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SPOILER WARNING: Please listen to our first episode about Sheila, Episode 88: Cold Case, before you listen to this one. This episode contains descr...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:44
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Composer Beth Anderson on phoning up John Cage, not "looking like" a composer, and the collage that is life. 

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: Actor Tom Hanks on Nerdette
Guests on Nerdette always assign listeners homework, and we’ve compiled the BEST OF THE BEST into this hour-long Nerdette summer homework special. ...

Bought by KOSU, KMRE-LP, WUTC, KAAD-LP, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 27
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New York City-based composer and conductor Whitney George talks about rebellion in the bathtub, the relative loudnesses of sexism, and the beauty i...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 24:19
Caption: Nellie Bly
Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of muckraker Nellie Bly, painter Georgia O'Keeffe and jazz singer Nina Simone. We talk to authors, une...

Bought by KUAC


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nerdette Great Lady Nerds of History Spcial
For America's birthday, Nerdette highlights the mothers of movements. Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of journalist Nellie Bly, painte...

Bought by KOSU, KMRE-LP, WHRV, KUNM, KUAC and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by KUAC, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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2011 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan talks about her life in jazz. [34:48]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 34:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont's books include CURIOUS CONDUCT and PLACEBO EFFECTS, and her collection, BURNING OF THE THREE FIRES. She assembles ever...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1