Re:sound #3: The Karaoke Tupperware Show

This hour: karaoke as marital therapy, a man tries to cure his stutter, the weird world of Tupperware parties, and more.

2004 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA

This hour: karaoke as marital therapy, a man tries to cure his stutter, the weird world of Tupperware parties, and more.

Karaoke Counselor

by Natalie Kestecher (The Listening Room, ABC, 2001)

To whom can you turn if your relationship has soured? You might try traditional couples' therapy, or you could explore the possibilities karaoke has to offer.

If They Had a Pill, I'd Be There in a Second

by Emily Botein, Dean Olsher, and Rachel Sobel (The Next Big Thing, 2003)

We follow Chris Schell through a three-week program at the American Institute for Stuttering in New York, then back home, where he struggles to hold on to his new, stutter-free self.

A Voice of Warning

by Anne Penman and Trisha Wilson (Outfront, CBC, 2002)

Two friends living on the edge of Vancouver's nightlife push too hard, then face the consequences of the resulting tragedy by boldly sharing their story with students all across Canada.


by Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, the Kitchen Sisters (All Things Considered, 1980)

The Kitchen Sisters eavesdrop on a 1970s Tupperware party — learning about Tupperware culture, after-parties, and conventions and delighting in the unforgettable, unmistakable Tupperware burp.

produced by

Natalie Kestecher

Natalie Kestecher (@kestecher) is an award winning writer and producer who blends documentary material, performance,fact and sometimes fiction to create stories that she hopes will resonate.

Emily Botein

Emily Botein is Vice President for On-Demand Content at WNYC Radio in New York.

Dean Olsher

Dean Olsher has been a broadcaster for more than 30 years, most of which he has spent in public radio.

Anne Penman

Anne Penman a producer at CBC Radio on current affairs national program called The Sunday Edition.

Davia Nelson

Davia Nelson (@kitchensisters) is one half of The Kitchen Sisters, producers of the award-winning series Hidden Kitchens, Lost & Found Sound and The Sonic Memorial Project.

Nikki Silva

Nikki Silva was a final-round judge for the 2004 & 2011 TC/RHDF Competition: Best Documentary Award.

The Kitchen Sisters

The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva) are producers of the duPont-Columbia Award-winning and James Beard Award-nominated NPR series Hidden Kitchens, and the two Peabody Award-winning NPR series, Lost & Found Sound and The Sonic Memorial Project.

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.

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