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!


The Earthquake

About a year ago, producers at KPCC started discussing the inevitable major quake set to hit Los Angeles and wondered how they could get people to not just listen but really prepare. The Big One: Your Survival Guide is what they came up with.

The Audio Guide to Grieving

Sometimes, a death in the family means cousins and casseroles. And sometimes — for one reason or another — it means figuring it out on your own.

Purple Rain

“Mihai” – a pseudonym he chose himself – has a lifelong history of drugs and psychosis.

Being Siri

A woman gives away an intimate, personal part of herself—a part of herself that she wasn’t even that crazy about to begin with: her voice. And she gives it away to a total stranger.

Podcasting Without a Net(work) (Day 2)

Individual podcasters working with slim budgets and strained resources share how they create their best work while trying to grow audiences and raise money, often while holding down another full time job...

  • 2018
  • 01:01:00

Host's Fat

Meat podcast’s host Jonathan Zenti is an overweight man (technically “obese"). Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Skylarking Award.

Ear Hustle: Dirty Water

Ear Hustle is a unique creative partnership between Earlonne Woods, who is incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and outside collaborator Nigel Poor. Together, along with other men at the prison, they produce stories about daily life behind the walls. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award.

Hidden Problems of Silicon Valley

Since its founding 15 years ago, Tesla has become one of the most valuable car companies in the country. Tesla is worth tens of billions of dollars, and its all-electric cars have achieved cult status among enthusiasts. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Radio Impact Award.