• 2007
  • 0:00
  • Canada

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Sensory Deprivation Tank

By Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein's got a knack for exploring life's great (and simple) mysteries via the telephone. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 58:52
  • USA / Australia

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Loose Tongues

By Natalie Kestecher & Susan Stone

Narrative deceptions, perverse fictions, audio portraiture: this conversation between feature-makers Natalie Kestecher and Susan Stone explores the interplay of story, character, and music, as well as the delights of creative ambiguity and communication in Kestecher's luminous, protean work. (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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • IRELAND

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The Problem With Salty Water

By Aoife Allen

An automated teller machine discusses awkward moments, consumer culture and why she needs it to survive. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 12:02
  • USA

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Cohabitation: Olive & Jack

By Jill Dorothy Summers

Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Un Hombre, su Perro, su Caballo, y Cielo)

By Jesse Ricke

Field recordings of a Peruvian Pentecostal church service were used as a base for this piece, with which samples from The Books were incorporated in support of the narration of a spanish folk tale about the nature of heaven and best friends. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Harvey Carne Workout Method, Cassette 6

By Laura Vitale, Eric Barkin & Tye Pemberton

Welcome to the Harvey Carne Workout Method and Guide to Romance. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Just Read My Cards

By Briana O'Higgins

Rude tarot card reader gets really angry. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #28: The No Moon Show

By Various producers

This hour: the inhabitants of a fictional greystone and some very real survivors of suicide, who speak bravely and candidly about their experiences. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:30
  • USA

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The Big City

By Sean Hurley

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)

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  • 1976
  • 8:53
  • USA

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Object Piece

By Randy Thom

Based on a short story by Drury Pifer, Object Piece is the story of a man digging his own grave after he loses his wife to a friend. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA, CAN

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2013 ShortDocs Winners

By Sam Agee, Jenny Asarnow, Alix Blair, Kelly Jones & Mary T. Diorio Schilling

We have winners! (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Long Way Home

By David Henderson

New light on the wanderings of Odysseus provided by the discovery of Penelope's answering machine tape. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2008
  • 2:52
  • USA

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The Good Citizen's Control of Body and Mind

By Sara Vogel & Aliza Simons

A mad professor attempts to bring a cadaver to life. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:49
  • USA

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The Mime

By Cyrus Farivar & Rebeka Kouy-Ghadosh

The sounds of Turkish pop star Tarkan melds with possibly the most annoying roommate ever. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2010
  • 1:03
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 1

By Geoff Storm

A stranger wanders into a rural village, seeking warmth and shelter from a sharp January night. Unfortunately his reception at the local watering hole is just as icy as the wind he’s trying to escape. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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All You Need is a Wall - 7

By Shaun D. Wilson & Sonia Yee

The problems regarding journeying through a metaphorical landscape. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • Switzerland

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The Yakuza Codes

By Christian Gasser

Will Midori and her brother Yoshitoro overcome their antipathies and meet again? (more)

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  • 2008
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #91: The War and Peace Show

By Various

This hour: a radio station dedicates five days of air-time to a live reading of Tolstoy's War and Peace. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:01
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 14

By Natasha Haverty

An improvised scene by Brendan Pelsue and Natasha Haverty, set in an imagined seaside town. (more)

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