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Caption: Molly Bernard
NON-ROMCOM features two short plays by young female playwrights. Both Patricia Cotter's RULES OF COMEDY and Chiara Atik's 52ND TO BOWERY TO COBBLE ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Comedian Stories
Selling jokes to Jay Leno for his Tonight Show monologue was always fun. Here's a fun story about it.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:12
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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
Caption: Tales From the Road in Under 5 Minutes, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Comedians do believe in Karma, and when a comedian is kind of harsh with Jan, she is patient. . .and that pays off. But, yeah, it’s hard to be nice...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Tales From the Road in Under 5 Minutes, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Oprah’s show could boost your comedy career, and Jan had her crack at it! Hear how it turned out!

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
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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
Caption: Comedian Stories, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Comedy club accommodations usually ain’t that great, though if you work at it long enough, comedy comes full-circle! But sometimes you have to leav...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:38
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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
Caption: Abdi Nor Iftin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores “Great Escapes” with writer Tessa Fontaine, comedian and actor Moses Storm, memoirist and visa lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin,...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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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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The host of the hit podcast Criminal gives us a sneak peek at her personal podcast feed.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by KTOO, WGCU, Troy Public Radio, KUNM, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • 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