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We continue National Novel Writing Month with NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author, Meg Wolitzer. She reads from her most recent novel, THE FEMALE PER...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo, San Francisco, CA 8/30/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo talk expressions, committing, and what to do with a crying cowboy.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Ryan White, San Francisco, CA 4/21/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ryan White talks luck, sex, and calling his mother.

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 16:50
Caption: Evan Dumouchel & MacLeod Andrews, San Francisco, CA 2/10/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Evan Dumouchel and MacLeod Andrews talk monsters, motives, and the magic of serendipitous loons.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 15:53
Caption: Dianne Reeves, Credit: jerry Madison
Jazz singer Dianne Reeves believes in making music without boundaries.

Bought by WMPG and KMUW


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paul McGuigan, San Francisco, CA 12/8/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul McGuigan talks synchronicity, the proper lens, and the best Christmas present ever.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 22:48
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/22/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks restoring fragments, revolutionary women, and honoring the legendary film preservationist, David Shepherd.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:20
Caption: Eleanor Coppola, San Francisco, CA 4/10/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Eleanor Coppola talks filming a road trip, talking to strangers, and the crises of the creative process.

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 17:25
Caption: Teddy Sears & Catherine Eaton, San Jose, CA, 3/4/17, Credit: Meghan du Mee
Catherine Eaton and Teddy Sears talk adventure, labels, and being filled with possibilities.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2017
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: The Nightingale Trio, Credit: Margie O’Loughlin
The Nightingale Trio presents Eastern European folksongs. In the process, the group gives American audiences glimpses into the ways of life in East...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: Marsha Mason
Actress Marsha Mason living a full life on and off the stage

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Asghar Farhadi, Mill Valley, CA 10/14/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Asghar Farhadi talks gender, catharsis, and the meaning of cats.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2017
  • Length: 12:13
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Connie Evingson is one of the leading jazz vocalists in Minnesota. And she’s presenting a show of great songs that figure prominently in the histor...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Maud Hixson, Credit: Olivia Wilcox
Judy Garland, the 20th century show-biz icon from Minnesota is one of Maud Hixson’s great inspirations as a singer. Maud has rounded up a group of ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Rebecca Miller, San Francisco, CA 5/23/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rebecca Miller talks topknots, knitting as feminism, and the new hysteria.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
Caption: Julianna Baggott , Credit: Laura Ciociola
Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders took Julianna Baggott 18 years to write. Julianna discusses how writing 14 other novels in a variety of genr...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Catherine Hardwicke, San Francisco, CA 10/9/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Catherine Hardwicke talks platonic love stories, friendship tics, and shaving Toni Collette's head.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 19:54
Caption: Dolly Jacobs, Credit: Richard Czina
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For aerialist and 2015 National Heritage Fellow, Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.

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


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Brett Haley, San Francisco, CA 5/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Brett Haley talks loyalty, looking forward, and persuading a DP to work for free.

  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Tonya Beckman as Ariel in The Tempest, Credit: Courtesy of The Taffety Punk Theater Company
Actor Tonya Beckman is a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. They present classical theater with a...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sturgis Warner and Signe Baumane, San Francisco, CA 11/21/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Signe Baumane and Sturgis Warner talk dreams, unexpected cultural differences, and making friends with depression.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:16
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Kathryn Banakis on Bubble Girl; Mary Morrison on Orphan Black.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 31:24
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If you pay close attention to the contestants on the gameshow Jeopardy, you might notice a rising, questioning tone in their voices. Especially whe...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WXDU, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nellie Bly
Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of muckraker Nellie Bly, painter Georgia O'Keeffe and jazz singer Nina Simone. We talk to authors, une...

Bought by KUAC


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1