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PRX Podcast Garage is a community recording studio, classroom, and event space for audio storytellers of all experience levels. PRX, the award-winning public media company and founder of Radiotopia, opened the first Podcast Garage in Boston in 2016 to support the work of local audio producers and storytellers. The Podcast Garage celebrates three years in the Boston audio community! Check out our curated playlist of podcast episodes from our Community Members, Project Catapult and the Google Podcast creator program teams.
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  2. What makes local food better? More delicious? More nutritious? Or is it the story? We barnstormed Fermentation Fest in Reedsburg Wisconsin and asked 100+ people, "What local food would you be willing to pay double for?... And why?"
  3. Season 2 of Iconography begins with a look at the relationship between two New England icons - a marathon that's become not just the definitive marathon experience but perhaps the definitive Boston experience, and an advertisement that's transcended its commercial beginnings to become a symbol of civic pride. In our attempt to figure out how the Citgo Sign was saved, we're joined by first-time Boston Marathon runner Andy Luce.
  4. https://mothersandotherspodcast.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/mothers-and-others-s1ep6-mammies-nannies-and-reproductive-labor.mp3 Cora joins us again to to discuss race, blackness, mothering and motherhood, and reproductive labor. You can explore Cora’s work at https://polychora.org/. Topics Touched: housewifery as administrative experience, the institution of “hired help,” the legacy of slavery, the archetype of the mammy, controlling images, Octavia Spencer, black female characters in film, the perverse psychodrama of US whiteness, the wild psychosexual landscape of global white imperialism, our own moms Works Cited: Patricia Hill-Collins – Black Feminist Thought H. Rider Haggard – King Solomon’s Mines Ralph Ellison – Invisible Man The Help Hidden Figures The Shape of Water Annabelle Girl Interrupted The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Jules Verne – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Lindsay Ellis – “My Monster Boyfriend”   Tip Jar If you like the show, we really appreciate financial support, which goes directly to our recording costs. Thank you! $5.00
  5. The fruits of the Second Annual Year-End Patreon Listener Challenge has us staring directly into the cold dead eyes of the beast! How could this restoration of a forgotten 19th century Spanish fresco have gotten so grotesquely botched, and what does it tell us about the challenges of art restoration, religious iconography, and iconoclasm? And more importantly, Jesus, why you look like a shark? See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2019/1/25/episode-36-behold-the-monkey-the-ecce-homo-restoration Music used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “Sylvestor”, “Mute Steps”, “Mr. Graves”, “Lobo Lobo”, “Lumber Down”, “Cloudy Cider” Tracie Potochnik, “Cecilia and the Saints” Episode sponsor: https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lonely Support the show! Some more! www.patreon.com/lonelypalette
  6. In the first of three episodes from our bonus mini-season of the Pledge, Allison shares her own story of political activism in the 2018 midterm elections. Using audio diary entries along with interviews with friends who shared the journey, Allison explores the highs, lows, and ultimate rewards of organizing support for candidates in the southeastern US. Ultimately, Allison became the Southeast Regional Coordinator for Swing Left and focussed her energy on the long-shot congressional campaign of Tabitha Isner in Alabama.
  7. Episode 3: Water Meets Land As the global water crisis intensifies, the Colorado River Basin is poised to become a model for how to bring together stakeholders representing agriculture, urban areas, and the natural environment. In this episode, we’ve put together highlights and takeaways from the 2019 Journalists Forum (#WaterMeetsLand) – including the importance of considering the central role of land use in the management of a dwindling resource. For more: https://www.lincolninst.edu/publications/articles/water-planning
  8. Maureen and Heather discover the story of a 19th Century South Boston serial killer. You’ll appreciate the gritty details as your hosts imagine the circumstances and motivations of these intriguing characters. Oh, and man junk.
  9. Gina Ortiz Jones fights to win back this swing district and citizens protest as the Trump Administration tears refugee children from their parents and moves to build a wall on the Rio Grande.
  10. High school teachers Ben and Tony face off in a classic battle of departments.
  11. This is part one (of two) of Jeanne Lew's story. We tell the story of how Jeanne overcame significant family pressure and criticism to successfully strike out on her own.
