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-Uncovering the epic musical crossover of the 19th century: a John Philip Sousa arrangement of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. -Stephen Vi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, KXCV, WCMU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Irène Mathieu is a doctor and a poet who says both science and poetry use language that helps her understand deeper truths about the human conditi...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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Irène Mathieu is a doctor and a poet who says both science and poetry use language that helps her understand deeper truths about the human condit...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Kansas Public Radio, WFHB, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Celebrated author Sy Montgomery talks with us about the essays she and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas have written and collected in a wonderful new book...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:34:38
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Assault on De'Andre Harris, Credit: Zach Roberts
When disaster strikes, will we descend into dystopia — or cooperate? We talk with Cory Doctorow about his new work of speculative fiction, Walkaw...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Kim Roberts
Kim Roberts brings a poet’s eye to The Scientific Method

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Shelley’s novel of 1818, Frankenstein, Or, the Modern Prometheus, seems to me to clang like a hammer blow against a bell that tolls our self-i...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On page 148 of Gubar’s latest book, Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal, published this May by W. W. Norton, she writes: “It seems unlikely th...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Biologist Sean B Carroll talks to Craig Barfoot about his latest book, The Serengeti Rules. We find out how wolves can change the physical shape of...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ideas Books: Ernest Naylor, Moonstruck
Interview with biologist Ernest Naylor about his book, Moonstruck. Throughout history, the influence of the full Moon on humans and animals has fea...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Audubon is best known for his 435 paintings of American birds. He came here as a young man in the early 1800s from France with a talent for self-ta...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:47
Caption: Dan Fernandez with a fog-catcher in Santa Cruz. Writer Andrew Leonard sees in fog-catchers a real-world analog to the fictional dew-catchers of Dune., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
The sci-fi epic of "Dune" takes place on a desert planet. There, the water in even a single tear is precious. Can Dune offer lessons for the drough...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An in-depth conversation with author Gavin Francis about his book, the human body and his life as a doctor. A beautiful conversation about celebrat...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 24:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Nancy Schoenberger chronicles the tempestuous romance of Liz & Dick in her book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of...

Bought by WTJU, KFOK-LPFM, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Stephen Palumbi discusses The Extreme Life of the Sea.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KFOK-LPFM, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 25:16
  • Purchases: 4