• 2007
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Golden Mug Award

By David Weinberg

The coveted golden mug award is given to an actor or actress for their portrayal of an independent woman in history. (more)

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  • 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
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Stupid, Stupid Cup

By Sue Mell

Fictional account of bad behavior inspired by the mug. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Latin Mass

By Chris Angelos

Long before the women's movement even had a name, some Oak Park girls began questioning tradition without even knowing they were doing so. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:44
  • Germany, Canada

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House Trap

By Robert Hoare & Steven Sauve

"The best-laid plans of mice and men go oft awry"- Rober Burns, To a Mouse [The mousetrap set recalls a long-forgotten incident in the producer's first residence in Toronto.] (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
  • 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
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Caryll and Sidney: An Unlikely Love Story

By Kay Collins

Catholic mystic falls for the Ace of Spies in post-World War 1 London. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:49
  • USA

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Curve of the Earth

By Stephanie Rowden & Keith Taylor

A small bicycle bell rings in a big landscape. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Mousetrap Enthusiasts

By Jamie Dell'Apa

My brother and I thought the greatest Christmas gift we ever gave each other were mousetrap stocking stuffers . . . (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:01
  • USA

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My Life as a Cup

By Sean Hurley

The triumphs and regrets of a cup. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Avant Guardian

By David Weinberg

The Avant Guardian fights crime using the power of surrealism and his trusty P.S.M.G. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Instant Coffee

By Dennis Conrow

A son remembers a woman who loved instant coffee and who may or may not have enjoyed being a housewife. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #85: The Dollar Storeys Show

By Various producers

This hour: the wild and wonderful results of the Third Coast Festival's 2007 Audio Challenge: Dollar Storeys. (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
  • 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
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Buddhist Mice

By Karen Michel

Buddhist teachings and mouse death. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:54
  • Bolivia

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Miss Cholita Pageant

By Ruxandra Guidi

The "Miss Cholita" pageant celebrates a female ideal that is fast disappearing among Bolivian indigenous women. This year, the pageant was shaken by a scandal: the winner had turned out to have been wearing fake braids. (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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  • 2007
  • 2:47
  • USA

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Don't Touch This

By Pat Corbet

One mug brings back memories of past relationships with women. (more)

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