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Caption: Liam Neeson, Jake Lloyd, and Ewan McGregor in Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace (1999)
A long-time defender of the Star Wars prequels, Josh has rarely been given a platform on the show to actually do the work of defending them. That c...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSRQ, WMUU-LP, and KCPW


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Singing legend Judy Collins headlines the third in a series of hour-long holiday specials featuring musicians from around the country performing or...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Night Lights celebrates the holiday season with from Paul Bley, Duke Ellington, Wes Montgomery, June Christy, and more.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Which overlooked films will compete for our 2019 award?

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KCPW, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 film, 'Magnolia'
Paul Thomas Anderson followed up his breakout hit "Boogie Nights" with 1999’s "Magnolia," a 3+-hour ensemble film featuring a treatise on coinciden...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It may be nearing the Christmas season, but don’t pour the hot cocoa just yet! On this holiday edition of Harmonia, we’re going outside – not into ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening in 'American Beauty' (1999)
Back in '99, the trailers and movie posters for "American Beauty" implored us to "look closer." For their 9 From '99 review, Adam and Josh give the...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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We conclude our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month with the second part of our interview with poet Xanath (shaw-nath) Caraza, featurin...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Elijah Wood in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'
Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" trilogy reached its concl...

Bought by WRIR, KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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We begin our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with Xanath Caraza, a two-time International Latino book award winner in 2018. In part...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born' (1954)
50 years after Judy Garland's death at the tragically young age of 47, the movie musical legend is largely remembered for one iconic film role -- D...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' (1999)
Back in 1999, it was hard to watch "Eyes Wide Shut" without thinking about Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a real-life married couple participating...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, KCPW, KSRQ, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Cusack in 'Being John Malkovich' (1999)
In 1999, "Being John Malkovich" marked the auspicious debut of two geniuses: screenwriter Charlie Kaufman ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,"...

Bought by WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Saint Cecilia by Simon Vouet, 1626, Credit: public domain
Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music. We’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources. Wonderful program for Thanksgiving ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A one-hour program of early music exploring that ancient symbol for the harvest, fertility, and giving thanks -- The Cornucopia. This is a sound-r...

Bought by KRPS, WRGY, WRNC-LP, KISU, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Heather Donahue in 'The Blair Witch Project' (1999)
Two decades after its release, is the seminal found footage horror movie a genre classic or a dated relic of its time? Benefiting from an ingeniou...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WMUU-LP, KCPW, and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Robert De Niro in 'Goodfellas' (1990)
Whether used ironically or to provide insight -- or just to make characters look really, really cool -- classic rock has been memorably employed by...

Bought by KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Samuel L. Jackson in Quentin Tarantino's classic film, 'Pulp Fiction'
Back in 2012, Josh was only a couple months into his role as new co-host, when Adam suggested the Best of '94 Top 5. The reconsideration of "Pulp F...

Bought by WRIR, KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)
Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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For the week of Bastille Day, jazz odes to the City of Light from Bud Powell, John Lewis, and others.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Elisabeth Moss in 'Her Smell'
Midway through the year, Adam and Josh run down their lists for the best films of 2019 (so far).

Bought by KCPW, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WRIR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A Fourth of July jazz celebration featuring the music by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Jackie McLean, Nina Simone and more.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Edward Norton and Brad Pitt in David Fincher's 'Fight Club' (1999)
"Fight Club," the third film our 9From99 series, was initially met with lukewarm critical and box office response, but developed a cult following o...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, KSRQ, KCPW, and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Robert Duvall in 'Apocalypse Now' (1979)
John Hurt's exploding chest turns 40. Of the films celebrating 40th anniversaries in 2019, only Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" can really...

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  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5