• 2012
  • 30:08
  • UK

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The Glass Piano

By Kate Bland & Deborah Levy

At the tender age of 23, Princess Alexandra Amelie of Bavaria (1826-1875) was observed awkwardly walking sideways down the corridors of her family palace. (more)

Princess
  • 2006
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #53: The MBK Show

By Various producers

This hour: two stories by Mary Beth Kirchner. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Smells like Umami: I Can't Quite Put My Finger On It

By Bec Feldhaus & Shelly Baskin

Alex Lane subjects himself to a five alarm chili shock treatment in an effort to resurrect the olfactory system that he's never known. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:38
  • Australia

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Recollections Dream in Blue

By Matthew Wilmott

This audio captures the essence of Matthew Wilmott's internal neighbours - silence and recollections/dreams (per say those that that drift dark and heavy in the mind just before sunrise). (more)

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  • 2011
  • 8:36
  • USA

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Basement Story

By Austin Bunn

When his mother decided to sell his childhood home, Austin Bunn returned to help clean out the basement and rediscovered traces of a childhood game that never really ended. (more)

Darkstairs
  • 2012
  • 2:58
  • Australia

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Soft Footsteps Fade to Black

By Matthew Wilmott

Soft footsteps fade to balck is abstract in relation to the conventional form of neighbours, however flashing thoughts and the path can be seen as comfort akin to the world next door. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A Sweet Illusion for the Bitter Tuition

By Mickey Capper

Sofia is working on an unusual scholarship. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Gray Area

By Quinlan Kyp-Johnson & Luke Kyp-Johnson

After a grueling 35 min dance entitled "Little Mortal Jump" by Alejandro Cerrudo, resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, dancers Kevin Shannon and Alice Klock reflect on not only their young love duet but the thoughts that cross their mind after the lights have gone out. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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The Sour Taste of Potlucks

By Lauren Ober

My mom and I don't agree on much, but we can agree on one thing - potlucks are the pits. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 6:25
  • USA

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Except Me

By Erin Davis

Andrew Skillings is eleven now, but he was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, when he was just two. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 13:31
  • Canada

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Signal to Noise

By Paolo Pietropaolo

What happens when you work with sound everyday -- listening to it, recording it, manipulating it -- and then one day, one of those sounds sticks around for good? (more)

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  • 2014
  • 9:57
  • USA

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Bat Man

By Lulu Miller, Alix Spiegel & Anne Gudenkauf

The central claim of this story is astounding: that if we all just raised our expectations, blind people could come to - literally - see. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Sweet, Sweet Solitude

By Emily Hartman, Michael Abramczyk & Lauren Vieni

A young girl rants about annoyances that are brought up frequently in her daily life while listing why her way of living is superior to most others. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Umami for the Finish: MRs. TasTy Breaks Down Kimchi

By Lauren Kirby

MRs. TasTy LanDed hEr Vegetarian SPace StaTioN in the MidWesT and StarTed heR CooKing ShoW; ToDaY ShE TeACheS uS AbOuT KimChi. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 24:13
  • USA

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Fault Line

By Jad Abumrad & Pat Walters

Kevin (not his real name) is a likable guy who lives with his wife in New Jersey. And he's on probation after serving time in a federal prison for committing a disturbing crime. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Juicy Trip from Bitter to Savory

By Sydney Beveridge

A milestone birthday inspires an extreme juice quest. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:22
  • USA

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Home Sweet Home

By Tanya Basu

Robert Lipman, a freshman at the University of Chicago who also runs an underground pop-up gourmet restaurant in Hyde Park, discusses the surprising, nearly fatal reason for his insatiable appetite to serve high-end food. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 51:42
  • USA

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The Hospital Always Wins

By Laura Starecheski

Back in 2004, Laura Starecheski visited a mental hospital in Queens, N.Y. called Creedmoor, where she met a patient named Issa Ibrahim. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Black, White and Green

By Frank Karall

A woman makes her 'home' at a bus stop across the street from my office, this is my fantasy of what her seemingly miserable life could be the result of. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • ENGLAND

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Sweet Order

By Jon Tipler & Java Bere

An insatiable passion for keeping lists brings order to each new day… and prepares for the next. (more)

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