Stories

Our vast - and ever growing - collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories of all stripes.


The Blacksmith's Song

After the death of his wife, renowned blacksmith artist Steve Weis moved from Toowoomba to Kin Kin on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.

The Kid's Secret Places Show

This hour: where kids go to get away; from themselves, their troubles, the rules they're supposed to follow, and of course, their parents.

The Texas State Pen Show

This hour: we present two very different stories about the Texas State Penitentiary. Both are about soul - the kind you dance to, and the kind you pray for.

The Colors Show

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more.

Dear Santo Toribio

After Oklahoma passed the toughest anti-immigration bill in the country, a Catholic church in Tulsa was looking for help, so they created a shrine to Santo Toribio, the patron saint of immigrants.

2013 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

Behold! The 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition winners - a most stellar batch of radio documentaries from around the world.

Language Bites!

You may have been a "freelancer," or hired one, at some point in your work life, but have you ever wondered how the term originated?

Locusts!

There's a feeling you get when you encounter a swarm of insects.

Harper Funeral

A principal reflects on a turbulent year: 27 current or former students shot, 8 of them dead.

As Black As We Wish to Be

There's a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that most look white.