• 2012
  • 71:52
  • USA

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Own Your Thing (Day 2)

By John Barth, Martina Castro, Roman Mars & Francesca Panetta

Independent producers have always had to fend for themselves, but today the building blocks for independent success - creating great work, reaching real audiences, making money, controlling your destiny - are falling into place in new ways. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 5:09
  • USA

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Steve the Baker

By David Welch

"Without bread we are all orphans," says the sign that greets customers as they walk into Steve's Bread Shop in Portland, Maine. Meet Steve, who bakes bread in the most traditional way possible: by hand. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Night of the Bitter Pizza Boy

By Stephen Rickard

A glimpse into the strange of world delivering pizzas. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A You Need is a Wall - 9

By Patrick Skahill

A master clock maker explains why he's devoted his life to the clocks we hang on our walls. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #141 The Hustling Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Hustlers. Some are straight-up con artists, and others are just doing what they have to do to get by. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #115: The Work Show

By Various

This hour: a lobster diver in Honduras, a chocolate taster in France, a movie director in Nigeria, and other stories that reveal the workaday world in all its globalized complexity, one person at a time. (more)

Workers
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Red Envelope Fairy

By Jonah Newman

Across the street from my apartment, Elaine Autwell delivers Freedom of Information Act requests to every department in the City of Evanston, a job which has earned her the title of the "Red Envelope Fairy." (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:44
  • EGYPT

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Umami Office

By Christine Iskander

Researchers from the Egyptian TV show Al Bernameg are trying to lose weight, stay fit or just enjoy food at the office. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 10:22
  • UK

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The Sleeping Fool

By Sofia Saldanha

Art museum security guards spend their days in uniform, speaking quietly or not at all, surrounded by works of irreplaceable art. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:02
  • Australia

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Misguided Meditation

By Sarah L'Estrange

A guided meditation spoof for all those searching for enlightenment, but who don't know where to find it. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 7:51
  • USA

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Fidele Musafiri: Miner

By Gregory Warner

Cell phones and laptops rely on a particular mineral called colombite tantalum – coltan for short - and the growing demand for the material in the west has had ramifications in some pretty distant corners of the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • CANADA

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Sweet Julia

By Marion Kane

Marion Kane explores what awakened Julia Child's passion for food and sparked her celebrity as a chef. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • ENGLAND

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There's No Umami in the Army

By Benedikte Granvig

Former military chef Danny Davis takes us through a 24-hour ration pack. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 76:41
  • USA

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Own Your Thing (Day 1)

By John Barth, Amy Costello, Jesse Thorn & Benjamen Walker

Independent producers have always had to fend for themselves, but today the building blocks for independent success - creating great work, reaching real audiences, making money, controlling your destiny - are falling into place in new ways. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 7:58
  • USA

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Runner

By Jonathan Miller

One of the most remarkable marathon finishes in recent history was recorded in 2009 in Boston. There, Kenyan runner, Salina Kosgei had her sights set on the finish line, having traveled half way around the world to get there. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • Canada

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I Didn't Know That (about hotel housekeepers)

By Mieke Anderson

Learning the A, B, C’s of housekeeping. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Henry Ford Wouldn't Have Called in Sick

By Tammy Terwelp

Feuding co-workers in an auto parts factory conpsire to assemble the big one. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #163 The Far From Home Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Two stories of people who are far away — physically, emotionally and/or spiritually from the place they call home. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 6:36
  • USA

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She Sees Your Every Move

By Jonathan Mitchell

While traditional street photography usually catches strangers passing by in a public space, the photographer Michele Iversen has been catching strangers passing by in their own private spaces, without their permission. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • DENMARK

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Sweet Muscles

By Julie Thing

70% of Tamara's life is about her diet, with one aim: to become the best female bodybuilder in the country. (more)

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