• 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Woo-Zits and Was-Zits

By Sara Truesdale

What wacky ways we work with words! (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • UK

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Au Debut

By Zoe Irvine

Translation -- Sylvain, Bruno, Zoe, and Youssef at the PRIM Centre in Montreal, summer 2006. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Austria

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Liberals (With Thomas Frank and Rush Limbaugh)

By Alfred Koch

As the story continues, we finally learn that conservatives share some sort of nostalgia with liberals. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • Scotland

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A Bug in the Works

By Mark Vernon

Found tape diary of a family holiday recorded for Grandma and Grandpa; a six-legged intruder spoils the fun. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • USA

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 99 Ways

By Bruce Wallace & Andrea Appleton

Remember when we were paranoid? (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:34
  • USA

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Gobble Gobble

By Jane Cramer

A new kind of resolution to Thanksgiving conflict. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Hearing Things

By Carolina Wheat

A narrator tackles disembodied voices; admitting she seeks out the strange while actual Electronic Voice Phenomenon reverberates in a surreal background. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Ligeti Was in My Apartment

By Jeffrey Letterly

What happened when Ligeti's ghost helped me create a sound piece. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Trouble in Vietnam

By Theo Lipfert

Robert McNamara, the Soviet Ambassador and President Lyndon Johnson face off in a historical remix. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Reel Noise

By Derek Simons

Surreal as it may seem, this rock band became very famous. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Just Read My Cards

By Briana O'Higgins

Rude tarot card reader gets really angry. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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I'd Like to Straighten You Out

By Joseph Decosimo

A musician, a living legend, attracts pilgrims, then gives them trouble. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Interloper

By Kay Collins

The story of a woman's fifth breast biopsy. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Scotland

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Personal Message: No Commercial Value

By Mark Vernon

Sinister entertainment with a tape recorder: a found message left for a girlfriend degenerates into drunken squabbling over a reading of a Burn's poem. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:39
  • Canada

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I Don't Know. I Know.

By Neil Sandell

To begin, restating rules is used to avoid actually following rules, just as this more-than-one-sentence description avoids the request for a single sentence through the misuse of the semi-colon; later, mundane answering machine messages become menacing, as the producer manipulates their meaning with music. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Canada

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The Iceberg

By Thelon Oeming

An old man fights his demons for 30 years. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Looking at Topsy

By Brett Beyer

A radio story about a movie by Thomas Edison that is very hard to watch. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Respectacle

By Susan B. Price

Children in a behavior program speak up about respect, against the metaphorical soundscape of the Institution. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Evolution

By Dennis Conrow

In a piece that captures the history of (aural) technology, text-to-speech engines prove that computers really can befuddle man. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:34
  • Canada

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Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

By Kent Hoffman

A radio producer deals with a case of 'broadcaster's block' by asking the question "What would Johnny do?" (more)

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