• 2013
  • 1:08
  • Ireland

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Language Bites!

By Colette Kinsella

You may have been a "freelancer," or hired one, at some point in your work life, but have you ever wondered how the term originated? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 47:13
  • USA

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Late(ish) Night with Ira Glass

By Ira Glass

Ira Glass brought the first day of the 2012 Third Coast Conference to a close with an audio night cap, by sharing his favorite moments from the year's Third Coast winners and other stories. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sour Stomach: Where's the Bathroom?

By Kristofor Husted

IBS is gross, funny and crappy (pun intended) to live with and it tries to dictate my life. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:47
  • USA

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Sweet Baby June Eats the World

By Matt Largey

One night in the life of our 8 month old daughter, June. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 1:40
  • Scotland

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A Drinking Song

By Holger Mohaupt

Could The Star Spangled Banner be recast as a drinking song? Holger Mohaupt suggests that in this family, it could. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 4:23
  • Scotland

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Hairwaves: A Cautionary Tale

By Zoe Irvine & Mark Vernon

Bouffants, buzz cuts, mohawks, and dreadlocks: no matter the style, hair has played an important social and cultural role throughout human history. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Little Voices, Far Far Away

By Jennifer Brandel & Anne Glickman

Context is a bitch -- just ask mice. On earth they're seen as pests and carriers of disease, but space is another story altogether. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #15: The Consumerism Show

By Various producers

This hour: a brief history of the mall, radical knitters, and more. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Why They Make Us Laugh)

By Adam Rose-Levy

A piece which explores the psychological aspects of stand-up comedy and offers insight into the seemingly simple world of the comedian. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 27:08
  • USA

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The Auctioneer

By Ned Sublette

More than 20 years ago, musicologist Ned Sublette attended the Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, and brought along his tape recorder. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Restful, Shady Places

By Sean Hurley

The authors of Trailer Ahoy! and Trees as Good Citizens enjoy a written correspondence relating to their books' proximity in the library. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweet Life On Tour (or Ben Eats A Lobster Roll)

By Alex Lewis

My friend Ben eats his first lobster roll while we're on tour in Portland, Maine. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Colors Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • CANADA

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Dear Sweet Mike Levey

By Heather Kitching

An ode to the late great infomercial host and to the realization that we all hunger for something. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #170 - The Blood is Thicker than Water Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: families wrestling with love and loyalty. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:36
  • Ireland

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I Didn't Know That - 5

By Paul Staunton & Rachel Ní Chuinn

A woman realizes that her partner isn't all she thought he was. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Yellow Bellied White Woman Fights the Blues (Sat 11-5)

By Jane Cramer

Hello neighbor the weather is fine outside and my old stuff is all yours all free, well, kind of. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:46
  • Japan

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Yellow Short Pants

By Julien Clancy

Daily life can be tough for a foreigner living in Japan but luckily Ueko and Hitomi, my neighbors from down the road, are always on hand to offer advice....even when it involves a missing pair of yellow shorts. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #168 The 2012 ShortDocs Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Gwen Macsai and Julie Shapiro spin some of our favorite stories from the 2012 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge. (more)

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