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We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of twelve novels, three volumes of short fiction, and a st...

Bought by WNJR and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Back from a three week vacation with a new persona - "your invisible friend." Too much windshield time.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:50:38
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Broadcasting from an imaginary music club featuring music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of ... unless you were very hip in the...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:02:13
Caption: Marsha Mason
Marsha Mason (4 time Academy Award nominee) and Steven Boyer (Tony nominee for HAND TO GOD and regular on TV's "Trial and Error") star in TASHA WA...

Bought by WHRV, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle") stars in the touching and humorous first piece, Napoleon in Exile, directed by Marsha Mason (four time Aca...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Jane Smiley discusses her 2014 book, SOME LUCK, the first in a trilogy that follows an Iowa farm family for more than a century. Smiley talks about...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Liv Rooth
A meet-cute in a coffeeshop contains multitudes, in this entertaining, experimental short, now a classic, from David Ives (Venus in Fur). It is fro...

Bought by KUNM and WABE


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Jacobson
SECTION 310, ROW D, SEATS 5 & 6 is a short entertaining play from Tony winner Warren Leight about three buddies who bond over their shared passion ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 29:40
Caption: David Auburn
Two short plays about political operatives by Pulitzer Prize Winner David Auburn. In the comic DAMAGE CONTROL, a political aide has a public relati...

Bought by WNPR, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the face of a strong third-party challenger, Matt must formulate a new strategy.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:39
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With the Convention eminent, things come undone.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 24:30
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried Veterans Administration Hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"Sody Sallyratus" and "How Chipmunk Got Its Stripes"

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:08
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African-American author LaShonda Katrice Barnett, interviewed recently on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday (2/8/15), reads here from her heralded new n...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Aidan Quinn
In BANSHEE, a teacher (Aidan Quinn) who's home sick receives a visitation from an Irish sprite (Geraldine Hughes) and an out-of-this-world proposal...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 25:46
Caption: Michael Urie
Michael Urie, Harriet Harris and a great ensemble of actors star in three short plays about love and marriage. A couple celebrates their 24th anniv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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For the next hour we’ve got three Christmas stories. From A Christmas Carol on Wheels, which is performed in 20 minutes, to an event called No Roo...

Bought by WLRN


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 1
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We give thanks for transformative writers in this episode entitled UNDERSTANDING OTHERS, a show that features excerpts from six programs that highl...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Adhémar (a small lion) and Jacobi (a little monkey) travel from the jungle in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Europe to recover a vintage mode...

Bought by KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 26:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning author Daniel Woodrell, discusses his 2013 novel THE MAID'S VERSION. Told around a mysterious and tragic explosion at a 1920s dance c...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Featuring writers from the 2014 Pygmalion Literary Fest LitCrawl, recorded live at The Esquire Lounge in Chapaign, IL. Readers in this episode incl...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
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This story was told by Denise Augustine on April 17th 2013. The theme of the evening was Jackpot, and the stories were told at the Old Firehouse in...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Bobby Cannavale
In the comic classic, MERE MORTALS by David Ives, a construction worker reveals he is secretly, actually the Lindbergh baby. Turns out his pals hav...

Bought by WNPR, KUNM, KZYX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: William Jackson Harper
Lascivious bees swarm a young woman’s Upper West Side apartment. Two vultures have a bone to pick with Saint Francis. Playing on Air brings you two...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4