• 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #131: The Space Show

By Various

This hour: a one way mission to mars, a Russian cosmonaut's favorite music, the Voyager golden record, the sound of the northern lights, and more. (more)

Space
  • 2013
  • 3:31
  • USA

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Don't Forget to Feed Your Soul... Food (A Salty Reminder)

By Sally Herships

My mom, some crystals and an unexpected appetite. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Farm-Fresh Egg: A Sweet Return

By Casey Kuhn

The locavore movement is sweeping the nation - and cookbook author Jennifer Thompson and a farmers market vendor explain why fresh eggs are the best eggs. (more)

Sd13_kuhn_sweet
  • 2011
  • 21:35
  • Canada

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The Hunter

By Dominic Girard

They say one man's trash is another man's treasure... Well, in Darren Atkinson's case, it's also his job. (more)

Darren2
  • 2001
  • 25:06
  • USA

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Tornado Prom

By Susan Burton

Susan Burton reports on Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas, a town of about 3,000. While the seniors danced, a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it. (more)

Promqueens_newsite Tcf-winner-award
  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (more)

Sd12_green_ament
  • 2005
  • 1:01
  • USA

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One-Minute Vacations

By Aaron Ximm

The world makes its own music, but we rarely listen with fresh ears says Aaron Ximm, sound artist, field recordist and founder of quietamerican.org. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:35
  • Canada

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Forest to Desert

By Sarah Boothroyd

An audio doodle about this phrase: "Humankind is preceded by forest, and followed by desert." Forest versus city / tree versus car / then versus now. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2012
  • 1:58
  • USA

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Mother Nature's Blues

By Djinnie Timoleon & Alexandros Zervos

We posed the question "What would you do if you were mother nature?" to our teenage neighbors and our piece features a compilation of the diverse answers we received. (more)

Sd12_blue_timolean
  • 2002
  • 17:52
  • USA

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Postcards From a Fanatic Reactionary Pedestrian

By Abner Serd

What is a fanatic reactionary pedestrian? How does one get to be this way? (more)

Abner_pidgey
  • 2009
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Cooler by the Lake

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Greenness Envy

By Eileen Heyes

It’s a terrible, beautiful affliction, with no known cure. (more)

Sd12_green_heyes
  • 2007
  • 18:05
  • USA

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Circling the Center of Creation

By Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier joins the ranks of thousands of religious pilgrims who have been circling the base of Mount Kailash in Tibet for centuries. (more)

Circling_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • CANADA

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The Road to Umami

By Carla Green, Vanessa Vyvial and Anthony Abbondanza

The fate of every farm animal, in three parts: life, death, and consumption. (more)

Sd13_green-vivial-abbondanza_umami
  • 2007
  • 58:50
  • USA

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Ocean Hour

By Keith Talbot & Larry Massett

Two friends sit on a dock, meandering through a variety of ocean stories (some true and some not): (more)

Scubadiver_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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A Bittersweet Experiment

By Elise Pepple and Ellen Frankenstein

Two producers explore the hungers generated from living on an island in Alaska and some attempts at satisfying them. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Stork-Bird Brain

By Carolyn Hoerdemann

A journey through the mind of heartache on an island that is really a peninsula. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2012
  • 2:57
  • USA

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From Green to Gone

By Hannah Ayers

A tree is a precious thing in a city...but does anyone care when a tree in their own backyard is cut down? (more)

Sd12_green_ayers
  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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One Man's Sour, Another Man's Sweet

By Kerry Klein

Kerry Klein brings reclaimed food to a potluck - and doesn’t tell anyone. (more)

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