• 2013
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Sweet Memory Rooh Afzah

By Madeline Miller

Eva Panjwani was five years old when she emigrated from Pakistan to the United States. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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On the Day I Died It Was Mostly Blues

By Alix Blair

I live next to the Westwood Cemetery in Carrboro, North Carolina and my neighbors are the ghosts who reside there. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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I Would Like to Introduce You to My Mom

By Molly Adams

This is an ode to my mother and to all the similarities between us that I'm learning to embrace with the help of Tommy James and the Shondells. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2004
  • 60:09
  • USA

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Re:sound #8: The Books on the Radio Show

By Various producers

This hour: a few stories by author Rick Moody rendered in sound, plus a woman visits her friends' houses and talks with them about their books. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Gray Wisteria of Gilman Terrace

By Katherine Perry

When we bought our dream fixer-up home on Gilman Terrace, my husband and I knew that it came with sad past--but we weren’t prepared, when we unlocked the door, to find a house full of someone else’s life. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 34:04
  • USA

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Nostalgia

By Paul McCarthy

The first Johnny Rockets opened in 1986 on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a concept restaurant embodying the epitome of retro culture. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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False Teeth, True Love, and Blueberry Pie

By Emily Newton

My neighbor Earl has been a logger all his life; Betty, who lives up the mountain tells me those logging men are known for their sweet tooth, and Earl tells me about his sweetheart. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 44:38
  • Australia

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When the Dog Was Just the Dog

By Lea Redfern

When her husband brings two puppies home, producer Lea Redfern becomes completely immersed in the world of canines. Now dog culture pervades her every waking moment, from commanding her social life to steering her personal politics. (more)

Thirston
  • 2007
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Mug Stories

By Audrey Berns

A coffee mug holds a special place in the heart of its owner. (more)

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  • 1999
  • 5:46
  • USA

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The End

By Sara Fishko

Endings in radio used to serve a purpose: they used to signal to a live audience that the time to applaud was near. But this has changed now, prompting Sara Fishko to take a look at the outdated “ending” and to piece together some favorite final moments for a Big Finish. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Mousetrap Enthusiasts

By Jamie Dell'Apa

My brother and I thought the greatest Christmas gift we ever gave each other were mousetrap stocking stuffers . . . (more)

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  • 2006
  • 21:14
  • Canada

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Childhood Trains

By Sandy Thacker & Steve Wadhams

What is it about train travel that inspires music and memory? And why do people tend to confess their innermost thoughts once they get on board? (more)

Trainwindow
  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • UK

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Sepia Elsie

By Aaron Sand

90 year old Elsie remembers her dancing days before she met her husband 63 years ago. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #113: The Journey Show

By Various

This hour: journeys to the far north, the moon, and other places near and far. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 5:16
  • UK

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Voices Lost and Found

By Jude Rogers & Eleanor McDowall

An old cassette, tucked away for years in the back of a drawer, magically brings a lost voice back to life. (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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  • 2012
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #164 The Shaken, Not Stirred Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: As the James Bond franchise celebrates its 50th year, we get at what's been driving him all this time - the beat. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 25:20
  • USA

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Original Kasper's: The Hot Dog Stand That Saved a Neighborhood

By Peter Thomson

Hot dogs are a classic American food. But when is a hot dog more than just a hot dog? When it's a neighborhood mainstay, through years of change. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #132: The Lost Show

By Various

This hour: looking for the intangible. What's lost and what might be found.
Co-produced by Jacob Anderson. (more)

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