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Caption: Statues by Peter Wolf Toth, Credit: Charles McGuigan
For most of his adult life Peter Wolf Toth has been on a mission to honor the native American tribes of Virginia. Over the decades he has carved ma...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:08
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I didn...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 24:46
Caption: Lester Blackiston
This is the story of a dead man. He gave up the ghost a few years ago. And some who knew him might say he never had a ghost to give up in the first...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 26:09
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I did...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 27:09
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston, a poet of the Beat generation, was kind of, sort of, an inventor, a businessman, a seamen, and other things,too. Mainly, though,...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 25:57
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An artist revives the beauty of shortwave radio

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
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It's called the Looplore Experiment and it's partially funded through Kickstarter donations. This weekend-long "camp" revolves around arts and craf...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: Nicole Jean dressed as Emma Frost., Credit: Wolfgang Daniel, courtesy of the Salt archives.
Comic books and women's fandom.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Rolanda Scott can take a chunk of solid glass, drop it in a flower pot then super heat it in her kiln, turning it into liquid, which she then pours...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 53:46
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The limerick is a form of poetry that is short, rhyming and often of a sexual nature.

Bought by SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Somewhere near Portland, Maine a man -- known here as Max -- is likely be found breaking the law almost 24 hours a day... from his attic.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A look into the teenage world of opera, give it a try, it's cooler than you think!

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jon Joyce, an artist with down syndrome, offers support and love to his 94 year old mother.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 22, 2007
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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the Big Chief of the Flaming Arrows mardi gras indian tribe talks about his new life post-katrina in Austin

  • Added: Sep 06, 2006
  • Length: 04:12
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Radical artists, The Beehive Design Collective and the Machias Valley Grange Hall in Machias, Maine make an unlikely pair... or do they?

  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 06:25
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Portland Public Library's free piano offers more than music the folks who play it.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Chinmney Farm in Nobleboro, Maine, has a rich literary history.

Bought by KFAI and Public Interactive


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Come along on the hunt for buried treasure: antique bottles.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and KTNA


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Eighteen year old Josh Dayton lives in the real world, and his own fantasy world.

Bought by WCFM and WHQR


  • Added: Jan 10, 2005
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 2