• 2010
  • 36:16
  • Ireland

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The Dead News Network

By Colette Kinsella

Anne is a 37-year-old mother of two. Her husband Paul is a carpenter. She lives in an ordinary house, in a medium-sized Irish town, about a half-hour drive from Dublin. From the outside, Anne's life couldn't look more normal. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • UK

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From Glasgow to Basra

By Anna Norberg

A mother misses her son. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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#BuzzyNumbingElectricSourSpice

By Jeff Towne

The Sichuan Peppercorn provides a confusing, disorienting and compelling flavor to the spicy cuisine of Sichuan. (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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  • 2002
  • 30:11
  • New Zealand

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Grey Ghost

By Allan Coukell

Grey Ghost is the story of one man and a bird -- or possibly just of one man. It is also the story of an obsession. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 9:58
  • Russia

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File Under Soviet Bizarre: Vyacheslav Mescherin's Orchestra of Electro-Musical Instruments

By Charles Maynes

It was the closest thing to Muzak in Russia. This is the story of the rise, fall, and sudden resurgence of the music that dominated television and radio airwaves and whose spacey sounds made it the favorite of the USSR's cosmonauts. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:27
  • USA

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Salty Ceebu Jen

By Jeff Tyson

Ceebu Jen, a traditional dish in the West African country of Senegal, is not as simple to make as it might seem. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:15
  • Ireland

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A Cold Freezin Night (Adventure)

By Julien Clancy

You might imagine the desert to be a cold freezin place at night but not so. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:45
  • UK, Sweden

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Actionwomen

By Anna Norberg & Simon Norberg

Audio montage featuring the voices of women protesters and a service man remembering life in the 1980s at Greenham Common, England, a miitary base for American nuclear missiles. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 31:43
  • Australia

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Von Trapped

By Natalie Kestecher

Von Trapped is a story about a woman obsessed with The Sound of Music, as well as other things Austrian. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 42:59
  • UK

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Nina Black

By Melanie Harris

Imagine being so hyperactive and distractible that you can barely keep track of where you are, who you’re talking to, and what you’re talking about. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:01
  • Ireland

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All You Need is a (Separation Barrier)

By Niall Farrell

From Baghdad to Western Sahara, an alphabetic listing of the world’s prominent separation barriers builds a wall of its own. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Scotland

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Personal Message: No Commercial Value

By Mark Vernon

Sinister entertainment with a tape recorder: a found message left for a girlfriend degenerates into drunken squabbling over a reading of a Burn's poem. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 3:47
  • UK

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The Modern Woodsman

By Adam Clitheroe

Filmmaker Adam Clitheroe playfully puts forth an audio portrait of a traditional woodsman . . . equipped with a cell phone. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • AUSTRALIA

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Sweet and Sour Tiffany: Chinese Naming Menu

By Zena Kells

If you could pick your own name what would you choose? Three Chinese students living in Australia explain their name choices. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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Train Wars

By Jayne Fenton Keane

Jayne Fenton Keane talks with India's former Socialist Defence Minister, Mr. George Fernandes, and former President of the Socialist Party of India, Ms. Jaya Jaitley, about the Railway Strikes of 1975 that brought down Sonia Ghandi's government. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 40:56
  • New Zealand

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The Long-Expected Party

By Camilla Maling

This Radio New Zealand documentary explores the construction of the world of The Lord of the Rings through the eyes of the New Zealanders whose "good old kiwi ingenuity" on the film set brought Middle Earth to life. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 14:24
  • Canada

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Can You Say Haa?

By Reena Katz

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Come Back to Afghanistan

By Hyder Akbar & Susan Burton

In the summer of 2002, 17-year-old Hyder Akbar traveled from California with his father to their home country of Afghanistan. He took a tape recorder along on the trip to record his thoughts and experiences. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 38:00
  • USA

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Annapurna: Memories in Sound

By Aaron Ximm & Bronwyn Ximm

Annapurna: Memories in Sound is an impressionistic sound portrait of the Ximms' trek through the Annapurna Circuit, a popular three-week hiking trip through the Himalayas to Nepal. (more)

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