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A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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Last week's challenge: Name actor and musician Jack Black’s comedic band. Rearrange the letters in this band’s name and you can spell a 10-letter word for some things that are sought on college campuses. What are they?

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Listening to AS IT HAPPENS is like taking a trip around the world five nights a week. For more than 35 years, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs program has explored the heart of a story, whether it's happening...

Who knew car repair could be so hilarious? Brothers Tom & Ray Magliozzi, two MIT grads who became auto mechanics, that’s who!

Mixing automotive first-aid with roadside philosophy, the two sidekick siblings advise listeners on their...

Bob Edwards Weekend is a two-hour interview showcase, in which celebrated host Bob Edwards highlights the life and work of interesting people, from newsmakers, historians, and authors to artists, actors, and regular folks too. Each program...

A weekly, hour-long romp through the worlds of media, politics, sports and show business, leavened with an eclectic mix of mysterious music.

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Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast...

Only A Game is a weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. It's a sound-rich, weekly tour of the world of sports. The program covers diverse stories and issues, including Title IX and the...

Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into...

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

Radiolab is hosted by Jad Abumrad. Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and produced...

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

Radiolab is hosted by Jad Abumrad. Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and produced...

Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 130 stations to about 300,000 listeners. It is produced by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio and distributed by Public Radio International. The radio show is recorded live at the...

The Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen,"  is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our...

Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers. 

As the son of a librarian, Joe has been part of the book world since...

The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation designed to help you “win” your weekend dinner parties. In every episode you’ll learn a joke… bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a...

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise...

The Splendid Table continues is a celebration of food and the roles it plays in our lives. The Splendid Table has been at the forefront of food issues and policies since its inception. Long before eating local became a catchphrase and farmers'...

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on This American Life.  Each week he picks a theme, then gives his writers and performers the freedom to weave real stories from real people around that theme in a manner...

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on This American Life...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the stage where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes improv, sketch comedy, conversation, music and genuine...