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Philip Armand explores a mysterious black dot on his nose and his parents buy him a used motorcycle.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 08:06
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Philip Armand misses an opportunity to share cake with Sir Terence Conran because he has his head up his A@%.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Einstein's Mistakes, Credit: Cynthia Bogart
Philip Armand tries to figure out the correlation between commitment and risk-taking and discovers Einstein's mistakes, and what they mean for his ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:54
Caption: Freedom Fighter
Philip Armand grapples with commitment, then spends an afternoon watching the TV show Friends with a group of Kurdish Freedom Fighters.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:11
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Keeping Me Humble is a podcast about the tough things in life...the stuff that keeps us humble. Today...stories of disappointment. Violinist Andrew...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 16:19
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Tales of failed love and rejection with comic Ivan Decker and life coach Edel Walsh. Host Steven Chua asks an old flame to critique his romancing s...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 16:20
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

Bought by GraceRadio

  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Since I was 12-years-old, I always thought I would die by the age of 30. Here's the story of how I didn't, and how I spent my 'last few days' prepa...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
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Audio essay bringing the current summer-long Market Basket situation back to the basics.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:34
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This week on State of the Human, stories of people whose vision changed, first throwing them in the dark, then revealing something new.

Bought by WMUU-LP, CHSR-FM 97.9, and WKCC

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:24
  • Purchases: 3
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The characters who assembled every Monday night for the Open Mic at Earl’s Pub. This is the same Earl who owned the famous “Earl of Old Town Club,...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 20:17
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In celebrating Hanukkah Jews tell the story of sanctified oil that miraculously burned for eight days. In this humorous piece I retell the story of...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2012
  • Length: 07:47

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Sam recently performed this excerpt from the Taxi Tapes series at his office talent show--and it sounded like THIS.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 11:53
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An introduction to some of my illustrious colleagues from my days as a bellhop/valet/part-time restaurant host at the Hilton.

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 15:12
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This week’s Moth theme is “silver lining,” so here is a piece about the one bright spot in the worst summer of my life.

  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:56
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From Archie Bunker to Murphy Brown, TV characters have been getting trapped in elevators, freezers and all other manner of small spaces for decades...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Once upon a time, Sam and Gerrit were flipping through a booklet of incoming college freshmen when they happened upon an unlikely superhero named C...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 18:51
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Sam meets the mysterious Man in the White Van, who rents him a beat-up cab, which he uses for his first fare, which nearly destroys him.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 09:51
Caption: Mary Marmastone (featured in the piece) plays with her dog Titan on a beach near her home in Seattle., Credit: Lillian Mongeau
This fun piece launches from the ideas broached in the New York Times article, "What is it about 20-somethings?" I ask my friends, all at the tail-...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 03:54
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An unlikely dinner exchange between two not so different people...after all.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2010
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: Sarah Haskins at The Paper Machete, Ricochet's Tavern, Chicago, 8/14/2010, Credit: Kurt Heintz
Sarah Haskins (comedienne, Infomania's "Target Women" series) discusses how pregnancy has inspired her to prepare for the end of the world. Recorde...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 09:16
  • Purchases: 1
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The road to writing a best seller has to start somewhere.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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One girl's quest for coolness despite her hippie father's mortifying behavior.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2008
  • Length: 10:42
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David Kates spent a few hours at Los Angeles' Original Pantry Cafe to soak up the sights, sounds and smells.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 03:49