  12. On this week's episode I have on Phil Cambra and Jam Jones from the rock band Phil Cambra and The Space Cadets. On this episode we talk about Joyner Lucas’ new song “Devils Work” (1:43). We then talk about the cancellation of Woodstock 50 (11:38), Logic’s new song “Homicide” with Eminem (19:09), and The use of Auto-Tune (29:54). Then I talk to Phil Cambra and Jam Jones about how they started making music, their inspiration for making music, and their new song “Make You Mine” (35:03).
  13. I saw Mojia Shen for the first time in a YouTube video G(irls) 2015 summit after a friend told me she would make a great interview for my new podcast, One in a Billion. The minute she started talking, I was intrigued. Her voice is strong, earnest and engaging. How did she develop such a passionate persona, speaking directly to camera in English, her second language? That was just the first of a billion questions I had. Where did she come from? What’s her back story? What is she doing now? Next, I googled her. In 0.61 seconds, 1800 results popped up. In her Linked In profile – she writes “ I am a Made in China Robot turned Creative Human.” Almost immediately, I felt like I understood her. Her essence and her quest. At age 19, Mojia knew where she came from, what she was expected to do, and she had worked hard to follow rules, fulfill everyone’s expectation, earn her marks and deliver results. Then came a surprise. When she got early admission offer from Beijing University, a top school in China, she turned that down. Why? Her story in Episode #1 “Choosing Uncertainty” epitomizes a dream that is commonly shared among all of us. A dream to live a truly meaningful and fulfilling life. What’s perhaps most uncommon about Mojia is her courage to push her limits. In the eyes of her world – her parents, her friends and her community, she was already perceived as having achieved the best. Yet, she was defying that definition of success. She chose to disrupt her sense of identity of where she belonged. She chose to join a global community of pathfinders and innovators to explore what is possible for her in life. Learn more at chinapersonified.com/episode-1-titl…reative-human/ Music Used: Dave O'Brien's Busy Bees Mitch Hanley's The Dhingy, Bow
  14. Nearly 12 million U.S. women and girls aged 12 to 52 are living in poverty. This 40-year age range spans the average American's menstruating years. If most of these females are struggling to afford food, how can they be expected to buy tampons? For low-income menstruators, the financial burden of menstruating makes the monthly occurrence even worse. The American College of Obstetrics estimates two-thirds of low-income women don't have enough money to buy menstrual products at least one time per year. Nadya Okamoto of PERIOD. The Menstrual Movement and Kate Sanetra-Butler of Dignity Matters, two leaders working to end period poverty, break down why it should be a right to health for every woman to have access to menstrual products. Colorado Rep. Leslie Herod fills us in what it's like to get your period in prison and the bill she sponsored to better those conditions.
  15. Queer people have had to create and recreate family for a very long time. The meaning has changed and biology doesn’t always play a big role, or a role at all. All the same, the experiences of people whose families are a mixture of biological and non-bio ties are complex. 
  16. Ep. 78: Paul Rice – founder, President & CEO of Fair Trade, USA. – ft. co-host Jennifer Hashley, founder of New Market Farming project  || What about the folks producing our food? Tune in to episode 78 to hear from Paul Rice, founder, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, the social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America. On a mission to impact social and environmental good, Fair Trade USA celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018. Since its launch, Fair Trade USA and its partners have generated almost $500 million in additional income for farmers and workers in more than 70 countries worldwide, allowing them to keep their kids in school, care for the land and steadily improve their livelihoods. Fair Trade USA sets standards that farms, fisheries and factories must be audited against in order to be called Fair Trade Certified. With a beginning in coffee, the organization now certifies over thirty commodities. A timely conversation as the global coffee market price is at a ten year low, Paul shares what Fair Trade is continuing to do to improve farmer livelihoods and enact long term sustainable development. He’ll talk about what Fair Trade for all means to him and the organization and the power of collective bargaining. The Fair Trade USA seafood program just celebrated it’s 5th anniversary and he will share how it came to be and the importance of contributing to the seafood sustainability space. Lastly will check in on the vision for the future and how Fair Trade aligns with the conscious consumer of today. BIO: He launched the award-winning nonprofit organization in 1998 after spending 11 years organizing farmers in the highlands of Nicaragua. There he founded and led the country’s first Fair Trade coffee export cooperative, which introduced him to the transformative power of market-based approaches to sustainable development. Paul Rice then returned to the United States to obtain his MBA from Berkeley Haas with the dream of bringing Fair Trade to consumers, businesses and farmers worldwide.   