Re:sound #20: The Phone Show

This hour: stories told over the phone.

2005 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA

This hour: stories told over the phone.

by Jonathan Goldstein (Wiretap, 2004)
Jonathan Goldstein gets an earful from his sister and obsesses about obsession.

Interview with Jonathan Goldstein
Re:sound producer Roman Mars talks with Goldstein about Wiretap and why the phone works so well for telling stories on the radio. (Interview excerpts originally aired on KALW's Invisible Ink.)

# 28
by Julie Shapiro (Re:sound premiere, 2005)
When Julie was 10 years old, she had an enormous crush on Steve, the star of the high school football team. Twenty years later, Julie calls him to see if he remembers the grade school girl who was his biggest fan.

My Personal Board
by Eurydice Aroney (Radio Eye, ABC, 1998)
Five alarmingly self aware people get together on the phone each week to talk about their lives and goals. This is the first episode of a 20-part reality radio soap opera that's very intimate, strangely amusing, and totally addictive.

Call to Canada
by Benjamen Walker (Your Radio Nightlight, 2003)
A depressed and frightened American seeks asylum in Canada because the U.S. government is "trying to kill him."

30 Second Phone Tour of the Smithsonian
by Ann Dentry (Re:sound premiere, 2005)
The Radio Smithsonian team gives a guided phone tour of the Institute's various and bizarre departments.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

produced by

Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein (@J_Goldstein) was the host and creator of Wiretap which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years. His new podcast for Gimlet Media is Heavyweight.

Julie Shapiro

Julie Shapiro (@jatomic) is the executive producer of Radiotopia from PRX - a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven podcasts. She is also the executive producer of Ear Hustle .

Eurydice Aroney

Eurydice Aroney is an independent radio documentary producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she hosted and produced a range of radio shows.

Benjamen Walker

Benjamen Walker (@benjamenwalker) has made radio for NPR, WNYC, WFMU, and the BBC. Currently he produces Benjamin Walker's The Theory of Everything, part of the Radiotopia network from the Public Radio Exchange (PRX).

Ann Dentry

Ann E. Dentry, formerly a free lance journalist with work for both National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution, is a Lutheran pastor.

Roman Mars

Roman Mars (@romanmars) is the creator of 99% Invisible , a short radio show about design and architecture.

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