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Rendered is retiring and we want to thank you for everything!
We follow up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the company's stock has performed since it went public. image credit: Marc Wathieu via Flickr, Creative Commons
Getting back to the kind of robust, regional food system that used to be the norm in America definitely requires some creative thinking.
How did a detour, a patch of goathead thorns, and a flat bike tire change one guy's life, and bring an economic boost to a sleepy, little town?
Sam White saw potential in the drama of a struggling city — a perfect setting for Shakespeare's plays. This story was produced for Rendered by Caitlin Pierce with help from Anna Sale at WNYC.
Online crafty marketplace Etsy just became a publicly traded company. What does this mean for makers who sell on the site? The file for this show was updated on April 21 to correct a factual error in the original version, which misstated the number of people who founded Etsy.
Here's a little treat to say "thank you" to all 201 people who supported Rendered in the MaxFunDrive. You rock!
A few hidden gems from our Choose Your Own Adventure episode left on the cutting room floor.
We dig into the history of Choose Your Own Adventure books and the interactive stories kids are reading today, plus YOU have a choice to make.
This first official episode of Rendered documents Portlanders' crazy love for their airport carpet. It's a collaboration with our friends at the podcast 99% Invisible.
Musician and writer Nick Jaina on what it takes to live a life committed to creative pursuits + why we're changing the name of this show.
Producer Ben Spies tells a story about a group of musicians in Chicago who are rethinking the classical music experience — for audiences and for themselves.
The Doubleclicks make music about dinosaurs, geek girl realism, Star Trek, internet trolls, burritos and many other things that will warm your nerdy, little heart.
Butchering your own meat has become, for lack of a better word, kinda trendy. But it's also a basic survival skill that dates back to the stone age. And it gets at the heart of DIY itself — taking matters into your own hands, both literally and figuratively.
Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier tells a story live on stage about that time she cooked potatoes for her Idaho in-laws.
Destination DIY teamed up with the Life of the Law podcast to examine the legal grey area occupied by the sharing economy and how different cities are grappling with it. (Image copyright rheo / 123RF Stock Photo)
Producer Daniel Gross has the story of Ken Butler, who transforms all kinds of objects into playable instruments.
We’re kicking off a new interview series to complement our regular podcast episode — a collection of detours, full of conversations that go into uncharted territory with some of our favorite thinkers, makers, and tinkerers. Our guest for this inaugural detour is Kate Bingaman-Burt — a maker, illustrator, and associate professor of design at Portland State University
Helen Anderson is a woman who gets things done. She’s a ER nurse and a mom. And a few years ago, she invented something no one had ever thought of before.
Tune in to hear Sarah Mirk, author of Sex From Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules, Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti’s account of an unconventional friendship, and what we heard on the streets of Portland about love, sex, monogamy, and more!
We're continuing our Oregon Inventors series with stories about inventors who have done some pretty amazing things before even graduating from high school. Funding for the Oregon Inventors series comes from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked by doctors, the internet can be a powerful tool. This episode features a story produced by Sarah Yahm.
We're kicking off our Oregon Inventors series with the story of Hjalmar Hvam — a champion skier whose invention changed the sport forever. Funding for the Oregon Inventors series comes from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
Any way you slice it, fitness is a DIY project. YOU have to put in the effort to make your body move. Nobody can do it for you. In this episode, Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier shares her unexpected discovery of the athletic activity she can actually stick with: boxing, also known as the Sweet Science.
This month's episode features a story by producer Chris Remington about a group of ex-cons who were inspired to start their own dance troupe, Figures In Flight Released. Photos by Natalie Ivis.
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Nov 11th, 2013
Latest Episode
Sep 1st, 2015
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18 minutes

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