PAUL RICE –  ep. 78:  FAIR TRADE FOR ALL People called him crazy in the beginning, but Paul had a bold vision for Fair Trade: from his years in Nicaragua, he knew that farmers and workers could learn to navigate the global market and empower themselves on a journey out of poverty. He believed that business could become a major force for social and environmental change, creating “shared value” and sustainability with profitability. He envisioned a consumer awakening and recognition that everyday purchases can impact the world for the better. In short, Paul believed deeply that the Fair Trade movement would have a major impact on the world and also help propel a much larger, lasting shift toward Conscious Capitalism.   Twenty years later, Fair Trade has grown into a widely-known and increasingly mainstream consumer trend that is rapidly approaching an inflection point. In 2016, consumer recognition of the Fair Trade Certified label reached 67% and U.S. retail sales of Fair Trade products grew to an estimated $6 billion.  Paul and his team have enlisted the support of over 1,300 companies, including market leaders like Green Mountain, Starbucks, Nespresso, General Mills, PepsiCo, Whole Foods, Costco, Target and Walmart. Fair Trade USA now certifies coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, coconut, fresh fruits and vegetables. Most recently, through groundbreaking partnerships with Patagonia, West Elm and Gap Inc., Fair Trade has begun certifying apparel and home furnishings to improve working conditions and incomes for factory workers.   Paul’s rich, first-hand experience over the last 30 years in the areas of sustainable agriculture, grassroots economic development, global supply chain transparency and consumer activation is unique in the certification world. He is now a leading advocate of “impact sourcing” as a core strategy for both poverty alleviation and sustainable business. Paul has been honored for his pioneering work by Ashoka, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Fast Company Magazine’s Social Capitalist of the Year award (four-time winner), Ethisphere’s 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics, Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2012 Finalist) and the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The Texas-native holds an Economics and Political Science degree from Yale University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, where he is now an Executive Fellow. Paul has spoken at the World Economic Forum, Clinton Global Initiative, Skoll World Forum, TEDx and universities & conferences around the world. summary by:   Mel Bandler Retail Partnerships @ FairTrade USA   www.SourcingMatters.show  
  17. In this revealing interview I speak with radio personality and author Marcy Carriker Smothers about her book 'Eat Like Walt'. Marcy's book is a culinary treat for anyone who believes that food just tastes better at Disneyland.  Her book offers not only a trip down memory lane for Disneyland history buffs, but also a remarkable collection of historical artifacts and stories related to the restaurants at the Walt Disney Studios as well as insight into Walt Disney's family life at home.  You can learn more about Marcy at: EatLikeWalt.com FoodWineMarcy.com Be sure to follow Marcy on Instagram to keep up with her many adventures in food and Disneyland!  @eatlikewalt @foodwinemarcy Thank you for listening!  FindingWaltDisney.com facebook.com/findingwaltdisney twitter: @disneypodcast23          
  18. When Radiotopia executive producer Julie Shapiro talks about podcasting, you leave with the impression that we should all look at listening as a sacred act. Shapiro has long been one of the world’s most innovative leaders in the art of audio storytel...
  19. From a creaky door in a group home, to the flash of a gun in the dark, to a face-to-face meeting with the man who thinks you killed his brother, this is the story of Fred Clay. This episode airs on the anniversary of the day Fred was sentenced to life without parole —​ for a crime he didn't commit.
