PRX - Pieces for Tone: Personal

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Jake's been playing baseball since age 4, but his family has been playing for generations.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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Driving with my Dad one summer evening, through his voice comes his his love for family, his influence on my life, and his radio career.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 08:22
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Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garf...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
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Girls Rock NC is a summer music camp that doesn't hide being a feminist organization that embraces all gender identities. Ninety-five teens and twe...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A religious father refuses to let his daughter get corrupted by The Love Boat and other 80s pop culture.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 20:13
Caption: Paul and Laura on the day of their wedding., Credit: Emma Miller
On the day of their wedding, Paul Hammond and Laura Jackman reflect on their relationship — and make a commitment to each other.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The child of two Longhorn Band veterans digs into the unseen world of the band's strangest traditions, from "hupping" to the secret "10 til 2" saying.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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When 16 year-old Max Rakus set off to Germany right after his sophomore year of high school ended, he had no idea that the trip would change him fo...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:39
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The diaries of a teenager from the South Bronx whose life changes when she discovers The Cure. Featuring Special Guest Host, Lol Tolhurst, foundin...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 20:09
Caption: The infamous staircase., Credit: Mishy Harman
Mishy Harman shares the zany matchmaking adventures of his Orthodox downstairs neighbor, which he had no chance but to overhear because all her dat...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Where do you turn when you can’t afford to live in the city?

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Cristabel Amoah, a Minneapolis High School student, tells about her background. Unlike all the other students, she was born in England.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
  • Purchases: 1
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A Minneapolis middle school student tells the world the experiences that motivate her life.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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How are modern grandmothers different from their predecessors? What does grand-parenting looks like in our modern world?

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:34
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How do you slow down your life to spend more quality time with your family? Can family traditions and religious beliefs help to ground you and your...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:54
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Does anyone ever believe they could actually be… that one in a million? Twice?

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
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Ever wonder what it's like to be related to a president? Reporter Wilson Sayre brings us a personal story about how she grappled with her president...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUER, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 4
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Hear stories of how some same-sex couples created marriage traditions in the absence of marriage equality in Washington state prior to November 2012.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:16
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Holidays often pull families closer– even communities. But Halloween? Can zombies, ghosts, gory vampires and sugary treats bring your crew together?

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 05:49
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We kick off our Season 8 with writer, actor, and director Mark Landon Smith on our monthly Tin Roof Project reading a story about a family secret. ...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
Richard and Eunice introduce each other to their families and begin plans for a June wedding. Richard finds a job and is ordained. Driving north ou...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 23:48
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
Richard receives an early political education from his Socialist cigar maker grandfather, by hearing over-the-counter conversations at the butcher ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2013
  • Length: 24:25
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This piece was recorded live on June 5, 2012 at the Pauger House and later produced by Natalie Yahr. The theme of the evening was "Undercover," and...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Jessie Veeder (Scofield)
Jessie's observations as she and Pa herd cows on the Veeder Ranch.

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pat (left) and Joshua Presby
If Pat could tell his late step-mother, Barbara Jean, one thing, it's that he probably should have listened to her advice.

Bought by YouthCast and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 2