• 2007
  • 2:56
  • USA

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How to Cheat on Your Wife

By Elizabeth Bloom Albert

A short, poetic instruction manual for the man who wishes to philander or have an extra-marital affair, but doesn't know where to begin. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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An Orchestra of Bicycles

By Rene Gutel

Richard Lerman reflects on Travelon Gamelon, a piece he wrote in 1970 for amplified bicycles. (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
  • 3:01
  • 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
  • 2:46
  • USA

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The New Pleasant Revolution

By Michael Slaboch & Tony Mendoza

A bike messenger provides alternatives to horrible traffic horns. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Angel and the Mourning Cloak

By Jim Barfuss

Chance encounters on an April morning show it's the little things in life that can make all the difference. (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
  • 3:01
  • USA

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The Trap

By David Maxon

Here's a rumination on the ethics of pest killing and attempts at avoidance of the graphic nature thereof. (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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chinese Pants

By Ramona Jan & Lucy Jan-Turan

An unscripted talk between a mom and her almost teenaged daughter, inspired by a handmade Mother's Day card listing all the things a mother should never do. (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
  • 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
  • 2:52
  • USA

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In Which the Coffee Mugs Offer Explanation

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

In which the coffee mugs offer explanation. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:37
  • USA

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Musings Over Coffee

By Sandra Sleight-Brennan

Half commentary, half documentary, the inscription on this coffee mug took me back to old memories. (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
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Buddhist Mice

By Karen Michel

Buddhist teachings and mouse death. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Thrown

By Roxana Hadad & Shiow-Jiau Yung

A fourteen-year-old girl tries to throw her voice and ends up getting thrown herself. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:37
  • USA

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The Irresistible Draw of the Dollar Store

By Kevin Theis

A dollar store addict is confronted with a horrifying discovery among the aisles. (more)

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