• 2013
  • 61:37
  • USA

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The Organist

By Andrew Leland, Ross Simonini & Jenna Weiss-Berman

The Organist is a monthly experimental arts & culture program produced by the editors of the Believer - the award-winning monthly magazine published by McSweeney's. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 57:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #6: The Confessions Show

By Various producers

This hour: a retired child beauty queen recalls her youth and a young man revels in eating trash. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 4

By Philip Smith

An exercise in time condensation, or more simply time travel, in which the cave wall serves as interface between past and present, human and animal, Philip Smith, librarian, reads excerpts from two books about Upper Paleolithic cave art. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Large, Well-Rounded Head

By Michelle Legro & Kate Daloz

The strange journey of Walt Whitman's brain, both inside his head, and out. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Umami Canon

By Casey Miner

Reflections on food for thought. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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What will she read tonight?

By Dixie Treichel

Three of the founders of the Women’s Prison Book Project in Minneapolis talk about their memories and experiences in the early years. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 60:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #211 The Pulled From the Pages Show

By Multiple

This hour: audio stories inspired by the written word, be it a novel or a comic book. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 5:23
  • USA

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Beginnings

By Roger Beebe

"A new start for the start." (more)

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  • 2016
  • 2:05
  • US

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In Praise of Love

By Stephen Lacey

A woman grapples with the leap into love. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 18:39
  • USA

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Thirteen Ways

By Pejk Malinovski

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:35
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 5

By Glenn Simonsen

Recitation of the mystical English poem, "I Saw the Sun at Midnight, Rising Red", 1917 by Joesph Mary Plunkett and music by the Psalters. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 31:03
  • USA

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Re:sound #209 The Firsts Show

By Multiple

This hour: first lines, the first day back and every last first you can think of. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #21: The Raymond Carver Show

By Various producers

This hour: the difficult, brief, and brilliant life of writer Raymond Carver. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #205 The Imposter Show

By Multiple

This hour what you see, is not always what you get. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #204 The Stories From Childhood Show

By Multiple

This hour some of our favorite childhood icons: from the man who gave us Thing One & Thing Two... to Dorothy, the Tin Man and Toto too. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 1:16
  • USA

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Cowbird

By Annie Correal & Jordan Bower

While the Internet is teeming with storytelling portals - including the one you're on right now - some rise above the rest: in quality, spirit, and ambition. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 50:20
  • Australia

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Ferlinghetti: San Francisco Locations

By Jim McKee

San Francisco luminary and famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes listeners on a freewheeling tour of his neighborhood haunts in San Francisco's Chinatown and North Beach. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 28:42
  • Australia

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Before the War It Was the War

By Anna Burns

In the 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the state of Israel, one man took it upon himself to "resist with his pen," to bear witness for his people and bring the world, in his words, "the real news from Beirut.” (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 13

By Mia Lobel

A meditation on big changes, building walls, and breaking them down again. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:49
  • USA

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(For) A Cold Freezin Night

By Brendan Baker

Music incorporating a performance of William Safford's poem "A Story That Could Be True" with Book Odds samples. (more)

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