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Audio Drama on the web

AudioTheatreFilter: I was an avid listener of's Seeing Ear Theatre, but the site has been stagnant for years and I've finally decided it's time to move on. So what's out there in online radio/audio drama? [more inside]
posted by nelleish on Jul 15, 2005 - 3 answers

Country in Ethiopia

RadioFilter: A friend told me she heard a segment on country music's popularity in Ethiopia on WNYC (820 AM, public radio in New York) this morning. Despite searching the websites of every show they aired, I cannot find audio or any mention of the segment. Did anyone else catch this, and if so, can you help me find it?
posted by realcountrymusic on Jul 13, 2005 - 4 answers

This American Life

What are your favorite This American Life Episodes? [more inside]
posted by Who_Am_I on Jul 2, 2005 - 45 answers

Unknown Song.

I would like help with the identify of a song I heard on NPR a few years ago. It was something of a "metasong" with lyrics stating the part of the song currently being sung. Such as "this is the bridge" and "Here comes the chorus". I would like to hear this song again.
posted by Axandor on Jun 27, 2005 - 22 answers

Help identify a story reading from NPR.

A few years ago, I heard a reading on the radio of a writers account of her correspondence with a group of teens that would invade her house while she was away. I believe it was on NPR. [more inside]
posted by Yorrick on Jun 26, 2005 - 5 answers

Avoiding Real/wma

I want to listen to NPR (esp. All Things Considered) on my OS10.3 Mac, but the only options they give are Real and Windows Media. I don't want to install any bloated spyware (read: RealPlayer or Windows Media Player) on my sweet sweet aluminum baby, so what kind of good, lightweight, and free player can I find that will let me play one or the other of those formats?
posted by The Michael The on May 6, 2005 - 8 answers

Starlee Kine

Is there a picture of Starlee Kine from This American Life on NPR anywhere? [more inside]
posted by andrewzipp on Apr 22, 2005 - 7 answers

Did you listen to NPR today? Were you paying attention?

Who was the artist covering Ain't Misbehavin' on NPR today? Heard around 4 pm eastern on WAMU. Female. Mena something?
posted by NortonDC on Jan 11, 2005 - 7 answers

Mexican Punk Band

Name That Band: Mexican punk band featured on NPR two days ago (Wednesday); fun music aimed at kids, but kind of "anti-fairy tale" stuff with in-your-face references to corrupt police officers and politics and such, no mollycoddling whatsoever. Who are they? They're cool (and fun for adults too). Google and Search NPR are not helping.
posted by Shane on Oct 1, 2004 - 14 answers


Academical? While listening to NPR this afternoon, a UVa student giving a tour used the word "academical" in describing a portion of UVa's campus . The use of "academical" struck me as sounding very odd although it is arguably correct. Is it all academic?
posted by Dick Paris on Jul 3, 2004 - 10 answers

Entertainment and pop culture commuter listening?

Can anyone recommend further listening along the lines of "The Treatment" in Real/WMA/mp3-based streaming format? I mean, obviously there's "Fresh Air" and "ATC." But are there more? I drive a lot. A LOT. I am interested in entertainment and popular culture. Not so much the political, please, unless it's far-out crackpot funny stuff.
posted by britain on May 7, 2004 - 8 answers

News Radio

Are there radio feeds that carry television signals, or simulateneous news feeds for television news? I live in the NYC area and don't have access to a TV, but want to hear the Condoleeza Rice testimony this morning... NPR's the only radio station I can find that actually lists its programming news schedule, and the ABC affiliate in New York is conservative talk radio, so I doubt they'll have it. Not just for this specific event, but generally, do news networks carry radio feeds still? Did they ever?
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Apr 8, 2004 - 14 answers

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