PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: LarryT
At 32, Larry Tazuma embarked on a journey to live a life as somebody much more special than himself — as Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist an...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:30
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Calliandra is a beautiful plant name. I like the way a genus name can sometimes become the common name as well. I wonder how many baby girls of bot...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
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In a time when women couldn't even vote, she wielded incredible power, blazing her own trail to unrivaled fame and fortune. So why don't we remembe...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:33
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Does your race affect how you act? Well, it probably affected how you answered that question.... In this award-winning story, hear why one young ma...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 3
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“Sorry I passed out in the middle of your mother’s funeral. I’m sure it was a lovely service.”

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:50
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A ninth grader's story of finding his way on the fencing piste.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 11:27
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This week on State of the Human, we're looking at obsessions, the helpful and the debilitating.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 3
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Once you’re a mom, does your vision of the ultimate night out become different from before?

Bought by KVNF, WMMT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KUOW


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Julia R. Masterman High School Student Nuwar Ahmed introduces us to her classmates and teachers—all of whom are struggling to keep education a prio...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:10
Caption: Paul Strack reads "Rainbow Cherrios"
This week: Out of the Mouth of Babes, with stories by Melanie Baden, Carrie Case, and Paul Strack. True stories told by the Southerners who lived t...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jay Jennings on Tales from the South
Our second-annual Shakespeare in the South, with stories by writers Jay Jennings and Hope Coulter.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Tanya Fitzgerald reads on Tales from the South
This week our writers all find themselves in awkward situations. Stories by Kay Brockwell, Paul Bowen, and Tanya Fitzgerald. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on the subject of opening Augusta National Golf Club to women.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Nathan Bergstedt is a writer from Grand Rapids. He is the Art and Education Editor for the Grand Rapids Herald Review. He is also responsible for T...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Finch is an essayist, Newspaper Columnist, and a poet living in Deer River, Minnesota

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The first of our "On the Road" specials where we go on location and feature stories from that area. This week, we are in Saline County, Arkansas, a...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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This week it's our 6th Annual Mothers Show, celebrating the awesome power of motherhood. Stories by May Griebel, Jan Hamlett, and Mike Noland. All ...

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Chef Roland Mesnier
In this special 2-part Tin Roof Project, White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier tells stories of his White House years.

  • Added: May 05, 2012
  • Length: 57:59
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A true story told live in London. Catherine was a a self-confessed 'wild child.' She was eventually caught with cocaine by the police and told this...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: My Transistor Radio, Credit: Web file photo
My Transistor Radio is a retrospective spotlighting “Dance and Romance” teen music from 1950s and 60s A-M Radio. MTR is attempting to examine why ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 11, 2011
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Loren Anderson questions why he didn't know the answer to "What are you?" Trying to understand why his cultural identity wasn't a part of his life.

Bought by KRUA and KUT


  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in jazz vocals – and his music always feels fresh. Hear how Miles Davis changed his life.

Bought by WMOT, CJRT-FM, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 8
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A car accident on the way to a Radiohead concert at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia sets the scene for a life-changing encounter at a Waffle House out...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 15:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: iPhone, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Gonzalo Baeza Hernández
Essayist Tracy Wu explains why we need an Emily Post for the digital age ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WTIP, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Animal Communicator David Louis relates a story about his unexpected interaction with a porcupine.

Bought by 'The Sea', PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Apr 13, 2009
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 3