• 2007
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Time to Tip

By David Hain

The courageous story of one coffee mug trying to get by in a house of people he hates. (Writing from the perspective of the mug in the first person, present tense.) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:10
  • USA

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Life Plays On

By Byron Flitsch

An insecure boy discovers, through a saying on a mug, that there is more going on in the lives of others than meets the eye. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • Netherlands

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Of Mice and Music

By David Swatling

Tragic kitchen incident inspires manic musings on singing mice. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:19
  • USA

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Dollar Daze

By Julie Shapiro & Johanna Zorn

Third Coast Festival artistic director Julie Shapiro describes her rendez-vous with Dollar Store founder Jonathan Messinger at Dollar Daze in downtown Chicago, where the Dollar Storeys items were chosen. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Really Nice

By Laura Vitale

Intrigue after the lease is up. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Bicycle Belles

By Stephanie Rowden

On the boardwalk, in search of the sound of bicycle bells. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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Lapsed Trappist

By Stuart Ewings & Philip Briant

The gripping tale of a troubled Buddhist as he struggles with morals and mice in this short radio fiction based rather loosely on a true story. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:31
  • UK

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Can't Catch Us All

By Conor Lennon

What mice find offensive is the fact that these traps are not only lethal, but also cheap, low quality imports. (Don't mess with the mice.) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Frenchie Movie

By Tim Forrest & Jeff Peters

"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main . . . any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." - John Donne (1572-1631) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:04
  • Russia

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The Assassin's Bell

By Charles Maynes

A young Soviet 'Pioneer' (i.e. boy scout) squares off with the CIA -- will he live to tell the tale? (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Bike Bell Bandito

By Darlene Dennard

A short tale of youth and nostalgia, bringing back past memories of the notorious nerve racking bike bell that we loved -- and mom hated! (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:44
  • USA

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Feisty Mama

By Melissa Canciller

A daughter finds an old picture of her mother and sees her mother differently. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Tea for Matilda

By Catherine Stifter

Feminist historian Sally Roesch Wagner muses that well-behaved women rarely make history while mis-behaved radicals, such as 19th century women's rights and peace activist Matilda Joslyn Gage, seldom make history books. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Daisy Chaining

By Joe Giovannetti

A daughter and her father argue about the relative merits of his vocation. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Unless We Showed Up in Hazmat Suits

By Hillary Frank

If Lucy met her best friend in person, her life expectancy would be cut in half. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Ayla

By WJ Carlton

Here's a story of newness and wonder and remembering experience before language. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #107: The Loneliness Show

By Various

This hour: best friends who will never meet face to face, an abandoned wedding dress found floating in a lake, and more. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Tintinnabulation (Florence, Italy)

By Lisa Tharpe

Florence is a city filled with bells: church bells, hand bells, door bells, bike bells . . . (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:13
  • USA

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Gifts

By Firestone Mulvaney

Two life-long bachelors kvetch over the phone. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 1:03
  • USA

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I'm Alive

By Brian Corbet

A bell realizes it's alive while on a conveyor belt and then en route to a dollar store. (more)

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