• 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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You Make My Heart Go

By John Biewen

A meandering train of thought arrives at a Dollar Storey connnection just in time. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Thought I'd Be Rewarded for My Dating Gumption

By Saya April Hillman

You think you're being mature and courageous, trait which will surely be rewarded with reciprocal sentiments of love...right? (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
  • 2:42
  • USA

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The Horrible Truth About Indie Ice Cream

By Gabe Bullard

An investigation into why an ice cream truck was driving down my street at 9:30 PM. (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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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
  • 3:02
  • USA

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The Silent Work of Ordinary People

By Keith Brand & Nathan Long

An extraordinary day in the life of an ordinary worker. (more)

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  • 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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Mouse Trap Music

By Christopher Danforth

Composer Mark Applebaum describes the creative process he uses when inventing new instruments. He calls one of them "The Mouse Trap." (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Mini-Meta-Mouse-umentary

By Sue Mell

Mousetraps and other intersections between human beings and mice. (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
  • 3:36
  • USA

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Mugs With Messages

By Suzy Kahn

The thoughts of a creative woman of valor, who might never make history. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:36
  • USA

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American Dream

By Chris Angelos

The mice have invaded and are having some R and R... so I might as well help them enjoy themselves. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:03
  • USA

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Stiff Peaks

By Jeffrey Letterly

The first step in making cookies is to purchase a metal bike jingle-bell in a western mountain town. (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
  • 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
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Mug Stories

By Audrey Berns

A coffee mug holds a special place in the heart of its owner. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:17
  • USA

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The Wishing Bell

By Max Barry

A brother and sister fight over the gifts they receive from their father. (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
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Me and Mousetraps

By David Daskal

I overcome my fears and manage to rid our home of a mouse. (more)

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