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  2. Episode 2.07: What's ubiquitous but invisible, versatile yet temperamental, goopy when it's hot yet brittle when it's cold, as old as civilization yet as new as the screen of your smartphone? The answer is glass. This week on Soonish, we ask what glass really is, where it comes from, who's using it in interesting ways today, and how it will fit into our world in the future. We visit the world capital of glass—Corning, New York, home to both Corning, Inc., and the remarkable Corning Museum of Glass—and we spend time with master glassblower Josh Simpson and the directors of the glass labs at MIT and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In their stories, glass emerges as an adaptable and promising material that still isn't fully understood, but continues to present artists and engineers with new surprises. The Soonish theme is by Graham Gordon Ramsay. All additional music in this episode by Titlecard Music of Boston. For more information see https://www.soonishpodcast.org/episodes/2018/2/17/205-the-future-is-clear
  3. Azeb and Simon discuss the values of the 4th of July. This episode includes interviews with friends David Rodriguez, Johaise (Jojo) Reyes, and Javier (Tito) Torres, a deep discussion about activism and what it means to be American nowadays.Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
  4. Why isn’t King Kong scaling the Empire State Building right now? Should we worry about Godzilla rising from the depths of the Pacific Ocean? Shane Campbell-Staton, co-host of the podcast The Biology of Superheroes and Harvard PhD ’15 in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, talks about our favorite movie monsters, and some of the biological processes that could make them come to life. Full Transcript The Veritalk Team: Host/Producer: Anna Fisher-Pinkert Executive Producer: Ann Hall Sound Designer: Ian Coss Logo Designer: Emily Crowell Special thanks Shane Campbell-Staton and Graham Ball.
  5. Most people you know are barely fully autonomous, what makes you think cars are anywhere close? This industry is so new, so dynamic and so clever, even our heavy hitter guests can’t agree on how things will develop. The Jetson’s car? That's like, uh, so unrealistic. The premier episode of Growth Stage brings Noam Barden and Eric Paley into the octagon to help enlighten us on just how much is a play with the next generation of transportation. First episode jitters? With an opener like this…psssshh.
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  2. Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler, a Harvard PhD student and a Princeton grad. She was engaged to be married to the man she loved. Then one day she couldn't get out of bed with an illness that went undiagnosed for over a year. Until finally she started to meet other people--mostly women--who had the same problem: a misunderstood illness, generically described as "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" or what used to be called "hysteria." To take control of her life--and to be taken seriously, she started to film herself, others like her and the few experts there are. Her film is called "Unrest." Inflection Point is brought to you by FreshBooks’ new cloud accounting software that makes it easy to invoice, track expenses and get paid online. Try it free for 30 days.
  3. Why did Alfonso come to the Midwest? It had something to do with the FARC - las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - una alianza en contra del gobierno since 1964. The FARC sustains their estilo de vida by kidnapping and ransom, illegal mining, extorsiones and the production and distribución of illegal drugs. Alfonso was kidnapped on a fishing trip in Venezuela and when he escaped to el Medio Oeste he was just supposed to be here for 3 months. Pero Alfonso’s kidnapping was more a plane robbery than un secuestro.
  4. After her father was falsely accused of being a communist and Thanh found herself embroiled in a dramatic court case, she discovered there is a lot her family is not talking about. In interviews with friends, family and author Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thanh begins to confront how the Vietnam war is still affecting her identity, her family--and an entire generation of Vietnamese-Americans--today.
  5. When Ritagay Sisk-Jaimson first joined the Phillidelphia chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1969, she was under scrutiny not only from some of its members but also the federal government. Ritgay & her daughter Tandekile Francis sit down to speak with poet Courtney Sinclaire Brown, about their family’s multigenerational commitment to public service. And how Ritagay’s lifelong association with the Black Panther Party has cemented their belief in offering public aid by any means necessary. And then Courtney takes their activist’s legacy and turns it into poetry. Versify is a production of Nashville Public Radio and The Porch — Nashville’s nonprofit literary center.  Editing for this episode came from WPLN’s Mack Linebaugh with additional editing by Anita Bugg. The episode was written, hosted, and produced by Joshua Moore. Today’s story and poem were recorded by Tasha Lemley at The Nashville Symphony’s 2019 Let Freedom Sing Concert. * The music is by Blue Dot Session — found through the Free Music Archive. * *The show is distributed by P-R-X. *
  6. Within St. Louis' system of municipalities, people are largely divided — white, black, rich and poor. They rarely live next to each other.
