• 2002
  • 15:20
  • USA

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Hollister

By Helen Borten

Hollister is an investigation into what really happened on July 4, 1947, when 2,000 bikers roared into a small California town and left a media explosion in their wake. (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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  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Everything Sounds Episode #11: Microphone Museum

By George Drake Jr. & Craig Shank

The invention of the microphone changed many aspects of modern life beginning in the late 1800's, but today most of us take these simple machines for granted. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 2:13
  • Scotland

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Electronic Samples Cut-Up

By Mark Vernon

A few years ago, Mark Vernon bought a pile of old reel-to-reel audio tapes at a boot sale (think yard sale, but in the trunks of cars) near his hometown of Derby, England. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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mishmash

By Regina Botros

Many different stories make this whole. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 41:23
  • USA

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Pitch Perfect: The Art of Editorial Persuasion (Day 1)

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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  • 2012
  • 3:31
  • USA

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Someone's Screaming Outside

By Mad Genius

Someone's Screaming Outside revisits the rainy Florida night George Zimmerman met Trayvon Martin, using only 911 calls from that evening and musical samples from YouTube videos reacting to the tragedy. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #37: The Studs Show

By Various producers

This hour: the indomitable Studs Terkel. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 83:21
  • USA

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

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)

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  • 2004
  • 81:08
  • USA

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Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part Two

By Cindy Carpien

It’s common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2004
  • 84:25
  • USA

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Image as Metaphor

By Nubar Alexanian, Sharon Ball, Sherre DeLys & Sandy Tolan

Do metaphors inherently deepen a story? Can using metaphors be more effective than revealing direct facts and information about a subject? (more)

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  • 2007
  • 81:58
  • USA

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In Praise of the Sandbox

By Jay Allison

What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 63:50
  • USA

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Kickstarter for Radio 101

By Stephanie Pereira & Roman Mars

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Art program director Stephanie Pereira gives a primer on how to bring an audio-centric Kickstarter project to life. (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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  • 2006
  • 58:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #39: The Radio Show

By Various producers

This hour: the strange, storied, hodgepodge history of radio. (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)

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  • 2001
  • 60:08
  • USA

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Talking Story

By Paul Auster, Robert Krulwich & Jacki Lyden

The Kitchen Sisters skillfully lead this panel about creative and unusual approaches and techniques for producing compelling radio stories, including what can be learned from other media, like television and film. (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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Bittersweet TV

By Ben Trefny & Audrey Dilling

A television studio executive is challenged to dream up a ludicrous reality TV show idea and succeeds. (more)

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