• 2008
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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Why Question the Facts?

By Shaun D. Wilson

A tired teen talks in the second worst recording device he has. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Six Minutes

By Katie Ball

A motorcyclist hits the only tree standing in an otherwise empty field. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:32
  • USA

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Leaves

By Max Barry

The planting of a memorial tree reveals a lost story about my grandmother. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Restful, Shady Places

By Sean Hurley

The authors of Trailer Ahoy! and Trees as Good Citizens enjoy a written correspondence relating to their books' proximity in the library. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Control of Swimsuit and Mind

By Kathleen Goldhar

Kathleen Goldhar was asked to go out and try on the latest in swimsuit technology: the LZR Racer, made by Speedo, which is VERY form-fitting, and VERY hard to get into. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Scared

By John Biewen

A guy muses on the fears associated with a loved one's body. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 7:45
  • USA

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Sweetgum Handshake

By Julie Shapiro & Rick and Megan Shaw Prelinger

Here's a radio explanation of the Radio Ephemera ShortDocs Challenge, including descriptions from Rick and Megan Prelinger, of the books selected for the project. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Traveling and Trees

By Pauline Kochanski

How trees affect me as a photographer. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:02
  • USA

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A Transgender Childhood

By Tina Antolini

Growing up isn't easy - when you feel as if your mind is one gender, and your body another. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Woman in the Tree

By Kathryn Born

Here's a story along the theme of "ephemera" - things that were not built to be around for long. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Government! Hold My Hand . . .

By Zachary Baiel

A satirical collision of Indiana history and standardized testing. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • Canada

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A Now Famous Tree

By Lynn Thompson

When spontaneous young sexual drives mingle in the shade of a tree, a unique and mysterious relationship is seeded. (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)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Upon the Black Top Sea

By Mary Mazurek

Joe escapes in his trailer alone but this time he has a visitor. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:30
  • Russia

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Feeling Small but Dreaming Big

By Anastasia Ivanova

"Why we should not imagine a row of sheep at night and why is a coffee tree sometimes like a man?" (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:40
  • USA

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The Control of Teenagers

By Rick Moody & Michael Hearst

The Control of Teenagers dances on the corpse of self-help publishing; (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Govern the Ganglia

By Ken Cormier

A found poem -- all text from chosen books. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Retro Rhetoric: Becoming More Becoming

By Sarah Boothroyd

How to make your dreams of happiness come true. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:38
  • USA

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Good Luck Bestows Upon You. You Will Get What Your Heart Desires.

By Andrea Silenzi

Grandma Phyllis reads me her fortune. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:16
  • USA

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Nerve Machine

By Victoria Estok & Karen Werner

Assailed by doubts, fears and illusions on all sides, the warfare within our bodies is a silent one. (more)

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