Stories

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


Envision Yourself Being a Free Man

Sylvia Ryerson works with family members of those incarcerated in Virginia supermax prisons to capture the sounds, voices & music of home - to be broadcast directly into the prisons.

Storymakers Durham

The Storymakers project elicits conversations about race and class that are candid, complicated, and as intimate as eavesdropping on someone else's dinner conversation.

The Journey

A spare and gripping account of one man's journey fleeing violence in Afghanistan with his family.

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.

Leaf

A tree wonders why all of its leaves are leaving.

  • 2016
  • 03:00

Fighting for The Promised Land

Shirley Sherrod's name was thrust into the headlines in 2010 when she was fired from her post at the United States Department of Agriculture, accused of anti-white bias.

The Intersection

The Intersection takes an unflinching look at a changing Bay Area through the lens of a single neighborhood corner.

The Real Dean Scream

In 2004, Howard Dean's presidential run fell apart, punctuated by an incredibly strange sound he made onstage at the Iowa caucus.

The Storm

Five years ago Erik embarked on "the project" - a last ditch attempt to harness the demons of his past.