PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Host: Dr. Pait and Announcer: Tom Brannon on "That! Medical Quiz Show - Uneven and Still Normal" with contestants: Dustin, Gabby, and Magician De...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 26:47
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Poet Jesse Parent, Photographer Isadora Kosofsky. Music: Jimmy Rankin

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 57:40
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The sounds of childhood: jokes and playground songs.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman and producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, New Orleans...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
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
Caption: Nick Frost, San Francisco, CA 3/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Frost talks sequins, alcohol, and why not every romantic comedy should end in a kiss.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
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Tony Hendra - who played band manager Ian Faith - talks to Jeff Kreisler about the ground-breaking film, "This Is Spinal Tap," 30 years after its r...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2014
  • Length: 32:46
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Join us for episode sixty-eight, an enlightening conversation with Paul Carrick Ph.D., teacher of philosophy at Gettysburg College. He’s also a bio...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
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It’s the sixty-seventh episode of The Mikie Show! You won’t want to miss this one: We speak with Deirdre Barrett Ph.D., author, psychologist and te...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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Interview with rhythm guitar player from the Grateful Dead. Ranges from stories about The Reverend Gary Davis to Garcia's addictions.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:49
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We finish National Novel Writing Month with the Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Richard Ford, who sees fiction as a vehicle to provide renewal and ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Comedian H. Alan Scott
Comedian and writer H. Alan Scott talks about being diagnosed with testicular cancer and going through chemotherapy while maintaining his career in...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 01:08:15
Caption: Owner of the Comedy Cellar in NYC, Noam Dworman
Noam Dworman, owner of popular club The Comedy Cellar, chats about booking comics, dealing with hecklers, managing pop-ins by renowned comedians, a...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:11:24
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Carla Anderson (right), Credit: Adrien de Martini
Bobby podcasts from Balance Hair Salon in downtown Jersey City, while lounging in one of the shop’s large, adjustable chairs, with Carla Anderson, ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:12:57
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Marc Abrahams of Improbable Research, which publishes a magazine and awards the IgNobel Prizes for researc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 16:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Richardson
Poet James Richardson has called himself an "accidental aphorist," but his well-crafted works are no accident. He reads from his 2010 book, BY THE ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, San Francisco, CA  6/13/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nat Faxon and Jim Rash talk theory, practice, and latching onto a cape.

  • Added: Jul 04, 2013
  • Length: 16:18
Caption: Paul Feig, San Francisco, CA 6/6/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Feig talks sincerity, vanity, and his Hitchcock moment.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 16:03
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Listen in for two surprising conversations with the stars of two AMC dramas: Mad Men and Breaking Bad

Bought by KRUA, KUNV, KVMR, Louisville Public Media, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Molly Shannon makes a visit to The Cat Ranch and Marc helps trace her path through the show business ranks to amazing success at Saturday Night Live.

Bought by KRUA, KUNV, WXAV 88.3FM, Louisville Public Media, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15
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In 2011, Marc headed to Jonathan Winters' home in Santa Barbara to conduct one of the final interviews with the late comedic genius.

Bought by KRUA, KUNV, KFOK-LPFM, WXAV 88.3FM, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 17
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Michael Keaton is in the garage for a talk and he leaves nothing outside the door. Marc talks to Keaton about everything: his early stand-up career...

Bought by KRUA, KUNV, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Louisville Public Media, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 16
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Mel Brooks opens up about his youthful days in Brooklyn, his time served in World War II and his triumphs on the big screen, the small screen and T...

Bought by KRUA, KUNV, KTSW 89.9, KVMR, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 20
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"I’m playing these records. The phone rings and I pick it up: 'WAHR'. And this lady’s voice--I can still hear her voice--she goes: 'I want you.'" ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KJZZ, and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 3