• 2005
  • 58:58
  • USA

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The Ring & I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

By Jad Abumrad , Aaron Cohen & Elena Park

The grandeur and power of Wagner’s monumental work, The Ring Cycle, has permeated our culture to the point that “Wagnerian” is used as an adjective. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • USA

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 99 Ways

By Bruce Wallace & Andrea Appleton

Remember when we were paranoid? (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • USA

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How Chicago Hip Hop Went Platinum

By Sophia Posnock

The unlikely story of one man's role in the rise of Chicago hip hop. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 89:39
  • USA / Canada

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Listening Critically

By Ben Shapiro & James Wehmeyer

Art forms such as film, literature and even TV, generate rich bodies of critcal writing that push the boundaries of what creators do and why, and gives audiences new ways to appreciate the work. (more)

08conf
  • 2003
  • 62:20
  • USA

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These Are a Few of Dean Olsher's Favorite Things

By Dean Olsher

Arthur Godfrey had it. So did Bob and Ray. And Ken Nordine has it, too. "It": the magical quality that makes you feel they're talking to you and you alone. (more)

Favoritethings_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #48: The Flux Show

By Various producers

This hour: two stories from RTE's Flux with Ronan Kelly. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2007
  • 5:59
  • Canada

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Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain

By Sarah Boothroyd

A revealing reflection on journalism, which is a process of editing and selecting, rather than transmitting a complete record to the public. 
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Man
  • 2013
  • 2:42
  • USA

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A Sweet Ear

By Jackie Sojico

The case for why we crave pop music as part of our musical diet. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #110: The Quiet Show

By Various

This hour: meditations on whispering, selective mutism, and a man who records some of the quietest sounds in the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Umami Grease

By Jackson Stanton

In three courses, we discover the relationship between man and grease: the history, the culture and the conflict. (more)

Sd13_stanton_umami
  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #31: The Transmissions Show

By Various producers

This hour: spies, pirates, mysterious broadcasts, and a bold acoustic experiment. (more)

Radio_tower
  • 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)

Cat_in_da_hat
  • 2007
  • 89:24
  • USA

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Options and Futures: Teenagers on the Radio -- Part Two

By Tatiana Harrison

Listen in as teen producers from around the country present a survey of their work, with bonus features: the sounds they love to listen to, with commentary on why, and tape that didn’t make the final cut in production, with commentary on why not. (more)

07conf
  • 2012
  • 72:20
  • USA

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Pitch Perfect: The Art of Editorial Persuasion (Day 2)

By Emily Botein

Now a bonafide Third Coast tradition... this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 80:53
  • USA

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The Wonders of Narcissism

By Sean Cole

Let's face it: you're funny and cunning and smart and insightful; disarming, direct, and hopelessly attractive. Why not give the people what they want -- more you! Sure you're not what the story is about. (more)

07conf
  • 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Getting to Yes: The Art of the Pitch (Part 2)

By Ann Heppermann, Julie Shapiro, Stephanie Foo & Alison MacAdam

A bonafide Third Coast tradition! The second installment of this session once again pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 78:21
  • USA

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The Story as Walkabout

By Krissy Clark & Pejk Malinovski

Smartphones and other gadgets have detached our listening experiences from the radio, and are making another kind of attachment possible - to where the stories actually take place. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #63: The Conference Show

By Various producers

This hour: excerpts from some of our favorite Third Coast Conference sessions from years past. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2014
  • 13:42
  • USA

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We Lost Them

By Phoebe Judge, Eric Mennel and Lauren Spohrer

How does a victim's family cope, hours after a violent crime, when they are thrust into a national spotlight? (more)

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  • 2003
  • 73:11
  • USA

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To Err (on the Air) Is Human

By Gwen Macsai, Katie Davis, Barrett Golding & Michael Johnson

No one likes to make mistakes, but the difference between you (brilliant producer) and the guy next to you (average producer) is in learning how to use those mistakes to your advantage. (more)

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