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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: 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
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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We fell down a Pinterest hole and found a whole bunch of women who we'd NEVER heard about in history classes. Ching Shih, an infamous Chinese pirat...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 20:09
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
Caption: Margaret Atwood with Doug Stanton
A conversation with bestselling author Margaret Atwood.

Bought by Michigan Radio, KWMR, WKAR, and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Tractor pulling and becoming a star with Connecticut Kathy in North Stonington; Love in History this week is a Main Event of love between Shawn Mic...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Interviews with native comedians Adrianne Chalepah, Tonia Jo Hall, and Deanna Mad.

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 04:17
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Snow in Deadwood means…water skiing with horses!; Monk’y business in Des Moines, IA; Lovin the Loving’s: a love in black and white - Richard and Mi...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2017
  • Length: 29:02
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Deadwood VFW Burgers & Bourbon, wild turkey dinner… maybe; tiny love in Portland (Oregon, that is); love story of America’s first acting couple. We...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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A traffic jam in Deadwood, complete with horns – Big Horns! Yoopie and Troll love with lovely crinkly edges; Saved from prison by children; a revol...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Dragster dachshunds; bewitching love from Salem; what do puppies and weddings have in common?; when is it good to have grandpa go to the I.C.U?; “S...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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
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Charity Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction, Cooking Zesty Lemony Shrimp

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Sarah Silverman
Comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, and Director Catherine Hardwicke have each made a career of challenging assumptions--from what a female comed...

Bought by KVNF, KFCF FM, WMUU-LP, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 5
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For Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, Sylvan Esso came about as a fluke as much as necessity. Both of their previous bands, Mountain Man and Megafaun,...

Bought by KSUT, KUCB, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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This Women's Words features Jocelyn Pihlaja of Duluth, Minnesota reading her short story, "Swimming In It."

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nelly Tagar, San Francisco, CA 12/15/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nelly Tagar talks sacrifice, stapleguns, and why she’s like a cactus.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 22:04
Caption: Art, Rest & Ghosts?
A week away turned into an experience that we will never forget! Believer or skeptic, there's no denying that we were visited by a spirit or spirit...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 11:58
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A meditation on relationships as DIY projects: The great thing — and the scary thing — about relationships is that you get to make it all up as you...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Hearing music from an inanimate object - auditory hallucination or talking fan?

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, and other musings.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:27
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
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My life as a purveyor of “Business Theatre” for big corporations in Chicago.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 09:32