Credit: Charles McGuigan
this is the conclusion of 2828 Story of a House. It’s about a man named Leroy Basham who hoarded for several decades, and the people who dug throug...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 22:09
Caption: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Every day of the week John stands near the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road in Richmond, Virginia’s Northside. He holds a sign that reads: ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: A genuine PDX carpet foot selfie, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The first official episode of Rendered (formerly Destination DIY) documents the unprecedented love Portlanders have for their airport carpet.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Melvin Major, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Fathers and Children is about a man named Melvin Major who became father to hundreds of young people. But he has no offspring.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:40
Caption: Andrea Leggitt's mobile designs draw on memes and pop culture favorites., Credit: Andrea Leggitt
Andrea Leggitt's life and creative focus changed when she got some unexpected news shortly after she graduated from Arizona State University with a...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti traces the roots of the phrase "do it yourself" through its evolution in both corporate advertising and subcul...

Bought by WDBM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The original Virginia Is For Lovers slogan/logo, created by Martin & Woltz (now The Martin Agency) in 1968., Credit: The Martin Agency
The real story behind one of the most famous tourism slogans of all time.

Bought by WTJU, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Big Board offers a stock exchange... for beer., Credit: agencyQ
A new restaurant is trying to corner the market on neighborhood pubs, with beer prices that fluctuate in real time, based on customer demand.

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Havana Road
The American Dream travels a little ways down the Havana Road. When the economy tanked in 2009, Marta Quintana lost her job and her stock portfo...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 07:11
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For Mark Johnston, living next door to a trash incinerator stinks.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:34
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Matthew Byron just might be a millionaire one day.

Bought by PRX Remix and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 03, 2009
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
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A profile of a flea market vendor in Maine.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 06:32
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This story takes you through the makeshift businesses kids invent when money matters are less complicated, less stressful, and MORE adventurous.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Iowa Public Radio, and BSR Radio


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 3
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The artistic director of the Pacific Northwest Ballet has a goal to preserve ballet's classical roots, and at the same time, help to push the boun...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2008
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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An on-air garage sale where one person's trash is another person's treasure.

Bought by Here and Now


  • Added: May 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
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For a mere $3.95, you can own a piece of America.

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), WAMC, and WILL


  • Added: Jul 31, 2007
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 3
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At the age of 80, internationally know sculptor David Hostetler, has no intention of sitting back and taking it easy. He says, for him, art is not ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2007
  • Length: 05:30
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After 60 years in business, Moosehead Manufacturing Company is closing up shop because of overseas competition.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 08:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Somali taxi drivers in Portland Maine sit with their frustrations, hopes, and memories.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: May 24, 2006
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
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myspace gets obscure experimental band on the bill for coachella music festival

  • Added: Apr 28, 2006
  • Length: 07:24
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Visit the Richmond Saunas in Richmond Maine. Your clothing is optional.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 06:28
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Small town doctor, Mike Lambke, reaches out emotionally to his patients.

  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:24
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Pilot Kevin Waters leads an island flying service on the mid-coast of Maine.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Modern Texas cowboys in Tin type photos

  • Added: May 11, 2005
  • Length: 07:53

  • Added: Jan 10, 2005
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 4