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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!


Radio Across Time Zones

Radio transmissions are heard all over the world, from the largest urban centers to the smallest mountain villages. But what defines radio from a particular place, and what makes it different than radio from elsewhere?

  • 2005
  • 01:24:42

Reality Check!

In June of 2017, Third Coast hosted a frank discussion about what it takes to make it in today’s podcast landscape, featuring: Jenna Weiss-Berman (Pineapple Street Media), Alex Blumberg (Gimlet Media), N’Jeri Eaton (NPR) and Julie Shapiro (Radiotopia).

  • 2017
  • 01:55:01

Roger Dowds: Millionaire Winner

Roger Dowds wasn't exactly an obvious pick for a game show contestant. He'd lived a quiet, sheltered life and had little faith in himself.

Ripped Stockings

Growing up in Miami, Harvey Katz - then Elizabeth - was expected to have a bat mitzvah (the Jewish coming of age ceremony for girls), followed by a big, blow-out party.

Rhapsody in Bohemia

"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen is one of the most ambitious and enduring pop songs of all time.

The Runway

Mary Going runs Saint Harridan, a company that makes custom suits catering to butch women and trans men. Her fans are enthusiastic and dedicated, her products are selling out... and she can barely pay her rent.

Radio -- What Do I Do?

Chandra Bulucon, sole proprietor of Puppy Machine Productions, recorded a 45-minute phone conversation she had with a friend about her relationship to radio.

Roger, that!

Roger, produced in multiple dimensions, must struggle with the production of his life and his life production "in space, or anywhere else."

Refugia

The Whole Wide World tackles issues of globalization by featuring leading economists, historians, political scientists, and some of the most influential artists, novelists, and musicians of our time. This episode focuses the restaging of an Athenian play as well as modern tales from refugees on the run from Bosnia, Haiti, China, and Somalia.

Remembering Kent State, 1970

When Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus in May, 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned.

Rip, Rift, and Panic

Rip, Rift, and Panic weaves together stories, archival tape, and sound to create a portrait of the emotional and logistical aspects of living along an earthquake fault line.