Re:sound #58: The 99 Ways Show

This hour: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story, an audio experiment orchestrated by the Third Coast Festival in collaboration with cartoonist Matt Madden.

2006 / TCF / WBEZ, USA


This hour: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story, an audio experiment orchestrated by the Third Coast Festival in collaboration with cartoonist Matt Madden.

99 Ways #20: They Didn't Get Along
by Rick Moody and Michael Hearst, USA
An inquiry into the nature of human relationships over the course of eons, featuring musical accompaniment in diverse time signatures, and a British narrator.

99 Ways #22: The Yakuza Codes
by Christian Gasser, Switzerland
Will Midori and her brother Yoshitoro overcome their antipathies and meet again?

99 Ways #27: The Secret Life of an Australian Mother
by Eurydice Aroney, Tom Morton, and Stuart Brown, Australia
A domestic duet for mother and six year old.

99 Ways #69: The Interloper
by Kay Collins, USA
The story of a woman's fifth breast biopsy.

99 Ways #41: Looking at Topsy
by Brett Beyer, USA
A story about a movie by Thomas Edison that is very hard to watch.

99 Ways #66: The Long Way Home
by David Henderson, USA
New light on the wanderings of Odysseus provided by the discovery of Penelope's answering machine tape.

99 Ways #33: Shaq + Kobe (Time Is Running Out)
by David Schulman, USA
A retelling (and remixing) of the NBA soap opera of Shaq and Kobe.

99 Ways #2: Talk To Me About Love
by Jill Summers, USA
Two curious siblings finally get what they think they've always wanted.

99 Ways #9: 'Til Death Do Us Part
by Sasha Aslanian, USA
Divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other.

99 Ways #21: Au Debut
by Zoe Irvine, Scotland
Translation - Sylvain, Bruno, Zoe and Youssef at the PRIM Centre in Montreal, summer 2006.

99 Ways #7: Boris the Mover
by Carma Jolly, Canada
A crush on a telemarketer results in betrayal.

Learn more about Exercises in Style: 99 Ways to Tell a Story by Matt Madden.
Check out Presenting the 2006 TCF ShortDocs: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story .

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

produced by

Rick Moody

Rick Moody is the author of five novels, three collections of stories, a memoir, and, most recently, a volume of essays On Celestial Music and Other Adventures in Listening.

Michael Hearst

Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and producer.

Christian Gasser

Christian Gasser is a freelance writer and cultural journalist for several radio stations in the Switzerland and Germany.

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.

Tom Morton

Tom Morton has been making radio documentaries for 20 years, from places as far apart as Germany, Uzbekistan, Ireland, Canada, the Tanami Desert in north-western Australia & the western suburbs of Sydney.

Kay Collins

Kay Collins is a retired law librarian who likes to tell stories.

David Henderson

David Henderson is a news correspondent and presenter with BBC Scotland news.

David Schulman

Since August 2009, David Schulman has been senior producer of Americana, a new weekly program from BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. The show offers a lively outsider's look at American news and culture.

Jill Dorothy Summers

Jill Dorothy Summers's audio fiction has been featured internationally by Chicago Public Radio, the Third Coast International Audio Festival, and New Adventures in Sound Art.

Sasha Aslanian

Sasha Aslanian (@sashaaslanian) is a correspondent for MPR News and served as producer for the year-long investigation of the Twin Cities Archdiocese.

Zoe Irvine

Zoe Irvine's background is in visual art, but she began to work with sound in 1994.

Carma Jolly

Carma Jolly is a producer at CBC Radio's Outfront, a Canadian radio program that invites listeners to create documentaries about themselves.

Roman Mars

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


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