24 November 2008

The Dog Plan - Airs Dec. 1

Listen to stories about Afgan dogs, blind dogs, Barrett Golding's childhood dogs, dog dreams and a story by Minnesota's Kevin Kling called "Dogs." It's all from Hearing Voices and a really cool 29-minute show called "The Dog Plan."

Woof woof.

17 November 2008

Talkin' Turkey Thanksgiving Show - Airs Nov. 24

On November 24, we'll help you get ready for the big Thanksgiving Day feast with several funny, poignant or environmentally-friendly stories.

On tap:

100 Mile Meal: A Homegrown Thanksgiving, by Dustin Dwyer
The Environment Report

Turkeys, by Scott Carrier
Hearing Voices

After Thanksgiving, by Sandra M. Gilbert
Poetry Foundation

Buffalo Turkey Butt, by Andy Raskin
The story or man and his search for tasty turkey butt. (We don't quite have the rights for this piece on turkey butt yet, but we're optimistic!)

10 November 2008

November 3, 10 + 17 shows

On November 3, November 10 and November 17, we air three weeks of winners from the Third Coast International Audio Festival ("the Sundance for Radio"). Listen in to here this great work.

November 3 show

*BEST NEW ARTIST: Except Me- by Erin Davis for prx.org (USA)

*BEST DOCUMENTARY (SILVER): Growing Up in the System-Reported by Shirley Diaz, produced by Melissa Robbins, with Marianne McCune, Kaari Pitkin, Sanda Htyte for WNYC's Radio Rookies (USA)

*BEST DOCUMENTARY (HONORABLE MENTION): Searching for Farming's Future in its Past- by Rachel Leventhal for NRDC's OnEarth Magazine podcast (USA)

November 10 show

*BEST DOCUMENTARY (GOLD): Dr. Phil-by Starlee Kine, edited by Alex Blumberg for This American Life (USA)

November 17 show

*AUDIO LUMINARY: Chris Brookes (Canada)

This year's prestigious Audio Luminary Award went to veteran Canadian producer Chris Brookes, whose work with the CBC has richly documented the history of his native Newfoundland and expanded the modern radio documentary across the globe.