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  2. Visit The Music Box site Somewhere out in space there floats a golden record… Listen to the 2nd grade class at Lincoln Elementary school as they explore classical that’s way out there, like past the Oort cloud out there. That’s right, there are symphonies floating in interstellar space just waiting to be heard. How? Find out in our opening episode where it doesn’t matter if you’ve ever heard classical music before, or even music, or even live on planet earth! Listen, learn, and then upload your own golden records for outer space with our resources. +
  3. Marijuana's history in the U.S. is complicated. Colorado Public Radio reporter Ann Marie Awad explains how cannabis became illegal -- and how we got from there to the start of the modern legalization movement. If nothing else, listen just to hear the phrase "jazz cigarettes." The episode includes stories about Harry Anslinger, an early anti-marijuana crusader; how Richard Nixon pushed to classify weed alongside harder drugs; how AIDS activists in California paved the way for medical marijuana. Interviewees include drug historians Emily Dufton and Adam Rathge. Sign up for our newsletter: [onsomething.org](http:// "On Something website") On Twitter: @OnSomethingPod On Instagram: @OnSomethingPod
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  2. In episode one we travel to Johannesburg, South Africa and unpack the messy realities of race, class and geography around Africa's oldest Pride. This episode was reported by Aida Holly-Nambi, produced by Selly Thiam, Aida Holly-Nambi and Maeve Frances. Technical support from Rachel Wamoto, who is also AfroQueer's social media manager.
  3. Stories about art, commerce and being unapologetically Filipino American. Featuring Ruby Ibarra, Genever bar in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown, and H.P. Mendoza’s film "Bitter Melon." With a quick field trip to The Oinkster. Credits. Long Distance is written, mixed, hosted, and produced by Paola Mardo. Co-producer is Patrick Epino. Cover art by Celina Calma. Title design by Paola Mardo. Theme Song is "Comin' Along" by C. Light and the Prisms. Music in this episode is by Dee Yan Key, Dinah Dominguez, Francis Magalona, H.P. Mendoza, Lee Rosevere, Rosie Plaza, and Ruby Ibarra. Help us build the future of Long Distance and join the Long Distance Radio Club on Patreon. Learn more about Long Distance at longdistanceradio.com.
  4. A los nueve años Francy Uribe anuncia que no tendrá hijos. A los 22 aborta. A los 30 se enamora y antes de irse a vivir con su novio se esteriliza. Hoy sufre las consecuencias afectivas de esa decisión. Pero ella está dispuesta a defenderla a toda costa. www.lasraraspodcast.com @lasraraspodcast
  5. Alexa and Beni Ventura are yanked into a timestorm where they meet a distant cousin who gives them an extraordinary mission: travel through time to preserve their culture’s true history. EPISODE CREDITS Written and directed by Dania Ramos Audio engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original image by Shutterstock/Molotok743 Alicia Rivas as Atabey Orlando Segarra as Lt. Horacio Méndez Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura Walter F. Rodriguez as Ramiro Ventura Jennica Carmona as Clara Ventura Joseph Langham as Captain Thanks for the Share-out, JD! Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Support for TRAX comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional support comes from the PRX Google Podcasts creator program. Join our Patreon community and gain access to bonus content! TimestormSeries.com Mailing list sign-ups: Timestorm | TRAX Twitter & Instagram: @CocotazoMedia Facebook: facebook.com/CocotazoM Equipment sponsor: 3DioSound Series art: Hispanic Legacy Studio Members of Kids Listen Timestorm is produced in Essex County, New Jersey, which is situated on the traditional territory of the Leni Lenape people. Episode Guides & Transcripts Submit a Listener Share-out More About Puerto Rico COVID-19 Resources
  6. Ep. 11 If I Spill My Coffee You’re Gonna Fail This week we hear from Kadyjah. We talk the Philly Slide, DIY driving courses, and her frustration with her mom holding onto the oh shit handle whenever she drives. I think Kadyjah’s got some explaining to do.   Follow Kadyjah IG @mzdejah     Check out Who Taught You How To Drive?!'s web site for more info about upcoming guests. https://whotaughtyouhowtodrive.podbean.com/   Host and Executive Producer: Tezarah Wilkins Co-Producer: Tanikka Myers Co-Producer: Melissa Tsuei Guest: Kadyjah Haley   Follow us Instagram @whotaughyouhow2drive Twitter @who_how2      Torque of the Town Woman who gives birth on video in moving car gets another surprise https://www.autoblog.com/2018/09/12/woman-gives-birth-moving-car-video-jimmy-kimmel-chrysler-pacifica/   Driving Tip How To Pack An Emergency Kit https://www.dmv.org/how-to-guides/emergency-kit.php      

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