Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast and ever-growing collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories of all stripes, and Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom from the best makers on the planet. You can also dive into our Producer Index. Enjoy!


Perfect Founders

The duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton rearranged for laughs and life lessons.

The Past Isn't Past

We're living through a profoundly unsettled time, both politically and culturally, and a lot of journalists are asking, "how exactly did we get... here?"

  • 2017
  • 01:23:06

Picture Me Rolling (INC)

Shomari Kress wants to live the American Dream: start his own business, make lots of money, drive a fast car. But like many other young African-American men in his south side Chicago neighborhood, he's not sure how to realize that dream.

Parts of Speech

Doug Harlow isn't afraid to use his voice. He was a street poet in Boston and protested the Vietnam War in D.C. There was a time he could say "I love you" in a dozen languages.

The Purple-Spotted Sock

A story about a neighbour, which turns out also to be a story about another neighbour – and when all comes to all: about the narrator herself.

Passing Stranger

Ron Padgett and Andrei Codrescu recall a night in 1968, when fellow poet Kenneth Koch was assassinated, or so it seemed, during a reading at St. Mark's Church in New York City.

Patriot Games

Best friends Rich Carlson and Tom Swenor got so fed up with the political process in America that they decided to form their own Tea Party chapter in Petoskey, Michigan.

Purple Purpose

FNSS (Friendly Neighborhood Surveillance System) delivers a report to Charles on Mrs. Smotherson, Mr. Eggerly, and Bruce & Denny.